Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave— Elijah Muhammad
Unbelievable Remembrance Day quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow.
Green sods are all their monument; and yet it tells A nobler history than pillared piles, Or the eternal pyramids.
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.
But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye.
On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation!
The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Grief starts to become indulgent, and it doesn't serve anyone, and it's painful.
But if you transform it into remembrance, then you're magnifying the person you lost and also giving something of that person to other people, so they can experience something of that person.
I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday.
Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days.
They fell, but o'er their glorious grave Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below
I held a jewel in my fingers And went to sleep.
The day was warm, and winds were prosy; I said: "'T will keep." I woke and chid my honest fingers,— The gem was gone; And now an amethyst remembrance Is all I own.
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.
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields.
Those we love don't go away, they sit beside us every day.
They are dead; but they live in each Patriot's breast, And their names are engraven on honor's bright crest.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.
Yom HaShoah is a vital day in the Jewish calendar, providing us with a focal point for our remembrance. We cannot bring the dead back to life, but we can bring their memory back to life and ensure they are not forgotten. We can undertake in our lives to do what they were so cruelly prevented from doing in theirs.
So long as there are men, there will be wars.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it until the test comes.
Praising what is lost makes the remembrance dear
Your silent tents of green We deck with fragrant flowers;
Yours has the suffering been, The memory shall be ours.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
We shall pay any price, bear any burden, to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
They saw their injured country's woe;
The flaming town, the wasted field; Then rushed to meet the insulting foe; They took the spear, - but left the shield.
Hunting is now to most of us a game, whose relish seems based upon some mystic remembrance, in the blood, of ancient days when to hunter as well as hunted it was a matter of life and death.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
We thought: we're poor, we have nothing, but when we started losing one after the other so each day became remembrance day, we started composing poems about God's great generosity and our former riches.
One of the worst days in America's history saw some of the bravest acts in Americans' history. We'll always honor the heroes of 9/11. And here at this hallowed place, we pledge that we will never forget their sacrifice.
We who are left, how shall we look again Happily on the sun or feel the rain Without remembering how they who went Ungrudgingly and spent Their lives for us loved, too, the sun and rain?
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.
Our cheer goes back to them, the valiant dead! Laurels and roses on their graves to-day, lilies and laurels over them we lay, and violets o'er each unforgotten head.
I have one sentiment for soldiers living and dead: cheers for the living; tears for the dead.
You will never have this day again, so make it count.
Cause there ain’t no doubt I love this land, God Bless the U.S.A.
Remember the hours after Sept. 11 when we came together as one...It was the worst day we have ever seen, but it brought out the best in all of us.
With the tears a Land hath shed. Their graves should ever be green.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
Peace to each manly soul that sleepeth; Rest to each faithful eye that weepeth.