17 Memorial Day Quotes That Honor Our Fallen Heroes

They should never be forgotten.

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Remember the service members who gave their lives for their country with these heartfelt tributes.

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george s patton memorial day quote
Betsy Farrell
George S. Patton

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God such men lived.

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eleanor roosevelt memorial day quote
Betsy Farrell
Eleanor Roosevelt

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility.

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joseph campbell quote
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Joseph Campbell

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

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calvin coolidge quote
Betsy Farrell
Calvin Coolidge

Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.

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barack obama quote
Betsy Farrell
Barack Obama

Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay.

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nathan hale quote
Betsy Farrell
Nathan Hale

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.

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maya angelou quote
Betsy Farrell
Maya Angelou

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

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bob dylan quote
Betsy Farrell
Bob Dylan

A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.

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john f. kennedy quote
Betsy Farrell
John F. Kennedy

Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.

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daniel webster quote
Betsy Farrell
Daniel Webster

Their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.

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aristotle quote
Betsy Farrell
Aristotle

You will never do anything in this world without courage.

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henry wadsworth longfellow quote
Betsy Farrell
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Yours has the suffering been, the memory shall be ours.

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mitch albom quote
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Mitch Albom

Sharing tales of those we've lost is how we keep from really losing them.

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herbert hoover quote
Betsy Farrell
Herbert Hoover

Here men endured that a nation might live.

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fdr quote
Betsy Farrell
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.

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james garfield quote
Betsy Farrell
James A. Garfield

For love of country they accepted death.

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mark twain quote
Betsy Farrell
Mark Twain

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time.

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