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Veteran Quotes

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A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
- George Bernard Shaw

That's what it means to be a veteran;
to be scared all the time.
- Gil Doud

Veteran performers are dying off, and new acts simply
aren't emerging on the national scene.
- Brian Setzer

Any veteran can tell you it is already hard enough
to see a doctor down at the VA and get the health care
they were promised when they signed up to serve this country.
- Nick Lampson

 

I'm OK being the veteran, but I'm still just a kid.
- Barry Zito

I am a Korean War veteran.
I support our troops as much as anyone in this body,
but I do so by advocating redeployment out of Iraq
as soon as it can be safely done.
- John Conyers

I was a veteran, before I was a teenager.
- Michael Jackson

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There are no lazy veteran lion hunters.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

I think we are looked upon as a veteran band.
- Lou Gramm

On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind.
As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home,
we leave no veteran behind.
- Dan Lipinski

There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans
and the Veteran's Administration just wasn't geared up for it.
I know for a fact that it's getting better and better.
- R. Lee Ermey

It's not like I'm some kind of veteran and there is this huge age gap.
I identify with them more off the field.
I need to set an example, which is great,
and I look forward to doing just that.
- Barry Zito

The Veteran's History Project, a nationwide volunteer
effort to collect oral histories from America's war veterans,
provides an avenue to do just that.
Now in its fifth year, the Project has collected more
than 40,000 individual stories.
- Spencer Bachus

As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans,
and have been clear - we will work together,
stand together with the Administration,
but we will also question their policies when they
shortchange veterans and military retirees.
- Solomon Ortiz

Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious
problem for many mothers.
It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother.
It can occur a few days...
or a few months after childbirth.
- Richard J. Codey

By interviewing at least one veteran,
you can preserve memories that otherwise might be lost.
My uncle was a downed fighter pilot and P.O.W.
in World War II, and I am looking forward to recording
his story for inclusion in the project.
- Spencer Bachus

Because of the changes in the Padres team I played with last year,
I felt like a veteran recently when I worked out with
Jason Kendall and he told me he's liked listening to
my records since he was a kid!
- Garth Brooks

The decision to go to war is the most important decision
that I can make as a representative in Congress.
As a veteran, I see any potential military action first
through the eyes of the young men and women who volunteered
to wear the uniform and would carry out such a mission.
- Mark Kirk

As a 22-year Army Veteran who served in Operations
Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom,
and as a Civilian Advisor to the Afghan Army in Operation Enduring Freedom,
I understand both the gravity of giving the order,
and the challenge of carrying it out.
- Allen West

There would be a paragraph about some veteran digging
tunnels for the Germans in a slave labor camp,
or something like that.
Finally I decided to look it up and go further into it.
- Charles Guggenheim

Yeah, but you need an experienced radio veteran who is a liberal advocate.
And there just hadn't been any radio that did that.
And so they weren't trained - they had developed all
these bad habits of being objective and balanced and stuff like that.
- Al Franken

I started a theater called Steppenwolf.
We've been very supportive of the veterans there.
- Gary Sinise

It was a requirement by the veterans to list the 57,000 names.
We're reaching a time that we'll acknowledge the individual
in a war on a national level.
- Maya Lin

These men were wrongfully rejected, the veterans.
The fighting man should never have been blamed for Vietnam.
- Neil Sheehan

While we have made great progress in increasing funding for veterans' benefits,
we still have a long way to go in fully meeting the promise to our veterans.
- Sue Kelly

When you run for president of the United States,
everybody does the same thing in the campaign-they talk about veterans,
how much they admire them, how grateful they are.
- Mark Shields

By cutting critical domestic programs such as education,
health, environmental protection, and veterans' services,
this budget reveals misplaced priorities.
- Dan Lipinski

America's veterans embody the ideals upon which America
was founded more than 229 years ago.
- Steve Buyer

But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans
of America continued to struggle to establish a combat
badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics.
- Tim Holden

While President Bush's tax give-aways for the rich
are pushing us further into debt,
he compensates by increasing the out-of-pocket costs to our veterans.
- Tom Harkin

Oklahomans value our children and our seniors.
Oklahomans value traditions of faith.
Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans.
Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts.
- Brad Henry

America's Veterans have served their country with the
belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.
- John Doolittle

Our nation has kept faith with its veterans.
Funding for veterans healthcare and benefits is strong,
and has increased more than 75 percent in the last decade.
- Steve Buyer

I come from a district where the veterans are not the richest in the country.
- Corrine Brown

America's veterans deserve the very best health care
because they've earned it.
- Jim Ramstad

The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and
Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining
the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.
- Steve Buyer

In addition to demanding answers and accountability
from the Veterans Administration,
Congress had to act to ensure veterans do not suffer
because of the actions of a federal agency.
- Doc Hastings

America's trying to do the best for its veterans.
- R. Lee Ermey

The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice
for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.
- Jeff Miller

Veterans continue to get the short end of the stick
when it comes to this administration.
- Corrine Brown

The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness
to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise -
and to the best in benefits and medical care.
- Sue Kelly

I work with a couple charities called Serving Those
Who Serve and Rebuilding Together.
Both are supportive of veterans when they come home.
- Jessica Biel

Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today.
These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian
lives to put on the uniform and serve us.
- Steve Buyer

I learned a lot from Vietnam veterans,
especially as some of them turned against their own war.
- Robert Jay Lifton

Now Congress learns that the Veterans Administration
failed to provide complete,
accurate information on the money it needs for both this year and next year.
- Doc Hastings

The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments,
and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to
preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought.
- Henry Waxman

Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America.
- R. Lee Ermey

When I was building the Vietnam Memorial,
I never once asked the veterans what it was like in the war,
because from my point of view, you don't pry into other people's business.
- Maya Lin

Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend
America and uphold our values when duty called.
- Bill Shuster

Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation.
Unfortunately, the Bush administration and congressional
Republicans have not lived up to this duty.
- Patty Murray

Since the Revolution, eight generations of America's
veterans have established an unbroken commitment to freedom.
- Steve Buyer

Emmy Lou Harris introduced me to the work of the Vietnam
Veterans of America foundation and the Campaign for a Land Mine Free World.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

I hope to live long enough to see my surviving comrades
march side by side with the Union veterans along Pennsylvania Avenue,
and then I will die happy.
- James Longstreet

Although AmeriCorps is making a difference among its
participants and the people they serve,
we must address homelessness and the need for job training among our veterans.
- Cliff Stearns

We pretended there was no problem with Agent Orange
after Vietnam and later the Pentagon recanted,
after untold suffering by veterans.
- Jim McDermott

The men and women of today's VA are dedicated to caring
for today's veterans and stand ready to provide for
our servicemembers who now defend our freedoms and our way of life.
- Steve Buyer

I also believe our country made a promise to veterans and their families.
Veterans have kept their end of the bargain,
and now, the VA is looking to pull out the rug.
- Ellen Tauscher

We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay
for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors
of powerful members of Congress.
- Nick Lampson

I remain committed to improving the government services
to which Hudson Valley veterans are entitled.
- Sue Kelly

We owe our World War II veterans - and all our veterans -
a debt we can never fully repay.
- Doc Hastings

Our Nation must provide sufficient access to healthcare,
adequate benefits, and the supplemental resources our
veterans were promised and so dearly need.
We owe our heroes no less.
- Dan Lipinski

But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more
than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism
that our veterans have embodied in the past.
We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how
we are treating our veterans in the present.
- Nick Lampson

As efforts to fix this failure at the Veterans Administration continue,
I also intend to persist in demanding answers and action
on the establishment of a new clinic to serve the veterans
in North Central Washington.
- Doc Hastings

As the days went on, I didn't mind the games.
In fact, I looked forward to them.
That was the easiest part of all.
I couldn't wait to get to the ballpark I'd be the first
one there and I was willing to do anything.
I think that's why the veterans liked me.
- Al Kaline

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans,
and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our
sacred obligations to our veterans and their families
who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.
- Dan Lipinski

The most basic obligation we have to our veterans is
that we keep the promises that were made to them.
That is what makes the recent failures of the Veterans
Administration so shameful.
- Doc Hastings

The veterans of our military services have put their
lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy.
They have dedicated their lives to their country and
deserve to be recognized for their commitment.
- Judd Gregg

The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been
to heal the wounds that exist,
particularly among our veterans, and to move forward
with a positive relationship,...
Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don't
want to do that and that's their decision.
- Ho Chi Minh

Logan was talking about the Civil War,
which claimed the lives of more than 500,000 Americans.
He wanted to provide Civil War veterans with a day
to pay respects to their fellow soldiers who did not
live to see the end of the war,
without losing a day's pay.
- Doc Hastings

America's veterans and troops serving abroad today
fought hard to preserve our red,
white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's
Global War Against Terrorism,
and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
- Bill Shuster

Because all of us believe and understand in the fabric
of the common bond of why we call ourselves American
is to care for the men and women who wear the uniform;
and when they take off the uniform,
we care for them when they are veterans.
- Steve Buyer


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