Flag Quotes (20 quotes)
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From ocean to ocean you brighten our land, O'er prairie, forest, mountain, Superb against the sky. Oh flag for which men labor! Oh flag for which men die! I mean it was like the news media covered the Iraq War, at least at the begining of it, almost like it was a football game with us vs. Say hurrah for our flag, Our country's flag, It's stripes and it's bright stars too.
The whole inspiration of our life as a nation flows out from the waving folds of this banner. The home of the free and the brave. Cohan I am whatever you make me, nothing more. I am your belief in yourself, your dream of what a people may become I am the clutch of an idea, and the reasoned purpose of resolution. I am no more than you believe me to be and I am all that you believe I can be. I am whatever you make me, nothing more.
Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I'm not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be. If one asks me the meaning of our flag, I say to him: It means all that the Constitution of our people, organizing for justice, for liberty, and for happiness, meant.
RSS Feed. As we think back over the history of our nation's flag, we remember that the story of its early years was often one of hardship and trials, sometimes a fight for simple survival. As the American Republic grew and prospered and new stars were added to the flag, the ideal of freedom grew and prospered. From the rolling hills of Kentucky to the shores of California to the Sea of Tranquility on the Moon, our pioneers carried our flag before them, a symbol of the indomitable spirit of a free people. And let us never forget that in honoring our flag, we honor the American men and women who have courageously fought and died for it over the last years, patriots who set an ideal above any consideration of self. Our flag flies free today because of their sacrifice.
As you're enjoying your three-day weekend filled with family-oriented activities —perhaps a backyard barbecue or even a road trip with the kids —read these Memorial Day quotes to remind yourself what this holiday is all about: Honoring those who lost their lives serving our great country. If you're really feeling patriotic, queue up a few Memorial Day songs to listen to all weekend long. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die. But our gratitude has to be more than visits to the troops, and once-a-year Memorial Day ceremonies. We honor the dead best by treating the living well.