It takes courage for a soldier to risk life and limb for his or her country. The least we civilians can do is to honor these heroes. That is the basis of the Veterans Day celebration. Venerate these great men and women with words of appreciation. The edifice of our society stands on the martyrdom of these selfless souls. These Veteran Day quotes remind inspire us to uphold the tradition of liberty, fraternity, and equality.
“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys. Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death!” – Sun Tzu
“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”- Elmer Davis
“Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.” – Carol Lynn Pearson
“Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
“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
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. – Joseph Campbell