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Memorial Day is a special day of remembrance and honor.
I am personally inspired by these words of wisdom.
Have a great 2018 Memorial Day Weekend. Jeff

“ I don’t have to tell you how fragile this precious gift of freedom is. Every time we hear, watch, or read the news, we are reminded that liberty is a rare commodity in this world.”
President Ronald Reagan


“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”
President Dwight D. Eisenhower


“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.”
General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.


“ There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.”
President Bill Clinton


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


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


“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.”
President Thomas Jefferson


“Decoration Day is the most beautiful of our national holidays… The grim cannon have turned into palm branches, and the shell and shrapnel into peach blossoms.”
Thomas Bailey Aldrich


“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.”
Mark Twain


“Our Nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.”
President Barack Obama


“On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of the mighty nation!”
Thomas William Parsons


“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.”
President Franklin D. Roosevelt


“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.”
President John F. Kennedy


“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.”
President George Washington


“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


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


“Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion.”
President Calvin Coolidge


“Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.”
Daniel Webster


“They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.”
Henry Ward Beecher


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


“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.”
President Harry S. Truman


“For love of country, they accepted death.”
President James A. Garfield