15 Veteran’s Day Quotes That Will Help You Say Thank You

Though Veteran’s Day only comes once a year, we are grateful every single day for the men and women who’ve put their lives on the line to protect and serve our country.

We hope that you take a moment today to thank a veteran whether it be someone you know or a complete stranger or maybe you are a veteran yourself. In that case, we thank you so much for your service. If you’re at a loss for words or aren’t sure of the right way to say thank you, try using one of these eloquent quotes to get your message accross.

1. “The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment.”Judd Gregg

2. “You’d have to go a long way to find someone who was more proud and grateful for what our veterans have done for all of us.”Jim Davis

3. “On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.”Dan Lipinski

4. “Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.” – Abraham Lincoln

5. “It’s about how we treat our veterans every single day of the year. It’s about making sure they have the care they need and the benefits that they’ve earned when they come home. It’s about serving all of you as well as you’ve served the United States of America. Freedom is never free.”President Barack Obama

6. “But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present.”Nick Lampson

7. “The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.”Jeff Miller

8. “The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.”Steve Buyer

9. “From the world wars of Europe to the jungles of the Far East, from the deserts of the Middle East to the African continent, and even here in our own hemisphere, our veterans have made the world a better place and America the great country we are today.”John Hoeven

10. “While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.”Randy Neugebauer

11. “Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called.”Bill Shuster

12. “We owe our World War II veterans — and all our veterans — a debt we can never fully repay.”Doc Hastings

13.  “Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today. These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian lives to put on the uniform and serve us.”Steve Buyer

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

15. “Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.”Charles B. Rangel

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