quote by Abraham Lincoln

Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.

— Abraham Lincoln

Astonishing Our Veterans quotations

The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,... Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don't want to do that and that's their decision.

Never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.

Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.

The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.

The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.

Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.

America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.

We owe our World War II veterans - and all our veterans - a debt we can never fully repay.

The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.

I will no longer allow my obligation as a veteran to remember those who died in the great wars to be co-opted by current or former politicians to justify our folly in Iraq, our morally dubious war on terror and our elimination of one's right to privacy.

Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.

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.

The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment.

Better than honor and glory, and History's iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.

But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye.

From the world wars of Europe to the jungles of the Far East, from the deserts of the Middle East to the African continent, and even here in our own hemisphere, our veterans have made the world a better place and America the great country we are today.

Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called.

It is essential that we provide the best possible care for our wounded and disabled veterans.

When I'm president of the United States, we're going to have a VA that cares more about our veterans than about the bureaucrats who work at the VA.

Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making.

Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers.

It's horrible to think that a small cadre of people would manipulate that information. I mean, for God's sake, we've admitted that we were experimenting on our veterans with mustard gas. So there is no security question. It can't possibly be the reason.

It is God's job to forgive Osama Bin Laden. It is our job to arrange a face to face meeting.

We, too, born to freedom, and believing in freedom, are willing to fight to maintain freedom. We, and all others who believe as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.

Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making.

Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers.

Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men

Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

You and I have a rendezvous with destiny.

We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth.

When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?

My wartime experiences developing a code that utilized the Navajo language taught how important our Navajo culture is to our country. For me that is the central lesson: that diverse cultures can make a country richer and stronger.

We need our veterans to set an example, like being the first ones there.

A veteran is entitled to a bigger paycheck, but not a special set of rules.

All of my high school male teachers were WWII and/or Korean War veterans.

They taught my brothers and me the value of service to our country and reinforced what our dad had shown us about the meaning of service.

Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Memorial Day isn't just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that's a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It's a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.

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