92+ 4th of July Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational 4th of July Quotes will inspire growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous 4th of July Quotes

I always have the most fun on the Fourth of July. You don’t have to exchange any gifts. You just go to the beach and watch fireworks. It’s always fun. – James Lafferty

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. – President Harry S. Truman

You cannot conquer America. – William Pitt

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. – President Abraham Lincoln

Independence Day: 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

America is a tune. It must be sung together. – Gerald Stanley Lee

Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance. – President Theodore Roosevelt

No other date on the calendar more potently symbolizes all that our nation stands for than the Fourth of July. – Mac Thornberry

It will be celebrated with pomp and parade, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other. – John Adams

Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country. – Sinclair Lewis

I venture to suggest that patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime. – Adlai E. Stevenson

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. – Thomas Jefferson

I believe the essence of the Independence Day is missing. We celebrate it like any other holiday, which is wrong. We must celebrate our independence everyday, not just on one day of the year. – Arin Paul

Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall. – John Dickinson

Laughter is America’s most important export. – Walt Disney

So, let us summon a new spirit of patriotism, of responsibility, where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look over not only ourselves, but each other. – President Barack Obama

To celebrate the Fourth of July meant something definite in those days. – Carol Ryrie Brink

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves – President Abraham Lincoln

I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true. – Wendell L. Wilkie

I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! – Patrick Henry

In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it. – President Barack Obama

That which distinguishes this day from all others is that then both orators and artillerymen shoot blank cartridges. – John Burroughs

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

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. – Benjamin Franklin

Let freedom never perish in your hands. – Joseph Addison

The United States is the only country with a known birthday. – James G. Blaine

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. – President Franklin D. Roosevelt

The United States is the only country with a known birthday. – James G. Blaine

America is a tune. It must be sung together. – Gerald Stanley Lee

The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice! – President Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. – President Bill Clinton

One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, One Nation evermore! – Oliver Wendell Holmes

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him. – Abraham Lincoln

Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free. – President Dwight D. Eisenhower

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government. – Edward Abbey

Freedom is never given; it is won. – A. Philip Randolph

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. – William Faulkner

Where liberty dwells, there is my country. – Benjamin Franklin

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. – President George Washington

Where liberty dwells, there is my country. – Benjamin Franklin

My favorite thing about the United States? Lots of Americans, one America. – Val Saintsburt

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. – Kahlil Gibran

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. – Albert Einstein

America means opportunity, freedom, power. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. – President George W. Bush

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. – Thomas Paine

Give me liberty or give me death! – Patrick Henry

Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country. – Marquis de Lafayette

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. – Elmer Davis

Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country. – John F. Kennedy

We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what’s in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense. – President Barack Obama

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. – William Faulkner

We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless. – Lech Walesa

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. – Albert Camus

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

Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity. Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong. – James Bryce

Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. – President George Washington

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. – John F. Kennedy

The essence of America that which really unites us is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion it is an idea and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things. That it doesn’t matter where you came from but where you are going. – Condoleezza Rice

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. – Elmer Davis

The most fatal thing a man can do is try to stand alone. – Carson McCullers

May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country! – Daniel Webster

Freedom lies in being bold. – Robert Frost

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it. – Mark Twain

Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty. – Louis D. Brandeis

As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality. – George Washington

I’d like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free and wanted other people to be also free. – Rosa Parks

This, then, is the state of the union: free and restless, growing and full of hope. So it was in the beginning. So it shall always be, while God is willing, and we are strong enough to keep the faith. – Lyndon B. Johnson

In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better. – Albert Camus

Liberty is the breath of life to nations. – George Bernard Shaw

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. – Abraham Lincoln

Vigor of government is essential to the security of liberty. – Alexander Hamilton

I love my freedom. I love my America. – Jessi Lane Adams

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. – James Madison

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers. – United Nations, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom ‘to’ and freedom ‘from.’ – Marilyn vos Savant

True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else. – Clarence Darrow

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. – William J. Clinton

Liberty is the breath of life to nations. – George Bernard Shaw

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. – President James Madison

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. – Ricardo Flores Magon

The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. – Gloria Steinem

I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it. – Voltaire

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have. – Harry Emerson Fosdick

It’s Fourth of July weekend, or, as I call it, Exploding Christmas. – Stephen Colbert

Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. – President Woodrow Wilson

Freedom’s natal 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

When you’re born, you get a ticket to the freak show. When you’re born in America, you get a front row seat. – George Carlin

Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country. – President John F. Kennedy

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty. – John F. Kennedy

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