->"Anyone can be a hero. Even a man who put a coat around a young boy's shoulders to let him know the world hadn't ended."
-->-- '''Franchise/{{Batman}}''', ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises''

->"In the end, the world didn't need a super man. Just a brave one."
-->-- '''Franchise/{{Superman}}''', ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries''

->"[[ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} Barbara]], there are thousands of people out there-- without powers like mine... the police, firemen, soldiers-- They're all ordinary people trying their best to keep this world from falling apart before its time."
-->-- '''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}''', ''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths'' issue #4

->'''Bart:''' Being a star is every patriotic American's dream.\\
'''Milhouse:''' Not mine. It's a sham, Bart. You get up on that movie screen pretending to be a hero, but you're not. The real heroes are out there, toiling day and night on more important things!\\
'''Bart:''' [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Television.]]
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

->''"If you wanna help people, there are plenty of other ways to do it. You could become a police officer. They get crap because the heroes capture most of the villains, but it's a fine profession."''
-->-- '''Toshinori "All Might" Yagi''', ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia''