Inspirational Fourth of July Quotes

"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it."

- Mark Twain

"There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America."

- President Bill Clinton

"In the face of impossible odds, people who love their country can change it."

- President Barack Obama

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them."

- President John F. Kennedy

"Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong."

- James Bryce

"May we never forget our fallen comrades. Freedom isn't free."

- Sgt. Major Bill Paxton

"I think patriotism is like charity — it begin as home."

- Henry James

"Duty, honor, country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be."

- Gen. Douglas MacArthur

"It will be celebrated with pomp and parade, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other."

- President John Adams

"Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country;  emotionally I know she is better than every other country."

- Sinclair Lewis

"In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved."

- Franklin D. Roosevelt