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Jun 29, 2016

Dear Friends,
Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is a national holiday widely known for fireworks, trips to the pool, and tasty BBQ! However, the history behind Fourth of July is a long one and it’s important to celebrate the true meaning behind Independence Day and pay homage to America’s quest for freedom. Amidst unforgettable parties and family cook-outs, you can showcase your patriotism this year by using your favorite Fourth of July quotes in your summer party invitations to make a statement. Before your pick out your celebratory red, white, and blue outfit, find a quote below that matches your sentiment about America’s birthday!
  • “So let freedom ring from the prodigious hilltops of New Hampshire. Let freedom ring from the mighty mountains of New York. Let freedom ring from the heightening Alleghenies of Pennsylvania! Let freedom ring from the snowcapped Rockies of Colorado! Let freedom ring from the curvaceous peaks of California! But not only that; let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia! Let freedom ring from Lookout Mountain of Tennessee! Let freedom ring from every hill and every molehill of Mississippi. From every mountainside, let freedom ring.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  • “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” – Elmer Davis
  • “Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost
  • “In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • “We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to se-cure liberty for their souls.” – Robert J. McCracken
  • “We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” – William Faulkner
  • “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” – James Madison
  • “Liberty is the breath of life to nations.” – George Bernard Shaw
Happy Fourth of July!
Let us continue to pray for peace and for end of terrorism in our world!
In peace and courage,

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