“Volunteering is an act of heroism, ... I hope that you will continue to be heroes during your time at Yale.”
“when the world gives you a hero you turn him into a zero”
“Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes.”
“What makes one heroic? -- Going out to meet at the same time one's highest suffering and one's highest hope.”
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”
“Heroism ... is endurance for one moment more.”
George F. Kennan
“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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