Veterans Day Quotes - 54 Memorable Sayings about Veterans

Veterans Day quotes bring you to a limelight and inform who the real hero’s are? and what makes them to be a hero.

Veterans day is celebrated to honor the sacrifice of the country people who were brave and might have been served or serving in some parts of either of the branch in US military. Veterans quotes from the presidents are things that are to be learnt from, pay tribute to men and women who served for the country.

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30 Most Popular Veterans Day Quotes thats inspire you

“The most persistent sound which reverberates through men's history is the beating of war drums.”
Arthur Koestler

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”
Cynthia Ozick

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”
Ronald Reagan

“Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world, but the Marines don’t have that problem.”
Ronald Reagan

The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his-George Patton

“When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.”
Chinese Proverb

“It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.”
Dick Cheney

Nature your minds with great thoughts, to believe in the heroic makes heroes-Benjamin Disraeli

“Freedom is never free.”

“But fame is theirs - and future days; On pillar'd brass shall tell their praise; Shall tell - when cold neglect is dead - “These for their country fought and bled.“”
Philip Freneau

“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

I believe it is the nature of people to be heroes, given the chance-James A. Autry

“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep? ”
George Canning

“Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.”
Carol Lynn Pearson

“She mourned with a bleak blank determination, marching straight ahead with a shell-shocked vet's hollow-eyed thousand-yard stare while doing the next thing and the next.”
James A. Hetley

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers-Jose Narosky

“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

“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

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul-Michel de Montaigne

“In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.”
Mark Twain

“Lord, bid war's trumpet cease;
Fold the whole earth in peace.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes

“The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.”
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world by William Shakespeare

7 Famous Veterans Day Quotes by Presidents

“The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.” -
Abraham Lincoln

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with lots of pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations.”
- Woodrow Wilson

“In order to insure proper and widespread observance of this anniversary, all veterans, all veterans’ organizations, and the entire citizenry will wish to join hands in the common purpose.”
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

“War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other’s children.”
- Jimmy Carter

“We will not tire, We will not falter, We will not fail.”
- George W. Bush

“It’s about how we treat our veterans every single day of the year.  It’s about making sure they have the care they need and the benefits that they’ve earned when they come home.  It’s about serving all of you as well as you’ve served the United States of America.”
- Barack Obama

17 Memorable Veterans Day Quotes

“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

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

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

“Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called.”
- Bill Shuster

“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

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

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

“I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, ‘Mother, what was war?’”
- Eve Merriam

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

“The most persistent sound, which reverberates through men’s history, is the beating of war drums.”
- Arthur Koestler

“The hero is the man dedicated to the creation and / or defense of reality-conforming, life-promoting values.”
- Andrew Bernstein

“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

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.”
- Patrick Henry

“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.”
- Jeff Miller

“On Veterans Day, I can't help think of my uncles who volunteered for the service after fleeing a brutal regime in the Dominican Republic. They hadn't been in America long, but they were already so grateful for its opportunities that they were eager to serve.”
Thomas Perez

“Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don’t know how far we can go.”
- Bernard Malamud

“But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present.”
Nick Lampson