Jul. 4 always spurs up feelings of patriotism in America, and these patriotic quotes for posting on Instagram this Jul. 4 are perfect for sharing your patriotic spirit this summer. No matter what you're posting a picture of, whether it be the fireworks, some backyard BBQ, or your stars and stripes attire, these patriotic quotes will have you and your followers ready to celebrate.
There's no country like the United States of America, and Jul. 4 is a day to celebrate that fact. The Declaration of Independence was drafted on Jul. 2, 1776, and Jul. 4 is the day American citizens now celebrate that very declaration and the state of freedom it represented. These patriotic quotes will remind you just how precious freedom is, as well as how beautiful a country that stands for freedom really is.
Celebrate this Jul. 4 by standing tall in your patriotism. Instagram has pretty much become the main means of social communication these days, so if there was ever a place to post a patriotic quote on Jul. 4, it has got to be the ol' Insta. Hashtag it whatever you'd like, just make sure that your followers know how very special this country is to you.
1. "It is the love of country that has lighted and that keeps glowing the holy fire of patriotism." — J. Horace McFarland
2. "I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him." — Abraham Lincoln
3. "Then join hand in hand brave Americans all! By uniting we stand by dividing we fall." — John Dickinson
4. "All we have of freedom, all we use or know — this our fathers bought for us long and long ago." — Rudyard Kipling
5. "In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved." — Franklin D. Roosevelt
6. "Liberty is the breath of life to nations." — George Bernard Shaw
7. "A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue." — Jean-Jacques Rousseau
8. "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it." — Thomas Paine
9. "The winds that blow through the wide sky in these mounts, the winds that sweep from Canada to Mexico, from the Pacific to the Atlantic — have always blown on freemen." — Franklin D. Roosevelt
10. "A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyalty to that principle." — George William Curtis
11. "America means opportunity, freedom, power." — Ralph Waldo Emerson