In today’s world, America’s celebration of the 4th of July is viewed as a gathering of families and friends, grilling, having fun, and watching fireworks. Let’s not forget the true meaning behind the holiday – Independence Day is celebrating not only the birth of America, but the excitement for the future of the country.

Whenever you’re considering sending patriotic messages full of inspirational quotes or looking for a way to show your thankfulness for your freedom, this is the right place to be. We’ve prepared quotes about the 4th of July celebrations, famous quotes for Independence Day quotes about freedom and patriotism, and many more to use in anything you’re about to post or create.

Best Quotes and Sayings for 4th of July

Short or long, famous or unknown authors, these are the best quotes about the 4th of July.

  • “Baby you’re a firework.” – Katy Perry
  • “Sparkler, kisses and 4th of July wishes.” – Unknown
  • “He makes me melt like a popsicle on the fourth of July.” – Unknown
  • “Let’s not forget why we celebrate 4th of July, it is the day Will Smith saved us from the aliens.” – Unknown
  • “Watching everybody have such a fantastic time, loving life, loving America―I wish that was the feeling year-round, that it didn’t take the Fourth of July for us to be like, ‘Yeah, America is awesome.’ ” – Tim Kennedy
  • “Kiss is a Fourth of July fireworks show with a backbeat.” – Gene Simmons
  • “Happy 4th of July! Drink until you see stars… and stripes!” – Unknown
  • “Independence Day, July 4th, or as I know it: Out with the British day!” – Steven Magee
  • “May your July 4th fireworks cause less personal injury than your July 4th alcohol consumption.” – Unknown
  • “You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4th, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism.” – Erma Bombeck
  • “It’s Fourth of July weekend, or, as I call it, Exploding Christmas.” – Stephen Colbert
  • “People have forgotten what 4th of July really is. Its the day we got the freedom we use everyday. Its not fireworks and parties. Thats just what makes it fun.” – Unknown
  • “There are lots of emotions that go with the fourth of July.” – Dan Harmon
  • “It’s something about fireworks in early July that makes it so American. Oh yeah, we kicked the Brits a$$ so we celebrate.” – Unknown

What do you write or say on 4th of July?

You can express yourself in many different ways. You can go with the easiest one: “Happy Fourth of July!” or be cool and even shorten it up to “Happy Fourth!”. You can send it as a message or use it as a greeting on the 4th of July.

If you’re an artsy person you can make a card and use any of the quotes on this page along with the “Happy Fourth of July” or “Happy Independence Day!” line.

Some of the possible messages:

  • “Happy Fouth”
  • “Happy Fourth of July.”
  • “Happy Independence Day.”
  • “Happy Independence Day! Enjoy the fireworks!”
  • “Have a wonderful Fourth of July.”
  • “Hope you have a firework filled Fourth of July. Enjoy.”
  • “Hope you and your family have a wonderful Fourth of July.”
  • “Hope you have a wonderful Fourth of July full of fun and lots of barbecue!”
  • “We wish you a wonderful Independence day full of some explosions and a little sparkle.”
  • “Wishing you nothing but happiness on this great day. Happy Fourth of July.”
  • “Keep the American spirit alive by honoring this special occasion. Happy Independence Day!”
  • “Wishing you a wonderful time on this special day in American history. Happy Fourth of July.”
  • “Share the love and spread the joy on this Independence Day. Happy Fourth of July!”
  • “We hope your 4th of July celebrations are explosively fun!”

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Patriotic Quotes for 4th of July

Show your patriotic spirit with the pick of best quotes about being patriotic and the meaning of it. Quotes about pride, unity, and love of the country are a great way to show appreciation for those who fight for America.

  • “The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? There is a brotherhood among all men. This must be recognized if life is to remain. We must learn the love of man.” – Pablo Casals
  • “Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts.” – Unknown
  • “I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it’s marked by the blood of those who died defending it.” – John Thune
  • “One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation evermore.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • “We’re being sold a brand new idea of patriotism. It never occurred to me that patriotism had to be advertised. Patriotism is something you deeply felt. You didn’t have to wear it on your lapel or show it in your window or on a bumper sticker. That kind of patriotism does not appeal to me at all.” – Sam Shepard

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Freedom Quotes for 4th of July

Remind yourself of how far has America come in regards to freedom, the obstacles the country has overcome, and other issues that are still ongoing. Freedom is also a significant part of the 4th of July celebrations, so here are some of the best quotes about freedom.

  • “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
  • “Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • “Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.” – Bob Marley
  • “In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • “Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.” – Daniel J. Boorstin

More Freedom Quotes

Happy 4th of July!