November 11, 2016 is Veteran’s Day, the day on which every single American should take some time out of their day to think about the freedoms that they’re afforded because of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our country. It’s certainly not an easy thing to, to go to a foreign country with the very real possibility of dying, but that’s never stopped our noble troops.
It’s very hard to put our thanks to our troops into words, so we’d prefer to let other, more erudite writers explain exactly what our troops mean to us. Here are some of the most inspirational quotes for our troops here.
“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, U.S. Representative
“Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
“From the world wars of Europe to the jungles of the Far East, from the deserts of the Middle East to the African continent, and even here in our own hemisphere, our veterans have made the world a better place and America the great country we are today.” – John Hoeven, U.S. Senator
“My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place — police, firefighters, and members of our armed forces.” – Sidney Sheldon
“While we can never truly repay the debt we owe our heroes, the least we should do for our brave veterans is to ensure that the government takes a proactive approach to delivering the services and benefits they have earned, so they can access the care they need and so richly deserve.” – Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator
“You’d have to go a long way to find someone who was more proud and grateful for what our veterans have done for all of us.” – Jim Davis, Cartoonist
“In valor there is hope.” – Publius Cornelius Tacitus
“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys. Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death!” – Sun Tzu
“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” – Elmer Davis
“I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot.” – Gary Hart