Remembering Our Veterans on Memorial Day

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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

  7 comments for “Remembering Our Veterans on Memorial Day

  1. May 27, 2013 at 2:58 pm

    Love the cartoons and the quotes. Thanks for your collection of memorial tributes!


  2. May 28, 2013 at 1:52 am

    Thanks for stopping in to Soul Gatherings. Your blog looks wonderful – stories about the triumph of the human spirit and our interconnectedness. Thank you!


    • May 28, 2013 at 1:56 am

      Thank you very much for your kind words. Keep up the good work with your site! Have a great day!


  3. May 29, 2018 at 5:47 am

    Excellent post for our excellent servicemen!!

    Liked by 1 person

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