Quotable Sunday - In Honor of Veterans Day

Sunday, November 8, 2009




It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. ~Author unknown, sometimes attributed to M. Grundler


In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. ~José Narosky
When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep? ~George Canning


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



This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~Elmer Davis


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


Freedom is never free. ~Author Unknown


I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot. ~Gary Hart

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. ~Author unknown

Lord, bid war's trumpet cease;
Fold the whole earth in peace.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes

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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LT said...

All great quotes! My favorite is It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
So true!

Mrs. G.I. Joe said...

All of those are so true!

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

Great choices! This one's so true:

Freedom is never free. ~Author Unknown

Enjoy your Sunday! I'm not playing along with QS this week...maybe next week! ;)

Shelley said...

Lots of good meaningful quotes!

Here's my favorite:
It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. ~Author unknown

We just have no idea...

Vickie said...

So very true. The one that got me was that "In war, there are no unwounded solidiers"

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Susan (5 Minutes For Mom) said...

So many great quotes.

This one stood out to me...

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. ~José Narosky

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