"Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don't know how far we can go."
"The most persistent sound which reverberates through men's history is the beating of war drums."
"The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave..."
"We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude."
"Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves."
Carol Lynn Pearson
"Victory belongs to the most persevering."
"I believe it is the nature of people to be heroes, given the chance."
James A. Autry
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death."
"From time to time, the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots."
"A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living."
John F. Kennedy
The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage."
"Soldiers are men... most apt for all manner of services and best able to support and endure the infinite toils and continual hazards of war."
"Heroism is endurance for one moment more."
George F. Kennan
"Nurture your minds with great thoughts, to believe in the heroic makes heroes."
"Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul."
Michel de Montaigne"
"The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his."