What is a famous quotes from the American Revolution?
Quotations – Revolutionary War
- “Don’t fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here.”
- “What a glorious morning for America!”
- “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes!”
- “Issue the orders, sir, and I will storm hell!”
- “In the name of the great Jehova and the Continental Congress!”
What famous words are said every year on Independence Day?
“From every mountainside, let freedom ring.” “America means opportunity, freedom, power.” “Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness.” “With freedom comes responsibility.”
What is George Washington’s most famous quote?
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
What was the famous saying from the colonists?
On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry signaled the coming revolution when he spoke at a Virginia convention and allegedly implored: “Give me liberty, or give me death!”
Who said May we think of freedom not as the right?
Peter Marshall Quotes May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.
What is the wolf in Jefferson’s quote?
“But as it is, we have the wolf by the ear, and we can neither hold him, nor safely let him go. Justice is in one scale, and self-preservation in the other.”
What is the meaning of the 4th of July 1776?
Independence Day Quotes “July 4th, 1776.” That date would forever be etched into the vast annals of history and memories of every American. It is the date that a collection of courageous, God-fearing and industrious patriots decided to break away from a tyrannical rule and declare themselves free men.
What are the best quotes from the declaration of Independence?
Nobody listens to you; you’re obnoxious and disliked. [Adams, Franklin, and Jefferson wait outside the Chamber, while Thomson is reading the Declaration to Congress] There’s nothing to fear; it’s a masterpiece. I’m to be congratulated. [surprised] You? [waving at Jefferson] For making him write it.
What does the declaration of Independence mean to you?
It is the date that a collection of courageous, God-fearing and industrious patriots decided to break away from a tyrannical rule and declare themselves free men. It is the day a proud young nation destined to be the most powerful country in the world was born.
What are some of the best quotes about the 4th of July?
Following are some of their best quotes. Erma Bombeck: “You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness.