HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!
20 FOURTH OF JULY QUOTES
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA: 238-YEARS-OLD
“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.”
The Fourth of July (Independence Day) comes but once a year and when it comes: it’s Happy Birthday America, picnics, cookouts, family get-togethers and fireworks galore.
Independence Day is one holiday which always falls on the same day every year: the Fourth of July!
We celebrate the Fourth as the day the founders signed the Declaration of Independence. However, according to many historians, it was really signed the following day
When and how did the Independence Day get started?
Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.
With all that in mind, we’ve collected 20 Fourth of July/Independence Day quotes and quotes appropriate for the holiday about liberty and freedom. These quotes come from movies, books, writers, authors. the Bible and more. We’ve even included a bonus quote!
Enjoy Independence Day 2014 and be sure enjoy the fireworks!
20 FOURTH OF JULY QUOTES FOR THE 2014 INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS!
“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, 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.”
“All you have to do is look up on the Fourth of July.”
“A statistician made a few calculations and discovered that since the birth of our nation more lives had been lost in celebrating independence than in winning it.”
“Many public-school children seem to know only two dates – 1492 and 4th of July; and as a rule they don’t know what happened on either occasion”
“America is another name for opportunity.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Think for a moment: what is the British equivalent of the U.S. Fourth of July, or even the French 14th of July for that matter?”
“Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.”
—Louis D. Brandeis
“Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.”
—2 Corinthians 3:17
“The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.”
“The United States is the only country with a known birthday.”
—James G. Blaine
“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
“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
“What better day to lay the cornerstone of the Freedom Tower than the day our country declared its independence.”
“July 4th:On this day, so full for Americans of thoughts connected with their National Independence, we may not forget that Americans have yet other grounds for gratitude to the people of the Netherlands.”
“July 4 is the perfect day to relax. It also provides a very good chance to spend quality time with friends and family since everyone is able to get away from the hassles of every day life, such as work.”
“Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihood—the virtues that made America. The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.”
“While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.”
—2 Peter 2:19
“It’s part of tradition to have fireworks for July Fourth and New Year’s, so it’s just really difficult to get people to stop using fireworks.”
“[A safe Independence Day] would be a good psychological boost, but we need some fundamental news as well,”
“I don’t think anyone could have picked a better title than ‘Superman’ to open in Imax 3D on July Fourth weekend.”
BONUS FOURTH OF JULY QUOTE:
““Hail! Independence, hail! Heaven’s next best gift, To that of life and an immortal soul!”
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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