Check out some quotes on Independence Day. Go through the article to know famous quotations and sayings on Independence Day.

Independence Day Quotes

Independence refers to the freedom that is enjoyed by a person, group of individuals, state or even a country. To celebrate the independence attained by a nation, Independence Day is observed annually on a particular date. This independence is generally celebrated on a date on which a country gains from its previous occupants. Most of the worldwide nations commemorate Independence Day by declaring it as a national holiday, while other countries observe National Day where Independence Day is not observed. Likewise, this honorable day is celebrated with immense splendor and grandeur accompanied with various cultural and social activities. Given here are a few Independence Day quotes. Feel the essence of independence with the quotations and sayings listed below pertaining to Independence Day. Take a look!

Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives.

- Camille Paglia

Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge... At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.

- Jawaharlal Nehru

We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made!

- Albert Einstein

India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border!

- Hu Shih

India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most astrictive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only!

- Mark Twain

If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India!

- Romain Rolland

Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men.

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.

- Dick Cheney

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.

- Complete Works - Volume XII , Abraham Lincoln

So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Nothing seems to have been forgotten, nothing overlooked.

- Mark Twain

Liberty is the breath of life to nations.

- Bernard Shaw

She (India) has left indelible imprints on one fourth of the human race in the course of a long succession of centuries. She has the right to reclaim ... her place amongst the great nations summarizing and symbolizing the spirit of humanity. From Persia to the Chinese sea, from the icy regions of Siberia to Islands of Java and Borneo, India has propagated her beliefs, her tales, and her civilization!

- Sylvia Levi

If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should point to India.

- Max Mueller

India - The land of Vedas, the remarkable works contain not only religious ideas for a perfect life, but also facts which science has proved true. Electricity, radium, electronics, airship, all were known to the seers who founded the Vedas.

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Liberty is the right to do what I like; license, the right to do what you like.

- Bertrand Russell

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Mr. President how long must women wait to get their liberty? Let us have the rights we deserve.

- Alice Paul

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.

- Areopagitica , John Milton

I know not what others may choose but, as for me, give me liberty or give me death.

- Patrick Henry

Let us form one body, one heart, and defend to the last warrior our country, our homes, our liberty, and the graves of our fathers.

- Tecumseh

I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.

- Harriet Tubman

I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.

- Harriet Tubman

I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.

- Harriet Tubman

By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.

- Saint Thomas Aquinas

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.

- Edmund Burke

Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.

- Lord Acton

The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.

- Ho Chi Minh

Every law is an infraction of liberty.

- Jeremy Bentham

If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom.

- Kofi Annan

Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all -- liberty!

- James Monroe

I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty.

- George Santayana

A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.

- Daniel Webster

It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.

- Daniel Webster

It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.

- Vladimir Lenin

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.

- Daniel Webster

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

- Barry Goldwater

The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.

- Samuel Adams

Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.

- Samuel Adams

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.

- Democracy in America , Alexis de Tocqueville

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