16 Quotes About America for 4th of July Celebration Pride

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The 4th of July is not just an easy excuse for outdoor picnics, socializing with family and friends and an extended weekend – it is a day that signifies all that is great about being an American and why we should feel lucky about the foundation upon which our country was built. Independence and freedom take on a deeper meaning and we can bask in the liberties we are able to exercise on a daily basis. The following 16 quote about America will remind you why it is so great to be part of the crazy experiment that was, is and will forever be the U.S.A.

Quotes About America

  1. “In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope.” – Barack Obama
  2. “The United States is the only country with a known birthday.” — James G. Blaine
  3. “Where liberty dwells, there is my country.” — Benjamin Franklin
  4. “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
  5. “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
  6. “Freedom lies in being bold.” — Robert Frost
  7. “That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.” – George Carlin
  8. “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
  9. “We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” — William Faulkner
  10. “In America, anyone can become president. That’s the problem.” – George Carlin
  11. “For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “Happily for America, happily, we trust, for the whole human race, they pursued a new and more noble course. They accomplished a revolution which has no parallel in the annals of human society.” — James Madison
  13. “Happily for America, happily, we trust, for the whole human race, they pursued a new and more noble course. They accomplished a revolution which has no parallel in the annals of human society.” — James Madison
  14. “America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.” – Oscar Wilde
  15. “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  16. “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.” – Gore Vidal

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Aylin Erman
Aylin Erman

Aylin is founder of GlowKitchen, a food blog with an emphasis on vegan and gluten-free fare. Aylin has been living in Istanbul, where she is founder and CEO of a cold-pressed juice and healthy foods company JÜS (www.jusistanbul.com).