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May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Independence Day - July 4th


Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- Emma Lazarus - written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

We hold these truths to be self-evident:
that all men are created equal,
that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights,
among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson [Declaration of Independence]

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln

The best way to enhance freedom in other lands
is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation.
- Jimmy Carter


Further reading: Taking Action About Things That Matter

The Price of Standing for Something Important

Blaze Your Own Trail

A Different Drummer

Choose to Soar

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