10 Independence Day Quotes

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Quotes on freedom, liberty, and the American pursuit of happiness.

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. - BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.  - ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. – GEORGE ORWELL

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it — WILLIAM FAULKNER

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace. – FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT

The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation. - WOODROW WILSON

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. - ABRAHAM LINCOLN

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. – HENRY FORD

The Declaration of Independence was always our vision of who we wanted to be, our ideal of freedom and justice, how we were going to be different, and what the American experiment was going to be about. – MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN

 

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