Armed Forces Day Quotes by Dwight D. Eisenhower, Elmer Davis, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Alexander Suvorov, Tim Pawlenty, George Canning and many others.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace.
The more comfort the less courage there is.
History has taught us over and over again that freedom is not free. When push comes to shove, the ultimate protectors of freedom and liberty are the brave men and women in our armed forces. Throughout our history, they’ve answered the call in bravery and sacrifice.
When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?
And each man stands with his face in the light. Of his own drawn sword, ready to do what a hero can.
To lead uninstructed people to war is to throw them away.
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces.
The criteria for serving one’s country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans.
For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?
The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.
Let us also reflect on the honorable service of our men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces currently serving our country overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, and around the world.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money, we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country.
No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another. Thank you.