Thinking about all of the Americans who have died for the freedoms we enjoy in the United States, here are a few famous and not so famous quotes in their honor.
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” ~Joseph Campbell
“The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage serves a thousand living men.” ~Minot J. Savage
“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.” ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy
“They fell, but o’er their glorious grave floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.” ~Francis Marion Crawford
“Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours.” ~Wallace Bruce
Find more here: Memorial Day 2014 Quotes
Enjoy your barbecue… for them.
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