SAYING GOODBYE TO A SOLDIER QUOTES

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

“The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Only the dead have seen the end of war.” – Plato

“The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas MacArthur

“Soldiers, when committed to a task, can’t compromise. It’s unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it’s been done.” – John Keegan

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

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

“Freedom is never more than one Generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” – Ronald Reagan

“The patriot’s blood is the seed of freedom’s tree.” – Thomas Campbell

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” – Nathan Hale

“Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.” – Adlai E. Stevenson II

“I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction: ‘I served in the United States Navy.'” – John F. Kennedy

“The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.” – George S. Patton Jr.

“A soldier does not fight because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” – G.K. Chesterton GRATEFUL AND HAPPINESS QUOTES

“The soldier is the army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.” – George S. Patton Jr.

“A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.” – Bob Dylan

“The most certain way to ensure you will be respected abroad is to show that at home, you respect your fellow citizens.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“War is too important to be left to politicians. They have neither the time, the training, nor the inclination for strategic thought.” – General Jack D. Ripper

“We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.” – Winston Churchill

“Soldiers are dreamers, and they are doers as well. They dream of a better world, and they do whatever it takes to make it happen.” – Unknown

“Soldiers are not born to kill, they are taught.” – Tupac Shakur

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke

“The soldier above all prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” – Douglas MacArthur

“A soldier doesn’t fight because he hates what’s in front of him. A soldier fights because he loves what he left behind.” – Unknown

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

“A soldier is a hero someone who will go where others won’t, who will stand when others fall. They are the ones who battle, bleed, and risk their own lives for the freedom of others.” – Unknown

“A soldier’s heart doesn’t bleed; it beats courageously for the ones they love, the friends they miss, and the country they serve.” – Unknown