Before we pack up the grill, beach towels, and bathing suits for a relaxing Memorial Day weekend with family and friends, let us take a moment to remember and to honor the men and women who have served and have given their lives for the freedom we enjoy today – to remind us that freedom isn’t free. Below are 20 Memorial Day quotes from some of the greatest minds:
May these quotes about the spirit of Christmas help you find the greatest joy in the simplest things and rejoice in the spirit of giving and forgiving.
Imagine is one of my favourite songs from John Lennon. And I absolutely love this illustration of the song, which Pablo Stanley has so creatively painted! You can buy a print at Pablo’s site.
A special day to pay tribute to all the brave souls who had given their lives while serving the country so that you and I can sleep peacefully at night. In fact, we should be thankful to them every single day of our lives. They will never be forgotten as they will always live in the hearts of the people they loved and protected so dearly.
… that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons.
When I first came across this quotation by mary anne radmacher, I could really relate it to the story of Anne in the recent Bersih 2.0 (9 July 2011) in…