Veterans Day

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 11, 2003

&uot;Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more…In peace there’s nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility: But when the blast of

war blows in our ears, then imitate the action of the tiger; Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood, disguise fair nature with hard-favored rage; Then lend the eye a terrible aspect.

– King Henry the Fifth, Act: III, Scene: i


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William Shakespeare

&uot;And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.&uot;

– Joseph Rodman Drake

&uot;When you go home

tell them of us and say,

For their tomorrow, We gave our today.

– The Kohima Epitaph

&uot;Here rests in glory, an American soldier known but to God.

-Inscription on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

&uot;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 success of liberty.

-John Fitzgerald Kennedy