14 Facebook Statuses To Use On The 4th Of July

by Irina Gonzalez

The 4th of July is a time to celebrate the nation's birthday. No matter how you feel about the current political climate or how the 2016 election (and subsequent president) made you feel, this is the time to set all of that aside and remember just what actually makes America great. And with that reminder, you just might want to post your love for this country with a 4th of July Facebook status.

There are plenty of inspirational 4th of July quotes to post all over social media on Independence Day. Whether you want to post something from the forefathers (thank you, Thomas Jefferson), your favorite president (JFK, am I right?), or a favorite movie (Will Smith in Independence Day comes to mind right away), there are plenty of ways to celebrate the 4th of July on your Facebook page.

Of course, for the more daring poster, there are also funny, sarcastic, and downright hysterical quotes about America's birthday and Independence Day that are sure to please anyone with a sense of humor about the 4th of July. Below are 14 quotes that are absolutely Facebook status-worthy. And, of course, don't forget to end it with a simple, "Happy July 4th, everyone."

"Ah, the 4th of July. The day where trips to the hospital start with the words, 'Hold my beer and watch this!'"

"The 4th of July will no longer be known as an American holiday, but as the day the world declared in one voice: 'We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We’re going to live on! We’re going to survive!' Today we celebrate our Independence Day." — 'Independence Day'

"Let's enjoy this 4th of July by eating foods that would terrify our forefathers."

"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, 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

"Let's proudly wave our American flags made in China."

"The essence of America—that which really unites us—is not ethnicity, or nationality, or religion. It is an idea—and what an idea it is: that you can come from humble circumstances and do great things. That it doesn't matter where you came from, but where you are going." — Condoleezza Rice

"Happy birthday to those born on the 4th of July. Your whole childhood you thought the fireworks were for you."

"I believe in America, because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true." — Wendell Willkie

"Immigrants, we get the job done. Happy Independence Day."

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their Creator, with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness." — The Declaration of Independence

"My fellow Americans, let us remember and celebrate how our founding fathers rebelled against the English because the rich elites at the time did not want the government holding them accountable for their tax evasion, smuggling, and fraud."

"Let the annual return of this day forever refresh our recollections of these rights, and an undiminished devotion to them." — Thomas Jefferson

"Let's take a break from complaining about America to celebrate America."

"May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as an opportunity to do what is right." — Peter Marshall