Memorial Day - a day of remembrance for those who have died serving our nation. Memorial Day is also called Decoration Day. On this day people visit the graves and cemeteries to honor the memory of the soldiers who laid their lives to protect their country.
Memorial Day Quotes For The Fallen Heroes:
"My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."
John F. Kennedy
"These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror."
Michael N. Castle
"And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave."
Joseph Rodman Drake, To the Defenders of New Orleans
"A hero is someone who has given his or her life for something bigger than oneself"
"On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation"
Thomas William Parsons
"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."
"The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children."
"It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle."
"Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead! There’s none of these so lonely and poor of old, But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold."
Rupert Brooke, The Dead
"Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life."