For Memorial Day, 10 Heartwrenching Quotes About Heroes

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What would you be willing to sacrifice for the ones you love?

Memorial Day is approaching and while we're looking forward to a long weekend of (hopefully) warm, sunny summer days, sizzling barbeques, and gathering with our family and friends ... we cannot forget the sacrifice so many men and women in uniform have made so that we can enjoy all of those things.

Here are ten love quotes that remind us of the sacrifices families make for the greater good. (And don't forget to pin these ecards here or repin them from our Pinterest board.)

 

Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles." —Christopher Reeve
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Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." —Nathan Hale
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Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something." —Criss Jami
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Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." —Winston Churchill
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Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"Don't forget who your heroes are, what they mean to you, and why they mean that to you." —Gale Harold
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Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." —Joseph Campbell
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Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they've stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments." —Kevin Costner
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Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me." —Mr. Rogers
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Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"One lives in the hope of becoming a memory." —Antonio Porchia
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Memorial Day Quotes To Share With Someone You Love
"My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country." —John F. Kennedy
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