“Let us therefore animate and encourage each other, and show the whole world that a Freeman, contending for liberty on his own ground, is superior to any slavish mercenary on earth.”
To all of my American neighbors to the south, I wish you a happy Independence Day. Get out there, enjoy a good brew, good food, good company, and good fireworks.
To this end, I thought that it would be rather apt to select a quote from the first President of the United States, George Washington. He is the father of your nation, after all.
For something a little more contemporary, you may want to consider one of the books by Barack Obama… though he probably hired a ghost writer to “help” him with many of those. 🙂