13 Memorial Day quotes that remind you what the holiday is about

13 Memorial Day quotes that remind you what the holiday is about
A more traditional view of Verdun: WWI memorial crosses in the national cemetery. (Image: Oleyna Mykhaylova, Shutterstock)

Memorial Day has been set as one of the most respected holidays in America. Though many use it as a way to have a three-day weekend of food and fun, the holiday offers more than just a day off from work. Memorial Day is a day to show your appreciation and remember those who risked their lives for the greater good of our country. When trying to the importance of Memorial Day, having some powerful Memorial Day quotes handy will help get you what you need.


“Ask not what you country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” — John F. Kennedy

“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” — Jeff Miller

“Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours.” — Wallace Bruce

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

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