Heroine Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old heroine quotes, heroine sayings, and heroine proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Figure out what you need to do to be the heroine of your own story. Ava Duvernay
We are all the heroes and heroines of our own lives. Our love stories are amazingly romantic; our losses and betrayals and disappointments are gigantic in our own minds. Maeve Binchy
Heroine: girl who is perfectly charming to live with, in a book. Mark Twain
You don’t need princes to save you. I don’t have a lot of patience for stories in which women are rescued by men. Neil Gaiman
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. Nora Ephron
You need not go back four thousand years for heroines. The world is filled with them today. They do not belong to any nation, nor to any religion, nor exclusively to any race. Wherever woman is found, they are found. Robert Green Ingersoll
My heroines, more often than not, are the ones who are troubled and resistant. Sylvia Day
She's the ulimate heroine, strong-willed and independent, intelligent, loyal, but at the same time, she's not flawless, she's not above mistakes, or falling in love. Tammara Webber
My heroines are part of me and my heroes are part of what I'd like to know. Agnes De Mille
Historically, in my generation, all of my heroes and heroines have had issues and problems. We all do. Anita Baker
Perfect heroines, like perfect heroes, aren't relatable, and if you can't put yourself in the protagonist's shoes, not only will they not inspire you, but the book will be pretty boring. Cassandra Clare
I just don't see myself as the heroine in my own narrative. Cate Blanchett
Great battles can make great heroes and heroines. Ezra Taft Benson
Turn the page, your heroine is still there, breathe, relax, life is beautiful: you're in a book! Gabrielle Dubois
A strong woman builds her world by picking up the broken pieces. iamsophie
If she can bite a vulture, she can jump a crack. Kenneth Oppel
Romantic heroes and heroines are a bit different from the sort of people we run into every day. Leigh Michaels
Heroine: a woman of heroic spirit; the principal female person who figures in a remarkable action. Mindy McGinnis
There's no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were. Nina Simone
The old, defiant chant rose in her mind: If I want, I will learn. If I want, I will fight. If I want, I will live. And I want. And I will. This was going to be fun. P.C. Hodgell
Find out what your hero or heroine wants, and when he or she wakes up in the morning, just follow him or her all day. Ray Bradbury
It is said that no star is a heroine to her makeup artist. Richard Corliss
To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself. Simone Weil
When male authors write love stories, the heroine tends to end up dead. Susan Elizabeth Phillips
She was a predator - a creature of the night who rejoiced in the thrill of the hunt. Alan Kinross
When you are the darkest presence in the room there is very little to fear. A. R. Torre
Don't let them take away the hero or heroine in you! Avijeet Das
We like the wrong sorts of girls, they wrote. They are usually the ones worth writing about. Catherynne M. Valente
We heroines don't get good roles. Hema Malini
There is this idea that you have to play heroines or women who succeed. Isabella Rossellini
I'm not insecure. Give me a good role, and I'll perform even for a multi-starrer with half a dozen other heroines! Nithya Menen
The day came when she discovered sex, sensuality, and literature; she said, 'I submit! Let my life be henceforth ruled by poetry. Let me reign as the queen of my dreams until I become nothing less than the heroine of God. Roman Payne
Fighting is easy. Tranquility is hard. Tori Eldridge
I may be in pain, but I am not weak. Veronica Roth