« A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. » ~Joseph Campbell
« 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.” ~H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.
« It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” ~Robert F. Kennedy
« The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” ~Patrick Henry
« The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.” ~Douglas MacArthur?
« The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.” ~George S. Patton Jr
« We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us”. ~Winston Churchill?
« Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
« Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.” ~Douglas MacArthur
“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” ~Billy Graham
?“Live for something rather than die for nothing.” ~George Patton??“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
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