Because I was a tennis player, Billie Jean King was a hero of mine.
If you have not been a villain at a certain point in time, you will never be a hero. And the day you are a hero, you may become a villain the next day.
The most important thing is to get the fish in quickly and leave it in the water. Forget the hero pose.
I have never regarded myself as a hero, but Tenzing undoubtedly was.
Hail hero, hail hero, let me see you smile You been gone for so damn long, I wish you'd stay awhile
Operas elucidate, in a way sometimes absent in other theatrical productions, the very human fact that in every hero, there is a thread of duplicity. In every villain, there is another side to consider: We don't have to like him or her, but we are compelled to think about motivation.
This child, who is grasping the stone, facing the tank, is it not the greatest message to the world when that hero becomes a martyr? We are proud of them.
One night I went to see Bobby at the Flamingo. Because he was my hero, I would visit him for inspiration.
Any man and woman, and I've been on the record, any man or woman who wears the uniform and serves this country is a hero. I've said that repeatedly at all the town halls I've had.
He was a hero to his valet, who bullied him, and a terror to most of his relations, whom he bullied in turn. Only England could have produced him, and he always said that the country was going to the dogs. His principles were out of date, but there was a good deal to be said for his prejudices.
How long will we keep making films where hero-heroine is dancing around trees?
In the days when I was the big hero, the money wasn't much. Nobody made anything on television in those days.