"Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes"
"If I was to stumble upon Jesus Christ I'd say `Good Afternoon' and then walk on. But if I met Robert Burns or Shakespeare, well, that would be a different matter. I'd stop and talk for a wee while"
"See, the conquering hero comes!Sound the trumpets, beat the drums!"
"Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision"
' Also Scotland's rugby winger, Liddell became a fêted national hero.Glasgow Herald (2001)
After the laughter: Moore has emerged as a hero to the extreme right.Maxim (2004)
I ask the principal if the students consider Aayat to be a hero.Globe and Mail (2003)
In the final irony, his psychotic rampage turns him into a tabloid hero.DE NIRO: A Biography (2002)
It also reintroduced us to every bloke's greatest hero : Professor Larry Patrick, the living crash-test dummy.Glasgow Herald (2001)
McGregor was a ringleader, a man who wouldn't take seconds from anybody, a hero.The Scar
Meanwhile, a new type of hero has arrived - the violated child become adult.Irish Times (2002)
There is nothing in the world so passé as yesterday's sporting hero.The Gwen John Sculpture
With his heart thumping with excitement he felt like a conquering hero.Final Resort