78+ Memorial Day Quotes By Famous People

Memorial Day is considered to be the saddest occasion in America. Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States of America.

On this day, they remember and pay respect to all those military people who died in active service.

Every year Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in the month of May. This day reminds everybody in America that freedom actually isn’t free.

Let’s pay our respects to the soldiers and see what famous people think of this day. 

Memorial Day quotes by famous personalities

-They are the greatest heroes because they accepted death for the love of the country. –James A. Garfield 

-We will pay any price, fight every foe, support every friend, bear any burden, and meet any hardship. No matter if the nation wishes us the best or wishes us, ill let them know this. –John F. Kennedy 

-Whatever is wrong with America can be cured with everything that is right with America. –Bill Clinton 

-They don’t need our admiration to sustain them, they are immortal, and they don’t need us to praise them. We come here for our sakes, not theirs, and it’s an honor to drink in the same springs of inspiration that they drank themselves. –Woodrow Wilson 

-In the truest of the senses, freedom must be achieved. –Franklin D. Roosevelt 

Memorial Day Quotes

-Every patriot we remember on this day was family to someone, was a beloved son of some person, was a caring husband of someone, was the loving father of someone, and was a good neighbor or friend to someone. They know what they lost; we know what we lost. They were the gems of our country; it’s always an honor to remember them on this day. –George H. W. Bush 

-All these men were heroes, they were born with heroism, but this occasion has its heroism too. –Calvin Coolidge 

-The soldiers who sacrificed their lives for this country will always be remembered. America cannot repay them, but we will never forget what they did for the freedom of their country. –Harry S. Truman 

-If we look across the field, we will see the scale of heroism and sacrifice here. The people who are buried here understood their duty and served this country till their last breath. They protected America. They carried the memories of their families with them and hoped to keep them safe by sacrificing themselves. –George W. Bush

-The Americans have paid the price of freedom. The price is so high you can’t imagine, and there is one path we Americans will never walk on. We will keep fighting for what we deserve, but we will never surrender. –John F. Kennedy 

-Not everyone mourns in the same way, but everyone mourns. The effect of losing someone works differently from person to person. That’s the rule of nature, and that’s how emotions work. They are very much personal. –Richelle E. Goodrich 

-On this Memorial Day, take some time to remember those who have fallen for our freedom. After Memorial Day, do something good every day so that we can use this freedom for noble causes. The die for it, and now it’s our responsibility to make it worth it. –Richelle E. Goodrich 

-It is important for everyone to remember to do more than just remember. –Richelle E. Goodrich

-We really should be thankful to those soldiers who never came back home so we could go back home and have dinner with our families. We sleep peacefully at night because of them. We were not there when the price was paid that doesn’t mean the price wasn’t paid at all. We really need to remember that and respect this fact. –Craig D. Lounsbrough 

-There are soldiers who gave their life for the life you are living today. The sky is full of stars, and each of them represents one of those soldiers who are still asleep in the valleys. –Giovannie de Sadeleer

Memorial Day Quotes

-If someone cannot passionately desire freedom for all his fellow people then possibly he is still in the den of his selfishness and hasn’t been sufficiently freed from that to see the captivity of his fellowmen. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

-Freedom is a privilege that is often viewed as a right. There are many people who still need to educate themselves to understand that. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

-We say that we believe liberty is a gift. But we don’t have any belief in our own words. We treat liberty as a right, and deep down, we believe in that only. It’s important for us to believe in what we say. Saying something and having a whole different mindset is not the right way to treat the soldiers who died, gaining this liberty for us. –Craig D. Lounsbrough

-Everyone checks their weapons before entering a battle. Advanced weapons are the way to win the battle. But there is one weapon which is known as the heart. That is the most important weapon of all. People often forget to check their hearts and listen to them. People really don’t do that. –Craig D. Lounsbrough

-Liberty doesn’t come free of cost except for the part we freely disregard this fact. –Craig D. Lounsbrough

-Freedom is not a right. I have no right to ask for it, but as it’s a privilege, I can give it away, which I always try to do. –Craig D. Lounsbrough

-The haunting of soulless humanity stirs us to patriotism for the great sort. –Craig D. Lounsbrough

-The former won the battle, but the latter won the war. I can be totally committed to this. –Craig D. Lounsbrough

-It’s very important for us to recognize heroes and she-roes and celebrate their journeys on this Memorial Day. –Maya Angelou 

-Risking and giving your life for your country is the noblest of the noble works. Nothing can be compared to this, and on this Memorial Day, we are really honored to give respect to those people. –Nick Lampson 

-They are heroes because they didn’t live for themselves; they died for a greater cause, and their lives were way more vast than we can ever imagine. –Joseph Campbell

-America’s veterans are willing to give their lives for this country, and that’s how they earned lasting gratitude from us. –Jeff Miller 

-I think mourning for the dead is foolish and stupid. Rather we should be thankful to God that those people existed and lived. –George S. Patton 

Memorial Day Quotes

-I wish I could have more lives to give all of them to my country. I regret that I have only one life. –Nathan Hale 

-They live forever through all the people they have encouraged with their bravery and patriotism. –Minot J. Savage 

-The person who orders men into battle is a hero but not necessarily. He is the only person who is a hero there. It takes courage to stand there on the battlefield; each person is a hero. –Norman Schwarzkopf 

-On a memorial day, we only remember the soldiers, but many people came out of the trenches as poets, writers, novelists, and actors and tried to maintain peace in society and in between common people. We shall remember them as well on this Memorial Day; they shall be honored as well. –Eric Burdon 

-The people who die for good causes hover as a cloud of witnesses over the nation. –Henry Ward Beecher 

-There is no need for sculptured marble or engraved stoned to bear their records or good deeds. They don’t need to tell us the story of those great men. They shall be remembered by the lands they honored. –Daniel Webster 

-The silence around the graves of those thousands of people is golden. They lived a significant life, and their death was like a poem. Their journey is like a melody of a song that can never be sung by anyone. –James Garfield 

-Patriotism means supporting and loving your country always and supporting the government when they deserve it. –Mark Twain

-Today is Memorial Day, and we all are in red, blue, and white, trying to give honor to those who died for our country. –Dolly Parton 

-On this Memorial Day, take a moment to pay tribute to the brave Americans who died protecting us. –Cynthia Nixon 

-The person who sows virtue reaps honor. –Leonardo da Vinci 

-If people remember me by something or for something, I want to be remembered by a song, not by a victory. –Alexander Smith 

-True patriotism is never heap. It is like taking a fair share of the burden of a country that keeps it going. –Robert Reich 

-Every man has a military man within himself. They like parades, and their glory becomes more glorious in gunpowder. –Philip James Bailey 

-Even after 137 years, Memorial Day still remains the same. The day is to honor those who died protecting and defending our country, and even after all these years, the spirit is still the same. That is really beautiful, I believe. –Doc Hastings 

-I am willing to do something for my country, I am just waiting for someone to tell me what exactly I should do. –Christopher Gadsden 

-The heroes of Flight 93 shall never be forgotten as they won the first battle in the war on terror. –Jim Ramstad 

-If an average American isn’t patriotic, then he is nothing. –Herbert Croly 

Memorial Day Quotes

-One can call patriotism the living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose. –Frank Knox 

-The hope of the republic rests on one nation, one language, and one flag. We are remembering those people who lived and died for this day and paying respect and tribute to them on this Memorial Day. –Alexander Henry 

-True patriotism can never be pointed or measured. The compass doesn’t point to true patriotic. –Robert Charles Winthrop 

-We live in a happy country. Our nation is spread over all, and it is viewed as a brand of noble heroes. Those noble heroes are the army of the dead. Memorial Day is their day, and we shall keep the spirit alive of this day. –Will Carleton 

-The civilization stands on memories. Without memories, there will be no civilization, and without civilization, there is no future we can look forward to. –Elie Wiesel 

-We cannot think of America without her soldiers. It would be like God without any angels around him. –Claudia Pemberton 

Memorial Day Quotes

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