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Letter "H" » heroism
«Faith is the heroism of the intellect.»
«Heroism ... is endurance for one moment more.»
«Heroism is latent in every human soul - However humble or unknown, they (the veterans) have renounced what are accounted pleasures and cheerfully undertaken all the self-denials - privations, toils, dangers, sufferings, sicknesses, mutilations, life-»
Author: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
, human soul
, the self
, The Sickness
«Heroism consists of hanging on one minute longer»
«Feminist art is not some tiny creek running off the great river of real art. It is not some crack in an otherwise flawless stone. It is, quite spectacularly I think, art which is not based on the subjugation of one half of the species. It is art which will take the great human themes /love, death, heroism, suffering, history itself /and render them fully human. It may also, though perhaps our imaginations are so mutilated now that we are incapable even of the ambition, introduce a new theme, one as great and as rich as those others /should we call it ''joy''?»
Author: Andrea Dworkin
, Great River
, One half
«Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion»
«Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.»
«As a rule, all heroism is due to a lack of reflection, and thus it is necessary to maintain a mass of imbeciles. If they once understand themselves the ruling men will be lost.»
«Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over the flesh, that is to say over fear: fear of poverty, of suffering, of calumny, of illness, of loneliness and of death. There is no real piety without heroism. Heroism is the dazzling and glorious con»
Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
, that is to say
«Heroism feels and never reasons and is therefore always right.»