Veteran’s Day

From this day to the ending of the world,
But we in it shall be remembered-
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition;
And gentlemen in England now-a-bed
Shall think themselves accurs’d they were not here,
And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks
That fought with us upon Saint Crispin’s day.” 
―    William Shakespeare,    Henry V

“My kind of loyalty was loyalty to one’s country, not to its institutions or its officeholders. The country is the real thing, the substantial thing, the eternal thing; it is the thing to watch over, and care for, and be loyal to; institutions are extraneous, they are its mere clothing, and clothing can wear out, become ragged, cease to be comfortable, cease to protect the body from winter, disease, and death.” 
―    Mark Twain,    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

“America’s finest – our men and women in uniform, are a force for good throughout the world, and that is nothing to apologize for.” 
―    Sarah Palin

“Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.” 
―    Theodore Roosevelt

“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.”
―    David McCullough,    John Adams

“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.” 
―    Samuel Adams

“Patriotism is not enough, there must be no hatred or bitterness for anyone.” 
―    Florence Nightingale

“But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.” 
―    John Adams

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About Theresa

I live in an old farmhouse in upstate New York (no, *not* the big city!) in the country with my family, two dogs, two calves, and two horses. I love to cross stitch, quilt, read, and look at needlework blogs :) and I love coffee *and* tea!
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