“The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage.”

– Thucydides

“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it… it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”

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“A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.”

– Hercules

“Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.”

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans, and have been clear – we will work together, stand together with the Administration, but we will also question their policies when they shortchange veterans and military retirees.”

Solomon Ortiz

“The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.”

George Eliot

“When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.”

Napoleon Bonaparte

“A few honest men are better than numbers.”

Oliver Cromwell

“Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

“Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.”

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth.”

Henrik Ibsen

“We owe our World War II veterans – and all our veterans – a debt we can never fully repay.”

Doc Hastings

“Courage in danger is half the battle.”

Plautus

“I am not a hero but the brave men who died deserved this honor.”

Ira Hayes

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.”

Arthur Ashe

“When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death – that is heroism.”

Robert Green Ingersoll

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