Memorial Day

Anyone who knows me, or perhaps has read my Ex Ops Series, knows that I love quotes. Today, I give you some of my favorites to honor those who gave their ALL so we could enjoy our freedoms. #HonorTheFallen #MemorialDay

“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.” – Unknown

“Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory there would be no civilization, no future.” – Elie Wiesel

“For love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.” – James A. Garfield

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.” – Gen. Douglas MacArthur

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God such men lived.” – George S. Patton

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” – Joseph Campbell

“Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” – G.K. Chesterton

“Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay.” – Barack Obama

“America without her soldiers would be like God without His angels.” – Claudia Pemberton

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” – James Allen

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