Thursday, November 11, 2010

My love to all the Veterans

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"It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you." ~M. Grundler

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

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

"They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay. They were filthy, and they were lousy, and they stunk. And I loved them."~Douglas MacArthur


renilde said...

It's so sad that so many, beautiful men had to die. Always someone's child,brother,father or sweetheart....And on this Rememberance Day let's hope that we all learn and understand the deep sadness of violence and war.

Gillian said...

i kept my silence at 11 am

with my heartbeat in my ears to keep me company I thought of all the ones that had ceased beating to give us all this chance to live


Robin said...

Thank you for remembering....


♥ Robin ♥

The Wanderers' Daughter said...

Lovely, Yoli.

kitchu said...

i'm sorry i missed this post. wonderful. and you always find the best quotes. that last one really struck me.