100 Memorial Day Quotes As a Precious Reminder In Life

100 Memorial Quotes As a Precious Reminder In Life

Memorial Day Quotes – There are many moments that we can take and pick in our life journey. There are many moments that we want to share and share as memories.

We live full of memories and dreams. Maybe many moments are even memorials in each of our lives.

Life’s unpredictable journey, becomes a separate part that we can remember as a lesson or even a reminder for all of us.

Memorial day is a way for us to appreciate, remember something valuable in this life. Usually, many memorial days are assigned to national heroes and other meritorious people in each of our lives.

There are many things that we can learn and share, how many things about memorial moments that are around or even the history of this world that can be used as inspiration and new examples for all of us.

One of them, through the following quotes that help us remember the memories that are in ourselves.

For that, here are 100 memorial day quotes for us to remember and restore memories of something that is an important part of our lives.

Memorial Day Quotes As a Precious Reminder In Life

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100 Memorial Quotes As a Precious Reminder In Life

1. “There are special people in our lives who never leave us, even after they are gone.” – D. Morgan

2. “Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.” – Unknown

3. “When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.- Unknown

4. “We do not remember days, we remember moments.” – Cesare Pavese

5. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

6. “Not a day goes by when you are not loved and missed.- Unknown

7. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen of even touched, they must be felt with the heart.” -Helen Keller

8. “No farewell words were spoken, there was no time to say goodbye. You were gone before we knew it and only God knows why.”- Unknown

9. “You will forever be by always.- Unknown

10. “Goodbye is not forever. Goodbye is not the end. It simply means I’ll miss you until we meet again.”- Unknown

11. If ever there is a tomorrow when we’re not together, there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart, I’ll always be with you.” – Winnie The Pooh

12. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – Winnie The Pooh

13. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart. – Mahatma Gandhi

14. “I’ll remember you. When I’ve forgotten all the rest. You to me were true. You to me were the best.” – Bob Dylan

15. “May you be in heaven a full half hour before the devil knows you are dead.” -Irish Blessing

16. “Know when to seek peace / For as long as the moon shall rise / For as long as the rivers shall flow / For as long as the sun shall shine / For as long as the grass shall grow /Let us have peace.” – Native American Poem

17. “Our legacy is really the lives we touch, the inspiration we give, altering someone’s plan – if even for a moment – and getting them to think, cry, laugh, argue. More than anything, we are remembered for our smiles; the ones we share with our closest and dearest, and the ones we bestow on a total stranger, who needed it right then, and God put you there to deliver.” – Carrie Hamilton

18. “It’s hard to forget someone who gave me so much to remember.” – Unknown

19. “A heart of gold stopped beating Working hands at rest / God broke our hearts to prove to us / He only takes the best Leaves and flowers may wither / The golden sun may set / But the hearts that loved you dearly / Are the ones that won’t forget.”- Unknown

20. “You left your paw prints all over our hearts forever.”- Unknown

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21. “You may be gone from my sight, but you are never gone from my heart.”- Unknown

22. “Our hearts still ache in sadness and secret tears still flow. What it means to lose you, no one will ever know.”- Unknown

23. “It broke my heart to lose you, but you didn’t go alone. Part of me went with you, where ever you may roam.”- Unknown

24. “Remembering you is easy. I do it every day but there is an ache within my heart that will never go away.”- Unknown

25. “I did not see you close your eyes or hear your last sigh. I only heard that you were gone, too late to say goodbye.”- Unknown

26. “I venture to suggest that patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.“ – Adlai E. Stevenson

27. “And when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful.“ – Ruskin Bond

28. “If we don’t end the war, war will end us.“ – H.G. Wells

29. “I don’t believe in the Constitution because I’m American, I’m American because I believe in the Constitution.“ – J.S.B. Morse

30. “Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.“ – Peter S. Beagle

31. “The birthplace of anarchy is the cemetery of freedom.“ – Craig D. Lounsbrough

32. “Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes“Bertolt Brecht “My kind of loyalty was loyalty to one’s country, not to its institutions or its officeholders. The country is the real thing, the substantial thing, the eternal thing; it is the thing to watch over, and care for, and be loyal to; institutions are extraneous, they are its mere clothing, and clothing can wear out, become ragged, cease to be comfortable, cease to protect the body from winter, disease, and death.“ – Mark Twain

33. “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit” – Unknown

34. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”-Christopher Reeve

35. “Greater love has no one than this than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” -Unknown

36. “Happy Memorial Day to past, present and fallen soldiers. Today we honor you, salute you for defending our country and our freedom.”-Unknown

37. “Home of the free, because of the brave.”- Unknown

38. “Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay.” – Barack Obama

39. “My old man says when it’s time to be counted, the important thing is to be man enough to stand up.“ – Robert A. Heinlein

40. “No soldier outlives a thousand chances. But every soldier believes in Chance and trusts his luck.“ – Erich Maria Remarque

100 Memorial Quotes As a Precious Reminder In Life

41. “Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.“ – Brodi Ashton

42. “America without her soldiers would be like God without His angels.” – Claudia Pemberton

43. “The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment.” – Judd Gregg

44. “Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.” – Unknown

45. “I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it’s marked by the blood of those who died defending it.” – John Thune

46. “For the love of country, they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.” – James A. Garfield

47. “The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.”- Jeff Miller

48. “I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.” – Bob Riley

49. “Patriotism is when the love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.” –  Charles de Gaulle

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

51. “This is the day we pay homage to all those who didn’t come home. This is not Veterans Day, it’s not a celebration, it is a day of solemn contemplation over the cost of freedom.” – Tamra Bolton

52. “Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world. A veteran does not have that problem.” – Ronald Reagan

53. “And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.” – Lee Greenwood

54. “What I can do for my country, I am willing to do.” – Christopher Gadsden

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

56. “Home of the free, because of the brave.” – Unknown

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

58. “Where liberty dwells, there is my country.” – Benjamin Franklin

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

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

100 Memorial Quotes As a Precious Reminder In Life

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

62. “Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

63. “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

64. “Here men endured that a nation might live.” – Herbert Hoover

65. “In the aftermath, we are because they were.” – RJ Heller

67. “There is nothing nobler than risking your life for your country.” – Nick Lampson

68. “It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God such men lived.” – George S. Patton

69. “Over all our happy country – over all our Nation spread, is a band of noble heroes– is our Army of the Dead.” – Will Carleton

70. “A heart of gold stopped beating / Working hands at rest / God broke our hearts to prove to us / He only takes the best / Leave and flowers may wither / The golden sun may set /But the hearts that loved you dearly / Are the ones that won’t forget.” – Unknown

71. “To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.” – Dr. Seuss

72. “As long as we live, they too will live; for they are now are a part of us; as we remember them.” – Jewish Prayer

73. “Lives are like rivers: Eventually they go where they must. Not where we want them to.” – Richard Russo

74. “Love is how often you stay alive, even after you are gone.” – Mitch Albom

75. “There is no foot too small, that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.”- Unknown

76. “The loss is immeasurable, but so is the love left behind.” – Unknown

77. “I am very proud to be an American, and won’t forget those men who gave that happiness to us.” – Unknown

78. “Memorial day remembering those served all gave some, some gave all. Gone but never forgotten.” – Unknown

80. “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 Ash

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81. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”-Elmer Davis

82. “Four things support the world the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave.” – Muhammad

83. “Heroes never die. They live on forever in the hearts and minds of those who would follow in their footsteps.” – Emily Potter

84. “When we are no longer willing to die for the freedom of others, we shall no longer merit freedom for ourselves.” – John Warwick Montgomery

85. “The next generation must never forget the service, sacrifice and commitment of those who enable us to live in the greatest nation the world has ever known which is the essence of Memorial Day.” – Lt. Col Allen B. West

86. “Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.”- Bob Marley

87. “Perform, then, this one act of remembrance before this Day passes. Remember there is an army of defense and advance that never dies and never surrenders, but is increasingly recruited from the eternal sources of the American spirit and from the generations of American youth.” – W.J. Cameron

88. “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled neither let them be afraid.” – John

89. “Wishing you a beautiful Memorial Day weekend … In honor of all the veterans as well as the active service members. Thank you for all you do.” – Unknown

90. “You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don’t ever count on having both at once.“ – Robert A. Heinlein

91. “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.“ – G.K. Chesterton

92. “If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love, we find out who we want to be; in war, we find out who we are.“- Kristin Hannah

93. “They were all in and they were all together, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.“- Bob Richardson

94. “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of those who threaten it.“ – U.S. Department of the Navy

95. “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.“ – Winston S. Churchill

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

97. “The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.” – Thucydides

98. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy

99. “On this day, take time to remember those who have fallen. But on every day after, do more; put the freedoms they died for to greater and nobler uses.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

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

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That is, 100 precious memorial day quotes that can be picked up for all of us as a reminder and shared memory of what has been done through the precious journey that we have got so far.


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