remembrance day quotes

remembrance day quotes

remembrance day quotes

In Canada ,we call this day Remembrance Day because we remember all the soldiers who have fought in many wars over many years .The day was specifically dedicated by King George V on November 7, 1919 as the day of remembrance for members of the armed forces who were killed during World War I.  

A collection of remembrance day quotes,help people see reason beyond war and communal conflict.

“On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!” — Alexander Henry


“Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists.” — H. L. Mencken


“There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.” — William J. Clinton


“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


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


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


“I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes” ― Vladimir Nabokov


“Patriotism is not dying for one’s country, it is living for one’s country. And for humanity. Perhaps that is not as romantic, but it’s better.” —     Agnes MacPhail

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