Armed Forces Day Quotes

My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!

– Thomas Jefferson

But fame is theirs – and future days
On pillar’d brass shall tell their praise;
Shall tell – when cold neglect is dead –
“These for their country fought and bled.”

– Philip Freneau

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.

How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

– William Shakespeare

Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations, that we have forgotten, as a people, the cost of a free and undivided Republic.

– John A. Logan

For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

And each man stands with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can.

– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things that matter for a nation; the great peaks of honour we had forgotten – duty and patriotism, clad in glittering white; the great pinnacle of sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to heaven.

– David Lloyd George

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.

– Abraham Lincoln

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

– Elmer Davis

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
– Eric Hoffer

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

Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.
– G.B. Stern

No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another. Thank you.
– Author Unknown

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
– William Arthur Ward

May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!
– Daniel Webster

I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.
– William Shakespeare

My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!
– Thomas Jefferson

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
– Author Unknown

Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.
– John Dickinson