Showing posts with label Independence Day. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Independence Day. Show all posts
“Yet America is a poem in our eyes; its ample geography dazzles the imagination, and it will not wait long for metres.”Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 82) U.S. essayist, poet, and orator
America Quotes - Ralph Waldo Emerson

America Quotes - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Yet America is a poem in our eyes; its ample geography dazzles the imagination, and it will not wait long for metres.”Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 82) U.S. essayist, poet, and orator
“We give thy natal day to hope,O Country of our love and prayer!Thy way is down no fatal slope,But up to freer sun and air...A refuge for the wronged and poor,Thy generous heart has borne the blameThat, with them, through thy open door,The old world's evil outcasts came.”John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 – 92) U.S. poet
Independence Day Quotes - Whittier

Independence Day Quotes - Whittier

“We give thy natal day to hope,O Country of our love and prayer!Thy way is down no fatal slope,But up to freer sun and air...A refuge for the wronged and poor,Thy generous heart has borne the blameThat, with them, through thy open door,The old world's evil outcasts came.”John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 – 92) U.S. poet
“That rugged individualism that is the personification of our American sense of freedom, and which we celebrate on the Fourth of July and in our popular myths and heroes, also contributes to the breakdown of the social fabric that has always provided a secure context for our freedoms. Freedom 'from' has not yet yielded to an appropriate freedom 'for.'”Peter J. Gomes (b. 1942) U.S. clergyman and
Freedom Quotes - Peter Gomes

Freedom Quotes - Peter Gomes

“That rugged individualism that is the personification of our American sense of freedom, and which we celebrate on the Fourth of July and in our popular myths and heroes, also contributes to the breakdown of the social fabric that has always provided a secure context for our freedoms. Freedom 'from' has not yet yielded to an appropriate freedom 'for.'”Peter J. Gomes (b. 1942) U.S. clergyman and
“I know that upon 4th of July, our 4th of July orators talk of Liberty, while three million of their own country men are groaning in abject Slavery. This is called 'the land of the free and the home of the brave'; it is called the 'asylum of the oppressed'; and some have been foolish enough to call it the 'Cradle of Liberty.' If it is the 'cradle of liberty,' they have rocked the child to death
Liberty - Independence Day Quote - Brown

Liberty - Independence Day Quote - Brown

“I know that upon 4th of July, our 4th of July orators talk of Liberty, while three million of their own country men are groaning in abject Slavery. This is called 'the land of the free and the home of the brave'; it is called the 'asylum of the oppressed'; and some have been foolish enough to call it the 'Cradle of Liberty.' If it is the 'cradle of liberty,' they have rocked the child to death