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Chrissy-HH-
11-04-2010, 04:18 AM
http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/veterans-day

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GreenBean-HH-
11-04-2010, 01:59 PM
Veteran's Day is the 11th here in the US as well.

Very important to take some time out to say thanks.





"Freedom is never free." -Author Unknown

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

"When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?" -George Canning

"Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die." -G.K. Chesterton

"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." -Elmer Davis

"But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye." -Thomas Dunn English

"I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot." -Gary Hart

"Lord, bid war's trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace." -Oliver Wendell Holmes

"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

"The most persistent sound which reverberates through men's history is the beating of war drums." -Arthur Koestler

"I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, 'Mother, what was war?'" -Eve Merriam

"Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul." -Michel de Montaigne

"In war, there are no unwounded soldiers." -Jose Narosky

"We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude." -Cynthia Ozick

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