Independence Day Quotes

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  • American FlagsAmerica 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

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

  • You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism.
    Erma Bombeck

  • Where liberty dwells, there is my country.
    Benjamin Franklin

  • Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.
    Abraham Lincoln

  • 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

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

  • In a chariot of light from the region of the day,
    The Goddess of Liberty came
    She brought in her hand as a pledge of her love,
    the plant she named Liberty Tree.
    Thomas Paine

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

  • 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

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