Remembrance Day Quotes

Remembrance Day Quotes:

1. “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

2. “The story of America’s quest for freedom is inscribed on her history in the blood of her patriots.”

3. “Heroism. is endurance for one moment more.”

4. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”

5. “Life hangs as nothing in the scale against dear Liberty!”

6. “It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory!”

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

8. “There are two ways to live a life either forget everything or, remember nothing.”

9. “Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.”

10. “You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.”

11. “Nurture your minds with great thoughts, to believe in the heroic makes heroes.”

12. “And each man stands with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can.”

13. “I have to live if I want to be remembered.”

14. “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.”

15. “We must be prepared to make heroic sacrifices for the cause of peace that we make ungrudgingly for the cause of war. There is no task that is more important or closer to my heart.”

16. “The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them.”

17. “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.”

18. “You are remembered for the rules you break.”

19. “They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.”

20. “Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.”

21. “What you remember saves you.”

22. “It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.”

23. “In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.”

24. “You remember only what you want to remember. You know only what your heart allows you to know.”

25. “It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.”

26. “People will walk in and walk out of your life, but the one whose footstep made a long lasting impression is the one you should never allow to walk out.”

27. “Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.”

28. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”

29. “Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?”

30. “Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody.”

31. “When I'm dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance.”

32. “The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children.”

33. “Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.”

34. “I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes!”

35. “The dead soldier's silence sings our national anthem.”

36. “Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.”

37. “They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.”

38. “The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.”

39. “All we have of freedom, all we use or know. This our fathers bought for us long and long ago.”

40. “There is no death, daughter. People die only when we forget them,' my mother explained shortly before she left me. 'If you can remember me, I will be with you always.”

41. “But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for,
Is their monument today, and for aye.”

42. “Beauty exists not in what is seen and remembered, but in what is felt and never forgotten.”

43. “For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.”

44. “And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.”

45. “The evil that men do lives after them, The good is oft interred with their bones.”

46. “When we think of the past it's the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that.”

47. “Our cheer goes back to them, the valiant dead! Laurels and roses on their graves to-day, Lilies and laurels over them we lay, And violets o'er each unforgotten head.”

48. “It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.”

49. “Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes.”

50. “The dead soldier's silence sings our national anthem.”

51. “Humans make art to remember and be remembered,” said Caius. “Art is their weapon against forgetting.”

52. “To be a surrealist means barring from your mind all remembrance of what you have seen, and being always on the lookout for what has never been.”

53. “Remembrance restores possibility to the past, making what happened incomplete and completing what never was. Remembrance is neither what happened nor what did not happen but, rather, their potentialization, their becoming possible once again.”

54. “It is proper to take photographs or other kinds of pictures of persons to put them before us for sight or remembrance. But it is improper to make pictures and images of God and to take his likenesses therefrom to his great distortion.”

55. “Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead.”

56. “Our parents' generation carried the past memorialized in paint, porcelain, and wood; we cast it off. Even our national history is remembered in terms of the worst we did, not the best.”

57. “Our true remembrance to President Kennedy is in our actions to honor the unspoken words and finish the unfinished work today and tomorrow and for as long as it takes.”

58. “Human beings do terrible things to each other and the tragic thing about it all is the way the remembrance of past hurt can rob us of our future and become the narrative of our lives.”

59. “To be successful in struggle requires remembrance of the Creator and the doing of good deeds. This is important because successful struggle demands that there be a kind of social consciousness.”

60. “There is no death in remembrance. Remember me, Sarah. Remember me, and a part of me will always be with you." - Martha Carrier to her daughter, Sarah Carrier!”

61. “Should I ever again sink into illness, I'm sure I'll remember Eldric. I'll remember he cared for me. I'll remember that someone had at least taken the time to touch my face.”

62. “As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.”

63. “Any time gone by was better.”

64. “Remembrance and reflection how allied! What thin partitions Sense from Thought divide!”

65. “I think that at the supper I neither receive flesh nor blood, but bread and wine; which bread when it is broken, and the wine when it is drunken, put me in remembrance how that for my sins the body of Christ was broken, and his blood shed on the cross.”

66. “As if the dead really do persist, even in a bottle of wine.”

67. “If snow melts down to water, does it still remember being snow?”

68. “I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past.”

69. “Friends come into our lives and friends leave our lives. But friends never leave our hearts. And best friends always get to stay in the best places in our hearts.”

70. “Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.”

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