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Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes & Sayings

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Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By Ronald Reagan

We don't celebrate dependence day on the Fourth of July. We celebrate Independence Day. — Ronald Reagan

Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By Anonymous

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Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By Sarah Vowell

But before we cue the brass section to blare "The Stars and Stripes Forever," it might be worth taking another moment of melancholy silence to mourn the thwarted reconciliation with the mother country and what might have been. Anyone who accepts the patriots' premise that all men are created equal must come to terms with the fact that the most obvious threat to equality in eighteenth-century North America was not taxation without representation but slavery. Parliament would abolish slavery in the British Empire in 1833, thirty years before President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. A return to the British fold in 1776 might have freed American slaves three decades sooner, which is what, a generation and a half? Was independence for some of us more valuable than freedom for all of us? As the former slave Frederick Douglass put it in an Independence Day speech in 1852, "This is your Fourth of July, not mine. — Sarah Vowell

Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By William Stafford

Reluctant hero, drafted again each Fourth
of July, I'll bow and remember you. Who
shall we follow next? Who shall we kill
next time? — William Stafford

Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By Carol Ryrie Brink

To celebrate the Fourth of July meant something definite in those days. — Carol Ryrie Brink

Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By Samuel F. Smith

From every mountain side
Let Freedom ring. — Samuel F. Smith

Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By Richelle E. Goodrich

Freedom is the atmosphere in which humanity thrives. Breathe it in. — Richelle E. Goodrich

Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By Henry McNeal Turner

The Fourth of July-memorable in the history of our nation as the great day of independence to its countrymen-had no claim upon our sympathies. They made a flag and threw it to the heavens and bid it float forever; but every star in it was against us. — Henry McNeal Turner

Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By Richelle E. Goodrich

Years ago, a group of good, wise, brave, God-fearing men stood up to claim and defend the human right for independence. Those men are now dead. Their work is not. If good, wise, brave, God-fearing men fail to stand up in their stead, that independence will cease to exist. — Richelle E. Goodrich

Fourth Of July Independence Day Quotes By Frederick Douglass

I am not included within the pale of this glorious anniversary! Your high independence only reveals the immeasurable distance between us. The blessings in which you, this day, rejoice, are not enjoyed in common. The rich inheritance of justice, liberty, prosperity and independence, bequeathed by your fathers, is shared by you, not by me. The sunlight that brought life and healing to you, has brought stripes and death to me. This Fourth July is yours, not mine. — Frederick Douglass