4th of July quotes and sayings

I hope these 4th of July quotes touch you all like it did me.. Some really touching patriotic sayings for the fourth of July..

“America, we are better than these last eight years. We are a better country than this.”

“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

“Patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels.”
Mark Twain.. Which is quite untrue, though this can be said of politics.

“Free at last; free at last; thank God Almighty we are free at last.”
~Martin Luther King, Jr

“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

“A patriot is he whose public conduct is regulated by one single motive, the love of his country; who, as an agent in parliament, has, for himself, neither hope nor fear, neither kindness nor resentment, but refers every thing to the common interest”
~ Samuel Johnson

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

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

“Better to starve free than be a fat slave.”

“Freedom’s natural day is here.Fire the guns and shout for freedom,See the flag above unfurled!Hail the stars and stripes forever,Dearest flag in all the world.”
~ Florence A. Jones

“Liberty: One of Imagination’s most precious possessions.”
~ Ambrose Bierce

“Freedom is not enough.”
~Lyndon B. Johnson

“The single best augury is to fight for one’s country.”
~ Homer

“Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain. ”
~ John F. Kennedy

“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

Happy Independence Day folks…

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