Veterans Day Quotes [24 Quotes To Say Thank You To Our Military]

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Veterans Day Quotes _Veterans Day is a legal U.S. holiday dedicated to U.S. veterans in all wars, and 2019 Veterans Day happens on Monday, November 1. In 1918, on November 11, an armistice or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied States and Germany during World War I, then called “the Great War”.

Celebrated in many countries as the Armistice Day next year, November 11 became a federal holiday in the United States in 1938. After the aftermath of World War II and the Korean War, the Armistice Day was called Veterans Day.

We hope the following 24 veterans day quotes will help us keep these men and women in our thoughts and prayers not only on Nov. 11 but the other 364 days of the year. Enjoy!

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  1. With great pride and honor, we salute our heroes of past and present – the Veterans! Happy Veterans Day!Veterans Day Quotes
  2. “Our Veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called.”__Bill Shuster
  3. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”__Joseph Campbell
  4. It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived. __George S. Patton
  5. Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. __Douglas MacArthur
  6. True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.__Arthur Ashe
  7. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”__John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  8. Caring for veterans shouldn’t be a partisan issue. It should an American one. – Jennifer GranholmVeterans Day Quotes
  9. “Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.” – Charles B. Rangel
  10. “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
  11. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” —Maya Angelou
  12. Our veteran’s not only sacrificed their lives for their families but also for their friends and even to their enemies. We owe them a lot.
  13. It is not about the one who is seated as President nor the other powerful ones but actually for the people, the country that the veterans promised to serve.
  14. We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. ~Cynthia Ozick
  15. 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
  16. Terrorism, and Congress’ action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols. – Bill Shuster
  17. Caring for veterans shouldn’t be a partisan issue. It should an American one. – Jennifer Granholm
  18. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” -Elmer Davis
  19. “But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye.” -Thomas Dunn English
  20. With our hearts filled with gratitude and eyes filled with tears, we thank all you brave men and women who sacrificed so much, so that we could have a better life and a country to call home. Thank you so much. Happy Veteran’s day.
  21. We are the “Land of the free” because of the bravery of our men and women who fought the battle for our liberty. With sincere gratitude and pride, we salute you and wish you a Happy Veterans Day!
  22. Your valiance, loyalty, and sacrifice for this nation will never be forgotten. Wishing you a Happy Veterans Day!
  23. Dearest son, your courage and patriotism brings great pride and honor to our family. I wish you a very happy Veterans Day!
  24. Each and every member of the armed services has contributed to our nation’s freedom and liberty. With pride and gratitude we salute the brave men and women who risked their lives to protect us. Happy Veterans Day!

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