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Memorial Day Quotes Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

These Memorial Day quotes will help you remember those who gave all for America.

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering and honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces.

The holiday is observed on the last Monday of May and is considered the unofficial start of the summer vacation season in the United States. In 2019, this solemn day falls on May 27, 2019.

Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War. It was originally known as Decoration Day in reference to a tradition of decorating the graves of those who lost their lives in the Civil War and its set date was May 30. It picked up the name Memorial Day in the years following World War 1 as people began to use it as time to pay respect to all who died in all US wars.

Each year on Memorial Day, Americans take time from their busy schedules to honor the brave warriors who sacrificed their lives for our freedom and liberty. You can observe this day by visiting memorials, participating in parades, holding family gatherings and visiting cemeteries and placing flags or flowers on the graves of our fallen heroes.

To help you honor and remember those who gave their lives in the line of duty, below is our collection of inspirational, patriotic and moving Memorial Day quotes and sayings, collected from a variety of sources over the years.

Memorial Day quotes honoring our fallen heroes

1. “The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.”- Jeff Miller

2. “Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay.”- Barack Obama

3. “Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a

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