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Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero.
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Marc Brown Quotes

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As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
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John Adams Quotes

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In general, of course, a stranger who tries to get you into an automobile is anything but noble, and in general a person who quotes great American novelists is anything but treacherous, and in general a man who says you needn't worry about money, or a man who smokes cigarettes, is somewhere in between.
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Lemony Snicket Quotes

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We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
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Francois de La Rochefoucauld Quotes

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What a hero Tom was become now! He did not go skipping and prancing, but moved with a dignified swagger as became a pirate who felt that the public eye was on him.
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Mark Twain Quotes

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A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.
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E.W. Howe Quotes

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A woman asks little of love: only that she be able to feel like a heroine.
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Mignon McLaughlin Quotes

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The hero is commonly the simplest and obscurest of men.
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Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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The hero is the one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light.
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Felix Adler Quotes

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Never support two weaknesses at the same time. It's your combination sinners - your lecherous liars and your miserly drunkards - who dishonor the vices and bring them into bad repute.
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Thornton Wilder Quotes

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A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quotes

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How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
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Maya Angelou Quotes

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Political history is far too criminal and pathological to be a fit subject of study for the young. Children should acquire their heroes and villains from fiction.
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W.H. Auden Quotes

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When the history of civilization is written, it will be a biological history and Margaret Sanger will be its heroine.
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H.G. Wells Quotes

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Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
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Albert Einstein Quotes

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The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.
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Helen Keller Quotes

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A coward is a hero with a wife, kids, and a mortgage.
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Marvin Kitman Quotes

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Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket.
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Doug Horton Quotes

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