Superhero Quotes

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Patricia Briggs
“That’s a pretty lame superhero name,” I told him.

“Scooby-Doo is already taken,” he said with dignity. “Anything else sounds lame in comparison.”
Patricia Briggs, Bone Crossed

Criss Jami
“The reality of loving God is loving him like he's a Superhero who actually saved you from stuff rather than a Santa Claus who merely gave you some stuff.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Criss Jami
“When you're truly awesome, you know that it's actually a burden and wish day after day to be relieved of such a curse. Think of about 95% of the superheroes.”
Criss Jami, Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality

Anthon St. Maarten
“In this lifetime we are like Superman who must remain disguised as the nerdy newspaper journalist Clark Kent, or Harry Potter and his friends who are not allowed to do magic while they are on holiday, away from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry... but even Harry Potter and Clark Kent get to tap into their ‘special powers’ once in a while, especially when the going gets tough.”
Anthon St. Maarten, Divine Living: The Essential Guide To Your True Destiny

Alan Moore
“Please! Don't all leave. Somebody has to do it, don't you see? Somebody has to save the world...”
Alan Moore, Watchmen

Leigh Bardugo
“Sure we do," said Theo, swatting at a branch. "We get to the spring, Alia gets cured. We argue over the best choice for our We Saved The World victory dance."
"I do enjoy your optimism," said Diana.
"And I admire your ability to lift a car over your head without breaking a sweat and look fine as hell doing it," said Theo with a bow.”
Leigh Bardugo, Wonder Woman: Warbringer

Crystal Woods
“I'm such a strong human being. I amaze myself even. If only you knew what I've been up against, you'd want my autograph. I'm a real life superhero.”
Crystal Woods, Write like no one is reading

Leigh Bardugo
“You cannot make this kind of decision," he said. "Go off with someone you barely know. You're seventeen."
"And you're the guy who got drunk on eggnog last Christmas and danced to 'Turn The Beat Around' in Aunt Rachel's wig, so stop acting like you're in charge."
"We agreed not to mention that ever again," Jason whispered furiously.”
Leigh Bardugo, Wonder Woman: Warbringer

Brian Azzarello
“Imagination is just what others use to get things they can't understand into their heads. Rarely – if ever – do they actually fit there.
-Hermes”
Brian Azzarello, Wonder Woman, Volume 1: Blood

“Show some respect. They were your grandparents. -Batman
Just names and dusty frames on the wall to me. -Damien
I take exception to that. There is not a speck of dust collecting on those portraits. -Alfred”
Peter J. Tomasi, Batman and Robin, Volume 1: Born to Kill

Joe R. Lansdale
“I thanked him and he asked me if my cape got caught on stuff when I was running and jumping, and I said, "Sometimes.”
Joe R. Lansdale

Chelsea M. Campbell
“I've been kidnapped by a madman in tights and a cape.”
Chelsea M. Campbell

“Well," Mr. Cheeseman interjected. "Perhaps there's an easy solution to this. Maybe Captain Fabulous has an alter ego."
"What's an alter ego?" asked Gerard.
"It's a superhero's true but secret identity," said Chip. "You know, the way that Superman is really Clark Kent." "Superman is really Clark Kent?"
"It's pretty obvious," said Penny. "To everyone but you and Lois Lane."
"Okay," Gerard conceded. "Captain Fabulous's alter ego will be...Teddy Roosevelt.”
Cuthbert Soup, Another Whole Nother Story

Paul Tobin
“Lots of men think that women should tell the truth, explain their feelings. These men should use their wishes more wisely. (Prepare To Die!, p.27)”
Paul Tobin, Prepare to Die!

Reece Hirsch
“During the years of struggling to make partner, he had sometimes entertained the comical notion that making partner would imbue him with new powers, like a budding superhero who had been bitten by a radioactive spider. It appeared that any superpowers he had gained did not include the ability to pick up women in bars.”
Reece Hirsch, The Insider

Hasil Paudyal
“When I was small I felt like a Superhero as my father threw me up in the air.
Now after reaching this success peak I unmask - Real Superhero made me Superhero!”
Hasil Paudyal

“You ask for happiness, Ms. Stuart. Certainly, that’s what everyone wants–Aristotle said happiness is the ultimate goal of all people, and that the desire for wealth and fame and power are all just paths to happiness. And yet…happiness…it’s a bit abstract, isn’t it? As the front door says, I deal in antiquities and tangibles. Which is not to say I can’t cope with more aspirational requests–if you asked for the aforementioned wealth or power, or for youth, or beauty, or inspiration, I have items that can grant all those wishes. But happiness… Can you be a bit more specific? Can you tell me what would make you happy?”
Tim Pratt, Antiquities and Tangibles and Other Stories

“It is remarkable that a fist-gnawingly dire England performance still has the power to shock, when in some ways this one had all the exquisite unpredictability of Norman Wisdom approaching a banana skin in the immediate vicinity of a swimming pool...
The England shirt is the precise opposite of a superhero costume, turning men with extraordinary abilities into mild-mannered guys next door. Were Stephen Fry to pull it on, he would struggle to string a sentence together. Were Lucian Freud to slip it over his head he would turn his easel round to reveal a childlike scribble of a cat.”
Marina Hyde

Kipjo K. Ewers
“When it becomes acceptable to kill another man or woman, childhood dies.” whispered Laurence. “When it becomes acceptable to kill a child…humanity dies.”
Kipjo Kenyatta Ewers, Eye of Ra

Barbara Nickless
“I sounded like a B-grade superhero--one without a cape of any powers to spreak of. Malik gave my words the response they deserved. He stayed silent.”
Barbara Nickless, Ambush

Lidia Longorio
“Superman helps everyone, but who helps Superman?
What happens when he’s the one in need?
Does he have someone to call to save him?
Superman needs a hero too, but when he does will they still call him Superman?”
Lidia Longorio, Hey Humanity

“When you’re a teenager, everybody is waiting for you to be something or someone else - your friends, your parents, your teachers. Sometimes you lose track. Are you the shy kid in the back of the room who apologizes for even accidentally touching Susan Childress’s arm, or the guy making bombs in the backyard? Are you the helpless nerd with the backpack on hoping you don’t get the snot beat out of you by the school bully, or the helpless nerd with the mask on, hoping you don’t get the snot beat out of you by the town’s newest supervillain?
Or maybe you’re just the helpless nerd staring at the helpless nerd in the mirror, talking to yourself, wondering which one of you needs more help.”
John David Anderson

Steven Magee
“Being a hero is not necessarily wearing a mask and cape and saving the world, it can be as simple as doing the right thing.”
Steven Magee

“They say "never say never".Well, I can assure you that, you will NEVER make me feel bad about being black, being a woman, and being ambitious. If this offends, sounds like a personal issue and you have my thoughts and prayers (cuz I'm a Christian too). Live in and for your purpose. You were not created to be mediocre. And continue to pay it forward. Someone can always learn from your testimony.”
Liz Faublas, You Have a Superpower: Mindi Pi Meets Ava "Why Can't I Go Outside"

“Everyone's had a tortured high school experience. You're not an anti-hero, you just suck.”
Kit Steinkellner, Quince

Allen Steadham
“You did this somehow, didn't you? You changed Misha's memories about last night!"
"Not just Misha's," the voice said. "Everyone who witnessed it, including the police who were called. I even fixed the counter you smashed, so there’s no evidence of anything unusual happening last night. You have nothing to worry about anymore."
​"Who are you that you could do that? I know you helped me, and I'm grateful, but you messed with all those people's minds! You even made Josh forget!"
"Would you rather I killed them all? Because that was my alternative. I've done it before."

"What?”
Allen Steadham, Mindfire

Rae Knightly
“Sometimes authors have to be stronger than their superheroes.”
Rae Knightly

“Mathematics is the ultimate superhero – the Cosmic Chameleon. It can become anything.”
Thomas Stark, God Is Mathematics: The Proofs of the Eternal Existence of Mathematics

R.L. Arenz III
“It’s brave of you to do this. But there’s still time to cancel and all of us get out”, Deaton said as Kyle flopped backwards and sprawled on the bed. With eyes closed he answered.
“Can’t do that. I once chose to do nothing. The price was too high. Anyway, this may be the only chance we’ll have to rescue those taken. I’m all in.”
R.L. Arenz III, Aegis

Sijin BT
“We need superhero teachers to make ordinary students extraordinary human beings.”
Sijin Bt

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