Quotes and Sayings for Memorial Day 2018

Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.  ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.  ~ George S. Patton

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.  ~ Winston Churchill

Words are even more feeble on this Memorial Day for the sight before us is that of a strong and good nation that stands in silence and remembers those who were loved and who in return loved their countrymen enough to die for them.  ~ Ronald Reagan

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.  ~ John F. Kennedy

Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.  ~ Harry S. Truman

Throughout the course of American history, courageous men and women have taken up arms to secure, defend, and maintain these core principles upon which our nation's freedoms depend.  ~ George Bush

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

We owe this freedom of choice and action to those men and women in uniform who have served this nation and its interests in time of need. In particular, we are forever indebted to those who have given their lives that we might be free.  ~ Ronald Reagan

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.  ~ Elmer Davis

The next generation must never forget the service, sacrifice and commitment of those who enable us to live in the greatest nation the world has ever known  that is the essence of Memorial Day.  Lt. Col. Allen B. West

We cherish, too, the poppy red. That grows on fields where valor led; It seems to signal to the skies that blood of heroes never dies.  Moina Michael

137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed – it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.  Doc Hastings

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.  John 14:27


"62 Best Memorial Day Quotes and Sayings," Askideas.com, (2018).

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