Memorial Day Quotes
It is traditional to fly the flag of the United States at half mast from dawn until noon. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who have died in military service. Many volunteers place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries. Memorial Day is combined with Jefferson Davis' Birthday in Mississippi.
Memorial Day has become less of an occasion of remembrance. Many people choose to hold picnics, sports events and family gatherings on this weekend. This day is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season for cultural events. For the fashion conscious, it is seen as acceptable to wear white clothing, particularly shoes from Memorial Day until Labor Day. However, fewer and fewer people follow this rule and many wear white clothing throughout the year.
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you
Ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy
On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation! ~Thomas William Parsons
Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored. ~Daniel Webster
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
Green sods are all their monuments; and yet it tells
A nobler history than pillared piles,
Or the eternal pyramids.
~James Gates Percival
Is't death to fall for Freedom's right?
He's dead alone who lacks her light!
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! ~Maya Angelou
They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.
Henry Ward Beecher
With the tears a Land hath shed
Their graves should ever be green.
~Thomas Bailey Aldrich
The hero dead cannot expire:
The dead still play their part.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~From a headstone in Ireland
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust:
Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
~Minot J. Savage
Are they dead that yet speak louder than we can speak, and a more universal language? Are they dead that yet act? Are they dead that yet move upon society and inspire the people with nobler motives and more heroic patriotism? ~Henry Ward Beecher
Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield)
Fold him in his country's stars.
Roll the drum and fire the volley!
What to him are all our wars,
What but death bemocking folly?
~George Henry Boker
For love of country they accepted death.
James A. Garfield
The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children.
The dead soldier’s silence sings our national anthem.
Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead!
There's none of these so lonely and poor of old,
But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold.
The Flag still floats unblotted with defeat!
But ah the blood that keeps its ripples red,
The starry lives that keep its field alight.
We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them.
Francis A. Walker
And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
Joseph Rodman Drake
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave.
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.
Dead upon the field of glory, Hero fit for song and story.
John Randolph Thompson
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.
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.
They fell, but o’er their glorious grave. Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.
Francis Marion Crawford
They are dead; but they live in each Patriot’s breast, And their names are engraven on honor’s bright crest.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
John F. Kennedy
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