Veteran’s Day 2018 is finally here on the date of November 11th. Veteran’s Day is an official United States of America Public Holiday and it is celebrated as a tribute to military veterans who have served their country in the Armed Forces. It is celebrated alongside other holidays like Remembrance Day and Armistice Day. President Woodrow Wilson in the year 1919 marked the end of the First World War. The Remembrance Day and Armistice Day are celebrated all over the Commonwealth of Nations. This day is also the anniversary of the agreement singing which had ended World War 2 finally after so many atrocities and deadly acts of human violence. This day is the time when all people pay their respects to the ones who sacrificed their lives for a better future. This is that one day when all Americans stand united to pay their respects to the Veterans who had sacrificed their lives for us.
There are many parades and special functions all over the country to commemorate the contribution of the soldiers and their sacrifices. Soldiers both old and new march down city streets and the National Flags hang all around homes and businesses and even on cars, trucks and other vehicles. All of these ceremonies are done to remember those who dutifully served their country. Its mostly known now as the Veteran’s Day but was earlier known as the Remembrance Day. There are currently more than 21 million Veterans in the United States and Veterans are the men and women who have served active duty in any branch of the United States Armed Forces in War Times or Peace Times.
Every Year on November 11’th, the citizens of United States pay their respects to the veterans who have earlier served their country. A day when everyone honors the military veterans and thank them for their service by arranging different types of sing ceremonies and different types of festive parades. It is a very proud day for anyone who has served their precious nation during peace and war times.
Here are Veteran’s Day Quotes and Sayings for you to share with your family and friends over different types of social media. These have been curated from different places and websites for you to share with your friends. Please don’t forget to share these with your loved ones.
“The most persistent sound which reverberates through men’s history is the beating of war drums.” Arthur Koestler
“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys. Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death!”-Sun Tzu
“Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.”-Abraham Lincoln
“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
Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.
It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present.
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.
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
I am not a hero but the brave men who died deserved this honor.
America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.
The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment.
While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.
We owe our World War II veterans – and all our veterans – a debt we can never fully repay.
Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.
Our soldiers have nobly fought to protect freedom since our country’s birth, and have fought to protect those that could not protect themselves, even in foreign lands when called upon.
Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death – that is heroism.
I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me.
I go where the sound of thunder is.
Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.
Soldiers, when committed to a task, can’t compromise. It’s unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it’s been done.
A time to honor and salute the members of the Armed Forces and all of this had begun in a railroad car, with a document to end the world war and all other wars from then on. World War 2 was known as The Great War, which had claimed a lot of lives and destroyed the lives of much more. Millions were killed and wounded and their families were left with no hope. Germany was losing and so they agreed to surrender their arms and finally sign an Armistice. A year later the American President ordered to observe a minute of silence every year on this day at that hour, to honor the great sacrifices of all the soldiers and other people who fought for their countries.
Veterans represent around 6.5% of the total American Population and more than 2 Million are Women. Around 1% of American Women and 12% of American Men are Veterans. Around 16.1 Million Living Veterans have at least served during the war and 5.2 million have served during Peace Times. To Learn more please visit here.
Here are some more Veterans Day Quotes for you to Share with Family and Friends –
The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them because they’re protecting us.
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”-Campbell
On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free. – D. Lipinski
The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment. Judd Gregg
I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot: – GARY HART
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die –K. Chesterton
The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war: – VIJAYA LAKSHMI PANDIT
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come: –WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
To show our appreciation and acknowledgment of the sacrifices and contributions made by all those who served honorably in the military, here are 24 triumphant happy Veterans Day quotes.
To rejoice and give respect to this holiday, we’ve amassed some of the best Respect Veterans quotes through history by veterans and for veterans:
I regret that I have but one life to give for my country – Hale
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. –Ronald Reagan
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” – Billy Graham
At the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot: – Mark Twain, Notebook, 1935
“What a cruel thing is war: to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world.” –Gen. Robert E. Lee
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die: – G.K. Chesterton