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USA Independence Day (4th July) – Pictures and Quotes

Independence Day 4th July, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the national day of the United States.


“Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people” – Abraham Lincoln


“Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.” – Albert Camus

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“As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.” – George Washington




“Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority–literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.” – Ignazio Silone

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“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty.” –  John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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“Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.” –  Benjamin Franklin




“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” –  Albert Einstein

Father’s Day 2012 – Quotes, Pictures and Wallpapers

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June but it is also celebrated widely on other days. Father’s Day complements Mother’s Day, a celebration that honors mothers and motherhood.


“My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.”
[Abraham Lincoln]


“A father’s words are like a thermostat that sets the temperature in the house ”
[Paul Lewis]


“Manhood has less to do with age than with enlightenment…With commitment…With repentance…It’s found in the hearts of men, in a form of such attributes as courage, humility, and vulnerability.”
[Bob Welch]


“Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” [Robert A. Heinlein]

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“A righteous man hates lying, But a wicked man is loathsome and comes to shame.”


“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.”
[Barbara Johnson]


“Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.”


“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. ”
[Clarence Budington Kelland]


“Children seldom misquote you.
They more often repeat word for word what you shouldn’t have said.”
[Mae Maloo]


“The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him.”


“It is a wise father that knows his own child.”  [William Shakespeare]


Father! – to God himself we cannot give a holier name. [William Wordsworth]


One father is more than a hundred Schoolemasters.  [George Herbert, Outlandish Proverbs, 1640]


It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.  ~Johann Schiller


“One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father” [ George Herbert]


When i was born,
You were there to catch me when i fall, whenever and wherever.
When i said my first words,
You were there for me,
to teach me the whole dictionary if need be.
When i took my first steps,
You were there to encourage me on.
When i had my first day at school,
you were there to give me advice and help me with my homework.
I still havent finished school,
or walked down the aisle, or had my first child.
But i know you will be there for me through all these times and more, the good and bad.
So i just wrote this to say ‘I LOVE YOU DAD!!!’
[Louisa Mansfield]