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Memorial Day quotes: 25 touching and sentimental sayings for Memorial Day


Memorial Day, a federal holiday celebrated in the United States, is right around the corner. And millions of Americans are getting ready to celebrate the long holiday weekend. This annual holiday, held each year on the last Monday in May, honors and pays tribute to the brave men and women in the military who gave the ultimate price for our nation.

While many Americas will attend parades, celebrations, various events and family get-togethers, others will spend the day remembering their heroic loved ones who died for our country.

Memorable Memorial Day Quotes & Sayings

  • On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation. ~ Thomas William Parsons

  • A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer. ~ Novalis

  • Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. ~ Billy Graham

  • I believe it is the nature of people to be heroes, given the chance. ~ James A. Autry

  • The hero is the man dedicated to the creation and/or defense of reality-conforming, life-promoting values. ~ Andrew Bernstein

  • A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. ~ Joseph Campbell

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

  • A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. ~ Christopher Reeve

  • A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • In valor there is hope. ~ Publius Cornelius Tacitus

  • Who kept the faith and fought the fight; the glory theirs, the duty ours. ~ Wallace Bruce

  • Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one. ~ Baltasar Gracian

  • On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation. ~ Thomas William Parsons

  • Bravery never goes out of fashion. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

  • National honor is the national property of the highest value. ~ James Monroe

  • So as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants. ~ Publius Cornelius Tacitus

  • If our country is worth dying for in time of war, let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace. ~ Hamilton Fish

  • It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle. ~ Norman Schwarzkopf

  • Where liberty dwells, there is my country. ~ Benjamin Franklin

  • If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag. ~ Unknown

  • For the love of country they accepted death. ~ James A. Garfield

  • The dead soldier’s silence sings our national anthem. ~ Aaron Kilbourn

  • We come not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them. ~ Francis A. Walker

  • Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~ Unknown

  • My patriotic heart beats red, white and blue. ~ Unknown

Sources:

Quote Garden. Memorial Day Quotes

Think Exist. Quotes for Memorial Day

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