American Heroes Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 33 Quotes About American Heroes

#1. I would like to acquire a document autographed by John Witherspoon, who signed the Declaration of Independence and is one of my American heroes. - Author: Gregg Harper
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#2. It's very difficult to get any movies done about Black heroes - Haitian or American - in Hollywood. The argument in Hollywood is that there is no market for those movies, and that is not true. - Author: Jimmy Jean-Louis
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#3. Few American presidents are held in higher esteem than Thomas Jefferson. Though historians have scrutinized every phase of his long public career and found him wanting in a number of respects, he holds an unshakable place in the pantheon of American heroes. - Author: Robert Dallek
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#4. The American heroes are wearing camo. That's not me. - Author: T. J. Oshie
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#5. Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#6. I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946. We were both war heroes, and both of us had just been elected to Congress. - Author: Norman Mailer
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#7. I am absolutely ecstatic about it, ... To say you are one of the 50 favorite villains and one of the 50 favorite heroes in the history of American motion pictures, that is unbelievable, and I felt very honored. - Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
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#8. We need to build a beautiful granite and bronze monument in our nation's capital to honor American heroes, unsung American heroes. And those unsung American heroes are the rich. - Author: Bernard Goldberg
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#9. American culture is CEO obsessed. We celebrate the hard-charging heroes and mythologize the iconoclastic visionaries. Those people are important. - Author: Marcus Buckingham
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#10. I think John Coltrane is one of the great American heroes, like Abraham Lincoln and Emily Dickinson. - Author: Simon Van Booy
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#11. We call Japanese soldiers fanatics when they die rather than surrender, whereas American soldiers who do the same thing are called heroes. - Author: Robert M. Hutchins
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#12. If American literature has a few heroes, Miller is one of them. He refused to name names at the McCarthy hearings, and his play 'The Crucible' analysed the hearings in the context of a previous American mass psychosis, the Salem witch trials. - Author: Jane Smiley
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#13. 'Heroes', 'Desperate Housewives', 'The Sopranos' - they're all very stylised. 'The Wire' is much more rooted in realism and honesty. In American television, I can't think of anything I'd rather have been in because it has got something to say and that is the kind of thing I want to do. - Author: Aidan Gillen
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#14. Most American heroes of the Revolutionary period are by now two men, the actual man and the romantic image. Some are even three men - the actual man, the image, and the debunked remains. - Author: Esther Forbes
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#15. I didn't have the sensibilities of your ordinary filmmaker, let alone your ordinary African-American filmmaker. My heroes were John Waters, Pedro Almodovar, and actors that were part of that world. - Author: Lee Daniels
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#16. Not disown my past or upbringing, but I'd admired American actors, really American movie star - particularly the rebel heroes of the '50s. - Author: Maxwell Caulfield
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#17. From Clara Barton's tireless work founding the American Red Cross to the first female Medal of Honor winner, Dr. Mary Walker, to our first female combat fighter pilot Lt. Kara Hultgreen, no list of American heroes is complete without the names of some of these extraordinary women. - Author: Brian Kilmeade
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#18. They fled. The American louts fled. Indeed, concerning the fighting waged by the heroes of the Arab Socialist Baath Party yesterday, one amazing thing really is the cowardice of the American soldiers. we had not anticipated this. - Author: Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf
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#19. DJs used to be American heroes. No more. Today, being a disk jockey is generally regarded as being slightly more respectable than snatching purses for a living, or robbing graves. - Author: Larry Lujack
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#20. Teachers have been heroes to me, as well as artists and writers, and I'm honored to be among their ranks. There is always a lot of grousing about the academy. I suppose it comes from our all-American anti-authoritarianism. - Author: Alison Hawthorne Deming
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#21. It's ironic when black non-Muslims say Islam is not a religion that uplifts black people when two of the most celebrated black heroes in recent history were both Muslim; Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali. - Author: Habeeb Akande
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#22. We're a nation of celebrity and hero worshipers, so much so that we make heroes out of those who aren't, such as John Wayne: a patriotic, red-blooded, two-fisted American who spent the Second World War in the trenches on the movie lots of Hollywood. - Author: Vincent Bugliosi
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#23. Steve McQueen was from a time when you didn't know every little dirty thing about our public figures. He and James Dean were very mysterious, archetypal American heroes. - Author: Sheryl Crow
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#24. When I was 8 years old, I made my own encyclopedia of American biography - Johnny Appleseed, Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone, Charles Lindbergh, my pantheon of favorite heroes. Then I would write my own things and sew them together and try to make my own book. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#25. People care about the unutterable awe of American heroes stabbing into the heavens on columns of fire. - Author: Margaret Lazarus Dean
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#26. My problem was that I was blond. There were no heroes with blond hair. Robert Taylor and Henry Fonda, they all had dark hair. The only one I found was Van Johnson, who wasn't too cool. He was a nice, homely American boy. So I created my own image. It worked. - Author: Michael Caine
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#27. Today the children of our public schools are taught more of the history, heroes, legends, and sagas of the old world than of the land of their birth, while they are furnished with little material on the people and institutions that are truly American. - Author: Luther Standing Bear
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#28. My family has schoolteachers and librarians, and I think people who teach are probably some of our greatest American heroes. Certainly, underpaid and unsung. - Author: Nick Offerman
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#29. For me, personally, I grew up watching American heroes and American movies and TV. - Author: Sean Maguire
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#30. Very few of the heroes of the Golden Age of American finance had much interest in the solid realities of what underlay their structure of stocks and bonds and credits . - Author: Robert Heilbroner
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#31. Athletes are American princes and the locker room is their castle. Some of them behave in princely fashion, become legitimate heroes to us all. And some are jerks. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#32. Would the Protestant Reformation have happened without the printing press? Would the American Revolution have happened without pamphlets? Probably not. But neither printing presses nor pamphlets were the heroes of reform and revolution. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#33. How fantastic that the American ingenuity of NASA scientists got us to Mars. It makes me proud to be an American. I can't get enough of these images from when the probe touched down. These scientists are American heroes. - Author: Jennifer Granholm
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