"The fact is, with every friendship you make and every bond you  establish, you are shaping the image of America projected to the rest of  the world." – Michelle Obama

"We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it." – William Faulkner

"You cannot separate peace and freedom. Because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom." – Malcolm X

"I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him." – Abraham Lincoln

"We're blessed with the opportunity to stand for something, for  liberty and fairness. And these are things worth fighting for, worth  devoting our lives to." – Ronald Reagan

"That is truly beautiful and encouraging aspect of freedom; no one struggles for it just for himself." – Fanny Lewald

"There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America." — William J. Clinton

"The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred." — Adrian Cronauer

"Only in America can someone start with nothing and achieve the American Dream. That's the greatness of this country." — Rafael Cruz

"Laughter is America's most important export." — Walt Disney

"America is full of success stories featuring victories by the underdog." — Mike Gallagher

"Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country." —President John F. Kennedy

"My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth." — Abraham Lincoln

"May we think of freedom not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right." — Peter Marshall

"I think there are few things more patriotic than taking the time to make your country a better place." — Michael Moore