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Veterans Day is a day to respect the individuals who served who have the fortune of returning home. We ought to respect America’s veterans every day of the year. November 11th is a national day to perceive the penances of our country’s saints. Here are some enthusiastic Veterans Day Quotes to help say thank you to our America’s military, over a wide span of time.

Veterans Day Quotes

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

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. ~ Douglas MacArthur

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

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. ~ Douglas MacArthur

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. ~ Alexander Hamilton

The only thing that makes battle psychologically tolerable is the brotherhood among soldiers. You need each other to get by. ~ Sebastian Junger

The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment. ~ Judd Gregg

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfil our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free. ~ Dan Lipinski

But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present. ~ Nick Lampson

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

Honour to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honour, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause. ~ Abraham Lincoln

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

America’s veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago. ~ Steve Buyer

The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. ~ Patrick Henry

In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it ~ Barack Obama

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfil our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free. ~ Dan Lipinski

My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place — police, firefighters, and members of our armed forces. ~ Sidney Sheldon

The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude. ~ Jeff Miller

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.~ Cynthia Ozick

America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.  ~ John Doolittle

American without her soldiers would be like God without his angels. ~ Claudia Pemberton

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

In valour there is hope. ~ Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Better than honour and glory, and History’s iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men. ~ Richard Watson Gilder

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! ~ Maya Angelou

The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. ~ Thucydides

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

Honouring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day. ~ Charles B. Rangel

Never was so much owed by so many to so few ~ Winston Churchill

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

Soldiers, when committed to a task, can’t compromise. It’s unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it’s been done.~ John Keegan

 The valour and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect. ~ Bill Frist

I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me. ~ Giuseppe Garibaldi

Because all of us believe and understand in the fabric of the common bond of why we call ourselves American is to care for the men and women who wear the uniform; and when they take off the uniform, we care for them when they are veterans. ~ Steve Buyer

Every soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole. ~ Bernard Law Montgomery

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

Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon. ~ Horatio Nelson

While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honouring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms. ~ Randy Neugebauer

 I go where the sound of thunder is. ~ Alfred M. Gray

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

We owe our World War II veterans – and all our veterans – a debt we can never fully repay. ~ Doc Hastings

The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them because they’re protecting us. ~ Tom Clancy

Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments, and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought. ~ Henry Waxman

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfil another. ~ George Eliot

In war, the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one. ~ H. L. Mencken

It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle. ~ Norman Schwarzkopf

A few honest men are better than numbers. ~ Oliver Cromwell

Spending time with America’s soldiers is always inspiring. ~ John Boehner

America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world. ~ John Doolittle

The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.~ Charles Spurgeon

 I’m trying to raise the awareness of the troops that, when they deploy and go to war, it’s not just them at war – it’s also their family. Their family is having to go through all the hardships and the stresses. ~ Chris Kyle

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honour scorns to compromise with death – that is heroism. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

The thing is this: You got to have fun while you’re fightin’ for freedom, ’cause you don’t always win. ~ Molly Ivins

Well, look at what people are doing for returned veterans now. The wounded warriors. They’re working hard to make the wounded veterans feel that they are loved and welcomed home, unlike Vietnam. It was not a very kind, gentle world then. I think we are kinder and gentler. ~ Barbara Bush

Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth. ~ Henrik Ibsen

Honouring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day. ~ Charles B. Rangel

I am not a hero but the brave men who died deserved this honour. ~ Ira Hayes

Tragically, the effort to make America and the world safer and to defend freedom around the world is not without an enormous cost to this Nation in terms primarily of lost lives and those who bear the scars and the wounds of war, and their families who must bear these losses. ~  John Warner

Courage in danger is half the battle. ~ Plautus Courage

Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world. ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 America’s trying to do the best for its veterans.~ R. Lee Ermey

Our soldiers have nobly fought to protect freedom since our country’s birth, and have fought to protect those that could not protect themselves, even in foreign lands when called upon. ~ John Linder

Freedom Country Soldiers Birth The precondition to freedom is security. ~ Rand Beers 

Top 10 VETERANS DAY QUOTES

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

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. ~ Douglas MacArthur

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. ~ Douglas MacArthur

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

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. ~ Alexander Hamilton

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

The only thing that makes battle psychologically tolerable is the brotherhood among soldiers. You need each other to get by. ~ Sebastian Junger

The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment. ~ Judd Gregg

But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present. ~ Nick Lampson

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfil our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free. ~ Dan Lipinski

Veterans Day Sayings

To all who have put their lives on the line in defence of the flat, thank you.

To our men and women in uniform, past, present, and future, God bless you and thank you.

For the veteran, thank you for bravely doing what you’re called to do so we can safely do what we’re free to do.

America must never forget your sacrifices.

 

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

To those in uniform serving today and to those who have served in the past, we honour you today and every day.

Home of the free because of the brave.

If you want to thank a soldier, be the kind of American worth fighting for.

Freedom is never free.

For your bravery, hard work, and dedication to our country, we thank you.