Veterans Day Quotes and Poems

veterans day quote1Veterans Day is a national holiday honoring the men and women who have fought valiantly in all U.S wars. The Veterans Day, which is celebrated every 11th Day of November is an occasion to thank the veterans past and present. The veterans who have long stopped wearing their uniforms, but still continue to honor the country.

On November 11, many people would be searching for Veterans quotes, and messages to express their gratitude to all the people who have served in armed services. If you also support the troops presently fighting and the veterans who have fought, share, tweet and send to your friends and dear ones meaningful Veterans Day quotes.

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Veterans Day Quotes, Veterans Quotes

The following quotes are some of the most memorable and great to share on Veterans Day.

 

“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

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

“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

 

“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” – José Narosky

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“America’s veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago.”- Steve Buyer

 

“Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.” – George S. Patton

 

“Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.” – George Bernard Shaw

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” – Billy Graham

 

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

 

“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. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” —Winston Churchill

 

“We make war that we may live in peace.” – Aristotle

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“Nobody ever drowned in sweat.” – US Marines

 

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

 

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

 

“More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.” – Unknown

 

“Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

Veterans Day Quotes Thank You, Happy Veterans Day Quotes

This veteran’s day take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices of veterans who have fought bravely to make the United States the greatest nation on the world. Honor the military men and women of the past and present by sharing a quote or two that let the next generations remembers their sacrifices to the nation.

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“Freedom is never free.” -Author Unknown

 

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

 

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

 

“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

 

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

 

“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys. Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death!” – Sun Tzu

 

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

 

“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

 

“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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

Veterans Day Message

Veterans Day messages are not hard to find, especially when I have compiled some of the best messages in one place.

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The brave souls are gone, but they can never be forgotten. On Veteran’s Day, lets remember and salute their courage.

 

Today is the day to salute all those who have given up their lives for the sake of the country. Let us, in unison, promise to be responsible citizens for the betterment of our country. Have A Wonderful Happy Veteran’s Day.

 

The boys are on the streets. But the real men are on the battlefield risking their lives to save our country. Let us together wish and thank them for their sacrifices. Wish you a Happy Veteran’s Day.

 

They are not just soldiers, they are our heroes. We owe so much to them. Let us never forget to pray for them and their families. Let us never forget the sacrifices they have made for us. Wish You A Happy Veteran’s day.

 

During a war many soldiers may fall, but there is not one soldier who fails. Going out there and fighting is an achievement by itself. All our soldiers, are winners. Let us salute them. Happy Veteran’s day.

 

Keep in mind, Veterans Day is an annual celebration intended to honor and thank all the people who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

 

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Happy Veterans Day To All Americans

 

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