As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.
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.
In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.
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 willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look upon them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.
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.
The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.
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.
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.
Better than honor and glory, and History's iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.