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Lodge 122 May 28 Memorial Day 2012 Ten Inspirational Quotes in Celebration of Veterans Day 2011 Happy Veterans Day to the brave men and women who have served our nation, past and present, we salute you! Today is Veterans Day, a time to honor all those who have sacrificed for something bigger than themselves: the safety and freedom of America. Also celebrated in other parts of the world, under the name Armistice Day or Remembrance Day, today marks an agreement between the Germans and the Allies that ended World War I. We already told you about two individuals who show their appreciation for veterans in miraculous ways. We hope that you're able to find a way to show gratitude for those who have served us. Here are 10 inspirational Veterans Day quotes: "We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude." - Cynthia Ozick "This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." - Elmer Davis "War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children." - Jimmy Carter "Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul." -Michel de Montaigne "I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, "Mother, what was war?" - Eve Merriam "How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!" - Maya Angelou "When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them." - Chinese Proverb "The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war." - Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit "Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die." - G.K. Chesterton "How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world." - William Shakespeare