Veterans Day Greetings 2017: Veterans of battle have hurled grenades and bombs and shot bullets. They have defended their brothers in arms and occasionally watched them fall into the firepower of the enemy. They’ve gone onto the battle, in fighter planes and bombers, on boats and submarines ready to give the last full measure of devotion.
A number of those famed Veterans Day quotations will bring a tear to your eyes. Cherish these words of inspiration and if you know a veteran, let me or her know just how much you love their devotion to their own country.
“… We can’t dedicate — we can’t consecrate — we can’t hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract.”
“The battle, sir, isn’t to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.”
“From time to time, the tree of liberty should be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.”
Awesome Veterans Day Quotes
“A child who doesn’t have what it takes to perform military service isn’t very likely to have what is necessary to earn a living.”
“The object of war isn’t to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.”
“The willingness with which our young men and women are most likely to function in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive veterans of ancient wars were treated and appreciated by our state.”
“At the start of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned”
“My heroes are people who risk their lives each day to secure our planet and make it a much better location –police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.”
“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they’ll follow you into the deepest valleys. Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they’ll stand by you even unto death!”
Veterans Day 2017 Greetings
“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our appreciation”
“Neither a smart man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to await the train of the future to run over him.”
“The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage.”
“Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. This means a strong desire to live taking the kind of willingness to die.”
Veterans Day wishes 2017
“Valor is stability, not of arms and legs, but of courage and the soul.”
“As any war veteran will say, there’s a huge difference between getting ready for battle and really facing conflict for the very first time.”
“Without heroes, we are all plain people and do not understand how far we could go.”
“Heroes take journeys, confront dragons and find the treasure of their true selves.”
“I feel it’s the character of people to become heroes, given the opportunity.”
They deserve the exact same devotion in the grateful nation daily, but one day — Veterans Day — is set apart especially to show that admiration. For more Veterans Day Greetings and Veterans Day Quotes stay tuned with us.