Remembrance Day Sayings

Say a Silent Prayer With These Remembrance Day Sayings

poppy flower in lapel
A remembrance poppy from Canada, worn on the lapel of a men's suit. hobvias sudoneighm/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

Commemorate Remembrance Day on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year. Spread the message of love and peace through these Remembrance Day sayings:

"In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day."

Arthur Koestler, Janus: A Summing Up

"The most persistent sound which reverberates through men’s history is the beating of war drums."

G. K. Chesterton

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

Daniel Webster

"Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored."

Elmer Davis

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

Jose Narosky

"In war, there are no unwounded soldiers."

Cynthia Ozick

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

William Wallace

"They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!"

Joseph Campbell

"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself."

"When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them."

George Canning

"When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?"