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Quotations for Armed Forces Day and Support Our Troops Sentiments

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. 
~Author unknown, sometimes attributed to M. Grundler
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. 
~Elmer Davis
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives.  I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him. 
~Abraham Lincoln
Freedom is never free. 
~Author Unknown
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! 
~Maya Angelou
Lord, bid war's trumpet cease;
Fold the whole earth in peace.

~Oliver Wendell Holmes
The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. 
~Thomas Campbell
Better than honor and glory, and History's iron pen,
Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.

~Richard Watson Gilder
The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things that matter for a nation; the great peaks of honour we had forgotten - duty and patriotism, clad in glittering white; the great pinnacle of sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to heaven. 
~David Lloyd George
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. 
~José Narosky
For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail? 
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep? 
~George Canning
We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude. 
~Cynthia Ozick
Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations, that we have forgotten, as a people, the cost of a free and undivided Republic. 
~John A. Logan
How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

~William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, much later adapted to "So shines a good deed in a weary world" by David Seltzer for the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Where liberty dwells, there is my country. 
~Benjamin Franklin
He loves his country best who strives to make it best. 
~Robert G. Ingersoll
Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all!
By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.

~John Dickinson
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others.  The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. 
~Author Unknown
But fame is theirs - and future days
On pillar'd brass shall tell their praise;
Shall tell - when cold neglect is dead -
"These for their country fought and bled."

~Philip Freneau
My God!  How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy! 
~Thomas Jefferson
I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks. 
~William Shakespeare
May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country! 
~Daniel Webster
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. 
~William Arthur Ward
No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.  Thank you. 
~Author Unknown
Silent gratitude isn't much use to anyone. 
~G.B. Stern
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks. 
~James Allen
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. 
~Eric Hoffer