“Death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.” ~ William Penn
“Peace to each manly soul that sleepeth; Rest to each faithful eye that weepeth.” ~ Thomas More
“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” ~ President George Washington
"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.” ~ President Thomas Jefferson
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” ~ Joseph Campbell
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” ~ President Dwight D. Eisenhower
“I don't have to tell you how fragile this precious gift of freedom is. Every time we hear, watch or read the news, we are reminded that liberty is a rare commodity in this world.” ~ President Ronald Reagan
"Who kept the faith and fought the fight; the glory is theirs, the duty ours." ~ Wallace Bruce
“Only the dead have seen the end to war.” ~ Plato
“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” ~ George Patton
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal.” ~ From an Irish headstone
“Your silent tents of green
We deck with fragrant flowers;
Yours the suffering has been,
The memory shall be ours.”
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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