The Colonel’s Remembrance Quotes of the Day!
Good “Tuesday” Morning Everyone as we remember all those we lost on 9/11 – We’ll Never Forget – September 11, 2018
Today is: “Never Forget Day!” Why Not?
“May our resolve as a free people to stand united as one force against any attack on our nation be ever so strong and with purpose; and may we never forget the loss of life on that day on 11 September 200” – COL (Ret) Mikel Burroughs
“9/.11 = a day to remember that extraordinary heroes are often disguised as ordinary people and that spirit and soul are unbreakable.” – Stacey Alcorn
“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.” – President George W. Bush
“You can be sure that the American spirit will prevail over this tragedy.” – Colin Powell
“September 11 is one of our worst days but it brought out the best in us. It unified us as a country and showed our charitable instincts and reminded us of what we stood for and stand for.” – Senator Lamar Alexander
“My father was the best person I have ever known and though he was taken from me on that day, nothing and no one will ever be able to take way the eight years and two days of my life that I shared with him. After my father died, and after I lost so much, I promised myself that I would never lose who I am as a person – the person that my father brought me up to be…” – Mary Kate McErlean, whose father was killed on 9/11 when she was 8 years old.
“…If you owe someone an apology, tell them you are sorry today. If someone asks for your forgiveness, forgive them. Start being the person you always wanted to be today and don’t waste your time worrying about tomorrow.” – Mary Kate McErlean, whose father was killed on 9/11 when she was 8 years old.
“September 11, 2001 seems destined to be the watershed event of our lives and the greatest test for our democracy in our lifetimes.” – Lt. Col. Shelton F. Leskford, U.S. Marine Corps
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