40 Awesome Legend Quotes For Life's Most Epic People

Legends and their quotes are great motivators

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A hero or a legend is someone who has spent their life performing a greater cause.

When you aspire to become a hero, a hero quote can be a motivational factor. Legend-based inspiring quotes can make you forget about the trivial ideas of living and go beyond it to make the world a better place for other people.

For instance, this quote by Christopher Reeve, "A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles", is a good motivation for someone facing difficulties and help them to become a hero in their own life. Or if someone is confused with what it means to be a legend, this quote "Legends die hard. They survive as truth rarely does" by Helen Hayes, exactly explains how a legend life looks like. For more such legendary quotes and funny as well as inspirational, 'you are a legend' quotes check the quotes list below.

For more motivation, you can check quotes about legends and hero quotes.

Most Popular Legend Quotes

Legend quotes are inspirational.

Here are inspirational quotes about what it means to be a legend as well as how to stay a legend.

1. "Sometimes a legend that endures for centuries...endures for a reason."

- Dan Brown.

2. "After all, I believe that legends and myths are largely made of 'truth'."

- J. R. R. Tolkien.

3. "Legend remains victorious in spite of history."

- Sarah Bernhardt.

4. "You look more like a legend when you accomplish a lot at a young age."

- Lil Yachty.

5. "Heroes get remembered, but legends never die."

- Max Holloway.

6. "You're a legend in your own mind."

- Harry Callahan.

7. "If you want to be a legend you have to fight with legends."

- Aleksei Oleinik.

8. "Legends are all to do with the past and nothing to do with the present."

- Lauren Bacall.

9. "If you want to be remembered as great, if you want to be a legend, you have to go out there every single day and do stuff."

- J. J. Watt.

Inspiring 'Legend' Movie Quotes

Here are a few quotes from the movie 'Legend' by Tom Hardy as a twin role and other inspirational actors in the film.

10. "Ronald Kray: You're not afraid of anything?

Reggie Kray: Oh, only myself, you know, and you."

- 'Legend', 2015.

11. "I always liked you, Frances, I always did. 'Cause, you have the ability to see into the future. You do. And that's the same as me."

- Ronald Kray.

12. "Mike Jobber: Well your brother's done a runner

Reggie Kray: Nah he's just genuinely disappointed with you, that's all."

- 'Legend', 2015.

13. "Sometimes to achieve greatness, you do, you have to cut off a little piece of yourself no matter how much it hurts, in order to grow, in order to move on."

- Ronald Kray.

14. "Frances Shea: You could go straight.

Reggie Kray: Life isn't always what we want it to be."

- 'Legend', 2015.

15. "Me and my brother, we're gonna rule London!"

- Ronald Kray.

16. "Reggie Kray: What exactly are you asking me to do, Mr. Bruno?

Angelo Bruno: I'm asking you to do something about Ron.

Reggie Kray: I can't do that. He's my brother."

- 'Legend', 2015.

Best Legend Quotes To Remember For Life

Inspirational quotes about being a legend or a hero are supposed to be remembered for a lifetime for motivation. This list of quotes will serve you the right amount of inspiration right away.

17. "You don't need to be legendary all the time. You can just be legendary for ten minutes a day."

- Caitlin Moran.

18. "We have learned by now that our beauty does not count as a possession. The only thing we truly own is our legend."

- Bennett Madison.

19. "The difference between the greats and the legends is their ability to focus for longer periods of time."

- Jordan Burroughs.

20. "When we think about equality and freedom and justice, we know we’ve got more work to do, and we’re going to do that work. We want to do that work, and we hope that our song is an inspiration for those who want to do that work as well."

- John Legend.

21. "At the heart of every legend, there is a grain of truth."

- Michael Scott.

22. "If a child is inclined to be grasping, or to cling to any of his or her little possessions, legends are related about the contempt and disgrace falling upon the ungenerous and mean person."

- Charles Alexander Eastman.

23. "Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it."

- Douglas Hyde.

24. "A picture lives by its legend - not by anything else."

- Pablo Picasso.

You Are A Legend Quotes That Are Legendary

Legend quotes help overcome difficulties in life.

What are legend quotes if they do not sound legendary and highly inspirational to readers? This list of quotes is perfect for motivating yourself knowing that you are a legend!

25. "You can't become legendary if you have no energy."

- Robin Sharma.

26. "It doesn't matter you were born as Legend. But what does matter is Legendary End. Think about it."

- Bruce Lee.

27. "Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness and they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy, or they become legends."

- Jim Harrison.

28. "The right ingredients can create a legend."

- Coco Chanel.

29. "We are not content to pass away entirely from the scenes of our delight; we would leave, if but in gratitude, a pillar and a legend."

- Robert Louis Stevenson.

30. "Great talent stands in line to join your team because the culture becomes the stuff of legend."

- Dave Ramsey.

31. "Every human being has a personal legend to be fulfilled, and this is our reason for being in the world. This personal legend manifests itself in our enthusiasm for the task."

- Paulo Coelho.

Hero Quotes By Legends Themselves

Here is the story that has been narrated by the heroes themselves, but in the form of quotes.

32. "When people see a legend, they call it a legend. But to be a legend, it's a lot of hard work and patience. You can't play for five or ten years and be a legend. It takes longer than that."

- Burning Spear.

33. "I've never considered myself as a legend - just a simple man with a heart."

- Fedor Emelianenko.

34. "I am not going to be a star. I am going to be a legend."

- Freddie Mercury.

35. "I'm honest - of course, I want to be a legend."

- Memphis Depay.

36. "A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time."

- Usain Bolt.

37. "I’m trying to be me and embrace all the parts of me that have grown up, listened to more music, and soaked up more influences."

- John Legend.

38. "A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it."

- Miles Davis.

39. "From the age of seven, I was destined to be a legend, to be the world's most popular fighter."

- Naseem Hamed.

40. "I'm not a real person. I'm a legend."

- Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for legend quotes then why not take a look at warrior quotes, or you are awesome quotes.


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