Memorial Day is observed as a federal holiday in the United States. This day marks the remembrance & honoring of persons who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Around 620,000 soldiers died because of the civil war. It is considered as the unofficial beginning of the summer vacations in the United States. Memorial Day was first widely observed in 1868, May.
On Memorial Day, people visit cemeteries and memorials, to honor those who died in military service. The volunteers place an American flag on each grave. Formally it was known as Decoration Day and homage to men & women who have died in serving military service for the United States.
The first Memorial Day Celebration was held in 1971 when it became a federal holiday. On this day people host parades in towns & cities to honor the military.
The Americans celebrate this day by some unique ways of paying homage to died heroes. They usually send a note to veterans. They often help the families of martyrs by providing them with the household project or some work to them. The visit local cemetery and place an American Flag and flowers on the graves. People participate in the NATIONAL MOVEMENT OF REMEMBRANCE.
Now it’s your duty to pay respect and tribute to these fallen heroes. Share out your feelings and respect towards them by sending out Memorial Day Quotes and Memorial Day Wishes.
Memorial Day Wishes
“This Memorial Day, remember the one who sacrificed their lives just for your life.”
“Their silence is a beginning of the golden period; their sacrifice marked starting of a great revolution.” ― Happy Memorial Day
“Memorial Day is a time to honor, reflect, and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.”
“With a tear in my eye, with a heavy heart, I pay homage to the soldiers who slept forever.”
“They died for a good cause; they saved us for a good cause.” ― Happy Memorial Day
“Recognize the real heroes with a spirit in your mind & heart to pay tribute to them.”
“Take a moment today to recognize and honor those who lost their lives fighting for our freedom.”
“Thank you so much to all the servicemen and women who have gone above and beyond protecting our country.” ― Happy Memorial Day
“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”
“Thank you to all those who have served and sacrificed their lives for the United States of America. You are our true heroes!”
Patriotic Memorial Day Quotes
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
“Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice” ― Barack Obama
“Each of the patriots whom we remember on this day was first a beloved son or daughter, a brother or sister, or a spouse, friend, and neighbor.” — George H. W. Bush
“Greater love has no one than this Than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” ― John
“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
“The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.” ― Benjamin Disraeli
“And They Who for Their Country Die Shall Fill an Honored Grave, For Glory, Lights the Soldier’s Tomb, And Beauty Weeps the Brave.” ― Joseph Rodman Drake
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” ― Joseph Campbell
“For the love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.” ― James A. Garfield
“There Is Nothing Wrong With America That Cannot Be Cured By What Is Right With America.” ― Bill Clinton
“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them..” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
“And I am proud to be an American, Where at least I know I am free. And I Won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.” ― Lee Greenwood
“The brave die never, though they sleep in the dust, their courage nerves 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 F. Kennedy
“Patriotism Is Supporting Your Country All the Time, And Your Government When It Deserves It.” ―Mark Twain
“The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender or submission.” ― John F. Kennedy
“Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You — Ask What You Can Do For Your Country.” ― John F. Kennedy
“They are dead, but they live in each Patriot’s breast, And their names are engraved on honor’s bright crest.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.” ― Billy Graham
“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” ― Jeff Miller
“War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.” ― Georges Clemenceau
“Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.” ― Bergen Evans
“Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.” ― Senator Barry Goldwater
“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.” ― William Pitt
“On this day, take time to remember those who have fallen. But on every day after, do more; put the freedoms they died for to greater and nobler uses.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich
“They were all in and they were all together, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” ― Bob Richardson
“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 and I’ll proudly stand next to him to defend her still today, ‘cuz there ain’t no doubt I love this land, God bless the USA.” ― Lee Greenwood
“I love America more than any other country in this world, and exactly, for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.” ― James Baldwin
“Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people. Action, self-reliance, the vision of self and the future have been the only means by which the oppressed have seen and realized the light of their own freedom.” ― Marcus Garvey
“As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation’s wars.” ― John M. McHugh
“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” ― John F. Kennedy
“Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.” ― Mark Twain
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“Our Nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor them.”
The Decoration Day is popularly known as “Memorial Day” was first celebrated on 30th May 1868, by General John A. Logan. This day marks commemoration to all American people who died in all wars. It is known as Decoration Day because the graves of soldiers are decorated with an American flag and flowers so as to pay tribute & respect.
So as to pay respect and contribute to the patriotic movement share out these respectable Memorial Day Quotes.
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