Thursday, May 12, 2005

Veterans Day Quotes (Armistice Day)

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 Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.  ~Michel de Montaigne I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, "Mother, what was war?"  ~Eve Merriam We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.  ~Cynthia Ozick Lord, bid war's trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!  ~Maya Angelou When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.  ~Chinese Proverb The most persistent sound which reverberates through men's history is the beating of war drums.  ~Arthur Koestler, Janus: A Summing Up The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.  ~Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Courage is almost a contradiction in terms.  It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.  ~G.K. Chesterton In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hate

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