Veterans Day Quotes 2014: 12 Sayings, Messages, and Greetings for Nov. 11 Holiday

November 9, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Here’s a few quotes for Veterans Day, which is Tuesday, Nov. 11.

“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

“To The Veterans of the United States of America, Thank you, for the cost you paid for our freedom, thank you for the freedom to live in safety and pursue happiness, for freedom of speech (thus my book), and for all the freedoms that we daily take for granted.” — Sara Niles

“Freedom is never free.” — Author Unknown

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

“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” — Jose Narosky

“All of my high school male teachers were WWII and/or Korean War veterans. They taught my brothers and me the value of service to our country and reinforced what our dad had shown us about the meaning of service.” — Oliver North

“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

“America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.” — John Doolittle

“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

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John F. Kennedy

“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys. Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death!” — Sun Tzu

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