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10 Patriotic quotes that will make you proud of America

Desiree Pharias is a SheKnows editorial intern and Journalism student at Arizona State University. Since she developed the ability to form sentences, she has held a great obsession with writing. Now, when she isn’t curled up with a book…...

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10 Patriotic quotes

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10 Patriotic quotes

These 10 patriotic quotes will inspire your 4th of July weekend and make you proud to call America home. 

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Freedom

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Freedom

Franklin D. Roosevelt spoke this quote while giving a speech on September 22, 1936.

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Be better

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This was spoken by Albert Camus, who was a nobel prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher.

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Home

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Henry James was an american writer, composing a number of novels. 

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Determination

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On January 8, 1947, Harry truman said this in a message to Congress.

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Do what is right

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This was said by entertainer Peter Marshall, who began his career in television, film and broadway in 1950.

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An idea

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Condoleezza Rice was the first female African-American secretary of state. 

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Change

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Our current president, and the first African-American to take this position, Barack Obama said this on January 6, 2008. 

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Honest

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Fredrick Douglass was the first black citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank. he also was a leader in the abolition movement. 

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Dignity

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Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady, as well as the first one to hold press conferences and speak at a national convention. 

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