Fourth of July - the day to celebrate the America's Independence from Britain - has arrived.
While the day is an occasion to reminisce every good thing the land has achieved and has done for American citizens, it is also a time to pay tributes and respects for the ones have died for the country.
American Independence Day, more than anything else, is known across the world as a spectacular day associated with exciting things such as barbeques, fireworks, picnic, concerts, music and so forth - all in the name of this country's freedom.
While it might be exciting to experience the glitz and glamour of the celebrations of the Independence Day, here are a few words from great thinkers which we should share with our friends or on social media, in order to show our respect and patriotism towards the country:
- "May the sun in this course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!" – Daniel Webster
- "Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty." – Louise D. Brandeis
- "This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." – Elmer Davis
- "It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you." – M. Grundler
- "Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country." – John Fitzgerald Kennedy
- "Where liberty dwells, there is my country." – Benjamin Franklin
- "In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved." – Franklin D. Roosevelt
- "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." – Curtis Billings
- "Freedom's natal day is here. Fire the guns and shout for freedom, See the flag about unfurled! Hail the stars and stripes forever, Dearest flag in all the world." – Dlorence A. Jones.
- "For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?" – Ralph Waldo Emerson
- "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 Stevenson
- "If our country is worth dying for in time of war, let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace." – Hamilton Fish
- "I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery." – Unknown
- "It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism." – J. Horace McFarland
- "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." – Frnaklin D. Roosevelt