Memorial Day Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Memorial Day Quotes from Frank Knox, Robert Charles Winthrop, Robert Reich, Nick Lampson, William J. Clinton. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and

Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose.
Frank Knox
There are no points of the compass on the chart of true patriotism.
Robert Charles Winthrop
True patriotism isn’t cheap. It’s about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
Robert Reich
There is nothing nobler than risking your life for your country.
Nick Lampson
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
William J. Clinton
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
George Washington
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
As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation’s wars.
John M. McHugh
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
James Bryce
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 Services make to defend our way of life.
Robin Hayes
What I can do for my country, I am willing to do.
Christopher Gadsden
In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy and justice.
Doc Hastings
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy
I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.
Alexander Smith
May Heaven be propitious, and smile on the cause of my country.
Zebulon Pike
Over all our happy country – over all our Nation spread, Is a band of noble heroes – is our Army of the Dead.
Will Carleton
137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed – it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.
Doc Hastings
America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.
Paul Tsongas