Blood Swept Lands & Seas of Red

Tower of London 2014 Memorial Display



Blood Swept Lands

“Blood Swept Lands & Seas of Red”

This was the memorial display at the Tower of London in 2014 to commemorate Armistice Day. 888,246 ceramic poppies, one for each British military fatality of WWI.

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.” - ‘For the Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon

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Salivation Army - Archie Bunker

The flesh of your blood. - Archie Bunker

A good soldier is a poor scout. - Cheyenne Proverb

Love is a kind of military service. - Ovid

I'm not aging, I'm marinating. - Unknown

A pint of sweat saves a gallon of blood. - George S Patton

You can't squeeze blood out of a tulip. - Archie Bunker

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. - George Herbert

The army is the true nobility of our country. - Napoleon III

Always give 100%. Unless you're giving blood. - Unknown

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. - Groucho Marx

Marketing strategy is a lot like military strategy. - Liddell Hart

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. - Winston Churchill

The dead soldier's silence sings our national anthem. - Aaron Kilbourn

The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. - Thomas Campbell

We come not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them. - Francis A Walker

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. - Groucho Marx

Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set. - Ralph Richardson

A conquering army on the border will not be stopped by eloquence. - Otto von Bismarck

The crimes of this guilty land will never be purged but with blood. - John Brown

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets. - John D. Rockefeller

Be harmonious with each other, enrich the soldiers, ignore all others. - Septimius Severus

Forget aging. If you're six feet above ground, it's a good day. - Faith Hill

A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end. - George S Patton

Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate. - Bertrand Russell

You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever. - Donald Trump

We could certainly slow the aging process down if it had to work its way through Congress. - Will Rogers

The same hot lightning that burns your blood with passion–– cools your fears with peace. - Aberjhani

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. - Doug Larson

The plunge of civilization into this abyss of blood and darkness is too tragic for any words. - Henry James

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep. I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great

We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many people find themselves with illness as they become successful: higher blood pressure and diabetes. - Zong Qinghou

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its stupidity. - Dwight D Eisenhower

God gave men both a penis and a brain, but unfortunately not enough blood supply to run both at the same time. - Robin Williams

Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank piece of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead. - Gene Fowler

I have this theory that chocolate slows down the aging process. It may not be true, but do I dare take the chance? - Unknown

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts. - Robert H. Schuller

When it comes to hockey, it's been in my blood since I was 3 or 4 years old. I love coaching the kids, especially at that level. - Mario Lemieux

Fang took the entire family out for coffee and donuts the other night. The kids enjoyed it. It was the first time they'd ever given blood. - Phyllis Diller


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21-Sep-2018