Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Inspiring Quotes Wednesday - Veteran's Day!

George Washington

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

George S. Patton

Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.


Norman Schwarzkopf

Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.

Douglas MacArthur

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.


R. Lee Ermey

It's my firm conviction that when Uncle Sam calls, by God we go, and we do the best that we can.

Omar N. Bradley

Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.

And...I'm not only a current Army wife, but I'm also an Air Force veteran myself!

17 comments:

Tam said...

Happy Vetrans Day!

Dorkys Ramos said...

Oh you've got great quotes up today, too! Happy Veteran's Day to you and your family. You must be incredibly proud of your husband :)

Mighty M said...

Happy Veteran's Day!! Great quotes!

Brooke said...

give the hubs a big hug and "thank you" from us for veterans day. then make him turn around and do the same for you! :)

...::Mrs. Southern Bride::... said...

Happy Veterans Day! And thank you for serving our Country!! :)

Intense Guy said...

*Salutes the Air Force veteran and Army wife*

Thank you -

Kristina P. said...

A big thank you to your husband!

Deanna said...

A huge thank you to both of you for your part in keeping this country the great place it is.

Helene said...

Those are all great quotes, especially the one by Norman Schwarzkopf!!

Happy Veteran's Day!

Christina said...

Happy Veteran's day to your and Thomas!Love you too!

The Blonde Duck said...

Thanks to all the vets out there! Happy Veteran's Day!

April said...

Those are some awesome quotes, Jeannie! Thank you and our husband for your service to our country...Happy Veteran's Day!

AliceKay said...

Thanks to you, your husband and every other man or woman who has served our country. My husband served in the Coast Guard for four years from 1972 to 1976.

Annie said...

Jeanne,
Happy Veteran's day!!!!! Thank you and your hubby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Also, thanks for sharing a note about little Noah.

Cherie said...

I loved watching and reading all the Veteran's Day Tributes.
This month in our cub scout den the boys are studying American Hero's. We asked them if they could think of an American Hero and they said "All the Soldiers". We were so proud!!! These men, your husband included, are true hero's!

Vickie said...

Happy Belated Veteran's Day!!

My Brother-in-law is also Air Force.

LadyStyx said...

Happy Belated Veteran's Day.

I love that last quote. Very nice. Could stand for survivors as well...you know what Im talkin about.