May We Never Forget

“May we never forget, freedom isn’t free.”


Memorial Day is the day we honor our fallen soldiers who fought to protect our freedom to be Americans.  On Memorial Day we celebrate, honor and remember our soldiers past and present who sacrifice their lives to preserve our liberties.  These Memorial Day quotes should be shared, not just today but every day- so that we remember to honor and celebrate the men and women who give their lives to protect ours.

Memorable Memorial Day Quotes

“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

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.”
–Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

“Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.”
–Adlai E. Stevenson II

“Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world. A veteran does not have that problem.”
–Ronald Reagan

“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”

“For love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.”
–James A. Garfield

“This is the day we pay homage to all those who didn’t come home. This is not Veterans Day, it’s not a celebration, it is a day of solemn contemplation over the cost of freedom.”
–Tamra Bolton

“As we set today aside to honor and thank our veterans, let us be mindful that we should do this every day of the year and not just one.”
–Beth Pennington

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God such men lived.”
–George S. Patton

“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

“Their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.”
–Daniel Webster

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In Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg address, he echoed Jesus' immortal words, "...a house divided against itself cannot stand." (Mark 3:25) Perhaps now, more than ever, it is imperative that we stand together, kneeling before God and in an attitude of humility and holiness while reaching out to those around us in an effort to both heal and unite our divided land ... in God we trust.