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
Devotion Heroes Day quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
We cherish too, the Poppy red That grows on fields where valor led, It seems to signal to the skies That blood of heroes never dies.
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.
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.
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
The world is always waiting for someone to save the day, make things better.
We've lost hope in politics, preachers. ... As a child of God, I just believe that Jesus is our hero, he is the one that came to save man's life, to save man's soul, to restore people back to themselves with a love that's real - an unconditional sacrificial love.
You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to any of your heroes. Become what you wish to be.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
I consider it an indispensible duty to close this last solemn act of my official life by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God and those who have the superintendence of them into his Holy keeping.
Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.
And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.
Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they've stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments.
I cherish the memories of a question my grandson asked me the other day when he said, 'Grandpa, were you a hero in the war?' Grandpa said 'No... but I served in a company of heroes.'
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.
I hope that some day scientists can be considered heroes again, instead of Paris Hilton.
My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
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.
History is moving pretty quickly these days, and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts.
We can be in our day what the heroes of faith were in their day - but remember at the time they didn't know they were heroes.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
I love milk so much! I make a point of drinking a glass of milk every day.
So now anyone who did those milk ads with the milk mustaches, they're my heroes.
You don't raise heroes, you raise sons.
And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes.
You can tell a lot about a person by who his or her heroes are.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
But Stacie Orrico was my childhood hero.
I was about 12 when I found her music. She is a contemporary Christian artist, and I can honestly tell you that I don't think I'd have a soulful voice if I didn't listen to Stacie. I wanted to sound just like her growing up, and to this day I STILL think I sound a little bit like her. But she is AMAZING!
There are new words now that excuse everybody.
Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
Heroes come in all sizes, and you don't have to be a giant hero.
You can be a very small hero. It's just as important to understand that accepting self-responsibi lity for the things you do, having good manners, caring about other people-these are heroic acts. Everybody has the choice of being a hero or not being a hero every day of their lives.
A friend of mine who used to be my boss at ESPN once was asked why sports had exploded the way it had. He said, "Because you can't go to Blockbuster and rent tonight's game." Every night is different in sports. Every day there are different heroes and villains and conversations after the game.
The sun, the hero of every day, the impersonal old man that beams as brightly on death as on birth, came up every morning.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Nearly every day on the television set the hero cop breaks into the bad guy's house and beats a confession out of him and we cheer on the cop. Propaganda smears our clear vision. It causes us to accept the diminishment of our constitutional protections as something to be lauded - after all, the cop was protecting us.
Today we are fighting Communism. Okay. If I'd been alive fifty years ago, the brand of Conservatism we have today would have been damn near called Communism and we should have been told to go and fight that. History is moving pretty quickly these days and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
You will never have this day again, so make it count.
If manners maketh the man as someone said, then he's the hero of the day.
These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc. These are the men who took the cliffs. These are the champions who helped free a continent. These are the heroes who helped end a war.
One way to remember who you are is to remember who your heroes are.
Take action. You can either be a passive victim of circumstance or you can be the active hero of your own life. Action is the antidote to apathy and cynicism and despair. You will inevitably make mistakes but at the end of your days, you will be remembered for your gallop, not for your stumble.
They are dead; but they live in each Patriot's breast, And their names are engraven on honor's bright crest.