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“To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.”
“The hero is the man dedicated to the creation and / or defense of reality-conforming, life-promoting values.”
“Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion”
“One brave deed makes no hero.”
John Greenleaf Whittier
“The hero is valorous because he stands up to every threat directed against his values. Heroism requires value conflict.”
“A hero is a man who does what he can.”
“In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.”
“Our admiration is so given to dead martyrs that we have little time for living heroes.”
“Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen.”
“The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives.”
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