Friday, November 11, 2011

Veteran's Day 11-11-11

On Veterans Day we thank those who have served in the military during times of war and peace, especially our own Dearborn County veterans.

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

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.
-- José Narosky

We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
-- George Orwell

The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war.
-- Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

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

History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.
-- General Dwight D. Eisenhower

Freedom is never free.
-- Author Unknown

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