Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.— Harry S. Truman
Surprising Fallen Hero quotations
If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
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.
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
We're all flawed heroes. Responsibility is power. Take responsibility for the consequences of your actions, and the world is yours. Everything is a choice.
We invoke the sacrifices of our fallen heroes in the abstract, but we seldom take time to thank them individually.
These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
The future lies before you, like a field of fallen snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.
Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.
The modern patriotism, the true patriotism, the only rational patriotism is loyalty to the Nation all the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it.
They are dead; but they live in each Patriot's breast, And their names are engraven on honor's bright crest.
All the best heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary.
Our nation honors its unbroken line of fallen heroes - and I see many of them in the audience here today.
I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free.
The title of hero is bestowed by the survivors upon the fallen, who themselves know nothing of heroism.
If you are not the hero of your own story, then you're missing the whole point of your humanity.
They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.
I know the game wasn't a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times.
It's very difficult to talk about the war dead and the fallen without invoking valor, without invoking the words 'heroes.' I feel ... uncomfortable about the word hero because it seems to me that it is so rhetorically proximate to justifications for more war.
The Key is, no matter what story you tell, make the buyer the hero.
As we continue to fight the War on Terror, it is imperative that we protect America's fallen heroes by ensuring that they are treated with respect, while being laid to rest.
To those of you mourn the loss of a loved one today, my heart goes out to you.
We remember that the blessings that we enjoy as Americans came at a dear cost. Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we cannot ever fully repay. But we can honor their sacrifice, and we must. We must honor it in our own lives by holding their memories close to our hearts, and heeding the example they set.