We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.— Cynthia Ozick
Wonderful Armistice Day quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask: "Mother, what was war?"
But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Armistice Day has become Veterans' Day.
Armistice Day was sacred. Veterans' Day is not. So I will throw Veterans' Day over my shoulder. Armistice Day I will keep. I don't want to throw away any sacred things. What else is sacred? Oh, Romeo and Juliet, for instance. And all music is.
When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?
Lord, bid war's trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Armistice Day has become Veterans' Day. Armistice Day was sacred. Veterans' Day is not.
Valentine's Day is like Armistice Day - you declare a truce.
To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country's service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations.