Veterans Day 2019: Quotes and inspiration to honor those who served

Today, we honor those who serve and served in the U.S. armed forces. While it is vital we always honor and respect those that keep us safe during times of war and peace, today is a special day where we recognize these individuals for all they do. Scroll down to view some of the best quotes, inspiration, and remembrances in honor of Veterans Day 2019.

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

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

“It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.”- – General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory.” – – President Woodrow Wilson

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

“While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.” – – Randy Neugebauer

“Tragically, the effort to make America and the world safer and to defend freedom around the world is not without an enormous cost to this Nation in terms primarily of lost lives and those who bear the scars and the wounds of war, and their families who must bear these losses.” – – John Warner

“Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.” – – Charles B. Rangel

“On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.” – – Dan Lipinski

“Veterans know better than anyone else the price of freedom, for they’ve suffered the scars of war. We can offer them no better tribute than to protect what they have won for us.” – President Ronald Reagan

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” – – Alexander Hamilton

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