Memorial Day Quotes

“Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.” — James Bryce

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” — Elmer Davis

“The fight for freedom must go on until it is won; until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part of the community of man, we cannot rest.” — Oliver Tambo

“My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.” — Abraham Lincoln

“Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.” — George S. Patton

Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay.”- Barack Obama

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy

“Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.”- Calvin Coolidge

“Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.”- Theodore Roosevelt

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.”- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.”- General Douglas MacArthur

“Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility.”- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

“Never was so much owed by so many few.”- Winston Churchill

“The patriot’s blood is the seed of freedom’s tree.” -Thomas Campbell

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