Veterans Quotes

Better than honor and glory, and History's iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.

Richard Watson Gilder

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.

Elmer Davis

The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.

General Dwight D Eisenhower

She mourned with a bleak blank determination, marching straight ahead with a shell-shocked vet's hollow-eyed thousand-yard stare while doing the next thing and the next.

A. Hetley

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.

Jose Narosky

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

War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each others children.

Jimmy Carter

Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.

Plautus

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower

I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full victory!

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower

No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war, by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!

Gen. George S. Patton, Jr.

As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans, and have been clear - we will work together, stand together with the Administration, but we will also question their policies when they shortchange veterans and military retirees.

Solomon Ortiz

The most persistent sound which reverberates through men's history is the beating of war drums.

Arthur Koestler

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence. It is force, and like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

George Washington

Have the courage to act instead of react.

Earlene Larson Jenks

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Updated On : November 12, 2014
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