Memorial Day 2019 Quotes: Top Sayings, Messages & Greetings To Honor Fallen Military Members

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Every year, Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It is celebrated to honor the fallen members of the military, United States Armed Forces. It was used to be observed on May 30 from 1868 to 1971. It’s a time to remember the sacrifice of the perished military personnel. (Check: Happy Mother’s Day Quotes.)

Here, we have a number of quotes and sayings for the Memorial Day to commemorate their sacrifice. This year, it falls on May 27, Monday ofcourse. This occasion, originally, came into existence to honor the fallen Civil War soldiers. Later on, it was expanded to include all of the military and all wars. (Share: Memorial Day Images.)

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It’s considered as the unofficial beginning of the summer vacation of the year in the US. And, Labor Day marks the end which is observed on the first Monday of September, every year. On this occasion, people visit cemeteries and memorials to honor who died in military service.

Happy Memorial Day 2019 Quotes: Sayings, Messages, Greetings, Wishes To Honor Military Members
Happy Memorial Day 2019 Quotes: Sayings, Messages, Greetings, Wishes To Honor Military Members

People place American flags on graves in the national cemeteries. Two other similar days are Veterans Day, to honor the US military veterans, and Armed Forces Day, a day to honor those currently serving in the US military.

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Happy Memorial Day 2019 Quotes: Sayings, Messages, Greetings, Wishes To Honor Military Members

Since the foundation of America, high profile figures have acknowledged the sacrifices of hundreds of thousands of soldiers. Here, we have a collection of some of the best quotes for Memorial day, etc. You can observe it by sharing some of them on your social media profiles, instant messaging apps, etc.

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Happy Memorial Day 2019 Quotes: Sayings, Messages, Greetings, Wishes To Honor Military Members

  1. “And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.” –American poet Joseph Rodman Drake 
  2. “Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” –Former President Franklin D. Roosevelt 
  3. “For love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.” –Former President James A. Garfield
  4. “Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.” –Former President Barack Obama 
  5. “Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.” –Unknown 
  6. “The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.” –American author Minot J. Savage 
  7. “The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.” -Scottish poet Thomas Campbell
  8. “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
    – Martin Luthor King, Junior
  9. “Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.”
    – Mark Twain, Author
  10. “The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.”
    – Jeff Miller, US Politician
  11. “My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”
    – John F. Kennedy, former US President
  12. “America without her soldiers would be like God without His angels.”
    – Claudia Pemberton, author
  13. “America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.” – – Paul Tsongas
  14. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes.” – – Maya Angelou
  15. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” – – Elmer Davis 
  16. “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” – John 15:13
  17. “True patriotism isn’t cheap. It’s about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.” – – Robert Reich 
  18. “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” – – Nathan Hale 
  19. “As every generation learns anew, freedom is not free.” – – Barack Obama 
  20. “Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility.” – – Eleanor Roosevelt 
  21. “Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” – – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happy Memorial Day 2019 Quotes: Sayings, Messages, Greetings, Wishes To Honor Military Members

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