Sadly it was a little more difficult than I thought to find great quotes for Veterans Day - but here they are as a Thank You to Honor Veterans everywhere!
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
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. George Orwell
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. José Narosky
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. Elmer Davis
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die. G.K. Chesterton
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
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. Joseph Campbell
For those that will fight for it...FREEDOM...has a flavor the protected shall never know L/Cpl Edwin L. "Tim" Craft 1968 Khe Sanh Combat Base
Courage is endurance for one moment more… Unknown Marine Second Lieutenant in Vietnam
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his. General George Patton, US Army
The morale of soldiers comes from three things: a feeling that they have an important job to do, a feeling that they are trained to do it well, and a feeling that their good work is appreciated and recognized. Unknown
From all of us at American University System - Thank you for your service to our Country.