Happy Veterans Day Quotes
Happy Veterans Day Quotes
Happy Veterans Day Quotes , Let's all take a moment on this Veteran's Day to honor those ordinary people who have done something extraordinary so that we may all enjoy the freedom we treasure today.
Here is a collection of inspirational Veterans Day quotes to support you in your time of reflection
"Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul." -- Michel de Montaigne
"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
"Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don't know how far we can go."
-- Bernard Malamud
"To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with lots of pride in the heroism of those who died in the country's service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations." -- Woodrow Wilson
"In order to insure proper and widespread observance of this anniversary, all veterans, all veterans' organizations, and the entire citizenry will wish to join hands in the common purpose." -- Dwight D. Eisenhower
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." -- John F. Kennedy
"War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children." -- Jimmy Carter
"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
"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
"We remember those who were called upon to give all a person can give, and we remember those who were prepared to make that sacrifice if it were demanded of them in the line of duty, though it never was. Most of all, we remember the devotion and gallantry with which all of them ennobled their nation as they became champions of a noble cause." -- Ronald Reagan
"The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here." -- Abraham Lincoln
"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
"We will not tire, We will not falter, We will not fail." -- George W. Bush
"Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called." --Bill Shuster"
"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!" -- Maya Angelou
"The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude." -- Jeff Miller
"In war, there are no unwounded soldiers." -- José Narosky
"The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation." -- President George Washington
"Well, look at what people are doing for returned veterans now. The wounded warriors. They're working hard to make the wounded veterans feel that they are loved and welcomed home, unlike Vietnam. It was not a very kind, gentle world then. I think we are kinder and gentler." -- Barbara Bush
"The hero is the man dedicated to the creation and / or defense of reality-conforming, life-promoting values." -- Andrew Bernstein
"It's about how we treat our veterans every single day of the year. It's about making sure they have the care they need and the benefits that they've earned when they come home. It's about serving all of you as well as you've served the United States of America."-- Barack Obama
"The most persistent sound which reverberates through men's history is the beating of war drums."
"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!"
"The only war is the war you fought in. Every veteran knows that."
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
"The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war."
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
"In valor there is hope."
"If you're not gonna pull the trigger, don't point the gun."
"Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties."
Frederick the Great
"The most certain way of ensuring victory is to march briskly and in good order against the enemy, always endeavoring to gain ground."
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
"Perfect valor is to behave, without witnesses, as one would act were all the world watching."
Richard Watson Gilder
"Better than honor and glory, and History's iron pen,
Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men."
Michel de Montaigne
"Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Lord, bid war's trumpet cease;
Fold the whole earth in peace."
"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."
Thomas Dunn English
"But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye."
"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!"
"The hero is the man dedicated to the creation and/or defense of reality-conforming, life-promoting values."
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."
Earlene Larson Jenks
"Have the courage to act instead of react."
"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."
Michel de Montaigne
"When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?"
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"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."
"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."
"America's veterans deserve the very best health care because they've earned it."
"History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap."
"America's veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago."
"We can't equate spending on veterans with spending on defence. Our strength is not just in the size of our defence budget, but in the size of our hearts, in the size of our gratitude for their sacrifice. And that's not just measured in words or gestures."
"America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world."
"Either war is obsolete or men are."
"As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans, and have been clear—we will work together, stand together with the Administration, but we will also question their policies when they short-change veterans and military retirees."
"Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what our positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers."
"I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot."