Veterans Day Quotes

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
The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
- Patrick Henry
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
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
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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
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
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
G. K. Chesterton
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To be a veteran, one must know and determine one's price for freedom.
Unknown
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 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 itcosts nothing to be a patriot.
-Mark Twain
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This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
-Elmer Davis
I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, "Mother, what was war?
-Eve Merriam
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
Cynthia Ozick
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But fame is theirs - and future days
On pillar'd brass shall tell their praise;
Shall tell - when cold neglect is dead
These for their country fought and bled.
Philip Freneau
When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep.
-George Canning
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Freedom is never free.
Author Unknown
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
Michel de Montaigne
Lord, bid war's trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.
Jose Narosky
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Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
-G.K. Chesterton
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

Last Updated: 1st November, 2017