Happy 4th Of July Quotes by George Bernard Shaw, Peter Marshall, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Woodrow Wilson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and many others.
Liberty is the breath of life to nations.
May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.
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.
The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?
From the prodigious hilltops of New Hampshire, let freedom ring. From the mighty mountains of New York, let freedom ring. From the heightening Alleghenies of Pennsylvania, let freedom ring. But not only that: Let freedom ring from every hill and molehill of Mississippi.
From every mountain side, Let freedom ring.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments. If we can get rid of the former, we may easily bear the latter.
My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
Freedom cannot be bestowed – it must be achieved.