Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Top 10 Inspiring Veterans Day Quotes


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Blog Post Boomer54 Mark

My wife, Victoria, and I are both Air Force brats, so we have a special place in our hearts for Veterans! So today hug a veteran and thank a solider.

Please sure to view the Veterans Day tribute video below and if you want to be truly inspired please click here to watch Toby Kieth’s video “American Solider.”

Also, at the bottom of this post there is a bonus video of a true story “tear-jerker” of a movie starring Kevin Bacon…”Taking Chance~The Journey Home.”

1. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”

~Elmer Davis

2. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”

~Joseph Campbell

3. “Freedom is never free.”

~Author Unknown

4. “It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.”

~Author Unknown

5. “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”

~Cynthia Ozick

6. “The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.”

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

7. “I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot.”

~Gary Hart

“Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.”

~G.K. Chesterton

9. “In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.”

~Mark Twain

10. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”

~John F. Kennedy

Taking Chance is an original HBO film based on true events. Kevin Bacon delivers a sincere and powerful performance as Lt Col Mike Strobl, a senior Marine officer who volunteers to escort the body of a fallen Marine, PFC Chance Phelps, back to his home town of Dubois, Wyoming.

As his body is brought across America, many people are touched by Chance’s sacrifice, and display their gratitude to Chance and Mike throughout their emotional journey back home.

About the author: Boomer54 Mark is the publisher and senior editor of Baby Boomer Talk Online. He likes to be helpful to other boomers sharing useful information he gleans from the web. He attempts to go through life being positive and spreads this to the boomer world via email with inspirational quotes and videos. He is living in America’s finest city, San Diego, with his wife, The Red Headed Trip , and his two Boxer Dogs, Gabe and Luke.

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