Friday, July 3, 2009

Happy Independence Day

I hope everyone has a safe and happy Independence Day. I just wanted to share a few quotes that I found that I enjoyed.

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

"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves." ~Abraham Lincoln

"And I'm proud to be an American,
where at least I know I'm free.
And I won't forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me."
~Lee Greenwood

"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it." ~Thomas Paine

"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." ~Elmer Davis

"Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die." ~Dwight D. Eisenhower


Ann said...

Nice quotes!

My favorite is: "Do we have to jump a fence to sit on the buffalo?!" I can't remember if you said it or I did. But it was funny!


Happy Independence Day!!!!

IHG said...

Great Quotes B.B.! Hope you have a Happy 4th!

Dean "D-Day" said...

These are all great quotes! Thanx for sharing them.

Hope you had a great 4th of July!

B.B. said...

Ann- LMAO! Yeah, I remember someone saying, but I don't remember who it was! Good thing the fence was a short one!

Steph & Dean- We had a great 4th, hope you did as well!

Lady R (Di) said...

Hope you had a great weekend. We had fun in Panama City with our friends and just got back yesterday.

Trying to catch up on some reading! Good thing I'm off today! Lucky me! :)

Kathleen Jennette said...

Every one of those quotes hits a button! A daily usage of them wouldn't hurt either. Thanks... hope you had a great 4th!

B.B. said...

Lady R- Glad you had fun in Panama City! Our weekend was pretty laid back, but wonderful!

KT- We can all stand a daily dose of those I think. We had a great weekend, hope you did as well.

mq01 said...

great quotes!!!!!!!! thanks for the reminder B.B.

Mr. Motorcycle said...

Great quotes. Hope your 4th was great too.

Baron's Life said...

Love it.
God Bless America.

Unknown said...

Sweet! I'm good with freedom and I'm good with earning it.