Memorial Day Poems Quotes

Memorial Day Poems Quotes by George Henry Boker, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Barack Obama, James A. Baldwin, John McCrae, Barry Goldwater and many others.

Fold him in his country's stars.
Roll the drum and fir

Fold him in his country’s stars.
Roll the drum and fire the volley!
What to him are all our wars,
What but death bemocking folly?
George Henry Boker
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.
Barack Obama
I love America more than any other country in the world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
James A. Baldwin
In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
John McCrae
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Barry Goldwater
A horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
Rossiter W. Raymond
Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from falling hands we throw.
John McCrae
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.
Robin Hayes
Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
Bergen Evans
I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free.
Lee Greenwood
They saw their injured country’s woe.
Philip Freneau
I have one sentiment for soldiers living and dead: cheers for the
living; tears for the dead.
Robert Green Ingersoll
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below
John McCrae
Alas, how can we help but mourn When hero bosoms yield their breath! A century itself may bear But once the flower of such a death.
Silas Weir Mitchell
Green sods are all their monument; and yet it tells A nobler history than pillared piles, Or the eternal pyramids.
James Gates Percival
But fame is theirs – and future days
On pillar’d brass shall tell their praise;
Shall tell – when cold neglect is dead –
“These for their country fought and bled.”
Philip Freneau