American Independence Day Quotes

American Independence Day Quotes by Harry S. Truman, Oscar Wilde, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin and many others.

America was not built on fear. America was built on cou

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
Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.
Oscar Wilde
My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!
Thomas Jefferson
The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people’s hands, that is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice.
John Adams
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Abraham Lincoln
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin
If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.
Malcolm X
Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.
William Faulkner
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?
Mahatma Gandhi
Of the people, by the people, for the people.
Sun Yat-sen
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
Abraham Lincoln
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
John F. Kennedy
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.
William J. Clinton
The winds that blow through the wide sky in these mounts, the winds that sweep from Canada to Mexico, from the Pacific to the Atlantic – have always blown on free men.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
Woodrow Wilson
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
One day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.
Ronald Reagan
I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free.
Lee Greenwood
Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.
John Dickinson
Freedom cannot be bestowed – it must be achieved.
Elbert Hubbard
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
Patrick Henry
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
Thomas Paine
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
Elmer Davis
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.
Thomas Jefferson
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
Joseph Addison