Unsung Heroes Quotes

Quotes tagged as "unsung-heroes" (showing 1-7 of 7)
Justin Cronin
“Real courage is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. Doing the unpopular thing because it's what you believe, and the heck with everybody.”
Justin Cronin, The Summer Guest

Cheryl Strayed
“It was only after her death that I realized who she was: the apparently magical force at the center of our family who'd kept us all invisibly spinning in the powerful orbit around her.”
Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Robert A. Heinlein
“Victory in defeat, there is none higher. She didn't give up, Ben; she's still trying to lift that stone after it has crushed her. She's a father working while cancer eats away his insides, to bring home one more pay check. She's a twelve-year-old trying to mother her brothers and sisters because mama had to go to Heaven. She's a switchboard operator sticking to her post while smoke chokes her and fire cuts off her escape. She's all the unsung heroes who couldn't make it but never quit.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

“What's the story of
the hidden daisies among the roses,
& the stars which break at the dawn,
or the littered leaves after the storm.
Saleem Sharma

“I knew, really knew, I would never die with my song unsung.”
Gary Russo, Don't Die with Your Song Unsung

Anurag Shourie
“Every war has its martyrs — the unsung heroes who sometimes don’t even know the rationale behind the war they are fighting. They fight because they are trained to, kill because they are told to and die because they are destined to.”
Anurag Shourie, Half A Shadow

“When we can’t see ourselves in our history, we begin to think that we are disconnected and suffering alone. Historical ignorance always precedes cultural imbalances and individual despair.”
Aurin Squire