Memorial Day is a Federal Holiday celebrated in the United States of America on the last Monday in the month of May.
On Memorial Day, people of America remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.
Formerly known as Decoration Day, it originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the Civil War. By the 20th century Memorial Day had been extended to honor all Americans who have died in all wars.
In 2016, Memorial Day will be celebrated in USA on 30th May 2016.
On the occasion of USA Memorial Day read these Memorial Day Special Quotes and Sayings so that you can realize the price that a soldier has to pay for your freedom.
You can also set these USA Memorial Day Wallpapers on your Desktop.
USA Memorial Day Quotes, Quotations, Sayings & Wallpapers :
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
~ Albert Einstein
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
~ John F. Kennedy
A man’s country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
~ George William Curtis
Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.
~ Robin Hayes
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
True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world.
~ Francois de la Rochefoucauld
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
~ Joseph Campbell
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
~ Benjamin Disraeli
Each man is a hero and an oracle to somebody.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson