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Memorial Day quotes: Honoring our brave military with toasts and sayings

Memorial Day quotes to remember those lost while in service
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Memorial Day is a U.S. federal holiday to remember the men, and women, who died while serving in the military. The holiday is celebrated yearly on the final Monday of May. Any of these quotes would work well added to cards, across cakes or as a toast to honor those who have died while in the service.

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“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

For love of country they accepted death.. ~ James A. Garfield

"The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children". ~ William Havard

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The brave die never, though they sleep in dust:
Their courage nerves a thousand living men.
~-Minot J. Savage

"On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation!" ~Thomas William Parsons

Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave. ~ Muhammad

"We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them". ~ Francis A. Walker

True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world.~ Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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"A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer."~Novalis

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

"The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example". ~Benjamin Disraeli

And I'm proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free.
And I won't forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.
~Lee Greenwood

"They fell, but o'er their glorious grave
Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save." ~Francis Marion Crawford

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