"America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand."
~ H.S. Truman
If there must be trouble let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
- Thomas Paine
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
~ Elmer Davis
"One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, One Nation evermore!"
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Liberty, one of he most valuable blessings that heaven has bestowed upon mankind."
Let freedom never perish in your hands. ~Joseph Addison
"Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate in the least particular, the laws of the country; and never to tolerate their violation by others."
~ Abraham Lincoln
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. ~ William Faulkner
"Enjoy the peace your valor won. Let independence be our boast, Ever mindful what it cost; Ever grateful for the prize, Let its altar reach the skies!"
~ Joseph Hopkinson
Freedom's natal day is here.
Fire the guns and shout for freedom,
See the flag above unfurled!
Hail the stars and stripes forever,
Dearest flag in all the world.
~Florence A. Jones
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
"There is something magnificent in having a country to love."
~ James Russell Lowell
There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.
~ William J. Clinton
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.
~ Paul Sweeney
My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!