Memorial Day Quotes To Honor America’s Fallen Heroes
Memorial Day Quotes, Remembrances, & Inspirations
Honoring those who lost their lives in service.“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.” – Unknown
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy
“The brave die never, though they sleep in dust, their courage nerves a thousand living men.” – Minot J. Savage
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” – Joseph Campbell
“May we never forget freedom isn’t free.” – Unknown
“Home of the free, because of the brave.” – Unknown
“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season.
May 29, 2017 / Tara Lekatana / 0
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