Memorial Day Quotes:- Memorial Day or Decoration Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. It marks the unofficial start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who have died in military service. Many volunteers place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries.

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old memorial quotes, memorial sayings, and memorial proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

 

List Of  Motivational Memorial Day Quotes And Sayings

 

To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness.

-Erich Fromm

 

 

 

 

The grave is but a covered bridge, leading from light to light, through a brief darkness.

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 

 

 

Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.

-Jack Kornfield

 

 

 

 

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.

-Robert Green Ingersoll

 

 

 

 

Memorials become relics if they do not stir our modern conscience.

-Henry Waxman

 

 

 

Cover them over with beautiful flowers, Deck them with garlands, those brothers of ours, Lying so silent by night and by day.

-Will Carleton

 

 

 

 

Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you. I Loved You so—‘twas heaven here with you.

-Isla Paschal Richardson

 

 

 

 

There are no goodbyes. Where ever you’ll be, you’ll be in my heart.

-Ghandi

 

 

 

 

There are no good-byes, where ever you’ll be, you’ll be in my heart.

-Ghandi

 

 

 

 

Death is not the end Death can never be the end. Death is the road. Life is the traveller. The Soul is the Guide our mind thinks of death. Our heart thinks of life our soul thinks of Immortality.

-Sri Chinmoy

 

 

Famous Motivational Memorial Day Quotes And Sayings

 

 

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

-Kenji Miyazawa

 

 

 

 

Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.

-Rossiter W. Raymond

 

 

 

 

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

-Kahlil Gibran

 

 

 

 

 

Our cheer goes back to them, the valiant dead! Laurels and roses on their graves to-day, lilies and laurels over them we lay, and violets o’er each unforgotten head.

-Richard Hovey

 

 

 

 

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.

-Rabindranath Tagore

 

 

 

 

You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.

-Jan Glidwell

 

 

 

 

 

They are dead; but they live in each Patriot’s breast, And their names are engraven on honor’s bright crest.

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 

 

 

Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.

-Daniel Webster

 

Best Inspirational Memorial Day Quotes And Sayings

 

 

We only part to meet again. Change, as ye list, ye winds; my heart shall be the faithful compass that still points to thee.

-John Gay

 

 

 

 

 

Distance is not the thing that makes us suffer, it’s missing someone that’s always in your mind that really makes you suffer.

-Anurag Prakash Ray

 

 

 

 

When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will be in love with night, And pay no worship to the garish sun.

-William Shakespeare

 

 

 

 

 

Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.

-Bob Marley

 

 

 

 

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.

-Antoine de Saint-Exupery

 

 

 

 

We who are left, how shall we look again happily on the sun or feel the rain without remembering how they who went ungrudgingly and spent their lives for us loved, too, the sun and rain?

-Wilfrid Wilson Gibson

 

 

 

 

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

-Richard Puz

 

 

 

 

And can it be that in a world so full and busy the loss of one creature makes a void so wide and deep that nothing but the width and depth of eternity can fill it up!

-Charles Dickens

 

 

 

 

Your silent tents of green we deck with fragrant flowers; yours has the suffering been, the memory shall be ours.

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 

 

 

The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief — But the pain of grief is only a shadow when compared with the pain of never risking love.

-Hilary Stanton Zunin

 

 

 

 

While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.

-J Taylor