VVA CHAPTER 421  
Poems & Quotes

 

Quotable Quotes

Poems

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”

---Thomas Paine

 
 
by
Msgr. Charles R. Fink
 
A SOLDIER'S CHRISTMAS
by
Michael Marks
Youtube video presentation
 

HAPPY BAND OF BROTHERS' DAY

by

author unknown
 
IN FLANDERS FIELDS
by
John McCrae
 

IT IS THE VETERAN

by

author unknown

 
I WALK IN THE SHADOW
by
Frank Russo
VVA Chapter 421 member
 
NOBLE AND THE BRAVE
by
Joanna Fuchs
 
THE VVA VETERAN
by
Rick Rogers
VVA Chapter 421 member
 
THE BATTLEFIELD
by
Amanda Milo
2017 Tottenville H.S. Student
 
 
“Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.”
 
--- Benjamin Franklin
“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.”

--- Albert Einstein

“A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.”

                                 -- Robert Frost

 “I must study politics and war so that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy”

--- John Adams

 “Some regard private enterprise as if it were a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look upon it as a cow that they can milk. Only a handful see it for what it really is--the strong horse that pulls the whole cart.”

--- Winston Churchill

“I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.”                                  -- Ronald Reagan
“Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.”

-- Benjamin Franklin

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were.  But without it, we go nowhere.”                                                                                            --- Carl Sagan, Cosmos

""A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular.".”         ---Adlai Stevenson

“Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.”                                                                     ---George Burns