Today I thought I would allow some minds who are much greater than mine to express how I feel about my country.
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.
If a state expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
In a government founded on the sovereignty of the people, the education of youth is an object of the first importance.
America is too great for small dreams.
Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.
We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.
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..
The Declaration of Independence
We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States
May you all have a great Independence Day, and God bless America!