The words of some famous people sometimes become more famous than themselves. Throughout American history, some of those “SAYINGS” have become very well known.

Here are some of the familiar patriotic sayings that you might run across in your travels through history.

 

“Where liberty dwells there is my country.”
~BENJAMIN FRANKLIN”

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“One man with courage is a majority.”
~THOMAS JEFFERSON~

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“I regret that I have but one life to give for my county.”
~NATHAN HALE~

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“I know not what course other may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death”
~PATRICK HENRY~

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“We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond to them.”
~ABIGAIL ADAMS~

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“No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.”
~ABRAHAM LINCOLN~

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“We have nothing to fear but fear itself.”
~FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT~

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“Freedom is never given; it is won.”
~A. PHILIP RANDOLPH~

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“The meaning of America is the possibilities of the common man.”
~W.E.B. DU BOIS~

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“Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.”
~JOHN F. KENNEDY~

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“Democracy is not a fragile flower but it still needs cultivating.”
~RONALD REAGAN~

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“There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.”
~WILLIAM J. CLINTON~

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We would not be where we are, economically and socially, without the words from our leaders whose wisdom transcends history.

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