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Dad Hero Quotes


"My Dad is my hero." - Harry Connick Jr

"My dad was my hero, my best friend." - Dhani Harrison

"Dad - a son's first hero, a daughter's first love." - John Walter Bratton

"For me, my dad is the best hero in the universe..." - Yoseob

"My dad was my hero. And I got my personality from my mother." - Magic Johnson

"The hero saves us. Praise the hero! Now, who will save us from the hero?" - Cato the Elder

"Any man that dates me, the thing they're gonna have to live up is my dad - he's a real hero." - Jessica Chastain

"I respect my dad, and he's amazing. He's my hero. He's the Beatles, man - or one of them." - James Mccartney

"Dost thou know what a hero is? Why, a hero is as much as one should say, - a hero." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Dost thou know what a hero is? Why, a hero is as much as one should say, a hero." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Everybody needs a hero. Jesus is mine." - Adrian Rogers

"The hero is suffered to be himself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Not hero worship, but intimacy with Christ." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Society is founded on hero-worship." - Thomas Carlyle

"I'm a hero wid coward's legs, I'm a hero from the waist up." - Spike Milligan

"No hero is above fear, Percy. And you have risen above every hero. - Poseidon" - Rick Riordan

"A hero in one age will be a hero in another." - Charlotte Lennox

"Hail hero, hail hero, child of the sun All covered with flowers still having your fun" - Gordon Lightfoot

"My dad has always been the bohemian..." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"I'm Hitler and my dad is Mussolini!" - Mel Gibson

"My dad was a big card player." - Vince Vaughn

"The best principals are not heroes; they are hero makers." - Roland Barthes

"Kill reverence and you've killed the hero in man." - Ayn Rand

"The hero draws inspiration from the virtue of his ancestors." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"In death a hero, as in life a friend!" - Alexander Pope

"Every generation throws a hero up the pop charts." - Paul Simon

"Seek midday nourishment. Visit memorial acclaimed war hero Colonel Sanders." - Chuck Palahniuk

"One murder makes a villain, millions often a hero." - Beilby Porteus

"I have met my hero, and he is me." - George Sheehan

"Everyone who does the best he can is a hero." - Josh Billings

"He who masters the grey everyday is a hero." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"I'm neither traitor nor hero. I'm an American." - Edward Snowden

"Faith is loyalty to some inspired teacher, some spiritual hero." - Thomas Carlyle

"One murder makes a villain, millions often a hero." - Bill Vaughan

"Every teacher of Transcendental Meditation is a hero." - David Lynch

"You can't be a hero without being a coward." - George Bernard Shaw

"It is impossible to be a hero in anything unless one is first a hero in faith." - Hermann Jacobi

"Andrea: Unhappy is the land that breeds no hero. Galileo: No, Andrea: Unhappy is the land that needs a hero." - Bertolt Brecht

"I'm a fun dad, but I don't know if I'm the fun, crazy dad." - Steve Carell

"See, I've always seen Jacques Cousteau as a hero, mate. He's a legend - like my dad, just a legend. And so what he did for conservation in the '60s through the '70s was just phenomenal." - Steve Irwin

"My Dad is my hero. He's 85 now and he is in great health. He is handsome and strong. He has an incredible moral and ethical backbone. I couldn't have been luckier with my parents." - Harry Connick Jr

"When I was a kid, I wanted to walk with my dad's limp - my dad was my hero - but that infuriated him, and he would make me walk back and forth in the living room until I walked without it." - David Alan Grier

"My Dad is my hero. He's 85 now and he is in great health. He is handsome and strong. He has an incredible moral and ethical backbone. I couldn't have been luckier with my parents." - Harry Connick, Jr.

"My dad is a writer, and to see him always in front of a typewriter gave me the inspiration to write. He was my idol, my hero. I wanted to be just like him." - Shakira

"When he pulled away, he smiled kindly at me. I felt so good, I'll admit I teared up a little. I guess until that moment I hadn't allowed myself to realize just how terrified I had been the last few days. "Dad-" "Shhh," he said. "No hero is above fear, Percy. And you have risen above every hero. Not even Hercules-" - Rick Riordan

"My dad is like a cactus - introverted and tough. I'm a people person, like my mom, but I got my competitiveness from my dad. He came to this country from Belarus with nothing and built a real business. He's my hero for giving me that need to run a business and for having enormous confidence in me." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"The hero and the coward both feel exactly the same fear, only the hero confronts his fear and converts it into fire." - Cus D'Amato

"Hail hero, hail hero, child of your fate Come into the kitchen don't stand by the gate And show us your wisdom before it's too late" - Gordon Lightfoot

"Hail hero, hail hero, let me see you smile You been gone for so damn long, I wish you'd stay awhile" - Gordon Lightfoot

"No hero to me is the man who, by easy shedding of his blood, purchases fame: my hero is he who, without death, can win praise." - Marcus Valerius Martial

"It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who go into battle." - Norman Schwarzkopf

"No man, and only one hero, had been called invincible before him, and then only by a poet, but the hero was Heracles, ancestor of the Macedonian kings." - Robin Lane Fox

"My dad and I have always been somewhat competitive." - Rufus Wainwright

"I was lucky to have a great dad." - James Mcnerney

"My dad has ingrained that in me: 'Be accountable.'" - Jon Lester

"You know, I'm just - I'm really happy for my dad." - Nicole Richie

"My mom, dad, grandparents, we all do voices." - Bill Hader

"It's hard for me to believe sometimes that my three kids never met my dad. Because one of the things - one of the real blessings to me is that while my dad left this Earth when I was in my 20s, he's just as much a part of, of my life now than he was then, in terms of I often think of my dad. I think of what my dad might do in a certain situation. And so he continues to be, you know, my hero, my role model." - Mike Pence

"The Americans are certainly hero-worshipers, and always take their heroes from the criminal classes." - Oscar Wilde

"The key is, no matter what story you tell, make your buyer the hero." - Chris Brogan

"We need to move from the leader as hero, to the leader as host." - Margaret J Wheatley

"The hero wanders, the hero suffers, the hero returns. You are that hero." - Steven Pressfield

"The hero used to be the one in white. Now he is harder to spot." - Mason Cooley

"What proves the hero truly great,Is never, never to despair." - David Mallet

"Nobody who says, "I told you so" has ever been, or will ever be, a hero." - Ursula K Le Guin

"A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on." - Anonymous

"Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter." - Anonymous

"A green old age, unconscious of decays, That proves the hero born in better days." - Homer

"One thinks like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being." - May Sarton

"Hero-worship exists, has existed, and will forever exist, universally among Mankind." - Thomas Carlyle

"What, lost a world, and bade a hero fly? The timid tear in Cleopatra's eye." - Lord Byron

"Oh, Washington! thou hero, patriot sage, Friend of all climes, and pride of every age!" - Thomas Paine

"He's of stature somewhat low - Your hero always should be tall, you know." - Charles Churchill

"The three highest titles that can be given a man are those of martyr, hero, saint." - William Ewart Gladstone

"Better not be a hero than work oneself up into heroism by shouting lies." - George Santayana

"They found our hero in the gutter with a diamond ring and a gun." - Eric Clapton

"I don't want to be a hero, I don't want to ever let you down." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Become someone's hero." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"The man who fights against his own country is never a hero." - Victor Hugo

"Whoe'er excels in what we prize, appears a hero in our eyes." - William Shenstone

"My reason for coming out isn't to be some sort of hero," - Sheryl Swoopes

"I never wanted anything to happen to my parents, but a hero needs an origin story." - Joey Comeau

"If you can't be a hero, you can at least be funny while being a chicken." - Ina May Gaskin

"Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man." - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

"The adventure that the hero is ready for is the one he gets." - Joseph Campbell

"Part of being a hero is knowing when you don't need to be one anymore." - Alan Moore

"See, the conquering hero comes! Sound the trumpets, beat the drums!" - Thomas Morell

"Are there any heroes in the Bible? he asked. Was Moses a hero?" - Judge Jacob Mishler

"Jack was embarrassed-never hero more, And as he knew not what to say, he swore." - Lord Byron

"Wars, conflict, it's all business. One murder makes a villain. Millions a hero. Numbers sanctify." - Charlie Chaplin

"Nobody asks to be a hero, it just sometimes turns out that way." - Black Hawk

"Nobody who says, 'I told you so' has ever been, or will ever be, a hero." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Worship of a hero is transcendent admiration of a great man." - Thomas Carlyle

"Hero-worship exists, has existed, and will forever exist, universally, among mankind." - Thomas Carlyle

"God is a hero." - Stacie Orrico

"My heroes are all dead. I've lots of heroes. My mum is a hero. She had to put up with me and my dad. She is one of my heroes. Some of my friends are heroes. There are so many. But heroes usually let you down, don't they? There is people I admire, people I respect." - Gavin Friday

"I had my footballing heroes such as Bryan Robson and Diego Maradona but my dad was a rugby league star, and he was my real hero. But the relationship with my mum was rocky and we saw things that would affect any youngster." - Ryan Giggs

"Most boys' first hero is their father. That was definitely true of my dad. He was a proud Irish American and he taught me a lot about ethics and responsibility. He also introduced me to a lot of wonderful folk music." - John C Reilly

"It concerns me when I see a small child watching the hero shoot the villain on television. It is teaching the small child to believe that shooting people is heroic. The hero just did it and it was effective. It was acceptable and the hero was well thought of afterward. If enough of us find inner peace to affect the institution of television, the little child will see the hero transform the villain and bring him to a good life. He'll see the hero do something significant to serve fellow human beings. So little children will get the idea that if you want to be a hero you must help people." - Peace Pilgrim

"I occasionally borrow pot from my kids. They do a little weed occasionally. 'Here, Dad' - or more likely, 'Dad, have you got any?'" - Keith Richards

"A mom and dad found an S&M magazine under their 10-year-old son's bed, and the dad said, 'Well, we sure can't spank him.'" - Dana Carvey

"My dad is a good dad." - Mindy Mccready

"My dad was a big car guy. If you wanted to spend time with my dad, he was working on the car." - Adam Ferrara

"My dad was a great dad." - Bijou Phillips

"No one was a hero because everyone was a hero." - Wael Ghonim

"The real hero is always a hero by mistake." - Umberto Eco

"Hard times don't create heroes. It is during the hard times when the "hero" within us is revealed." - Bob Riley

"Generally speaking, I think it is unbecoming to act as a national hero, wave hands and so on." - Vitaly Scherbo

"To love pleasure takes little. To love truly takes a hero who can manage his own fear." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

"When it comes to fund managers and market strategists, this year's hero usually turns into next year's zero." - William J. Bernstein

"I want to be a children's hero... Children need heroes because heroes give hope; without hope they have no future." - Geoffrey Canada

"No hero is above fear." - Rick Riordan

"I want a hero: an uncommon want, When every year and month sends forth a new one." - Lord Byron

"In the theater, as in life, we prefer a villain with a sense of humor to a hero without one." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"Hero worship has died with heroes, and if someone bows down today, it is to pick up something." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Tennis belongs to the individualistic past - a hero, or at most a pair of friends or lovers, against the world." - Jacques Barzun

"The true hero fights and dies in the name of his destiny, and not in the name of a belief." - Emile M Cioran

"No more terrible disaster could befall your people than for them to fall into the hands of a Hero." - Frank Herbert

"Eventually, somebody is going to be a hero, and somebody's going to be president. Not necessarily the same person." - Howard Baker

"Every man is hero and an oracle to somebody, and to that person, whatever he says has an enhanced value." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Ivry sick man is a hero, if not to th' wurruld or aven to th' fam'ly, at laste to himself." - Finley Peter Dunne

"I guess people used to think Deep Throat was a criminal, but now they think he's a hero." - W Mark Felt

"No heroine can create a hero through love of one, but she can give birth to one" - Jean Paul

"The hero is valorous because he stands up to every threat directed against his values. Heroism requires value conflict." - Andrew Bernstein

"Every ? Veteran is a hero." - Joe Walsh

"My mother is my hero." - Sofia Vassilieva

"Every veteran is a hero." - Joe Walsh

"I am not a hero." - Chen Guangcheng

"Joan Rivers was my hero." - Judy Gold

"My mother is my hero." - J R Martinez

"Buster Keaton is my hero." - French Stewart

"Only one who liberates himself from his psychological desires and fears indeed in truth qualify as liberation hero." - Velupillai Prabhakaran

"Johnny Unitas was my hero." - Joe Namath

"My hero is Roger Federer." - Saina Nehwal

"Calculation never made a hero." - John Henry Newman

"There is no difference between a hero and a coward in what they feel. It's what they do that makes them different. The hero and the coward feel exactly the same, but you have to have the discipline to do what a hero does and to keep yourself from doing what the coward does." - Cus D'Amato

"You are a vain fellow. You want to be a hero. That is why you do such silly things. A hero!... I don't quite know what that is: but, you see, I imagine that a hero is a man who does what he can. The others do not do it." - Romain Rolland

"Growing up, my parents were my heroes in the way they conducted their lives. My dad works in child protection. As kids, our experiences shape our opinions on ourselves and the world around us and that's who we become as adults, because of that experience. He's certainly been my hero. A hero is someone who puts themselves on the line and sacrifices their own safety for the greater good and for others. And I think anyone in any sort of profession where the welfare of other people instead of individual is inspiring and important." - Chris Hemsworth

"Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad." - Anne Geddes

"My dad taught us that there's no greater distance than that between first and second place." - Janet Jackson

"When mom and dad went to war the only prisoners they took were the children" - Pat Conroy

"My dad was a geologist and my mum was a nurse who directed amateur theatrics." - Matthew William Goode

"The more Dad and Mom love each other, the more secure their children will feel." - Jay Strack

"Send lawyers, guns, and money. Dad, get me out of this." - Warren Zevon

"What I'd really like, Dad, is to borrow the car keys." - Harry Chapin

"Even with my daughter now, I kind of know how my dad feels." - Jeff Hardy

"Dad says it's good to be a freak when normal people are idiots." - Rachel Hamilton

"Dad thinks vengeance is the coolest thing about the Lord. That, and turning water into alcohol." - Christopher Titus

"Socrates said, the unexamined life is not worth living. My dad said, Booty - mmm mmm." - Christopher Titus

"I used to do my dad smoked, he drank, we finally had to kill him." - Louie Anderson



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