Heroine Quotes

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

When male authors write love stories, the heroine tends to end up dead.

Dianna Hardy

The thought of talking about it made Pueblo's gut ache, but then he thought of everything that Amy had been through – not that she'd told him her version yet. She had balls of steel, he thought with a smile. And what did he have? Three pairs of loin cloths going crisp on the radiator.

Walt Disney Company

I'm a damsel, I'm in distress, I can handle this. Have a nice day!

Catherynne M. Valente

We like the wrong sorts of girls, they wrote. They are usually the ones worth writing about.

Roman Payne

Wanderess, Wanderess,
weave us a story of seduction and ruse.
Heroic be the Wanderess,
the world be her muse.

Kristen Reed

Living in that castle was like being condemned to Hell before I’d even had the opportunity to sin.

Courtney Giardina

. I felt the sun graze my face as I sped further and further from it all. The only negative part about running was that at some point I knew I’d have to stop. I’d have to turn around and go back. And whatever troubles had haunted me when I left, would be waiting upon my return.

David A. Cleinman

The Coward will run away from danger, only to strike in the dark. The Heroine will run through the dark, even though she knows the coward is waiting to strike.

Shannon Hale

Jane Austen had created six heroines, each quite different, and that gave Charlotte courage. There wasn't just one kind of woman to be.

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