This July 4th, we’re taking some time to reflect on the unique history of the United States with inspiring quotes from politicians, activists, writers, and changemakers. We used our new “Red White and Fun” and “Fourth of July” background packs and our “Happy Birthday USA” and “4th of July BBQ” sticker packs to create the collages below.
“In the face of impossible odds, people who love their country can change it.”
– President Barack Obama
“May we think of freedom not as the right to do as we please but as the opportunity to do what is right.”
– Peter Marshall
“I love America more than any other country in the world and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.”
– James Baldwin
“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”
– Abraham Lincoln
“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.”
– Mark Twain
“Freedom is never really won. You earn it and win it in every generation.”
– Coretta Scott King
“For change often seems impossible until it is inevitable. Just as we must own our lives, we must own our country. For, we, the people, are ultimately in control of the America’s story.”
– Valerie Jarrett
“Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.”
– Adlai Stevenson
“The life of a nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.”
– Frederick Douglass
What patriotic quote is inspiring you lately? Create a collage and share it on social with the hashtag #mypiccollage so we can see what you create!
Love the Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass quotes! Thanks!