Memorial Day Weekend Quotes

Memorial Day Weekend Quotes by Henry Ward Beecher, Joseph Rodman Drake, Richard Watson Gilder, Joseph Campbell, John F. Kennedy, Thomas Moore and many others.

They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.

They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.
Henry Ward Beecher
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
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
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
Joseph Campbell
We shall pay any price, bear any burden, to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
John F. Kennedy
Peace to each manly soul that sleepeth; Rest to each faithful eye that weepeth.
Thomas Moore
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
Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations that we have forgotten, as a people, the cost of a free and undivided republic.
John A. Logan
137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed – it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.
Doc Hastings
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Nathan Hale
“Dead upon the field of glory,”
Hero fit for song and story.
John R. Thompson
I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free.
Lee Greenwood
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
Three times a year, theres Strategicon convention, and I go for the board games. It happens Presidents Day, Labor Day, and Memorial Day weekends. You go and take a look at the new board games and meet a couple of board game designers, and you can check out games you dont own from the library and then return them.
Rich Sommer
On Memorial Day, I don’t want to only remember the combatants. There were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live.
Eric Burdon
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
George S. Patton
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Maya Angelou