"Being a hero is about the shortest lived profession on earth."
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"We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by."
"How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?"
"One must think like a hero to behave like a merely decent human being."
"You cannot be a hero without being a coward."
"What makes a hero truly great is that they never despair."
"A big man has no time really to do anything but just sit and be big."
"Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy."
"One brave deed makes no hero."
"When you hire people that are smarter than you are, you prove you are smarter than they are."
"If he's got golf clubs in his truck or a camper in his driveway, I don't hire him."
"Do not employ handsome servants."
"If you suspect a man, don't employ him, and if you employ him, don't suspect him."
"To select the wrong person for a job is a common mistake; not to remove him/her is a fatal weakness."
"Historian. A broad -- gauge gossip."
"The main thing is to make history, not to write it."
"From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us."
"People will not look forward to posterity who will not look backward to their ancestors."
"The Thames is liquid history."
"God cannot alter the past, but historians can."
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