Liberty Quotes (1436 quotes)
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Independence Day is one of the best American holidays, both for what we celebrate and how we celebrate it. It's easy, however, to take liberty for granted, and to misconstrue just how difficult it was to gain our freedoms years ago. The Revolutionary War was long and costly--arguably the second-longest conflict in American history. While the 50, or so casualties on the American side are roughly equal in number to the total dead and wounded in Afghanistan, this was at a time when there were fewer than three million people were living in the former British colonies. So by all means, march in a parade, host a barbecue, have a few beers, head to the beach, light off some fireworks.
In honor of the Fourth of July, here are twenty famous quotes about liberty, both political and economic. I believe much can be learned from remembering past lessons on these subjects. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers.
Remind yourself of the meaning behind Independence Day with these 22 quotes about freedom:. Photo by Jacob Morrison on Unsplash. Hi, great post! Freedom is a feeling. It is the most important feeling to have in an individual. It is freedom which lets one think and function freely at their own will.