In the USA, and some other allied countries, 11th November is observed as the Remembrance Day. The day was previously known as Armistice Day and in the year of 1954 USA has provided it a fresh name to show honor to the worthful day. Since then, at the end of the Korean Warthe day was marked with a special importance to respect all the soldiers. Veterans Day, which is known by another name Remembrance Day. The day is celebrated with commemorative occassions, addresses at military cemeteries, and carnival.
About the occasion
The occasion started after the First World War, and around then was admired with distinctive glory. While it was initially established to respect the soldiers who died in the World War I, today, Remembrance Day is a day to respect the majority of the Americans who have passed on in military administration.
In some cases, the original sentiment of a holiday can get lost. Try to appreciate it for it’s worth, we believe it’s essential to concentrate on the more profound implications. Do pause for a minute this occasion weekend to respect our nation.
The quotes regarding the day
After reading the quotes you may start thinking What do you do to commend the freedom and recall the individuals who battled to respect it?
- “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” Thomas Campbell, Hallowed Ground
- “They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. / At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.” Laurence Binyon, For The Fallen
- “The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them.” Czeslaw Milosz, The Issa Valley
- “Praising what is lost makes the remembrance dear.” William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well
- “The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.” Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
- “Pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag and smile, smile, smile, / While you’ve a lucifer to light your fag, smile, boys, that’s the style.” George Henry Powell, Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag
- “We shall want you and miss you but with all our might and main / we shall cheer you, thank you, kiss you when you come back again.” Paul Rubens, Your King and Country Need You
- “We were preparing not Peace only, but Eternal Peace. There was about us the halo of some divine mission. We were bent on doing great, permanent, noble things.” Harold Nicolson, British delegate to the 1919 Paris Peace Conference
- “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes.” Maya Angelou
- “When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?”George Canning, The Pilot that weathered the Storm
- “With the tears a Land hath shed / Their graves should ever be green.” Thomas Bailey Aldrich
- “All we have of freedom, all we use or know – / This our fathers bought for us long and long ago.” Rudyard Kipling , The Old Issue
- “When you go home, tell them of us and say, for their tomorrow we gave our today.” John Maxwell Edmonds
- “The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.” Benjamin Disraeli, speech to the House of Commons
- “You remember only what you want to remember. You know only what your heart allows you to know.” Amy Tan (pictured below), Saving Fish from Drowning