90 American Quotes To Celebrate The U.S.A Freedom & Dreams

Looking for some patriotic quotes about your country America? We have rounded up the best collection of American quotes, sayings, slogans, captions, (with images and pictures) about freedom, patriotism, dreams, equality, unity, military and more.

These famous quotes are by great leaders, politicians, writers, etc. to appreciate of what makes America unique, and of what it means to be American in our modern world.

Also See: Patriotic 4th Of July Quotes

There is no day more important than Independence Day for celebrating what makes America and Americans special! Celebrated on the 4th of July, this Federal Holiday honors the nation’s history and allows people to come together with family and friends, enjoy time outside, and show their pride in red, white, and blue.

Famous American Quotes

  1. “Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

  2. “America is not just a country, but a way of life.”                                                                                                                   
    American Freedom Quotes
    American Freedom Quotes

  3. “America, to me, is freedom.” – Willie Nelson

  4. “America is not just a country, It’s an idea.” – Bono                                                                               
    Famous America Quotes
    Famous America Quotes

  5. “I think patriotism is like charity -It becomes at home.” – Henry James

  6. “Only Americans can hurt America.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

  8. “America stands for the land of opportunity.” – Michael Grimm                                                                         
    Inspirational American Quotes
    Inspirational American Quotes

  9. “The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.” – Thomas Jefferson

  10. “Liberty is the breath of life to nations.” – George Bernard Shaw

  11. “Where liberty dwells, there is my country.” – Benjamin Franklin                                                                           
    American Quotes About Freedom
    American Quotes About Freedom

  12. “Dreams can grow wild born inside an American child.” – Phil Vassar                                                                   
    American Dream Quotes
    American Dream Quotes

  13. “America is another name for opportunity.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  14. “My favorite thing about United States? Lots of Americans, one America.”

  15. “America is a land of opportunity, and don’t ever forget it.” – Will Rogers

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

  17. “We can’t all be Washingtons, but we can all be patriots.”– Charles F. Browne                                                                                                                                                     
    American Quotes About Patriotism
    American Quotes About Patriotism

  18. “Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea.” – John Gunther

  19. “America’s one of the finest countries anyone ever stole.” – Bobcat Goldthwaite

  20. “America is the only country ever founded on the printed word.” – Marshall McLuhan

  21. “Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”– Mark Twain

  22. “America has as much diversity in peoples as it does in geographies.” – Terri Guillemets

  23. “One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation evermore!” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

  24. “America without her soldiers would be like God without his angels.” – Claudia Pemberton

  25. “If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.” – Malcolm X

  26. “Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit.” – Ronald Reagan

  27. “A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.”– Edward Abbey

  28. “In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  29. “We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” – William Faulkner

  30. “A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

  31. “Americans always try to do the right thing after they’ve tried everything else.” – Winston Churchill

  32. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.”– Elmer Davis

  33. “There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand.” – Charles Kettering

  34. “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” – John F. Kennedy                                                                                                                                               
    USA Quotes
    USA Quotes

  35. “We will stand by the right, we will stand by the true, we will live, we will die for the red, white, and blue.”

  36. “There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.”– Bill Clinton

  37. “America is a passionate idea or it is nothing. America is a human brotherhood or it is chaos.” – Max Lerner

  38. “Diversity of thought and culture and religion and ideas has become the strength of America.” – Gary Locke

  39. “Americans in unity, and unity in Americans!” – Every Body’s Toast Book and Convivial Companion, 1851

  40. “A simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how many want in.. And how many want out.” – Tony Blair

  41. “You may live in an imperfect world but the frontiers are not closed and the doors are not all shut.” – Maxwell Maltz

  42. “When they say America is a land of opportunity, it’s true. If you work hard, people appreciate you.”– Vijay Singh

  43. “Sure I wave the American Flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I’m not ashamed of that, never been, never will be.” – John Wayne                                                                                                                               
    America Love Quotes
    America Love Quotes

  44. “If you take advantage of everything America has to offer, there’s nothing you can’t accomplish.” – Geraldine Ferraro

  45. “There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.”– Jesse Ventura

  46. “If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.” – John F. Kennedy

  47. “Every American carries in his bloodstream the heritage of the malcontent and the dreamer.” – Dorothy Fuldheim

  48. “I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free… so other people would be also free.” – Rosa Parks

  49. “Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.” – Oscar Wilde

  50. “May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely than this our own country!” – Daniel Webster

  51. “Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.” – Aldai Stevenson

  52. “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”– Benjamin Franklin

  53. “The Constitution only guarantees you the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” – Benjamin Franklin

  54. “The land of opportunity. You just need the right people and the right work ethic and you can accomplish anything.” – Bob Poser

  55. “We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.”– Barack Obama

  56. “This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.” – Theodore Roosevelt

  57. “Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.” – Louis D. Brendeis

  58. “You know, that diversity that America has is so special. It’s starting to really become a cool thing for young people. “ – Russell Simmons

  59. “The magic of America is that we’re a free and open society with a mixed population. Part of our security is our freedom.” – Madeleine Albright

  60. “What we need are critical lovers of America — patriots who express their faith in their country by working to improve it.” – Hubert Humphrey

  61. “The great social adventure of America is no longer the conquest of the wilderness but the absorption of fifty different peoples.” – Walter Lippman

  62. “I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.” – Wendell Willkie

  63. “The fact is: It’s true what they say about the United States. It is a land of opportunity. It is too various to get bored with it.” – Christopher Hitchens

  64. “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.” – Franklin D Roosevelt

  65. “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.”– Harry S. Truman

  66. “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” – Abraham Lincoln

  67. “What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom “to” and freedom “from.” – Marilyn vos Savant

  68. “If you can speak three languages you’re trilingual. If you can speak two languages you’re bilingual. If you can speak only one language you’re an American.”

  69. “There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong.” – G.K. Chesterton

  70. “You cannot spill a drop of American blood without spilling the blood of the whole world…. We are not a nation, so much as a world.” – Herman Melville

  71. “Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired. “ – Robert Kennedy

  72. “Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.”– George S. Patton

  73. “My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien.” – Leonard Nimoy

  74. “Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost the present generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.”– John Quincy Adams

  75. “America is another name for opportunity. Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine providence on behalf of the human race.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson

  76. “True patriotism springs from a belief in the dignity of the individual, freedom and equality not only for Americans but for all people on Earth.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  77. “We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty for their souls.” – Robert J. McCracken

  78. “What does the Flag mean? It is the flag just as much of the man who was naturalized yesterday as of the man whose people have been here generations.” – Henry Cabot Lodge

  79. “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

  80. “The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people’s hands, that is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice.”– John Adams

  81. “One characteristic of Americans is that they have no tolerance at all of anybody putting up with anything. We believe that whatever is going wrong ought to be fixed.” – Margaret Mead

  82. “We’re blessed with the opportunity to stand for something—for liberty and freedom and fairness. And these are things worth fighting for, worth devoting our lives to.” – Ronald Reagan

  83. “I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.”– Theodore Roosevelt

  84. “America is still the land of opportunity for most, but it is not a land of opportunity for all. If we are to remain an exceptional nation, we must close this gap in opportunity. “ – Marco Rubio

  85. “I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of mankind, to whatever nation they might belong.” – George Washington

  86. “The winds that blow through the wide sky in these mounts, the winds that sweep from Canada to Mexico, from the Pacific to the Atlantic — have always blown on free men.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  87. “If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.”– Samuel Adams

  88. “We are called the nation of inventors. And we are. We could still claim that title and wear its loftiest honors if we had stopped with the first thing we ever invented, which was human liberty.”– Mark Twain

  89. “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” – Ronald Reagan

  90. “Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”– Patrick Henry

  91. “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that 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 F. Kennedy

  92. “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

  93. “America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn’t standing still.” – E.E. Cummings

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

  95. “If you’re worried about getting a job-or keeping one-start a company of your own. By doing so, you’ll reap the rewards of your hard work and you’ll only get fired if you fail. This is the land of opportunity. Live in it.” – Bruce Campbell

  96. “When I was growing up, I don’t remember being told that America was created so that everyone could get rich. I remember being told it was about opportunity and the pursuit of happiness. Not happiness itself, but the pursuit.” – Martin Scorsese

  97. “Oh, it’s home again and home again, America for me! I want a ship that’s westward bound to plough the rolling sea, To the blessed land of Room Enough beyond the ocean bars, Where the air is full of sunlight and the flag is full of stars.” – Henry Van Dyke

  98. “The diversity of America is a strength of the country, and I don’t think that we use that. We don’t talk about our strengths. I mean, having so many diverse people in this country from all aspects of all over the world, and we don’t use that. I think we should talk about who we are – that melting pot that we’ve become.” – Steve Stoute

  99. “Go with your first thoughts; they’re usually your best thoughts. Pay attention, stick to your goals and follow those guidelines. It’s all right there if you reach for it, unless you want to punch timeclocks and work for somebody. That’s what we liked about America, the land of opportunity. All your dreams can come true.” – Richard Danko

  100. “When an American says that he loves his country, he means not only that he loves the New England hills, the prairies glistening in the sun, the wide and rising plains, the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect.” – Adlai Stevenson

  101. “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.”– Ronald Reagan

  102. “We’re Americans, with a capital A… You know what that means? Do ya? That means that our forefathers were kicked out of every decent country in the world. We are the wretched refuse. We’re the underdog. We’re mutts!… But there’s no animal that’s more faithful, that’s more loyal, more loveable than the mutt.” – Len Blum, Dan Goldberg, and Harold Ramis “Stripes”

  103. “Basically, there are two kinds of stereotypes out there in the world about America. There’s America the Goliath – the big, powerful, bullying country that pushes its way around the world and gets its ways, pursues its own interests nakedly, irrespective of what others want. And the other stereotype is America, the land of opportunity, where everyone can go and do anything, be anything, make any dreams come true.” – Shashi Tharoor

 

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