Charlie Chaplin Quotes

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The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people.  And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.

I remain just one thing, and one thing only–and that is a clown.  It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.

Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) was an English-born comic actor and filmmaker.  His iconic portrayal of “The Tramp” will always remain one of the film industry’s most important characters.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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Where liberty dwells, there is my country.

They who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was a Founding Father of the United States.  He served his nation as a prominent statesman and effective diplomat.  

George Orwell Quotes

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If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.

English novelist and journalist, George Orwell (1903-1950), was an outspoken political commentator, but he was much better known for his literary works, including the novels 1984 and ANIMAL FARM.

Undaunted Spirit

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Born to serve freedom

America lives

Liberty’s fabric

Lasting spirit gives


Nation remembers

Forefather’s boldness

Valley Forge unites

Despite war’s coldness


New country now born

Republic takes shape

Independence sings

Brave sovereign’s landscape


Young democracy

Learns from stumbling steps

Imperfect Union

Overcomes missteps


Legacy passed down

Each generation

Diverse history

Building one nation


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From the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution:  “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union . . . .”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quotes

A constitution, as important as it is, will mean nothing unless the people are yearning for liberty and freedom.

Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.