Honoring Veterans Memorial Day Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher, Barack Obama, Michael N. Castle, Joseph Rodman Drake, Desmond Tutu, Michel de Montaigne and many others.
They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.
Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.
These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor – and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
There never was a good war or a bad revolution.
137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed – it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.
Cause there ainвЂ™t no doubt I love this land, God Bless the U.S.A.
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.
Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.