Friday, March 25, 2011

Great American Quotes



"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Neil Armstrong

“We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” Benjamin Franklin

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” Nathan Hale

“Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death.” Patrick Henry

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” Thomas Jefferson

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Thomas Jefferson in The Declaration of Independence

“And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds.” Abraham Lincoln

“From these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” Abraham Lincoln

"These are the times that try men's souls: The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it Now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph." Thomas Paine

"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war, by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!" Gen. George S. Patton, Jr.

“December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy.” Franklin D. Roosevelt

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