On Veterans Day, we can raise issues that concern the whole world. Are wars necessary? Can we do something to avoid them? Can the world not come together for peace and harmony?
Here are some soul-stirring Veterans Day sayings that will pump enthusiasm into every patriot's heart. On Veterans Day, you can use these powerful sayings to remind others that greatness is born out of true passion.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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?
- Gary Hart
I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot.
- Chinese Proverb
When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.
- Lise Hand
That’s what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end.
- Dan Lipinski
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.
- Billy Graham
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
- Mark Twain
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
- George Henry Boker
Fold him in his country's stars. Roll the drum and fire the volley! What to him are all our wars, what but death bemocking folly?
- John F. Kennedy
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.
- G. K. Chesterton
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
- Thomas Dunn English
But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye.
- Mark Twain
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.
- Winston Churchill
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.
- José Narosky
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.
- Elmer Davis
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
- Joseph Campbell
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
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.