16 Powerful Quotes About September 11th Worth Remembering

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Honor the fallen of 9/11.

These 16 Quotes About September 11th Prove We Will Never Forget

Every year on September 11th, we remember the fallen victims and heroes of the 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City's Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and on four separate flights, one of which crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Almost 3,000 people were killed, and the event defined a generation and host of world events to come. To commemorate this tragic event, we've rounded up some powerful quotes about September 11th honoring the lives that were lost.

Best September 11th Quotes

  • "Today we pray for the families and remember the victims of 9/11." -T. D. Jakes Ministries

  • "We will never forget." -Unknown

  • "We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember." -George W. Bush

  • "9/11—a day to remember that extraordinary heroes are often disguised as ordinary people and that spirit and soul are unbreakable." -Stacey Alcorn

  • "Remember the hours after September 11th, when we came together as one to answer the attack against our homeland? We drew strength when our firefighters ran up stairs and risked their lives so that others might live; when rescuers rushed into smoke and fire at the Pentagon; when the men and women of Flight 93 sacrificed themselves to save our nation's Capitol; when flags were hanging from front porches all across America, and strangers became friends. It was the worst day we have ever seen, but it brought out the best in all of us." -John Kerry

Powerful September 11th Quotes

  • "Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11." -Barack Obama

  • "God bless all who lost their lives we will never forget 9/11." -Unknown

  • "September 11th 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." -Lamar Alexander

  • "On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood, all Americans became New Yorkers." -George Pataki

  • "The attacks of September 11th were intended to break our spirit. Instead, we have emerged stronger and more unified. We feel renewed devotion to the principles of political, economic, and religious freedom, the rule of law and respect for human life. We are more determined than ever to live our lives in freedom." -Rudy Giuliani

Inspirational September 11th Quotes

  • "If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate." -Sandy Dahl

  • "The horrific damage of 9/11 did not end when those buildings came down." -Kirsten Gillibrand

  • "As much sorrow and grief as came from 9/11, there have also come positives." -Mack Wilberg

  • "What a lot of the world missed was just how caring New York became post-9/11." -Mike D

  • "When I look at the world, I recognize that unfortunately, it sometimes takes an atrocity like 9/11 to force us to come together." -Ving Rhames

  • "Let's roll." -Todd Beamer

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