Saturday, July 3, 2010

Happy 234th Birthday, America!

Happy Birthday, America!

We hold these truths to be self–evident,
That all men are created equal,
That they are endowed by their Creator
with certain unalienable Rights,
That among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
~Declaration of Independence

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

From every mountain side, Let Freedom ring.
~Samuel F. Smith, "America"

We sleep peacefully at night, cradled by the big strong hands of America.
~Val Saintsbury

We have enjoyed so much freedom for so long that we are perhaps in danger of forgetting how much blood it cost to establish the Bill of Rights.
~Felix Frankfurter

Patriotism is easy to understand in America - it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.
~Calvin Coolidge

My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!
~Thomas Jefferson

May I never wake up from the American dream.
~Carrie Latet

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