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Heroes Among Us

Heroes inspire us to become our best. Who is your hero? Twenty share their words of wisdom:

Attitude

  • Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential (Winston Churchill)
  • Adversity introduces a man to himself. (Anonymous)
  • There is always enough time for courtesy. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  • Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. (Booker T. Washington)
  • The time is always right to do what is right. (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Bravery

  • The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who do nothing. (Albert Einstein)
  • True heroism is not the urge to surpass others, but the urge to serve others at all cost. (Arthur Ashe)
  • Bravery is the ability to perform when scared to death. (General Omar Bradley)
  • A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. (Christopher Reeve)

Business

  • Management is doing things right; Leadership is doing the right things. (Peter Drucker)

Leadership

  • Parents are not a people to lean on but those who empower; to make leaning unnecessary. (Dorothy Canfield Fisher)
  • To the world you may be one person, but to one person, you may be the world. (Anonymous)
  • If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. (John Quincy Adams)

Religion

  • There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. (Woodrow Wilson)
  • Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. (Dalai Lama)
  • Like the body that is made up of different limbs and organs, all moral creatures must depend on each other to exist. (Hindu Proverb)

Service

  • The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all. (Helen Keller)
  • Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help. (Marianne Williamson)
  • You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you. (Anonymous)
  • The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. (Mahatma Gandhi)

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