55+ Best July Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational july quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous July Quotes

July, that lovely hell, all velvet dresses and drapes stuffed into a hot little hole. Laura Kasischke

You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4th, 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

The summer looks out of her brazen tower, through the flashing bars of July. Francis Thompson

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

July is a blind date with summer. Hal Borland

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

I have lived pain, and my life can tell I only deepen the wound of the world when I neglect to give thanks the heavy perfume of wild roses in early July and the song of crickets on summer humid nights. Ann Voskamp

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

I’d like to go out on top, preferably breaking a new world record on the Fourth of July. Joey Chestnut

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

Tis now the summer of your youth time has not cropped the roses from your cheek, though sorrow long has washed them. Edward Moore

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

Summer romances end for all kinds of reasons. But when all is said and done, they have one thing in common They are shooting stars a spectacular moment of light in the heavens. Nicholas Sparks

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

Every July, I look forward to taping a Christmas show  in July in Nashville. In 98 degree weather. I love it.  Larry

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

This, for the purpose of this celebration, is the 4th of July. It is the birthday of your National Independence, and of your political freedom. Frederick Douglass

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

There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November. Martin Luther King Jr.

Where liberty dwells, there is my country. Benjamin Franklin

The serene philosophy of the pink rose is steadying. It is so every summer. One can almost hear their pink, fragrant murmur as they settle down upon the grass Summer, summer, it will always be summer. Rachel Peden

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

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. Russel Baker

America means opportunity, freedom, power. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside. Maud Hart Lovelace

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

Summertime. It was a song. It was a season. I wondered if that season would ever live inside me. Benjamin Alire Saenz

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

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus

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

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. Anton Chekhov

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. Elmer DavisI grew up in New York City, and I’ve got wonderful memories of the Fourth of July fireworks. Jimmy Smits

Freedom lies in being bold. Robert Frost

There are lots of emotions that go with the Fourth of July. Dan Harmon

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

Summertime, and the reading is easy. Well, maybe not easy, exactly, but July and August are hardly the months to start working your way through the works of Germanic philosophers. Michael Dirda

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

France has been struck on the day of her national holiday the 14th of July, Bastille Day the symbol of liberty, because human rights are denied by fanatics, and France is clearly their target. Francois Hollande

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

The zeal, bravery, and good behaviour of the officers and men on the night of June 30, and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme. John Buford

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

I have kept a steady focus on restoring public faith in our state government since taking office July 1. Now it is time to make even bigger and bolder gains through legislative action. Jodi Rell

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

I was only 8 years old on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong, 38-year-old commander of Apollo 11, descended the cramped lunar module Eagle’s ladder with hefty backpack and bulky spacesuit to become the first human on the moon. Douglas Binkley

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

It strikes me that the spirit of the Fourth July, this year, was used up by September’s end and fell like an early leaf. William. H. Gass

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

On 15 July 2007, I swam across an open patch of sea at the North Pole to highlight the melting of the Arctic sea ice. Lewis Gordon Pugh

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

Soldiers of the American Revolution fought that 18th century war with heavy muskets. In the early 20th century, we kids fought it every Fourth of July not only with exploding powder and shimmering flares, but with all of our senses. Paul Engle

My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbour, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love. Yakov Smirnoff

With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy? Oscar Wilde

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

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