Here are some quotes for the 4th. enjoy
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!
--Benjamin Franklin, 1759
They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty or safety.
A politician will do anything to keep his job even become a patriot.
--William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951) US newspaper publisher, Recalled on his death 14 Aug 1951
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
--Edward Abbey (1927-1989) US author
If there must be trouble let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.