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Friday, September 11, 2009

9/11



We can't all be Washingtons, but we can all be patriots. ~Charles F. Browne

[P]atriotism... is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. ~Adlai Stevenson

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~Elmer Davis

The cement of this union is the heart-blood of every American. ~Thomas Jefferson

The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation. ~Woodrow Wilson

No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation. - Douglas MacArthur

If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be. - Thomas Jefferson

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. - Thomas Jefferson

6 comments:

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Some of these quotes are great. I think it really says a lot. Thanks for sharing!!

-lauren

Barbara H. said...

Amen, Carrie.

Some of those quotes were new to me.

Veronika said...

I love Elmer Davis'. Thanks for sharing these. Please step over and see my tribute too.

Book Psmith said...

When one has no words, how comforting to turn to others'. Thank you.

Penny Hull said...

Thank you for remember 9/11. Great tribute.
Would like to be entered into the contest to win Hiccupotomus. TKS
Penny mpdh591atyahoodotcom

Janice Phillips said...

Just saw this today...thanks for this post...best one I saw from that date. Tough day, hard memories, sovereign God.

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