Memorial Day Quotes And Sayings 2016

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Memorial Day 2016 Quotes

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Robin Hayes: Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.

It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle. – General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.


Memorial day quotes 2016
Memorial day quotes 2016

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. -- John F. Kennedy

Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours.
~Wallace Bruce

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On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes 
of a mighty nation! ~Thomas William Parsons
Although no sculptured marble should rise to 
their memory, nor engraved stone bear record 
of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be 
as lasting as the land they honored. 
Happy Memorial day Quotes.2016
~Daniel Webster

Are they dead that yet speak louder than we can speak, 
and a universal language? Are they dead that yet act? 
Are they dead that yet move upon society and inspire the 
people with nobler motives and more heroic patriotism?
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Perfect valor is to behave, without witnesses, as one would act were all the world watching.
-- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation. -- Henry Ward Beecher

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I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.

And they who for their country 
die shall fill an honoured grave, 
for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, 
and beauty weeps the brave.
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—Joseph Rodman Drake 

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

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. – President Franklin D. Roosevelt

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!

They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation. – Henry Ward Beecher

Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead!
There’s none of these so lonely and poor of old,
But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold.
Memorial day sayings 2016~Rupert Brooke


I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.
For love of country, they accepted death.” – President James A. Garfield

On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation!  ~Thomas William Parsons

What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.-- Helen Keller

It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle. --H. Norman Schwarzkopf

For love of country they accepted death… ~James A. Garfield
They fell, but o’er their glorious grave
Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.
Memorial day sayings 2016~Francis Marion Crawford

Are they dead that yet speak louder than 
we can speak, and a more universal language? 
Are they dead that yet act? Are they dead that 
yet move upon society and inspire the people 
with nobler motives and more heroic patriotism? 
Happy Memorial day sayings~Henry Ward Beecher

Memorial day quotes 2016
Memorial day quotes 2016

They are dead; but they live in each Patriot’s breast,
And their names are engraven on honor’s bright crest. 
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 

Green sods are all their monuments; and yet it tells
A nobler history than pillared piles,
Or the eternal pyramids.
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James Gates Percival 

The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.

A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.

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

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.” – President Bill Clinton

The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example. --Benjamin Disraeli

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived. — General George S. Patton

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. -- Senator Barry Goldwater

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There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. -- Bill Clinton

Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice. – President Barack Obama

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.  ~From a headstone in Ireland

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.

The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree.  ~Thomas Campbell

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.” – President Calvin Coolidge

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America. — Bill Clinton
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. — Mark Twain

Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life. -- Bob Marley

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. -- George Washington

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

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

Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice. — President Barack Obama

Memorial day quotes 2016
Memorial day quotes 2016

John F. Kennedy: My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.

Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. --Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn