“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself”

Joseph Campbell

 The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example”

Benjamin Disraeli

 “My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country”

JFK

“As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation’s wars.”

John M. McHugh

“In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy, and justice.”

Doc Hastings

“I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.”

Bob Riley

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God such men lived”

George S. Patton

“May Heaven be propitious, and smile on the cause of my country.”

Zebulon Pike

“A man’s country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.”

George William Curtis

“Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.”

Philip James Bailey

“Only the dead have seen the end of the war.”

Plato

“Soldiers themselves are reluctant to evaluate the costs of war, but someone must. That evaluation, ongoing and unadulterated by politics, maybe the one thing a country absolutely owes the soldiers who defend its borders.”

Sebastian Junger

“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”

George Orwell

“In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.”

Barack Obama

“Damn the wars but bless the soldier.“

T.L. Moffitt

 

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