Veterans Day 2009 Quotes: 25 million living veterans

veterans day quotes 289x300 Veterans Day 2009 Quotes: 25 million living veteransVeterans Day is an annual American holiday honoring military veterans. Both a federal holiday and a state holiday in all states, it is usually observed on November 11.

It is both a federal and a state holiday. The holiday is celebrated on the same day as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in other countries. These holidays are all

This is the day seen as the end of World War I. The first World War ended on November 11, 1918.

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

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Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul. –Michel de Montaigne

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As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. –John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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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, Notebook, 1935

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

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“Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a solder dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.” Otto Von Bismark.

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brianna O'Neill November 11, 2009 at 11:18 pm

I thank you for fighting for our country

haylee November 11, 2009 at 11:23 pm

*hey i think you are the BEST because you gave your life for us !!! you are very brave also!!!* i know you probley miss your family very much. i have some friend that there dad is in the war i feel so sorry for them knowing that he could just die anytime !!! so ever iam writeing 2 you are the best !!!

Ryan Ortiz November 12, 2009 at 5:45 am

i think every body should be honored thank you

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