Veterans Day Quotes

Veterans Day Quotes

Veterans Day Quotes, Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old veterans day quotes, Veterans Day sayings, and veterans day proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

25 Inspiring Veterans Day Quotes and Sayings to Salute Our Heroes

1. “The only war is the war you fought in. Every veteran knows that.” – Allan Keller

2. “Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”—Benjamin Franklin

3. “The most persistent sound which reverberates through men’s history is the beating of war drums.”—Arthur Koestler

4. “In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” – Jose Narosky

5. “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.”—General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

6. “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.” – George Washington

7. “Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys. Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death!”—Sun Tzu

8. “To be a veteran, one must know and determine one’s price for freedom.” – Unknown

9. “The only war is the war you fought in. Every veteran knows that.” —Allan Keller

10. “On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfil our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.” – Dan Lipinski

11. “If a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.”—Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

12. “In valour there is hope.”—Publius Cornelius Tacitus ( Veterans Day Quotes )

13. “Honor to the Soldier, and Sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honour also to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field, and serves, as he best can, the same cause —honour to him, only less than to him, who braves, for the common good, the storms of heaven and the storms of battle.”—Abraham Lincoln

14. “A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life wrote a blank check made payable to ‘The United States of America’ for an amount of ‘up to and including my life.’ That is Honor, and there are way too many people in this country who no longer understand it.” – Unknown

15. “America without her Soldiers would be like God without His angels.” ―Claudia Pemberton

16. “We sleep peaceably in our beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on our behalf.” —George Orwell

17. “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.”―Max Cleland

18. “Duty, honour, country. those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.” – Douglas Macarthur

19. “Perfect valour is to behave, without witnesses, as one would act were all the world watching.” —Francois de la Rochefoucauld

20. “Better than honour and glory, and History’s iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow men.” —Richard Watson Gilder

21. “The soldier Above all other’s pray’s for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds scars of war.” – Douglas Macarthur

22. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” —Elmer Davis

23. “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

24. “For the veteran, thank you for bravely doing what you’re called to do so we can safely do what we’re free to do.” – Unknown

25. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” —Maya Angelou

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