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4th of July Quotes

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Best 4th of July Quotes

Then join hand in hand brave Americans all! By uniting we stand by dividing we fall. John Dickinson

Patriotic Quotes On 4th of July

One flag, one land, one heart, one hand,
One Nation evermore!
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Independence Day Quotes

Where liberty dwells, there is my country.
Benjamin Franklin


Famous Happy Fourth of July Quotes

It's better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
-Emiliano Zapata

4th of July Quotes Cards

Land of the free home of the brave.

Famous 4th of july quotes

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him. - Abraham Lincoln

4th of july quotes on nation

The strength of a nation lies in the homes of the people.

Happy Independence Day Quotes

Better to fight for something than live for nothing.

Best 4th of July Quotes and Sayings

Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it.
It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.

Hail! Independence, hail! Heaven's next best gift,
To that of life and an immortal soul! -James Thomson

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. – James Madison

Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics. George Washington's

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech. Benjamin Franklin

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. George Orwell

4th of July independence day stars and stripes let freedom ring America sweet land of liberty red, hite, blue proud to be an American.

Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. Woodrow Wilson

America means opportunity, freedom, power.–Ralph Waldo Emerson, Public and Private Education

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. – Abraham Lincoln

The American, by nature, is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor, and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly. John F. Kennedy

Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.John F. Kennedy

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. ~Elmer Davis

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better. ~Albert Camus

America is a tune.
It must be sung together. – Gerald Stanley Lee

I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true. – Wendell L. Wilkie

You cannot conquer America.–William Pitt, speech, House of Lords

Give me liberty or give me death! –Patrick Henry, speech, Virginia Convention

America.. it is the only place where miracles not only happen, but where they happen all the time. –Thomas Wolfe

Let every man do his duty, and be true to his country.–Anonymous, rallying cry, Boston Tea Party

The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
Woodrow Wilson

A good many elderly people are afflicted with dreadful headaches on the Fourth of July; but I suspect they don't mind it very much, for in every puff of blue smoke that wreathes itself under their noses, they see a boy's or a girl's happy face. William H. Rideing


Liberty is the breath of life to nations. George Bernard Shaw

In every human breast, God has implanted a principle, which we call love of freedom; it is impatient of oppression and pants for deliverance.–Phillis Wheatley

Independence now and forever! –Daniel Webster

While you enjoy the feeling of independence, also do your part and work hard to cherish it.Author unknown

Make this Fourth of July memorable by counting your blessings and truly appreciating your freedom. Author unknown

Take time on this special day to understand what independence means to you.
Happy July 4th!
Author unknown

Happy 4th of July! I feel so proud to be a part of the most wonderful country in the world.
Author unknown

Don't take your freedom and independence for granted, someone had worked hard and made many sacrifices for it.Author unknown

Enjoy the blessings of freedom and independence, but also do your part and work hard to appreciate it. Author unknown

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you. Dick Cheney

Happy 4th of July!
Drink until you see stars... and stripes! - Unknown

Let's not forget why we celebrate 4th of July, it is the day Will Smith saved us from the aliens. -Unknown

Respect this freedom and independence, for it has been a result of someone’s hard work and sacrifices.Author unknown

Patriotic Quotes On 4th of July

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We are the land of the free, we are the home of the brave.
Let's pay tribute to our brave American Heroes on this special day and forever.
Happy Independence Day!

Patriotic Quotes On 4th of July

Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts. .. Happy Fourth of July!

Let us dare to read, think, speak and write.
John Adams

All we have of freedom, all we use or know -This our fathers bought for us long and long ago.
~Rudyard Kipling

It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism.
J. Horace McFarland

The winds that blow through the wide sky in these mounts, the winds that sweep from Canada to Mexico, from the Pacific to the Atlantic - have always blown on free men.
~Franklin D. Roosevelt

Independence Day Quotes

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived. George S. Patton

My country tis of thee sweet land of liberty.
Samuel Francis Smith

May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country! - Daniel Webster

I am an American, free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Theodore Roosevelt

You cannot be disciplined in great things and undisciplined in small things. Brave undisciplined men have no chance against the discipline and valour of other men. Have you seen a few policemen handle a crowd?
George S. Patton Jr.

Best 4th of July Quotes

May we think of freedom,
not as the right to do as we please,
but as the opportunity to do what is right.
Peter Marshall

That these united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown; and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.
Richard Henry Lee

Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments. If we can get rid of the former, we may easily bear the latter.
Benjamin Franklin

In childhood the daylight always fails too soon—except when there are going to be fireworks; and then the sun dawdles intolerably on the threshold like a tedious guest.
Jan Struther

We are free, truly free, when we don't need to rent our arms to anybody in order to be able to lift a piece of bread to our mouths.
Ricardo Flores Magon

For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.
John Dickinson

The United States is the only country with a known birthday.
James G. Blaine

Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people.
Abraham Lincoln

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Best 4th of July Quotes

Who then is free? The one who wisely is lord of themselves, who neither poverty, death or captivity terrify, who is strong to resist his appetites and shun honors, and is complete in themselves smooth and round like a globe
– Horace

Famous Independence Day Quotes

Red is for victory,
white is for purity,
blue is for loyalty USA where courage n' Fortitude is the Norm!

A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyalty to that principle .
– George William Curtis

The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object
– Thomas Jefferson

As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality
- George Washington

It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. I am well aware of the Toil and Blood and Treasure, that it will cost Us to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States. Yet through all the Gloom I can see the Rays of ravishing Light and Glory. I can see that the End is more than worth all the Means. And that Posterity will tryumph in that Days Transaction, even altho we should rue it, which I trust in God We shall not.
- John Adams

Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defence and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it
– Andrew Jackson

That which distinguishes this day from all others is that then both orators and artillerymen shoot blank cartridges.
~John Burroughs, Journal

If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace.
~Hamilton Fish

As mankind become more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community, are equally entitled to the protection of civil government. I hope ever to see America amongst the foremost nations in examples of justice and liberality.
— George Washington

But what do we mean by the American Revolution? Do we mean the American war? The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments, of their duties and obligations ... This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people was the real American Revolution.
— John Adams

My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!
— Thomas Jefferson

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty.
-John F. Kennedy

Funny 4th of July Quotes

Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people
Abraham Lincoln

Better to starve free than be a fat slave.

I have always been among those who believed that the greatest freedom of speech was the greatest safety, because if a man is a fool, the best thing to do is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking.
Woodrow T. Wilson

Patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels.
Mark Twain

Short 4th of July quotes

Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country.
Sinclair Lewis

July 4th Quotes

Enjoy this Independence Day with parades, fireworks, music and dance.
Have a fun filled 4th of July!

We dare not forget that we are the heirs of that first revolution.
John F. Kennedy

Patriotism is easy to understand in America - it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
Calvin Coolidge

There, I guess King George will be able to read that.
John Hancock

Let freedom never perish in your hands.-
Joseph Addison

The day may be approaching when the whole world will recognize woman as the equal of man.
Susan B. Anthony

The United States is the only country with a known birthday.
- James G. Blaine

Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.
~John Dickinson

4th of July Quotes on Liberty

Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.
Jules Renard

Under the law of nature, all men are born free, every one comes into the world with a right to his own person, which includes the liberty of moving and using it at his own will. This is what is called personal liberty, and is given him by the Author
- Thomas Jefferson

The real democratic idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other, but that every one shall have liberty, without hindrance, to be what God made him.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be great in both always in proportion as it is free
– Thomas Jefferson

Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable
– Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people
- George Washington

A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The basis of a democratic state is liberty
– Aristotle

He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach himself.
~Thomas Paine

Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.
~Louis D. Brandeis

I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
~George Bernard Shaw

Courage, then, my countrymen, our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.
— Samuel Adams

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
Thomas Jefferson

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit
– Kahlil Gibran

Where liberty is, there is my country.
– Benjamin Franklin

4th of July Quotes on Freedom

From every mountainside Let Freedom ring.
- Samuel F. Smith, "America"

USA Independence Day Quotes

On our beloved Nation's Independence Day,
Let's remember and salute the souls that went down for the national pride.
Happy 4th of July.

To preserve the freedom of the human mind then and freedom of the press, every spirit should be ready to devote itself to martyrdom; for as long as we may think as we will, and speak as we think, the condition of man will proceed in improvement
– Thomas Jefferson

Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one
– Benjamin Franklin

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
~Thomas Paine

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
~Franklin D. Roosevelt

For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact - the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality.
~Adlai Stevenson

Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
~Thomas Macaulay

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
~William Faulkner