Honoring our Veterans…

Thanks to the Veterans.

Thanks to the Veterans. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Honoring our Veterans…and keeping these words in mind:

“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?”  –George Canning

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

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

“Freedom is never free.”  –Author Unknown

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

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

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

“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

“You know the thing about heroes?  They don’t brag.”  –John McCain

“My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place–police, firefighters, and members of our armed forces.”  –Sidney Sheldon