Thank You Veteran Quotes

Thank You Veteran Quotes by Eve Merriam, Bernard Malamud, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Carl Sandburg, Winston Churchill, George Washington and many others.

I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask:

I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask: “Mother, what was war?”
Eve Merriam
Without heroes, we are all plain people and don’t know how far we can go.
Bernard Malamud
Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it until the test comes.
Carl Sandburg
Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never — in nothing, great or small, large or petty — never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Winston Churchill
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
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
The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment.
Judd Gregg
We are not retreating – we are advancing in another direction.
Douglas MacArthur
The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.
Jeff Miller
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Billy Graham
It is unacceptable that disabled veterans in Illinois rank at the bottom of the list when it comes to disability pay. We owe our disabled veterans more than speeches, parades and monuments.
Dick Durbin
Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Winston Churchill
When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?
George Canning
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
Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called.
Bill Shuster
You’d have to go a long way to find someone who was more proud and grateful for what our veterans have done for all of us.
Jim Davis