Quotations For Veterans Day

Standard

abraham-lincoln-12

“The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Abraham Lincoln

 

 

barack-obama-1129156__340

“It’s about how we treat our veterans every single day of the year. It’s about making sure they have the care they need and the benefits that they’ve earned when they come home. It’s about serving all of you as well as you’ve served the United States of America.”

                                                         Barack Obama

 

president-john-kennedy-403379__340

“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

Quotations on Political Courage and Political Cowardice

Standard

Given the circumstances of the horror of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, the hypocrisy of politicians in bed with the NRA and gun-makers, and their inaction about even considering reasonable gun legislation, I wanted to offer three quotations to consider:

martin-luther-king-jr-393870_960_720 (1)

(https://pixabay.com)

“There comes a time when silence becomes betrayal.”

                                                        Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

abraham-lincoln-60558_960_720

(https://pixabay.com)

“The ballot is stronger than the bullet.”

                                                       President Abraham Lincoln

 

albert-einstein-1145030_960_720

(https://pixabay.com)

“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.”

                                                      Albert Einstein