Memorial Day 2017 Quotes: Memorial Day is the day to commemorate the people who sacrifice their lives while serving in the country’s armed forces. It is a federal holiday in the United States, which observed on the last Monday of May. This holiday is originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868. Many of the young men and women not lived their life enough and sacrifice their lives in battle to preserve our freedom. On this day use these Memorial Day Quotes along with the Memorial Day Sayings to honor their sacrifice. Memorial Day 2017 date falls on May 29 and Memorial Day 2018 occurs on May 28.
Memorial Day is to honored the losts while fighting in the Civil War. The holiday is observed to recall the American military personnel who died in all wars. On this day people visits the cemeteries and decorate the graves of the Union war dead by strewing flowers. Many people observed Memorial Day by participating in parades and holding family gatherings. Here are the Memorial Day thank you quotes and Memorial Day Poems Quotes to remember the people who dead for us.
This day unofficially marks the beginning of the summer season. The Civil war that ended in the spring of 1865 takes more lives than any other battle in US history. In late 1860’s, American in various towns and cities had started paying tribute to soldiers who lost their lives in war by decorating their graves and reciting prayers.
Here in this page we are providing Memorial Day Quotes together with the Memorial Day Poems Quotes for you to share on Facebook and whatsapp. To honor all the dead on war, we can share the Memorial Day Sayings on facebook to recall their sacrifice.
Memorial Day Quotes
“Life hangs as nothing in the scale against dear Liberty”—– Lucy Larcom
“Fold him in his country’s stars. Roll the drum and fire the volley! What to him are all our wars, what but death bemocking folly?——- George Henry Boker
“For love of country they accepted death.”—— James A. Garfield
“I have never been able to think of the day as one of mourning; I have never quite been able to feel that half-masted flags were appropriate on Decoration Day.
I have rather felt that the flag should be at the peak, because those whose dying we commemorate rejoiced in seeing it where their valor placed it. We honor them in a joyous, thankful, triumphant commemoration of what they did.”—– Benjamin Harrison
Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.—John F. Kennedy
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for our country—–Nathan Hale
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.—-Mark Twain
Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours.—Wallace Bruce
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.—- BENJAMIN DISRAELI (EARL OF BEACONSFIELD)
The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children.—-William Havard
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