Veterans Day Quotes

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

"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

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

"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."
-Elmer Davis

"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

"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

"When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?"
-Michel de Montaigne

"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

"...The military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that...we leave no veteran behind."
-Dan Lipinski

"One way to remember who you are is to remember who your heroes are."
-Steve Jobs

"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

"While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms."
-Randy Neugebauer

"The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment."
-Judd Gregg

"I want people to take the initiative to find veterans that need help, veterans that are suffering and in need of assistance reintegrating from combat back into society, into normal family lives and jobs. We need to take a real 'boots on the ground' approach to helping veterans in need."
-Max Martini

"This year's Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland."
-John Doolittle

"Veterans come from all walks of life, and they live in small towns and big cities, in red states and blue states."
-John Delaney

"Veterans Day is an acknowledgement that those willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for or country - and their families - deserve our admiration and respect today and every day."
-Elizabeth Esty

"I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot."
- Gary Hart

"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."
-Elmer Davis

"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself."
-Joseph Campbell

 



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