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Independence Day Quotes

"Where liberty dwells, there is my country."
- Independence Day Quotes by Benjamin Franklin

"Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have."
- Independence Day Quotes by Harry Emerson Fosdick

"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."
- Independence Day Quotes by Robert J. McCracken

"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."
- Independence Day Quotes by Thomas Paine

"Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall."
- Independence Day Quotes by John Dickinson

"Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty."
- Independence Day Quotes by Louis D. Brandeis

"Thy spirit, Independence, let me share! Lord of the lion-heart and eagle-eye, Thy steps I follow with my bosom bare, Nor heed the storm that howls along the sky."
- Independence Day Quotes by Tobas George Smollet

"The United States is the only country with a known birthday."
- Independence Day Quotes by James G. Blaine

"Hail! Independence, hail! Heaven's next best gift, To that of life and an immortal soul!"
- Independence Day Quotes by James Thomson

"May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!"
- Independence Day Quotes by Daniel Webster

"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."
- Independence Day Quotes by Thomas Paine

"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."
- Independence Day Quotes by Lee Greenwood

"May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!"
- Independence Day Quotes by Daniel Webster

"In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved."
- Independence Day Quotes by Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people"-
- Independence Day Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

"The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation."
- Independence Day Quotes by Woodrow T. Wilson

"Fourscore and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal"
- Independence Day Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

"Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country."
- Independence Day Quotes by John Fitzgerald Kennedy

"One individual may die for an idea; but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. That is how the wheel of evolution moves on and the ideas and dreams of one nation are bequeathed to the next’"
- Independence Day Quotes by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

"Breathes there the man with soul so dead Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burn'd As home his footsteps he hath turn'd From wandering on a foreign strand?"
- Independence Day Quotes by Walter Scott

"All we have of freedom - all we use or know - This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago"
- Independence Day Quotes by Rudyard Kipling

"One individual may die for an idea; but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. That is how the wheel of evolution moves on and the ideas and dreams of one nation are bequeathed to the next’"
- Independence Day Quotes by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

"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."
- Independence Day Quotes by Lyndon B. Johnson

"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave."
- Independence Day Quotes by Elmer Davis

"The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation."
- Independence Day Quotes by Woodrow Wilson

"You give me your blood and I will give you Independence!"
- Independence Day Quotes by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

"Let freedom never perish in your hands."
- Independence Day Quotes by Joseph Addison

"It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you."
- Independence Day Quotes by M. Grundler

"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."
- Independence Day Quotes by Dwight D. Eisenhower

"For what avail the plough or sail, Or land or life, if freedom fail?"
- Independence Day Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I love my freedom. I love my America.
- Independence Day Quotes by Jessi Lane Adams

"At the dawn of history India started on her unending quest, and trackless centuries are filled with her striving and the grandeur of her success and her failures. Through good and ill fortune alike she has never lost sight of that quest or forgotten the ideals which gave her strength."
- Independence Day Quotes by Jawaharlal Nehru

"That which distinguishes this day from all others is that then both orators and artillerymen shoot blank cartridges."
- Independence Day Quotes by John Burroughs, Journal

"At the dawn of history India started on her unending quest, and trackless centuries are filled with her striving and the grandeur of her success and her failures. Through good and ill fortune alike she has never lost sight of that quest or forgotten the ideals which gave her strength."
- Independence Day Quotes by Jawaharlal Nehru

"Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better."
- Independence Day Quotes by Albert Camus

"We end today a period of ill fortune and India discovers herself again. The achievement we celebrate today is but a step, an opening of opportunity, to the greater triumphs and achievements that await us. Are we brave enough and wise enough to grasp this opportunity and accept the challenge of the future?"
- Independence Day Quotes by Jawaharlal Nehru

"Liberty is the breath of life to nations."
- Independence Day Quotes by George Bernard Shaw

"How can one be compelled to accept slavery? I simply refuse to do the master's bidding. He may torture me, break my bones to atoms and even kill me. He will then have my dead body, not my obedience. Ultimately, therefore, it is I who am the victor and not he, for he has failed in getting me to do what he wanted done."
- Independence Day Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

"I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery."
- Independence Day Quotes by Author Unknown

"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."
- Independence Day Quotes by Hamilton Fish

"Without freedom, no one really has a name."
- Independence Day Quotes by Milton Acorda

"From every mountain side Let Freedom ring."
- Independence Day Quotes by Samuel F. Smith

"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."
- Independence Day Quotes by Ricardo Flores Magon

"We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it."
- Independence Day Quotes by William Faulkner

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