Memorial Day Quotes

Quotes for Memorial Day
“If our country is worth dying for in time of war, let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace.”

-Hamilton Fish

“Where liberty dwells, there is my country.”

-Benjamin Franklin

“If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag.”

-Author Unknown

“For the love of country they accepted death.”

-James A. Garfield

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

-Francis A. Walker

Famous Memorial Day Quotes
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.”

-Author Unknown

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

-Minot J. Savage

“My patriotic heart beats red, white and blue.”

-Author Unknown

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

-Benjamin Disraeli

Quotes and Sayings about Memorial Day
“They fell, but o'er their glorious grave
Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.”

-Francis Marion Crawford

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

-Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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

-Billy Graham

Best Quotes for Memorial Day
“Peace to each manly soul that sleepeth;
Rest to each faithful eye that weepeth..”

-Thomas Moore

“Bravery never goes out of fashion.”

-William Makepeace Thackeray

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.”

-Arthur Ashe

Memorial Day Quotations
“Is't death to fall for Freedom's right?
He's dead alone who lacks her light!”

-Thomas Campbell

“The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.”

-Corra Harris

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

-G. K. Chesterton