Friday Night Quotes, July 4 Weekend …

by Larry Oxenham, Publisher

FRIDAY NIGHT QUOTES, JULY 4 WEEKEND … This is the weekend we celebrate the vision and courage of those who founded America and gave us this great land to live in … and we also know a 4 day weekend gives everyone a chance to relax and have a little fun …
“May your July 4th fireworks cause less personal injury than your July 4th alcohol consumption.” Unknown
“Freedom is never given, it is won.” Henrik Ibsen
“Food. Family. Fourth of July. And Fireworks. The best ‘F’ words ever.” Unknown
“This land will remain the home of the free only so long as it is the land of the brave.” Elmer Davis
“Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.” Albert Camus
“It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.”  Mark Twain
“Freedom lies in being bold.”  Robert Frost
“Being an American is awesome. The end.” Unknown
“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. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism.”  Erma Bombeck
The United States is the only country with a known birthday.” James G. Blaine
“Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people”  Abraham Lincoln (We need to send a reminder to Washington, D.C.
Have a fun filled weekend and remember the 4th of July didn’t just happen; it was made by visionary, brave men.