quote by Gene Wilder

So shines a good deed... in a weary world.

— Gene Wilder

Empowering Veteran quotations

If you can't afford to take care of your #‎ veterans , then don't go to war.

I want you to know, that you deserve the best. You're beautiful.

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 true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

As a 22-year Army Veteran who served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and as a Civilian Advisor to the Afghan Army in Operation Enduring Freedom, I understand both the gravity of giving the order, and the challenge of carrying it out.

Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers.

It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth.

Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers.

It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth.

By interviewing at least one veteran, you can preserve memories that otherwise might be lost. My uncle was a downed fighter pilot and P.O.W. in World War II, and I am looking forward to recording his story for inclusion in the project.

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.

War is organized murder, and nothing else.

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.

In valor there is hope.

Once over there [Balkans], I felt extremely patriotic.

Here are these people, from 18-year-olds to military veterans, enduring real duress for the cause of peace. I don't ever want to play for a regular audience again, only military folks who are starving for music.

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.

Within the soul of each Vietnam veteran there is probably something that says "Bad war, good soldier." Only now are Americans beginning to separate the war from the warrior.

Casualties many; Percentage of dead not known; Combat efficiency; we are winning.

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

But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics.

Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.

In Flanders fields the poppies blow.

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.

Madison Square Garden, November 1984.

I don't recall taking too much fear into the ring. I knew I could fight. But I got a big shock. They put me in with this rough, tough veteran called Lionel Byarm. He tested me to the limit. But I fought my heart out and, in the end, I prevailed. The story of my life, in my very first fight.

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.

Some of the money going to the rookies can now be spent on people who have proved their worth. After all, the average playing life of a pro football player is about eight years and it is only fitting that the veterans get something for their efforts.

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

I'm going to fight my way out, I'm going to take all my equipment and all my wounded and as many dead as I can. If we can't get out this way, this Division will never fight as a unit again.

I won’t stop fighting to give Nevadans access to affordable health care just because my husband is a doctor, just like I won’t stop standing up for veterans because my father served in World War II.

Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club.

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

Any soldier worth his salt should be antiwar. And still there are things worth fighting for.

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.

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