Patriot Day Quotes

"We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey."
- Kenji Miyazawa

"With the tears a Land hath shed.
Their graves should ever be green."
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal."
- Author Unknown

"The brave die never, though they sleep in dust:
Their courage nerves a thousand living men."
- Minot J. Savage

"Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance.  It is also owed to justice and to humanity.  Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong."  
- James Bryce

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

"God gave burdens, also shoulders."
- Yiddish Proverb

"Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark."  
- Rabindranath Tagore

"All of us have wonders hidden in our breasts, only needing circumstances to evoke them."  
- Charles Dickens

"I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine."
- Kurt Vonnegut

"Giving up doesn't always mean you are weak; sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go."  
- Author Unknown

"Sadness flies away on the wings of time."
- Jean de La Fontaine

"Weave in faith and God will find the thread."
- Author Unknown

"That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not."
- James K. Feibleman

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear."
- Ambrose Redmoon

"The hero dead cannot expire:
The dead still play their part."
- Charles Sangster

"God understands our prayers even when we can't find the words to say them."
- Author Unknown

"The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings."
- Eric Hoffer

"Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose."
- The Wonder Years

"Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow."
- Dan Rather

"In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing."
- Robert Ingersoll

"While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil."
- John Taylor

"Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him."
- Albert Schweitzer

"God is closest to those with broken hearts."
- Jewish Saying

"When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you're slamming the door in the face of God."
- Charles L. Allen

"Some see a hopeless end, while others see an endless hope."
- Author Unknown

"We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power.  Then will our world know the blessings of peace."
- William Ewart Gladstone

"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."
- Mother Teresa

"Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason."
- Alfred North Whitehead

"Sometimes even to live is an act of courage."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Letters to Lucilius

"...a final comfort that is small, but not cold:  The heart is the only broken instrument that works."
- T.E. Kalem

"Every evening I turn my worries over to God.  He's going to be up all night anyway."
- Mary C. Crowley

"The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next."
- Mignon McLaughlin

"All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers."
- François Fenelon