10 Funny Fourth Of July Quotes That Prove America Has A Great Sense Of Humor

The Fourth of July is a day set aside for us to reflect upon America's birth, to revel in her greatness, and to celebrate our many freedoms... but COME ON GUYS! Let's not take ourselves too seriously! America loves to laugh, and these funny Fourth of July quotes will remind you that our nation is many things, including pretty freaking hilarious.

See, way back in the day when our Founding Fathers were brainstorming all the ways to make our nation great, they came up with this little thing called "freedom of speech" (nice one, guys!). It's basically where you, as an American, have the right to say whatever is on your mind without fear of censorship... and as such, people have had some amazing and spectacular things to say. From Groucho Marx and George Carlin to Louis C.K. and Stephen Colbert, Americans tend to have a great sense of humor when it comes to talking about, well, America. Heck, even Ronald Reagan was able to crack a few smiles. So this year, make sure you are using the Fourth of July weekend to have a good time, because America thrives on fun, and these quotes about America are as fun as they get.

1. "America's a family. We all yell at each other, and it all works out." — Louis C.K.

2. "When you're born, you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in America, you get a front-row seat." — George Carlin

3. "If our Founding Fathers wanted us to care about the rest of the world, they wouldn’t have declared their independence from it." — Stephen Colbert

4. "All great change in America begins at the dinner table." — Ronald Reagan

5. "All people are born alike. Except Republicans and Democrats." — Groucho Marx

6. "My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbour, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love." — Yakov Smirnoff

7. “It’s Fourth of July weekend, or, as I call it, Exploding Christmas.” — Stephen Colbert

8. "I always have the most fun on the Fourth of July. You don't have to exchange any gifts. You just go to the beach and watch fireworks." — James Lafferty

9. “You wonder sometimes how our government puts on its pants in the morning.” — Jon Stewart

10. “‘And one day people will celebrate this day by getting shit-faced and lighting Chinese explosives on — Thomas Jefferson 1776.” — Zach Braff

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