Honoring Memorial Day Quotes

Honoring Memorial Day Quotes by Francis Marion Crawford, Bob Marley, John F. Kennedy, Henry Ward Beecher, Richard Watson Gilder, Billy Graham and many others.

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They fell, but o’er their glorious grave Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.
Francis Marion Crawford
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Bob Marley
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
John F. Kennedy
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?
Henry Ward Beecher
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
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Billy Graham
On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation!
Thomas William Parsons
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
Elmer Davis
These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor – and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
Michael N. Castle
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
All we have of freedom All we use or know This our fathers bought for us Long and long ago
Rudyard Kipling
They are dead; but they live in each Patriot’s breast, And their names are engraven on honor’s bright crest.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Cause there ain’t no doubt I love this land, God Bless the U.S.A.
Lee Greenwood
The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.
Jeff Miller
And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
Joseph Rodman Drake
The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.
George Washington
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
Bob Riley