46 Best Veterans Day Quotes On Success In Life

These veterans day quotes will inspire you. Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, who are people who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging veterans day quotes, veterans day sayings, and veterans day proverbs.

Inspirational Veterans Day Quotes

  1. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” ~ Maya Angelou
  2. “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.” ~ Dan Lipinski
  3. “The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” ~ Jeff Miller
  4. “Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.” ~ Michel de Montaigne

  5. “Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.” ~ George S. Patton
  6. “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
  7. “History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  8. “There never was a good war or a bad revolution.” ~ Edward Abbey

  9. “Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  10. “My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place – police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.” ~ Sidney Sheldon
  11. “In 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
  12. “It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.” ~ Zell Miller

  13. “I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask: “Mother, what was war?”” ~ Eve Merriam
  14. “Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  15. “The most persistent sound which reverberates through man’s history is the beating of war drums.” ~ Arthur Koestler
  16. “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  17. “America’s veterans embody the ideals upon which America was founded more than 229 years ago.” ~ Steve Buyer

  18. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  19. “Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  20. “Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  21. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” ~ Elmer Davis

  22. “America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.” ~ John Doolittle
  23. “Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  24. “We can’t equate spending on veterans with spending on defense. Our strength is not just in the size of our defense budget, but in the size of our hearts, in the size of our gratitude for their sacrifice. And that’s not just measured in words or gestures.” ~ Jennifer Granholm
  25. “Have the courage to act instead of react.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

  26. “America’s veterans deserve the very best health care because they’ve earned it.” ~ Jim Ramstad
  27. “When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?” ~ George Canning
  28. “I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.” ~ Douglas MacArthur
  29. “Those who cannot bravely face danger are the slaves of their attackers.” ~ Aristotle

  30. “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” ~ Billy Graham
  31. “The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.” ~ George Washington
  32. “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
  33. “It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.” ~ Dick Cheney

  34. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  35. “The most certain way of ensuring victory is to march briskly and in good order against the enemy, always endeavoring to gain ground.” ~ Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
  36. “Unless one says goodbye to what one loves, and unless one travels to completely new territories, one can expect merely a long wearing away of oneself and an eventual extinction.” ~ Jean Dubuffet
  37. “We make war that we may live in peace.” ~ Aristotle

  38. “The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.” ~ Robert H. Schuller
  39. “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
  40. “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
  41. “Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men” ~ George S. Patton

  42. “Thank you for the sacrifices you and your families are making. Our Vietnam Veterans have taught us that no matter what are positions may be on policy, as Americans and patriots, we must support all of our soldiers with our thoughts and our prayers.” ~ Zach Wamp , Veterans Day quotes sacrifices
  43. “Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look upon them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.” ~ Sun Tzu
  44. “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” ~ Ronald Reagan

  45. “But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument today, and for aye.” ~ Thomas Dunn English
  46. “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

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