How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world. – William Shakespeare – Veterans Day Quotes

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! -Maya Angelou – Veterans Day Quotes

Freedom is never free. -Author Unknown – Veterans Day Quotes

But fame is theirs – and future days; On pillar’d brass shall tell their praise; Shall tell – when cold neglect is dead – “These for their country fought and bled.“ – Philip Freneau – Veterans Day Quotes

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die. – G.K. Chesterton – Veterans Day Quotes

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. -Elmer Davis – Veterans Day Quotes

When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them. – Chinese Proverb – Veterans Day Quotes

But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye. -Thomas Dunn English – Veterans Day Quotes

Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace.- Oliver Wendell Holmes – Veterans Day Quotes

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 – Veterans Day Quotes

She mourned with a bleak blank determination, marching straight ahead with a shell-shocked vet’s hollow-eyed thousand-yard stare while doing the next thing and the next. – James A. Hetley – Veterans Day Quotes

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul. – Michel de Montaigne – Veterans Day Quotes

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.- Jose Narosky – Veterans Day Quotes

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.- Cynthia Ozick – Veterans Day Quotes

The most persistent sound which reverberates through men’s history is the beating of war drums.- Arthur Koestler – Veterans Day Quotes

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. – Joseph Campbell – Veterans Day Quotes

When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?- George Canning – Veterans Day Quotes

The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war. -Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit – Veterans Day Quotes

The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his. – George Patton – Veterans Day Quotes

I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, ‘Mother, what was war?’-Eve Merriam – Veterans Day Quotes

Nurture your minds with great thoughts, to believe in the heroic makes heroes.  – Benjamin Disraeli – Veterans Day Quotes

I believe it is the nature of people to be heroes, given the chance. – James A. Autry – Veterans Day Quotes

Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves. – Carol Lynn Pearson – Veterans Day Quotes

Without heroes, we are all plain people, and don’t know how far we can go. – Bernard Malamud – Veterans Day Quotes

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 – Veterans Day Quotes

In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. – Mark Twain – Veterans Day Quotes