Another challenge

Posted by Claudia Moser on 8:54 PM in
As you know I am taking part in the Blogging for Fun group and this week the theme is dedicated to the 4th of July, the USA national day.

The theme is based on the Lee Greenwood's song, God bless the USA.

Not being an American I cannot comment on the topic, but I thought I'll leave some of its finest to do so.

Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have. ~Harry Emerson Fosdick

This, then, is the state of the union: free and restless, growing and full of hope. So it was in the beginning. So it shall always be, while God is willing, and we are strong enough to keep the faith. ~Lyndon B. Johnson

and to some non Americans

Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better. ~Albert Camus

Liberty is the breath of life to nations. ~George Bernard Shaw

To all my American friends and followers, Happy 4th of July!



What a thoughtful post!

Thank you Desiree, sweet as always!

Thank you Claudia.

This is so nice of you, Claudia. I love this song.

Anonymous says:

This is a wonderful post. I love the quotes. =D

--Diana Jillian

Happy you liked it :)

I really appreciate your post! The quotations really touched on what America represents in so many ways!


Thank you Sush!

Thanks for the kind sentiment. I served in Germany, when I was in the Army. My oldest son was born in Nurnberg. You have a lovely country.

@Donna - thank you for your words of appreciation, even if Germany is my adoptive country :-)

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