4th of July Quotes

“Freedom is never free.”

~Author Unknown

“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.”

~Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Then join hand in hand brave Americans all! By uniting we stand by dividing we fall.”

~John Dickinson

“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”


“It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism.”


“For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?”

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.”

~Thomas Paine

“That which distinguishes this day from all others is that then both orators and artillerymen shoot blank cartridges.”

~John Burroughs, Journal

“It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.”

~Author unknown

“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.”

~Author unknown

“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

“Liberty is the breath of life to nations.”

~George Bernard Shaw

“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

“The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.”

~Woodrow Wilson