Thursday, November 11, 2010

15 Best & Most Famous Veteran's Quotes

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

    Thomas Costello, Sr., US Air Force, Disabled Vet/Korea, 21 years
  • "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
Harold Hinchey, Sr., US Army

  • "The most persistent sound which reverberates through men's history is the beating of war drums." -Arthur Koestler
  • "I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, 'Mother, what was war?'" -Eve Merriam
  • "Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul." -Michel de Montaigne
  • "In war, there are no unwounded soldiers." -Jose Narosky
  • "We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude." -Cynthia Ozick
  • "The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war." -Vijaya Lakshmi Pandi
  • "Freedom is never free." -Author Unknown
  • "How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!" -Maya Angelou
  • "When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?" -George Canning
  • "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
  • "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
  • "Lord, bid war's trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace." -Oliver Wendell Holmes

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