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Patriotic Quotes for Independence Day

We're thankful to be born in the USA.

"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." Thomas Jefferson

"America is another name for opportunity." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit." Theodore Roosevelt

"America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." Harry S. Truman

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same." Ronald Reagan

"America is a tune. It must be sung together." Gerald Stanley Lee

"America, to me, is freedom." Willie Nelson

"The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous." Frederick Douglass

"Dreams can grow wild born inside an American child." Phil Vassar

"My favorite thing about the United States? Lots of Americans, one America." Terri Guillemets

"Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected." Oscar Wilde

"My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth." Abraham Lincoln

"Every American carries in his bloodstream the heritage of the malcontent and the dreamer." Dorothy Fuldheim

"I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of mankind, to whatever nation they might belong." George Washington

"America is a land of opportunity, and don’t ever forget it." Will Rogers

“I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.” – Wendell Willkie

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.

Harry S. Truman

"The Constitution only guarantees you the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself." Benjamin Franklin

"There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand." Charles Kettering

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.” – Thomas Jefferson

"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." Dwight D. Eisenhower


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