A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
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.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours.
The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.
They fell, but o'er their glorious grave Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.
Your silent tents of green
We deck with fragrant flowers;
Yours has the suffering been,
The memory shall be ours.
On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation!
I have one sentiment for soldiers living and dead: cheers for the
living; tears for the dead.
Peace to each manly soul that sleepeth; Rest to each faithful eye that weepeth.
And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree.
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
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.
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.
Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
And each man stands with his face in the light. Of his own drawn sword, ready to do what a hero can.
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