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Top 100 Quotes About Freedom And America

#1. And I know just's well as anybody that if you control a man's space and time then you control his whole goddamn life: he's a goner, cause hell, there ain't nothin' for him to do in space and time but make the few choices he can make with what he got. - Author: Nicholas Hochstedler
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#2. The Constitution does not guarantee freedom of worship. It guarantees freedom of religion. And this is what I call America's first freedom. - Author: Rick Warren
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#3. It's an appeal as old as America and its presidency: This is an extraordinary country populated by hard-working, big-dreaming, freedom-loving people graced by God when they're not pulling themselves up by the bootstraps. - Author: Ron Fournier
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#4. When I went off to the army when I was 17 years old, I believed in America and the rights of freedom. But today I believe my government is lying to the American people and that my president, George Bush, is a criminal. - Author: Jack Herer
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#5. Wherever the standard of freedom and independence has been or shall be unfurled, there will be America's heart, her benedictions and her prayers. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#6. In America, we are blessed with the freedom to speak our minds - and we should do so thoughtfully. We also have to recognize that people who disagree with us are not enemies. We're all in this together - and we should act like it. In - Author: Dana Perino
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#7. The enemy was not the Klan but the inside-outside lock that racism and classism had on the minds of the people: It operated from the inside through self-hate and self-doubt, and from the outside through the police, carnivorous landlords, and the welfare system. - Author: Junius Williams
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#8. None of us would trade freedom of expression for the narrowness of the public censor. America is a free market for people who have something to say, and need not fear to say it. - Author: Hubert H. Humphrey
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#9. just as America was the first modern land where people could practice freedom of religion, perhaps someday America will be a place where we enjoy freedom from religion, and discover true spirituality through the awakening of our higher brain functions. - Author: Alberto Villoldo
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#10. I don't want to transform America. I want to restore to America the economic values of freedom and opportunity and limited government that has made us the powerhouse of the world. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#11. The problem of freedom in America is that of maintaining a competition of ideas, and you do not achieve that by silencing one brand of idea. - Author: Max Lerner
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#12. I shall rejoin myself to my native country, with new attachments, and with exaggerated esteem for its advantages; for though there is less wealth there, there is more freedom, more ease, and less misery. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#13. While America will always, I think, feel foreign to me, New York City is my home. This is where I can construct my own identity freely and reject labels imposed on me. - Author: Raquel Cepeda
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#14. Tragically, the effort to make America and the world safer and to defend freedom around the world is not without an enormous cost to this Nation in terms primarily of lost lives and those who bear the scars and the wounds of war, and their families who must bear these losses. - Author: John Warner
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#15. As an immigrant, I chose to live in America because it is one of the freest and most vibrant nations in the world. And as an immigrant, I feel an obligation to speak up for immigration policies that will keep America the most economically robust, creative and freedom-loving nation in the world. - Author: Rupert Murdoch
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#16. The plan was always to come to America, because Pakistan's a scary place. They don't have religious freedom. It's very poor, and there's a lot of violence and corruption. - Author: Kumail Nanjiani
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#17. What began as a bitter dispute over Union and States' Rights, ended as a struggle over the meaning of freedom in America. At Gettysburg in 1863, Abraham Lincoln said perhaps more than he knew. The war was about a new birth of freedom. - Author: Bruce Catton
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#18. Freedom arises from the multiplicity of sects, which prevades America and which is the best and only security for religious liberty in any society. For where there is such a variety of sects, there cannot be a majority of any one sect to oppress and persecute the rest. - Author: James Madison
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#19. America is just the country that how all the written guarantees in the world for freedom are no protection against tyranny and oppression of the worst kind. There the politician has come to be looked upon as the very scum of society. - Author: Peter Kropotkin
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#20. Our spirit is back, but we haven't reinstitutional ized it. We've got to do a better job of getting across that America is freedom
freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of enterprise. And freedom is special and rare. It's fragile; it needs protection. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#21. Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#22. Latinos have fought in all of America's wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq, just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom in Mexico over a century ago. - Author: Joe Baca
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#23. Als it is hard for America to fight wars in the name of freedom, if those people themselves choose for nonfreedom. Can America and England save India from communism, if they vote communist themselves. - Author: Oswald Mosley
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#24. We still believe in the America that is a land of opportunity and a beacon of freedom. We believe in the America that challenges each of us to be better and bigger than ourselves. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#25. I've said it before, history repeats itself for those who don't learn from the past. Can we please learn from all this? Please? Or is everyone waiting for yet another savior to come along and charm them Hollywood style if freedom is still around for America's next election? - Author: L.M. Fields
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#26. This country has shed more blood for the freedom of other people than all the other nations in the history of the world combined, and I'm tired of people feeling like they've got to apologize for America. - Author: Fred Thompson
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#27. I always had a lot of fun in America, with much more freedom than if I had tried to cook in France. I wouldn't have the same motivation or inspiration, and I wouldn't have cooked for the same kind of people in France, so it wouldn't have given me this edge I had in America. - Author: Daniel Boulud
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#28. America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people. - Author: Lord Byron
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#29. To The Veterans of the United States of America
Thank you, for the cost you paid for our freedom, thank you for the freedom to live in safety and pursue happiness, for freedom of speech (thus my book), and for all the freedoms that we daily take for granted. - Author: Sara Niles
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#30. Freedom has long proven too heady an elixir for America's masses, weakened and confused as they are by conflicting commitments to puritanical morality and salacious greed. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#31. I say to you that our goal is freedom, and I believe we are going to get there because however much she strays away from it, the goal of America is freedom. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#32. If I have become so pathetically dulled that I hold freedom as my right and the privileges of liberty as my due, I can stand beside the stilled graves of a thousand soldiers fallen in defense of freedom and not feel a thing. And my most solemn prayer is that I will never be this. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#33. The United States didn't create religious liberty. Religious liberty created the United States of America. It's the reason we are here today. This is an essential freedom and an essential right and I don't think you give up this right by simply taking a job. - Author: Bobby Jindal
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#34. If religious freedom is to endure in America, the responsibility for teaching religion to public school children must be left to the homes and churches of our land, where this responsibility rightfully belongs. It must not be assumed by the government through the agency of the public school system. - Author: Sam Ervin
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#35. If you allow one single germ, one single seed of slavery to remain in the soil of America ... that germ will spring up, that noxious weed will thrive, and again stifle the growth, wither the leaves, blast the flowers and poison the fair fruits of freedom. - Author: Ernestine Rose
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#36. I believe that a prosperous, democratic Pakistan will be a steadfast partner for America, a peaceful neighbor for India, and a force for freedom and moderation in the Arab world. - Author: George W. Bush
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#37. The lesson of 9/11 is that America is truly exceptional. We withstood the worst attack of our history, intended by our enemies to destroy us. Instead, it drew us closer and made us more united. Our love for freedom and one another has given us a strength that surprised even ourselves. - Author: Rudy Giuliani
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#38. America you are beautiful ... and blessed ... The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being, but especially the weakest and most defenseless. If you want equal justice for all and true freedom and lasting peace, then America, defend life. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#39. In France, religion had been considered the enemy of liberty, but in America, as George Washington expressed it, religion and morality were the 'twin pillars of freedom.' - Author: D. James Kennedy
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#40. To drive a car in rural America is freedom. Before I had a car, I'd never seen a rock and roll show, I'd never seen a comic or a show. - Author: Penn Jillette
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#41. America is today the hope of all honorable men who respect the rights of their fellow men and who believe in the principle of freedom and justice. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#42. And let me make this very clear - unlike President Obama, I will not raise taxes on the middle class. As president, I will protect the sanctity of life. I will honor the institution of marriage. And I will guarantee America's first liberty: the freedom of religion. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#43. America is a place where the freedom to be who you are shouldn't be a barrier to your ability to get a job and provide for your family. - Author: Paul Singer
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#44. Voters never have to question where I stand - my principles or priorities. I am a pro-freedom, pro-America and pro-life conservative. - Author: Tim Walberg
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#45. President Reagan fueled the spirit of America. His smile, his optimism, his total belief in the ultimate triumph of democracy and freedom, and his willingness to act on that belief, helped end the Cold War and usher in a new and brighter phase of history. - Author: Colin Powell
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#46. I had immigrant grandparents who came to this country and came for religious freedom and loved it, never made any money, Bronx, Brooklyn, but loved America. And they told me every day it's the greatest country in the world. - Author: Dan Rosensweig
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#47. For centuries, America has led the world on a long march toward freedom and democracy. Let's reclaim our clean energy leadership and lead the world toward clean energy independence. - Author: John Garamendi
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#48. I think that growing up in a crowded continent like Europe with an awful lot of competing claims, ideas ... cultures ... and systems of thought, we have, perforce, developed a more sophisticated notion of what the word 'freedom' means than I see much evidence of in America. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#49. If the true freedom of the press is to decide for itself what to publish and when to publish it, the true responsibility of the press must be to assert and defend that freedom ... What the press in America needs is less inhibition, not more restraint. - Author: Tom Wicker
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#50. Now we understand much more clearly. why people from all over the world want to come to New York and to America. It's called freedom. - Author: Rudy Giuliani
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#51. The liberals think government exists to fix what's wrong with America. They find fault with our Constitution, our economic model and our core values. We disagree with the premise of their argument. We believe there's nothing wrong with America that an extra dose of freedom won't cure. - Author: Rick Perry
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#52. Freedom of religion in America is all fine and good until you start believing in nothing, and then it is a crime to be punished.' " "Is - Author: Joshua Ferris
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#53. They know the importance of their mission and of America's commitment to combating and defeating terrorism abroad, and they know that they are making a real difference in bringing freedom to a part of the world that has known only tyranny. - Author: John Boehner
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#54. What has made America great have been the opportunities given to everyone in this country. Since our founding, individuals and families have come to America to seek freedom, opportunity and the choice for a better life. - Author: Cathy McMorris Rodgers
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#55. In America, freedom and justice have always come from the ballot box, the jury box, and when that fails, the cartridge box. - Author: Steve Symms
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#56. In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free
honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#57. What does it mean to be an American? While each of us may have our own specific answer to that question, we likely can agree on the basic principles of America: freedom, equal opportunity, and rights accompanied by responsibilities. - Author: Ben Nelson
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#58. We can take full comfort in realizing the continuing strength of our nation. America's lands remain radiantly rich with diversity, and freedom still reigns. - Author: Ben Nelson
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#59. Nothing will ruin the country if the people themselves will undertake its safety; and nothing can save it if they leave that safety in any hands but their own. - Author: Daniel Webster
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#60. We must learn to think again. America floats on a sea of misguided philosophies, all competing for equality while the values that provide true freedom are hidden in a dishonored generation. Returning to biblical principles will shore up our foundation and increase our freedom and health as a nation. - Author: Karla Perry
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#61. America has never seen itself as a national state like all others, but rather as an experiment in human freedom and democracy. - Author: Brent Scowcroft
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#62. I think it is very important for any U.S. administration to be clear that America stands on the side of freedom and democracy and respect for individual rights. - Author: Stephen Hadley
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#63. For the people of Israel and America are historic partners in the global quest for human dignity and freedom. We will always remain at each other's side. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#64. America is beyond power; it acts as in a dream, as a face of God. Wherever America is, there is freedom, and wherever America is not, madness rules with chains, darkness strangles millions. Beneath her patient bombers, paradise is possible. - Author: John Updike
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#65. The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny. - Author: Jim DeMint
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#66. I believe that freedom of speech and freedom of religion go hand-in-hand in America. - Author: Kirk Cameron
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#67. America takes credit for giving you freedom that you had anyway. It's like going to a wedding and putting your tag on somebody elses box. - Author: Doug Stanhope
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#68. A bunch of bong-smoking, America-bashing, flag-burning, yoga-posing, incense-burning, dolphin-saving, salmon-eating hypocrites. These are the sensitive, liberal people who are always yelling about people's freedom of speech and expression, unless you happen to say something that pisses them off. - Author: Richard Jeni
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#69. How, then, did Virginia gentlemen persuade the voters to return the right kind of people to the House of Burgesses? How could patricians win in populist politics? The question can lead us again to the paradox which has underlain our story, the union of freedom and slavery in Virginia and America. - Author: Edmund S. Morgan
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#70. The most fundamental liberal failure of the current era: the failure to embrace a moral vision of America based on the transcendent faith that human beings are more than the sum of their material appetites, our country is more than an economic machine, and freedom is not license but responsibility. - Author: Bill Moyers
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#71. Whilst so much is being done in the world, to ameliorate the condition of mankind, and the spirit of Freedom is marching with rapid strides and causing tyrants to tremble, may America awake from the apathy in which she has long slumbered. - Author: James Forten
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#72. The challenge to America is to extend to Asia the defensive shield of American power in forms consonant with Asian freedom and self-respect. - Author: Ferdinand Marcos
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#73. We believe in enjoying the constitutional privilege and right of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own consciences. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#74. My fellow citizens, our nation is poised for greatness. We must do what we know is right, and do it with all our might. Let history say of us: "These were golden years - when the American Revolution was reborn, when freedom gained new life, and America reached for her best." - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#75. It is the everlasting disgrace of the Clinton Administration that it has chosen to betray America's heritage as a beacon of freedom, and instead to act as the ally and agent of a police state in retrieving one of its prisoners. - Author: David Horowitz
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#76. My view is the less the government can do and the more freedom and opportunity you give people, that trusting people and free people and free enterprise - that America has built the greatest country in the history of the world. - Author: Rick Santorum
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#77. America faces an enemy who believes in enforced ignorance. And all that we stand for is the open mind, the generous spirit, the ideal of tolerance, freedom, education, opportunity. - Author: David McCullough
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#78. I am an Iranian by birth and of my Islamic faith. I am also an American Citizen and I seek to help change America to be a more Islamic country. My faith guides me and I feel like it is going well in the transition of using freedom of religion in America against itself. - Author: Valerie Jarrett
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#79. How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy! - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#80. I am proud and honored to be part of the America Supports You Freedom Walk to honor the victims of 9/11 and to support our men and women in uniform. - Author: Clint Black
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#81. America isn't young, you know. It's ancient and evil. With aluminum siding. - Author: Rudy Rucker
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#82. I tell you, freedom and human rights in America are doomed. The U.S. government will lead the American people in - and the West in general - into an unbearable hell and a choking life. - Author: Osama Bin Laden
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#83. America has stood down enemies before, and we will do so this time. None of us will ever forget this day, yet we go forward to defend freedom and all that is good and just in our world. - Author: George W. Bush
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#84. America's greatest contribution to the world is its concept of democracy, its concept of freedom, freedom of action, freedom of speech, and freedom of thought. - Author: Benazir Bhutto
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#85. I am certain that, however great the hardships and the trials which loom ahead, our America will endure and the cause of human freedom will triumph. - Author: Cordell Hull
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#86. America is like a roomy cage; just enough choice-space where the animal doesn't go wild and feels free. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#87. Our liberties, our values, all for which America stands is safe today because brave men and women have been ready to face the fire at freedom's front. And we thank God for them. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#88. A free America ... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it. - Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
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#89. 137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy. - Author: Doc Hastings
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#90. I equate freedom and peace. And I believe America, given its position in the world, must use our power to promote freedom. - Author: George W. Bush
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#91. America provided things that form the foundation of who we used to be: the prospect and potential of hope, mercy, and freedom for strangers who came carrying not much more than a determination to survive in a big country with a bigger heart. - Author: Mike Barnicle
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#92. The dedication of the United States Air Force, Special Forces, and others involved in the mission to tracking down terrorists can not be matched. We express our gratitude to these men and women who defend the freedom America represents. - Author: Tim Murphy
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#93. America must remain freedom's staunchest friend, for freedom is our best ally and it is the world's only hope to conquer poverty and preserve peace. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#94. I grew up with injustice and could do nothing about it. But once in America, I had freedom of choice. - Author: Zainab Salbi
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#95. The freedom of America is the freedom to live your own life and take your own chances. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#96. We have heard much of the phrase, peace and friendship. This phrase, in expressing the aspiration of America, is not complete. We should say instead, peace and friendship, in freedom. This, I think, is America's real message to the rest of the world. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#97. America is the land of freedom and that's the way I enjoy living. - Author: John Wayne
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#98. George Bush keeps saying that terrorists keep attacking us because we have freedom here in America. So what, the solution is to take away our freedoms and they won't attack us? - Author: Jesse Ventura
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#99. We are inclined to confuse freedom and democracy, which we regard as moral principles, with the way in which they are practiced in America with capitalism, federalism, and the two-party system, which are not moral principles but simply the preferred and accepted practices of the American people. - Author: J. William Fulbright
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#100. Tyranny flourishes in those societies that reject the Reformed Faith. Tyranny is squelched and liberty flourishes in those societies that embrace the Reformed Faith in all its fullness. - Author: Joseph C. Morecraft III
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