Memorial Day Quotes

That’s what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end.
– Lise Hand

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
– Arthur Ashe

Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave.
– Muhammad

Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.
– Daniel Webster

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
– Arthur Ashe

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
– Thucydides

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

Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave.
– Muhammad

And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.
– Lee Greenwood

In valor there is hope.
– Publius Cornelius Tacitus

The memory of joy is no longer joy; the memory of pain is pain still.
– Lord Byron

The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
– Minot J. Savage

Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead!There’s none of these so lonely and poor of old, But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold.
– Rupert Brooke

And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.
– Joseph Drake

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

The hero is the man dedicated to the creation and / or defense of reality conforming, life promoting values.
– Andrew Bernstein

Green sods are all their monuments; and yet it tells A nobler history than pillared piles, Or the eternal pyramids.
– James Gates Percival

True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world.
– Fran├žois

It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
– Norman Schwarzkopf

They are dead; but they live in each Patriot’s breast,And their names are engraven on honor’s bright crest.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow