INDEPENDENCE DAY of United States is commonly known as the Fourth of July. It is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Independence Day is celebrated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, political speeches and ceremonies, and various other public and private events. Words play very important role in expressing freedom, and history is full of examples when just few words changed everything for ever.
Here is the list of those few famous quotes that changed the history. You can use this quotes to express your feeling and share emotions with your near and dear ones. “Freedom is never given, it is won.
” “Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people”
-Abraham Lincoln “Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better. ”-Albert Camus “As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality. ”-George Washington
"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. “-Abraham Lincoln “This is essentially a people's contest whose leading object is to elevate the condition of men - to lift artificial weights from all shoulders - to clear the paths of laudable pursuit for all - to afford all, an unfettered start and a fair chance, in the race of life. “-Abraham Lincoln
"Equal and exact justice to all men…freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of person under the protection of the habeas corpus; and trial by juries impartially selected, these principles form the bright constellation which has gone before us.
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. “-Benjamin Franklin “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.
“-Benjamin Franklin “We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. “-Benjamin Franklin “I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth. “
"Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right…and a desire to know; but besides this, they have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge, I mean of the characters and conduct of their rulers.
"The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country, than the coward who deserts her in the hour of danger. “-Andrew Jackson
"What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom ‘to’ and freedom ‘from’. “-Marilyn vos Savant “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
" -Elmer Davis “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 “Oh, it's home again and home again, America for me! I want a ship that's westward bound to plough the rolling sea, to the blessed land of Room Enough beyond the ocean bars, where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars. “
-Henry Van Dyke
“Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice. ”
“The greatest lesson we can learn from the past. . . is that freedom is at the core of every successful nation in the world. ”-Anonymous