Quotes on Independence Day

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Declaration Of Independence
What is Independence
Freedom and Liberty
Power To The People
Freedom and Responsibility
Democracy


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All Men are Created Equal - Declaration Of Independence

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...all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
~Declaration Of Independence, United States of America

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"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. "
~ Declaration of Independence, United States of America

"I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic; a sovereign Nation of many sovereign States; a perfect Union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes.
I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it; to support its Constitution; to obey its laws; to respect its flag' and to defend it against all enemies."
~William Tyler Page


What is Independence

"What is independence? Freedom from all laws or bonds except those of one's own being, controlled by the universal ones."
~Walt Whitman

"The first of earthly blessings, independence."
~Edward Gibbon

"Independence: An achievement, not a bequest."
~Elbert Hubbard

"The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves."
~Walt Whitman

"The first of earthly blessings, independence."
~Edward Gibbon

"Independence: An achievement, not a bequest."
~Elbert Hubbard

"The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves."
~Walt Whitman


Freedom and Liberty

"Freedom is participation in power."
~Cicero

"Give me the liberty to know, to think, to believe, and to utter freely, according to conscience, above all liberties."
~John Milton

"If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort o money that it values more, it will lose that too."
~W. Somerset Maugham

"Freedom-no word was ever spoken that held out greater hope, demanded greater sacrifice, needed more to be nurtured, blessed more the giver...or came closer to being God's will on Earth."
~General Omar Bradley

"Freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion."
~John F. Kennedy

"There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty>"
~Margaret Thatcher

"Freedom is not worth having if it doesn't include the freedom to make mistaks."
~Mohandas K. Gandhi

"Liberty is a boisterous sea. Timid men prefer the calm of despotism."
~Thomas Jefferson

"Content to live, content to die unknown,
Lord of myself, accountable to none."
~Benjamin Franklin

"I hope for nothing, I fear nothing, I am free."
~Anonymous

"Where the Spirit of the Lord is present, there is freedom."
~Paul,2 Corinthians 3:17

"Live free or die."
~New Hampshire, USA, State Motto


Power To The People

"The people, being subject to the laws, ought to be their author: the conditions of the society ought to be regulated solely by those who come together to form it."
~Rousseau

"There are masters, there are slaves-and then there are the free."
~Anonymous

"Till all are free, no one is free; one bound, all bound."
~Anonymous

"We, the people, elect leaders not to rule but to serve."
~Dwight D Eisenhower

"No man is good enough to govern another man, without that other's consent."
~Abraham Lincoln


Freedom and Responsibility

"Think rather of performing your duties than of claiming your rights."
~John Lubbock

"Freedom is not a gift received from a State or a leader but a possession to be won every day by the effort of each and the union of all."
~Albert Camus

"Freedom is a gift that must be earned."
~Anonymous

"No freedom without responsibility, no responsibility without freedom."
~Anonymous

"You give me blood and I will give you liberty."
~Subhash Chandra Bose

"Strength of a nation lies in the character of it's citizens."
~Earl Riney

"Better freedom without equality than equality without freedom."
~Anonymous

"Being hungry and free is no more possible than being ignorant and free."
~Anonymous


Democracy

"Democracy is a form of government which may be rationally defended, not as being good, but as being less bad than any other."
~Dean William Ralph Inge

"A monarchy requires a virtuous king; a democracy requires a virtuous people."
~Henry Hyde

"No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise, Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time."
~Winston Churchill


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