Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Forces make to defend our way of lifePolitician Robin Hayes

 

On Memorial Day, I don’t want to only remember the combatants. There were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live.Eric Burdon

 

America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.Paul Tsonga

 

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. – Joseph Campbell

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God such men livedGeorge S. Patton

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.Bill Clinton 

The dead soldier’s silence sings our national anthem.Aaron Kilbourn

And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.Lee Greenwood