collection of favorite veterans day quotes and sayings

collection of favorite veterans day quotes and sayings

veterans day quotes

Are you looking for the memorable Happy Veterans day Quotes ?Here is a collection of favorite veterans day quotes.

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” — Joseph Campbell

“America's veterans deserve the very best health care because they've earned it.” — Jim Ramstad


“America's veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago.” — Steve Buyer


“America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.” — John Doolittle


“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John Fitzgerald Kennedy


“Better than honor and glory, and History’s iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.” — Richard Watson Gilder


“But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye.” — Thomas Dunn English


“Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” — G.K. Chesterton


“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” — Billy Graham


“Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” — Abraham Lincoln


“Either war is obsolete or men are.” — Buckminster Fuller


“Freedom is never free.” — Author Unknown


“History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.” — Ronald Reagan


“Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.” — Abraham Lincoln


“Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.” — Charles B. Rangel


“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” — Maya Angelou


“I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, 'Mother, what was war?'” — Eve Merriam


“I hope to live long enough to see my surviving comrades march side by side with the Union veterans along Pennsylvania Avenue, and then I will die happy.” — James Longstreet


“I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot.” — Gary Hart


“If you're not gonna pull the trigger, don't point the gun.” — James Baker


“In a fire, you have to be thoughtful; you have to have a certain kind of intuitive smarts that the veterans have. I’m not there yet, despite the Stanford degree.” — Caroline Paul


“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.” — Mark Twain


“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” — Jose Narosky


“Lord, bid war's trumpet cease;Fold the whole earth in peace.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes


“My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place—police, firefighters, and members of our armed forces.” — Sidney Sheldon


“Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower


“Never give in — never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” — Winston Churchill


“On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.” — Dan Lipinski


“Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called.” — Bill Shuster


“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys. Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death!” — Sun Tzu


“Support our troops!” we cry, but I say, Love our veterans!” And when he neglects church, take him cookies anyway. Sing him a song. Pet his cat.” — Chila Woychik


“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” — Patrick Henry


“The hero is the man dedicated to the creation and / or defense of reality-conforming, life-promoting values.” — Andrew Bernstein


“The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.” — Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit


“The most persistent sound, which reverberates through men’s history, is the beating of war drums.” — Arthur Koestler


“The only war is the war you fought in. Every veteran knows that.” — Allan Keller


“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” — Jeff Miller


“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” — Elmer Davis


“Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today. These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian lives to put on the uniform and serve us.” — Steve Buyer


“Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.” — Michel de Montaigne


“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” — Cynthia Ozick


“When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.” — Chinese Proverb


“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?” — George Canning


“Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don’t know how far we can go.” — Bernard Malamud


“You’d have to go a long way to find someone who was more proud and grateful for what our veterans have done for all of us.” — Jim Davis

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