You don't want to be one of those people who uploads grainy firework footage onto your Facebook page, but you do want to be one of those people who indulges in these Fourth of July quotes to share on Facebook. Am I being harsh? I don't think so. Fireworks never photograph well, that's just a fact you guys.
So what can you do to celebrate the Fourth of July on Facebook? These 12 quotes have you covered. Everybody loves a good quote, and this lovely little curation of words below goes above and beyond "good."
Focusing on the topic of national freedom and personal liberty, these quotations fall into line nicely with Independence Day. They manage to apply to both individuals and the country as a whole, so you can bet your Facebook friends are going to go crazy over them.
While I'm not personally a huge supporter of posting every life detail on the good ol' FB wall, I do think it makes an excellent platform for sharing beliefs, ideas, and everything in between. Is there anything better than a Facebook comment debate? How about a profile picture filter that's being used in unison by the entire country? Facebook can be a cool place, you just have to make it one. These quotes will help.
1. "Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance." — Woodrow Wilson
2. "For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." — Nelson Mandela
3. "May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country!" — Daniel Webster
4. "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." — Benjamin Franklin
5. "Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed." — Martin Luther King Jr.
6. "Freedom lies in being bold." — Robert Frost
7. "I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it." — Voltaire
8. "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." — Thomas Jefferson
9. "In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved." — Franklin D. Roosevelt
10. "Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life." — Bob Marley
11. "The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty." — James Madison
12. "If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." — George Washington
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