4th Of July Quotes

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  • You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.

    Speech in New York City, January 7, 1965.
  • Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

    George Washington (1837). “The Writings of George Washington: pt. V. Speeches and messages to Congress, proclamations, and addresses”, p.162
  • Why is it that, next to the birthday of the Savior of the world, your most joyous and most venerated festival returns on this day (the 4th of July)? Is it not that, in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior?.

    John Quincy Adams; Speech on Independence Day in Newburyport, Massachusetts, teachingamericanhistory.org. July 4, 1837.
  • My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.

    Harry S. Truman (1966). “Good old Harry: the wit and wisdom of Harry S. Truman”
  • Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains taken to bring it to light.

    "The Real George Washington".
  • Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority - literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.

  • Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.

    Peace   War   4th Of July  
    George Washington (1783). “A circular Letter ... to ... W. Greene, Governor ... of Rhode Island”, p.11
  • Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

    George Washington, Jared Sparks (1834). “The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Official letters relating to the French war, and private letters before the American revolution: March, 1754-May, 1775”, p.413
  • It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism.

  • Happily for America, happily, we trust, for the whole human race, they pursued a new and more noble course. They accomplished a revolution which has no parallel in the annals of human society.

    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay (1842). “The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788”, p.64
  • We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.

    Country   Pain   Freedom  
    The American Crisis, 12 Sept. 1777
  • After three days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, and weather rainy.

    Rain   4th Of July   Men  
    Poor Richard's Almanack, June 1733
  • A good example is the best sermon.

    Benjamin Franklin (2008). “The Way to Wealth and Poor Richard's Almanac”, Nayika Publishing
  • The 4th of July combines the two things Americans love most in one day: alcohol and explosives.

  • Liberty is the great parent of science and of virtue; and a nation will be great in both in proportion as it is free.

    Thomas Jefferson, Jerry Holmes (2002). “Thomas Jefferson: A Chronology of His Thoughts”, p.110, Rowman & Littlefield
  • In right and service to their noble country.

    William Shakespeare (1773). “The Works of Shakespeare: Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected”, p.212
  • But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye.

    Thomas Dunn English (1885). “The Boy's Book of Battle-lyrics: A Collection of Verses Illustrating Some Notable Events in the History of the United States of America, from the Colonial Period to the Outbreak of the Sectional War”
  • The Bible is the cornerstone of liberty.

  • Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.

    Mark Skousen, Benjamin Franklin (2005). “The Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin”, p.37, Regnery Publishing
  • I set out on this ground which I suppose to be self-evident, that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living. . . . We seem not to perceive that, by the law of nature, one generation is to another as one independent nation is to another. . . . The earth belongs always to the living generations.

    Letter to James Madison, September 6, 1789.
  • Gos bless America, my home sweet home.

    "God Bless America" (song) (1939) See Peeke 1
  • Africans require, want, the franchise on the basis of one man one vote. They want political independence.

    Nelson Mandela (2011). “Nelson Mandela By Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations”, p.107, Pan Macmillan
  • All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.

    John Quincy Adams (1968). “Writings of John Quincey Adams”
  • Our great modern Republic. May those who seek the blessings of its institutions and the protection of its flag remember the obligations they impose.

  • Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.

    Benjamin Franklin (2013). “Poor Richard's Almanack”, p.17, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
  • We have enjoyed so much freedom for so long that we are perhaps in danger of forgetting how much blood it cost to establish the Bill of Rights.

  • All we have of freedom All we use or know This our fathers bought for us Long and long ago

    Rudyard Kipling (2016). “Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated Edition): 5 Novels & 350+ Short Stories, Poetry, Historical Military Works and Autobiographical Writings from one of the most popular writers in England, known for The Jungle Book, Kim, The Man Who Would Be King”, p.4122, e-artnow (Open Publishing)
  • In a free and republican government, you cannot restrain the voice of the multitude.

    George Washington (1839). “Life”, p.303
  • Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world.

    Address supporting League of Nations, Sioux Falls, S.D., 8 Sept. 1919
  • Because of what America is and what America has done, a firmer courage, a higher hope, inspires the heart of all humanity.

    Presidential Inaugural Address, delivered 4 March 1925
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