Today marks the 18th anniversary of 9\/11. It was a tragic day in American history when terrorists attacked lower Manhatten and the World Trade Center was destroyed. This horrible day was on September 11, 2001.\r\n\r\nOn the anniversary of 9\/11, remember when Americans stood united. Read and share these powerful quotes and reflect on the tragedy with your loved ones. Many were said by former Presidents and those who lost loved ones on September 11th.\r\nReflect and remember with these powerful 9\/11 quotes\r\n\r\n\u201cEven 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.\u201d - President Obama in 2011\r\n\r\n\u201cIf we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.\u201d - Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl\r\n\r\n\u201cMy older brother John lived [his life] in Technicolor. \u2026 When he walked in the door, the whole house lit up. And I\u2019m sure heaven lit up when he got there too.\u201d - Anthoula Katsimatides\r\n\r\n\r\nRead onto the NEXT page for more 9\/11 quotes.\r\n\r\n\r\n\u201cFive years from the date of the attack that changed our world, we\u2019ve come back to remember the valor of those we lost\u2014those who innocently went to work that day and the brave souls who went in after them. We have also come to be ever mindful of the courage of those who grieve for them, and the light that still lives in their hearts.\u201d - New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani\r\n\r\n\u201cOne of the worst days in America\u2019s history saw some of the bravest acts in Americans\u2019 history. We\u2019ll always honor the heroes of 9\/11. And here at this hallowed place, we pledge that we will never forget their sacrifice.\u201d - President George W. Bush in 2008\r\n\r\n\u201cWith almost no time to decide, [your loved ones] gave the entire country an incalculable gift. [They] saved the Capitol from attack. They saved God knows how many lives. They saved the terrorists from claiming the symbolic victory of smashing the center of American government. \u2026 [They] allowed us to survive as a country that could fight terror and still maintain liberty and still welcome people from all over the world from every religion and race and culture as long as they shared our values because \u00adordinary people given no time at all to decide did the right thing.\u201d - President Bill Clinton in 2011\r\n\r\nIf you enjoy patriotic quotes, check out these quotes that honor Memorial Day.