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Happy 4th of July! Enjoy some of our favorite patriotic quotes!
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  1. “God Bless America! Land that I love!” – Irving Berlin
  2. “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” – Nathan Hale
  3. “Give me liberty, or give me death!”Patrick Henry
  4. “Where liberty dwells, there is my country.” Benjamin Franklin
  5. “Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”  Thomas Paine
  6. “The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.” George Washington
  7. “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
  8. “May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!” Daniel Webster
  9. “The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.” Woodrow Wilson
  10. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” Elmer Davis
  11. “We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” William Faulkner
  12. “For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. “Freedom is never free.” Author Unknown
  14. “There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.” William J. Clinton
  15. “In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” Franklin D. Roosevelt
  16. “Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” Abraham Lincoln
  17. “And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.” Lee Greenwood
  18. “Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.” John Dickinson
  19. “Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.” Louis D. Brandeis
  20. “Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.”  Albert Camus
  21. “Liberty is the breath of life to nations.” – George Bernard Shaw
  22. “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
  23. “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
  24. “All we have of freedom, all we use or know – This our fathers bought for us long and long ago.” Rudyard Kipling, The Old Issue, 1899
  25. “Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.” Dwight D. Eisenhower
  26. “The United States is the only country with a known birthday.” – James G. Blaine
  27. “Let freedom never perish in your hands.”  Joseph Addison
  28. “We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty for their souls.” Robert J. McCracken
  29. “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
  30. “I love my freedom. I love my America.” Jessi Lane Adams
  31. “Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.” George Bernard Shaw
  32. “It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism.” J. Horace McFarland
  33. “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
  34. “From every mountain side, Let Freedom ring.” – Samuel F. Smith, “America”
  35. “And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy