In Celebration of our Great Nation we wanted to share some of our favorite patriotic photos submitted by 53D’s featured Pin-Ups & Photographers!
Have a Safe & Happy 4th of July!!
” In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” –Franklin D. Roosevelt
“We must always remember that America is a great nation today not because of what government did for people but because of what people did for themselves and for one another.” — Richard Nixon
“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands. One nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” — The Pledge Of Allegiance
“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty.” — John F. Kennedy
“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.” — John Adams
“Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood.” — John Adams, 1765
“It is not my intention to do away with government. It is rather to make it work — work with us, not over us; stand by our side, not ride on our back. Government can and must provide opportunity, not smother it; foster productivity, not stifle it.” — Ronald Reagan
“Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” — Abraham Lincoln
“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.” –Abraham Lincoln
“Patriotism… is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.” –Adlai Stevenson