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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

May 29, 2016 by | Be the first to comment »

On Memorial Day here at Cigars and Sea Stories we honor our fallen.  It is our duty to honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our way of life.

Memorial Day

Some gave all!

Here is a video speech that gives credit to the deeds and the sacrifices of those fallen.  This weekend honor and remember those souls that have passed, for us to be here today.  Bless you all, until Valhalla!

Memorial Day Quotes 

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends”. -Martin Luther King, Jr.

“It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.” – General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” — General George S. Patton

“On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation!” – Thomas William Parsons

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” – President John F. Kennedy

“For love of country, they accepted death.” – President James A. Garfield

“They hover as a cloud of witnesses above this Nation.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” — Aristotle
“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” — Joseph Campbell

“They are dead; but they live in each Patriot’s breast, And their names are engraven on honor’s bright crest.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.  It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.  It is the soldier, not the organizer, who gave us the freedom to demonstrate.  It is the soldier, who salutes the flag, who serves beneath the flag.  And whose coffin is draped by the flag, who allows the protester to burn the flag.”-Father Dennis Edward O’Brien, USMC


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