4th of July Quotes

Quotes on American Independence Day

They not only help in glorifying the perception of America as a Nation, but also inspire her advance. Go through the quotes and feel yourself enthused with the spirit of patriotism.
  1. Our life starts as a blank canvas and our choices and decisions are the colors that determine and enables us to paint our very own masterpiece. (Joseph P. Martino)
  2. More people are imprisoned by the self-imposed limitations of their mind, than by the limitations of any prison cell. (Joseph P. Martino)
  3. To unlock the door to the future, you must first posses the key to the past. (Joseph P. Martino)
  4. If you aspire to become a 'giant' of industry you first must learn to 'grow' from all your past mistakes and failures. (Joseph P. Martino)
  5. Through hard work, the successful person can expect to attain their every goal in life. The unsuccessful person, because they hardly work, can only expect to obtain a cheap, pale imitation of success in their life. (Joseph P. Martino)
  6. Your conscience teaches your mind how to 'think' your heart how to 'feel' your soul how to 'obey' and most importantly your body how to 'perform' extraordinary 'acts' of charity and human kindness toward your fellow man. (Joseph P. Martino)
  7. Life can sometimes turn into one big 3 ring circus. When we attempt to climb upward on the ladder of success we sometimes are required to juggle while performing a precarious balancing act on a taught tight-rope like a trapeze artist left to hang without a net. We are also constantly confronted with assorted clowns and court jesters. Like the ringmaster, our boss may sometimes expect us to jump though hoops. If not, they're eager and ready to feed us to the lions. Like the elephant, we sometimes are expected to work a full day for just peanuts, while also trying to make a monkey out of us. So, if you become disillusioned with you job and decide to seek greener pastures and a change of scenery, remember the old adage: 'It may be a jungle out there'. (Joseph P. Martino)
  8. Quotes are poems less the rhyming, containing thoughts and observations, beat and timing. Poems are very lyrical, quotes mostly empirical, both combining for a miracle. (Joseph P. Martino)
  9. The wise man relies on his two most trusted and loyal companions. Their names are moderation and common sense. (Joseph P. Martino)
  10. The successful person goes the extra mile; the failure never reaches the half-way point. (Joseph P. Martino)
  11. Men and women with sight see things as they are. Men and women with insight, see things as they could be. (Joseph P. Martino)
  12. Life is an ever revolving door; you can be 'in' one minute and 'out' the next. (Joseph P. Martino)
  13. The true genius possesses the wisdom and judgment to know and stay 'within' his parameters and boundaries while still thinking 'outside' the box. (Joseph P. Martino)
  14. All religions contain, like an apple, the same common core beliefs. (Joseph P. Martino)
  15. On Life's long, hard journey, it would be wise to pack light any ego, false pride, and deceit, and take away and make well of your faithful travelling companions - integrity, truth, and honesty of character. (Joseph P. Martino)
  16. Injustice breeds contempt, out of which all revolution is born. (Joseph P. Martino)
  17. False humility is as shallow as a pond without water. (Joseph P. Martino)
  18. The tongue cuts sharper than any tooth. (Joseph P. Martino)
  19. Marriage is the only union where you're unable to take your complaints to a delegate. (Joseph P. Martino)
  20. Moral and spiritual decay have brought about the demise of more great nations (empires) than any invading enemy force, plague, famine and natural disasters combined. (Joseph P. Martino)
  21. Our body, like a camera, is similar in the fact that it allows our eyes to act as the lens and shutter, that snaps the subject that our mind instantly conceptualizes into an image, (like a roll of film) that our brain is later left to develop. (Joseph P. Martino)
  22. Judge all things by their content and not by the beauty of its wrapping. (Joseph P. Martino)
  23. Some doors are positioned to swing both ways, while others open in one direction and return closed to their original position, still others are positioned to revolve in a circle. So learn from the door, to place yourself in the proper position in life where all the doors to success will always remain open to you. (Joseph P. Martino)
  24. Try to avoid the most natural of all human tendencies. The nonchalant habit of resisting and rejecting out of hand, what we fail to appreciate or comprehend. (Joseph P. Martino)
  25. The high price of success is bought,paid and purchased with blood,sweat and tears. (Joseph P. Martino)
  26. Wisdom. That soft and gentle voice. It will always guide you faithfully to make the wisest choice. (Joseph P. Martino)
  27. The best way to determine the success of a man is not by wealth alone, but more importantly if he is alone in his wealth. (Joseph P. Martino)
  28. Allow truth, honesty and compassion to become your faithful travel guides on life's uncertain journey to fame and fortune. (Joseph P. Martino)
  29. Even the most ignorant speak at least two languages: their native tongue and profane. (Joseph P. Martino)
  30. If one attempts to walk the straight and narrow path in life, it may be advisable to remain thin and sober. (Joseph P. Martino)
  31. A wise man knows his limitations but never sets limits on himself. A fool does not recognize his limitations, thus limiting himself. (Joseph P. Martino)
  32. Figure out the meaning of life and you have conquered the universe. (Joseph P. Martino)
  33. One never stands taller or more firmly grounded than when they stand on their principles. (Joseph P. Martino)
  34. True genius obeys no protocol. (Joseph P. Martino)
  35. I have traveled to all of the world's continents but none less 'explored' or 'understood' than the human mind. (Joseph P. Martino)
  36. Temptation is giving in when you should be holding out. (Joseph P. Martino)
  37. Truth and the knowledge of the ages are often the hardest and most intangible thing to learn in life. But, once comprehended and fully understood, they will provide the possessor with a wealth of wisdom and insight more valuable than both gold and diamonds combined. (Joseph P. Martino)
  38. You would be surprised how luck, success and opportunity are never very far "behind" for the individuals who position themselves far "ahead" of the pack. (Joseph P. Martino)
  39. Never submit to love, only commit to love. (Joseph P. Martino)
  40. The difference between the successful person and the unsuccessful person is the unsuccessful person stops short of his goals; the successful person surpasses his goals. (Joseph P. Martino)
  41. In the grand 'game' called 'life', it is better to always plan one step 'ahead' of your competitors, as the chess master, rather than the inferior pool player left perpetually to stand 'behind' the eight ball. (Joseph P. Martino)
  42. A calendar is the most useless of things to the unambitious who have neither desire or have never set a timetable to attain and achieve any goal in life. (Joseph P. Martino)
  43. Learn from the past. Live in the present. Prepare for the future. (Joseph P. Martino)
  44. Don't attempt to attain success at any and all costs, the price may prove to high. (Joseph P. Martino)
  45. In the grand game and art called life, it is wise of one to cultivate an environment of understanding, knowledge and purpose of heart to reach and attain all your noble and lofty goals in life, unlike others who pursue and chase vague, shallow and other meaningless trivial pursuits. (Joseph P. Martino)
  46. He who drinks from the fountain of life and quenches his thirst for knowledge never comes up dry. (Joseph P. Martino)
  47. The greatest legacy and inheritance an individual can leave to others is a life lived and remembered by fond memories of unselfish love, devotion and service to god, family and mankind. (Joseph P. Martino)
  48. Life is a merry-go-round, love is the brass ring. (Joseph P. Martino)
  49. Great is the character and integrity of the person who stands their ground while the whole world is tumbling from under them. (Joseph P. Martino)
  50. There is no such thing as boredom for the person who cultivates, trains and develops his mind, to act and serve, as his own personal playground. (Joseph P. Martino)
  51. Happiness and contentment in life reside less in the transient mansions, spa's and international playgrounds of the rich, but more in the permanent residence of the heart and mind. (Joseph P. Martino)
  52. A child like the most beautiful precious and perfect of orchids must first receive a tender hand, nourishing care in an atmosphere and environment of love, if expected to fully blossom and bloom to reach and attain their full growth, maturity and potential in life. (Joseph P. Martino)
  53. Envision with your mind, feel with your heart and love with your whole soul. (Joseph P. Martino)
  54. The naked truth and bald faced lies sometimes conflict with the bare faced facts. (Joseph P. Martino)
  55. A genius without balance is like a wise man devoid of common sense. (Joseph P. Martino)
  56. If you want to see the brighter side of life, you first must remove your blinders. (Joseph P. Martino)
  57. You cannot turn back time, but time can turn its back on you. (Joseph P. Martino)
  58. The only true limitation in life is one's own lack of imagination. (Joseph P. Martino)
  59. It's not what you think of the 'World' that makes a 'world' of difference but what the 'World' thinks of you. (Joseph P. Martino)
  60. You can learn more from your competitors than your friends, they will be among the very first to expose all your flaws and shortcomings. (Joseph P. Martino)
  61. True love cannot be measured or evaluated by any standard or conventional methods. Not by weight, percentage or any other yardstick. One knows they reached the limit and capacity of their love when they feel their heart overflowing with it. (Joseph P. Martino)
  62. The high price of success is bought, paid and purchased with blood, sweat and tears. (Joseph P. Martino)
  63. Free nations' are ruled by canon law. 'Dictators' govern by the barrel of a gun. (Joseph P. Martino)
  64. Success may be the symphony in life's sweet rhapsody, but love is the conductor that orchestrates life's every note. (Joseph P. Martino)
  65. What you sometimes think of as failure is often success in disguise. (Joseph P. Martino)
  66. "America is a tune. It must be sung together." - Gerald Stanley Lee

  67. "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." 

  68. "Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime." - Adlai Stevenson

  69. "I shall know but one country. The ends I aim at shall be my country’s, my God’s and Truth’s. I was born an American; I live an American; I shall die an American." - Daniel Webster

  70. "We can't all be Washingtons, but we can all be patriots." - Charles F. Browne

  71. "When an American says that he loves his country, he means not only that he loves the New England hills, the prairies glistening in the sun, the wide and rising plains, the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect." - Adlai Stevenson

  72. "In a chariot of light from the region of the day,
    The Goddess of Liberty came
    She brought in her hand as 
    a pledge of her love, 
    the plant she named Liberty Tree." - Thomas Paine

  73. "National honor is national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

  74. "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
    - Nathan Hale

  75. "If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace." - Hamilton Fish

  76. "If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag." - Author Unknown

  77. "Sometimes people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know I am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world. 
    - Woodrow Wilson

  78. "Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I'm not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be." - John Wayne

  79. "There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America." - William J. Clinton

  80. "We need an America with the wisdom of experience. But we must not let America grow old in spirit." - Hubert H. Humphrey

  81. "I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot." - Gary Hart

  82. "Patriotism is easy to understand in America - it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country." - Calvin Coolidge

  83. "Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it." - George Bernard Shaw

  84. "Oh, it's home again and home again, America for me! I want a ship that's westward bound to plough the rolling sea To the blessed land of Room Enough beyond the ocean bars, Where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars." - Henry Van Dyke

  85. "When I die, I desire no better winding sheet than the Stars and Stripes, and no softer pillow than the Constitution of my country." 
    - Andrew Johnson
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