Fourth of July Quotes: 8 Sayings for July 4 Independence Day Holiday

Here’s a few quotes for the Fourth of July holiday on Thursday.

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it” — Thomas Paine

“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

“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

“Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one” — Benjamin Franklin

“July 4. Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than in all the other days of the year put together. This proves, by the number left in stock, that one fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so” — Mark Twain

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

“America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact – the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality” — Adlai E. Stevenson

“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

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