In the USA, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day.

Veterans Day 2014 - Quotes And Infographic

Veterans Day Quotes

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!”

– Maya Angelou

“Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.”

– Michel de Montaigne

“The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.”

– Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

“But the freedom that they fought for,
and the country grand they wrought for,
Is their monument to-day, and for aye.”

-Thomas Dunn English

“Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.”

– Charles B. Rangel

“Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.”

– Pete Hegseth

“But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present.”

– Nick Lampson

“Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world, but the Marines don’t have that problem.”

– Ronald Reagan

Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.

– Ernest Miller Hemmingway

“The number of medals on an officer’s breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.”

– Charles Edward Montague

Veterans Day Infographic

Infographic source: American Psychiatric Association