Memorial Day taking place on Monday, May 27, 2013 this year and with that, it’s time for some Memorial Day quotes. The following is a collection of some of the best Memorial Day quotes and sayings that you can share with your loved ones and honor those who have gone before us.
They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation. – Henry Ward Beecher
Who kept the faith and fought the fight; the glory theirs, the duty ours. –Wallace Bruce
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. – Joseph Campbell
The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree. – Thomas Campbell
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example. – Benjamin Disraeli
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, is their monument today, and for aye. – Thomas Dunn English
For love of country they accepted death… – James A. Garfield –
The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children. – William Havard
The dead soldier’s silence sings our national anthem. – Aaron Kilbourn
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity. – William Penn
On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation! – Thomas William Parsons
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men. – Minot J. Savage
We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them. –Francis A. Walker
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
Love the cartoons and the quotes. Thanks for your collection of memorial tributes!
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Excellent post for our excellent servicemen!!
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