War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing he cares about more than his personal safety; is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
The most persistent sound which reverberates through men's history is the beating of war drums.
I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, "Mother, what was war?
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
These are the times that try men's souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it Now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Nobody ever drowned in sweat.
Either war is obsolete or men are.
Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it.
Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men.
Have the courage to act instead of react.
As we expres our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation isnot to utter words, but to live by them.
We are dealing with veterans, not procedures; with their problems, not ours.
One of the most important things the United States did in the aftermath of World War II was to help returning veterans with housing. In 1945, in my home state of Oregon, we established the Veterans Home Loan Program, which for over 60 years has provided more than 300,000 loans. This has changed the lives of Oregon veterans and revitalized communities.
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