quote by George Washington

Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics.

— George Washington

Passioned July quotations

This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.

Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.

Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature.

Abandon your animosities and make your sons Americans!

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. It's always fun.

Equal rights for all, special privileges for none

Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness;

to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.

That these united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown; and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.

America today is running on the momentum of a godly ancestry, and when that momentum runs down, God help America.

We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Our constitution was made for a moral and religious people... it is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.

There are many in this old world of ours who hold that things break about even for all of us. I have observed, for example, that we all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summertime and the poor get it in the winter.

I made a gym, it's the best gym in Nicaragua, I have kids that this year July 6th through the 11th will be fighting and then will go on to the Central American Games and I'm sure at least one will win a gold medal.

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.

Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot.

July 13, 1954 was the most tragic day of my life.

I had lost my beloved Frida forever. To late now I realized that the most wonderful part of my life had been my love for Frida.

The reason that Christianity is the best friend of government is because Christianity is the only religion that changes the heart.

Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.

The Indian Summer, the dead Summer's soul.

Be civil to all; serviceable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.

It is with roses and locomotives (not to mention acrobats Spring electricity Coney Island the 4th of July the eyes of mice and Niagara Falls) that my poems are competing.

Hot July brings cooling showers, Apricots and gillyflowers.

The collapse of Enron and the subsequent collapse of Arthur Andersen were tremendous tragedies. But as I stated at the time of my indictment on July 8, 2004, failure does not equate to a crime.

When I am an old woman I shall wear purple, With a red hat which doesn't go and doesn't suit me, And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves, And satin sandals, and say we've no money for butter.

July 4th ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance by solemn acts of devotion.

Bright was the summer's noon when quickening steps Followed each other till a dreary moor Was crossed, a bare ridge clomb, upon whose top Standing alone, as from a rampart's edge, I overlooked the bed of Windermere, Like a vast river, stretching in the sun.

Ev'ry heart beats true 'neath the Red, White and Blue

Society is produced by our wants and government by our wickedness.

I don’t feel pressure. I don’t give a toss about it. I spent the afternoon of Sunday, July 9, 2006 in Berlin sleeping and playing the PlayStation. In the evening, I went out and won the World Cup.

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.

For every Southern boy fourteen years old, not once but whenever he wants it, there is the instant when it's still not yet two o'clock on that July afternoon in 1863...

famous quotes