Quotes are often used in emails, cards and on social networks such as Twitter, but these quotes may be best used as a moment to reflect on Pearl Harbor Day.
Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor. The thing that really fascinated me is that through this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism. -Michael Bay
Pearl Harbor caused our Nation to wholeheartedly commit to winning World War II, changing the course of our Nation's history and the world's future. -Joe Baca
Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell, no! -John Belushi
Our military thought that they couldn't get to Pearl Harbor, that it was too long a journey from Japan to get there, and they proved us wrong. -Jerry Bruckheimer
The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking. In each instance there were warning signs before the attack, and in each instance our government failed to connect the dots. -Diane Watson
Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage of our economy than we did at any time since he Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. For the world's only superpower, that is an invitation to very serious trouble. -Steve Forbes
As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America. -Joe Baca
See video footage of Pearl Harbor Day 1941 here.