My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. - John F. Kennedy
Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
We never should, and I am sure, never shall be niggard of gratitude and benefaction to the soldiers who have endured toil, privations and wounds, that the nation may live. -Abraham Lincoln
...originally posted in 2013