4th Of July Quotes

4th Of July Quotes by Maya Angelou, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore White, Thomas Paine, Ronald Reagan, Ulysses S. Grant and many others.

Independence is a heady draught, and if you drink it in

Independence is a heady draught, and if you drink it in your youth, it can have the same effect on the brain as young wine does. It does not matter that its taste is not always appealing. It is addictive and with each drink you want more.
Maya Angelou
Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want bread.
Thomas Jefferson
The American dream is not over. America is an adventure.
Theodore White
These are the times that try men’s souls.
Thomas Paine
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
Thomas Jefferson
May all of you as Americans never forget your heroic origins, never fail to seek Divine guidance, and never lose your natural God-given optimism.
Ronald Reagan
Our great modern Republic. May those who seek the blessings of its institutions and the protection of its flag remember the obligations they impose.
Ulysses S. Grant
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
Better fare hard with good men than feast it with bad.
Thomas Paine
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
George Washington
A free people [claim] their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate.
Thomas Jefferson
It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.
George Washington
Just because you came here in 1880, 1950, whenever, you became an American. You get to celebrate July 4th like every other American. You don’t just get the good part. You get the bad part, too. You get all of it.
Ta-Nehisi Coates
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
Albert Camus
The greatest lesson we can learn from the past. . . is that freedom is at the core of every successful nation in the world.
Frederick Chiluba
Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The Bible is the cornerstone of liberty.
Thomas Jefferson