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Worth Repeating -- Independence Day

National Guard Bureau

WASHINGTON, June 24, 1998 – "I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death."

Patrick Henry

American Revolutionary leader


"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."

Thomas Paine

American author


"That these united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states... ."

Richard Henry Lee

American Revolutionary statesman


"They that give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty or safety."

Benjamin Franklin

American statesman


"Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall."

John Dickinson

American politician


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