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don_socalJuly 4, 2014

We have the best government that money can buy.
Mark Twain

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Khalil Gibran

Only the educated are free.
Epictetus

"The United States is the only country with a known birthday" James G. Blaine

"Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die" Dwight D. Eisenhower

"Independence is a heady draught, and if you drink it in your youth, it can have the same effect on the brain as young wine does. It does not matter that its taste is not always appealing. It is addictive and with each drink you want more" Maya Angelou

"Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation and freedom in all just pursuits." -Thomas Jefferson

"The basis of a democratic state is liberty."
Aristotle

"Freedom is independence of the compulsory will of another, and in so far as it tends to exist with the freedom of all according to a universal law, it is the one sole original inborn right belonging to every man in virtue of his humanity."
Immanuel Kant

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lilosophie

Happy Independence Day and Happy Birthday, USA - you are still young and sometimes there are growing pains but keep on!

    Bookmark   July 4, 2014 at 9:14AM
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mawheel

Happy Birthday, America! Let's hope and pray we will have many more!

    Bookmark   July 4, 2014 at 4:03PM
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west_gardener

Right on with the quotes for today, Don.
Happy Birthday, America. Great country.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2014 at 6:02PM
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gmatx zone 6

Happy birthday, United States of America. Here is to many, many more.

Thanks for the quotes, Don.

Mary

    Bookmark   July 4, 2014 at 6:30PM
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