12 Memorial Day Quotes

For Memorial Day, I compiled these quotes to honor fallen soldiers.

For love of country they accepted death…  ~James A. Garfield

The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.  ~Benjamin Disraeli

And I’m proud to be an American,
where at least I know I’m free.
And I won’t forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
~Lee Greenwood

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

~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

The story of America’s quest for freedom is inscribed on her history in the blood of her patriots.  ~Randy Vader

They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.  ~Henry Ward Beecher

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

We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them.  ~Francis A. Walker

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free. ~ Ronald Reagan

Freedom is never free. ~ Anonymous

 

 

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