Top 10 Hero Quotes

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This Memorial Day, in honor of all the brave men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces here are our top 10 hero quotes.

  1. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” ~ Elmer Davis
  2. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” ~ Christopher Reeve
  3. “I believe it is the nature of people to be heroes, given the chance.” ~ James A. Autry
  4. “A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.” ~ Novalis
  5. “The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  6. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  7. “Bravery never goes out of fashion.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray
  8. “A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  9. “Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” ~ Bob Riley
  10. “I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.” ~ Bob Dylan

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