July 4 Quotes

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  • 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
  • Breathes there the man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land.

    The Lay of the Last Minstrel canto 6, st. 1 (1805)
  • 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)
  • Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.

    Calvin Coolidge (1924). “Calvin Coolidge, His Ideals of Citizenship as Revealed Through His Speeches and Writings”
  • That which distinguishes this day from all others is that then both orators and artillerymen shoot blank cartridges.

  • 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.

  • I got married in Vegas on Warped Tour on July 4 - that's how crazy my life has been.

    Crazy   Vegas   July  
    "United Nations". Interview with Ian Cohen, pitchfork.com. July 2, 2014.
  • It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.

    "Painkiller Deathstreak" by Nicholson Baker, www.newyorker.com. August 9, 2010.
  • Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.

    Herbert Hoover, Ruth Dennis (1995). “The Wit and Wisdom of Herbert Hoover: A Compilation of Many of His Quotations”, Vantage Pr
  • 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 (1894). “On the principles and character of American institutions, and the duties of American citizens, 1856-1891”
  • 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.

  • This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it.

    First Inaugural Address, 4 Mar. 1861
  • A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.

    "The Life of Reason: The Phases of Human Progress". Book by George Santayana, Chapter VII: Patriotism, 1905.
  • America is a tune. It must be sung together.

    Gerald Stanley Lee (1913). “Crowds: A Moving-picture of Democracy”
  • Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.

    Albert Einstein (1970). “Out of my later years”, Greenwood Pub Group
  • July 4 is the perfect day to relax. It also provides a very good chance to spend quality time with friends and family since everyone is able to get away from the hassles of every day life, such as work.

  • From every mountain side, Let freedom ring.

    "America" (song) (1831) See Archibald Carey 1; Martin Luther King 14
  • 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.

  • I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American.

    Speech in Senate on Compromise Bill, 17 July 1850
  • Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.

    Thomas Jefferson (2004). “Light and Liberty: Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness”, p.10, Modern Library
  • Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

    Thomas Jefferson, John Dewey (2008). “The Essential Jefferson”, p.86, Courier Corporation
  • America! America! God shed His grace on thee.

    "America the Beautiful" (song) (1893)
  • O, beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties, Above the fruited plain.

    "America the Beautiful" (song) (1893)
  • America! America! God shed His grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shinning sea!

    "America the Beautiful" (song) (1893)
  • When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

    Respect   Nature   Law  
    Declaration of Independence (1776)
  • This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.

    First Inaugural Address, 4 Mar. 1861
  • And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.

    Inaugural Address, 20 Jan. 1961
  • Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.

    George Washington, Stephen Lucas (1999). “The Quotable George Washington: The Wisdom of an American Patriot”, p.55, Rowman & Littlefield
  • July 4, 1776 was the historic day on which the representatives of three millions of people vocalized Concord, and Lexington, and Bunker Hill, which gave notice to the world that they proposed to establish an independent nation on the theory that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

    "Equal Rights". Speech by Calvin Coolidge, en.wikisource.org. 1920.
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