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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

1736-1799

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

Thomas Paine

American author

1737-1809

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

Richard Henry Lee

American Revolutionary statesman

1732-1794

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

Benjamin Franklin

American statesman

1706-1790

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

John Dickinson

American politician

1732-1808

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