Armed Forces Day Quotes - Page 2

He loves his country best who strives to make it best.
– Robert G. Ingersoll

Where liberty dwells, there is my country.
– Benjamin Franklin

We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.
– Cynthia Ozick

For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?
– George Canning

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

The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.
– Thomas Campbell

Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease;Fold the whole earth in peace.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
– Maya Angelou

Freedom is never free.
– Author Unknown

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

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
– Author unknown

Having grown up in a military family, I know that politics should have no role in determining who is best qualified to lead our armed forces.
– Ron Barber

I can’t find a person without some link to the armed forces!
– Robyn Carr

It is a significant gamble to assume that troops in our U.K. Armed Forces would volunteer for a Scottish Defence Force.
– Philip Hammond

The U.S. Armed Forces are the best trained, best equipped fighting forces in the world.
– Jim Walsh

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

Word to the Nation: Guard zealously your right to serve in the Armed Forces, for without them, there will be no other rights to guard.
– John F. Kennedy

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