40+ Armed Forces Day Quotes – Thank You Soldiers

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Military Appreciation Month: Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually to honor the military forces.

Here we have 45 best Soldiers appreciation quotes to thank you our Great soldiers for their bravery.

Thank You Soldiers – Armed Forces Day Quotes – Military Appreciation Month

“Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.” » Bob Marley

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

“At home and abroad, military men and women are showing purpose and dedication in defending American ideas. They are performing in our country’s best traditions under circumstances both difficult and complex. Thanks to their determined spirit of patriotism and professionalism, our country has a powerful and unified defense team, employing its forces in the constant quest for peace and freedom.” » The Honorable Melvin Laird

“Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace.” » Oliver Wendell Holmes

“If the enemy is in range, so are you.” » Infantry Journal

“He loves his country best who strives to make it best.” » Robert G. Ingersoll

“Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them.” » Napoleon Bonaparte

“Word to the Nation: Guard zealously your right to serve in the Armed Forces, for without them, there will be no other rights to guard.” » President John F. Kennedy

“Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn’t block traffic.” » Dan Rather

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

“If it moves, salute it; if it doesn’t move, pick it up; and if you can’t pick it up, paint it.” » Unknown

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

“Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.” » John Dickinson

“The average American is nothing if not patriotic.” » Herbert Croly

“American soldiers in battle don’t fight for what some president says on T.V., they don’t fight for mom, apple pie, the American flag…they fight for one another.” » Lt. Col. Hal Moore

“Our Armed Forces and our national defense system represent a judicious investment of the nation’s resources in the cause of peace. The return on this investment, in terms of national strength, shows the determination of the American people to preserve our way of life and to give hope to all who seek peace with freedom and justice.” » The Honorable Neil McElroy

“What’s right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity – intellect and resources – to do something about them.” » Henry Ford

“To lead uninstructed people to war is to throw them away.” » Confucius

“The more comfort the less courage there is.” » Field Marshal Prince Aleksandr V. Suvorov

“Always forgive your enemies–nothing annoys them so much.” » Oscar Wilde

“Real security lies in the prevention of war–and today that hope can come only through adequate preparedness.” » General Omar N. Bradley

“Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.” » David Hackworth Li

“The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.” » John F. Kennedy

“The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.” » Thomas Campbell

“The support of an informed American people is increasingly important to the Armed Forces in these days of rapid technological advance, quick reaction time, and grave threat to our freedom. I, therefore, encourage members of the DoD to observe Armed Forces Day by informing the American people of our ‘Power for Peace’ and by confirming their faith that in our strength we will remain free.” » The Honorable Robert S. McNamara

“Close understanding between members of our Armed Forces and members of civilian communities is most important to preserve the high level of national readiness necessary for safeguarding the free world.” » General Nathan F. Twining

“For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?” » Ralph Waldo Emerson

“No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.” » General Douglas MacArthur

“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” » George Orwell

“Only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed.” » President John F. Kennedy

“We cannot, in this day of exploding world competition on all fronts, be content to maintain the status quo. We must also realize that the preservation of our freedom in the years ahead may require greater sacrifices from us than those made by Americans who have walked before us.” » General Nathan F. Twining

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.” » Thomas Jefferson

“My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy! “ » Thomas Jefferson

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” » General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Our servicemen and women shoulder the burden of defense as one of the responsibilities of citizenship in this free country. Having participated in protecting our rights and having met oppression on the battlegrounds of the world, they are able to appreciate and savor the blessings of citizenship in the country they serve.” » The Honorable Melvin Laird

“Coffee tastes better if the latrines are dug downstream from an encampment.” » US Army Field Regulations

“Having lost sight of our objectives we need to redouble our efforts.” » Unknown

“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.” » Mark Twain

“Hard pressed on my right. My center is yielding. Impossible to maneuver. Situation excellent. I am attacking.” » Ferdinand Foch

“There is nothing wrong with America that the faith, love of freedom, intelligence, and energy of her citizens can not cure.” » Dwight David Eisenhower

“Armed Forces Day, above all, honors the dedicated individuals who wear the uniforms of their country. Each serviceman, wherever he may be, whatever his task, contributes directly and importantly to the defense of the nation. The task of each one is the task of all the Armed Forces: to protect the freedoms which underlie the greatness of America.” » General Earle G. Wheeler

“It is fitting and proper that we devote one day each year to paying special tribute to those whose constancy and courage constitute one of the bulwarks guarding the freedom of this nation and the peace of the free world.” » President Dwight D. Eisenhower

“One cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.” » Albert Einstein

“I am proud to be an American. Because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.” » Bill Cosby

“Today let us, as Americans, honor the American fighting man. For it is he–the soldier, the sailor, the Airman, the Marine–who has fought to preserve freedom. It is his valor that has given renewed hope to the free world that by working together in discipline and faith our ideals of freedom will always prevail.” » Admiral Forrest P. Sherman

“Armed Forces Day this year should serve to emphasize the practical application of unification in action, and to remind us of the continued need for unity in our Armed Forces and among all of our citizens in the interests of security and peace.” » Robert D. Lovett

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” » Dwight D. Eisenhower

“The dead soldier’s silence sings our national anthem.” » Aaron Kilbourn

“From time to time, the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.” » Thomas Jefferson

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” » Maya Angelou

“The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.” » George Patton

“Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.” » General MacArthur

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

“There is no security in this life. There is only opportunity.” » Gen. Douglas MacArthur

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.” » James Allen

“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” » Winston Churchill

“…Their contribution to our freedom and safety is measureless. Our national security depends on the maintenance of alert military forces as a deterrent to any possible aggressor.” » President Lyndon B. Johnson

“I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.” » Bob Riley

“The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.” » Minot J. Savage

“For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.” » Unknown

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