Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country. The day is commemorated around the country with ceremonies at memorials and cemeteries to remember the sacrifices made by those who died while in the military.
Here are some of the best patriotic quotes, remembrances and inspiration in honor of Memorial Day:
“A man’s country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyal to that principle.” – – George William Curtis
“The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s Tree.” — Thomas Campbell
“Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.” – – Pete Hegseth
“These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor – and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.” — Michael N. Castle
“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” – – Jeff Miller