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Steelers Gab Says “Thank you” to Those that Gave Their Lives on Memorial Day

Today, May 31, we celebrate the one who gave their life for our freedom. Today we celebrate Memorial Day 2010. Below you can read some of the most remembered and the best Memorial Day quotes to share the joy of this celebration and to pay the respect to those gone to protect our country.

You can share your own favorites Memorial Day quotes in the comments below. Happy Memorial Day!

For love of country they accepted death… – James A. Garfield

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity. – William Penn

The greatest glory of a free-born people is to transmit that freedom to their children. – William Havard

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

We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them. – Francis A. Walker

The dead soldier’s silence sings our national anthem. – Aaron Kilbourn

Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours. – Wallace Bruce

And I’m proud to be an American,
where at least I know I’m free.
And I won’t forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me. – Lee Greenwood

The brave die never, though they sleep in dust:
Their courage nerves a thousand living men. – Minot J. Savage

Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL. On Sunday’s during football season, you can hear Matt on national networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and others. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.

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  1. mark

    June 1, 2010 at 11:45 am

    God bless ALL of the brave men and women who serve in the U.S military. Whether overseas or domestically, whether or not you believe in the current war effort or not, give an offer of prayer to these brave people who deserve respect and honor. The current war has its detractors, but the men and women who serve are still doing the RIGHT thing by protecting and serving.GOD bless them and keep them safe. Please do NOT forget the sacrifices of our military in wars and actions of the past. Many brave have given their life in battle to protect our way of living. War is horrible but yet, sometimes necessary because of the actions of many evil people. Whatever the agenda that puts our military in harms way,the brave who serve deserve HONOR!

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