150+ July Quotes – Inspirational Quotes About July Month

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

People often consider July a month with warm weather, long days, freedom, and partying. Whether you enjoy the summer sun or take a break from work or school, July can be a great time to think about your goals and dreams and get motivated to go after them.

Quotes are one way that people often look for inspiration. They can be a powerful way to remember essential things in life. July quotes can help us focus on our goals, appreciate the world’s beauty, and find the courage and strength to keep moving forward. This article looks at a few July Inspirational quotes that give us hope. These July quotes can be a great source of inspiration and motivation, whether you want to start a new project, face a challenge, or enjoy the simple things in life.

Best July Quotes and Sayings

One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, One Nation evermore! – Oliver Wendell Holmes


My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. – Abraham Lincoln


Liberty is the breath of life to nations. – George Bernard Shaw


The American, by nature, is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor, and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly.  – John F. Kennedy


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. – Thomas Jefferson


I have always been among those who believed that the greatest freedom of speech was the greatest safety because if a man is a fool, the best thing to do is to encourage him to advertise the fact by speaking. – Woodrow Wilson


Independence Day: freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.  – Dwight D. Eisenhower


America is another name for opportunity. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


The Fourth of July is a time to rejoice in this success, which has inspired all who seek to break the shackles of totalitarian rule and breathe in the life-giving air of liberty. – President George Bush Sr.


Hot July brings cooling showers, Apricots, and gillyflowers. — Sara Coleridge


Nothing important happened today. – King George’s diary entry, July 4th, 1776, the same day the American colonies declared their independence. — Arnold Hunt




If you’re searching for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.


Patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels. – Mark Twain


The Fourth of July should be celebrated with big hearts. – Camila Alves


In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.  — President Barack Obama


This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.  – Elmer Davis


I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward forevermore. –  John Adams


They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. ― Benjamin Franklin


Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people. –  Abraham Lincoln


Then join hand in hand brave Americans all! By uniting we stand by dividing we fall. – John Dickinson


You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4th, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism. – Erma Bombeck


Where freedom is, there is my nation. – Benjamin Franklin


Thanks giving without turkey is like Fourth of July with no apple pie, or Friday with no two pizzas. – Joey


How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! – Maya Angelou


The summer looks out from her brazen tower, Through the flashing bars of July.  – Francis Thompson


The serene philosophy of the pink rose is steadying.  Its fragrant, delicate petals open fully and are ready to fall, without regret or disillusion, after only a day in the sun.  It is so every summer.  One can almost hear their pink, fragrant murmur as they settle down upon the grass: ‘Summer, summer, it will always be summer. –  Rachel Peden


We can’t possibly have a summer love. So many people have tried that the name’s become proverbial. Summer is only the unfulfilled promise of spring, a charlatan in place of the warm balmy nights I dream of in April. It’s a sad season of life without growth…It has no day. ― F. Scott Fitzgerald


There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November. – Martin Luther King, Jr.


It will be celebrated with pomp and parade, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other.  – John Adams


It is America’s independence celebration. Don’t think that it comes easy. Celebrate it with honor and respect for our heroes.


The sense of freedom is when you can do the things that you want without anyone caring.


Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain love for one another. – Erma Brombeck


In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. —Franklin D. Roosevelt


Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit. – Ronald Reagan


America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. – Harry Truman


Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought. — Pope John Paul


The blood is still rolling off my flak jacket from the hole in my shoulder and there are bullets cracking into the sand all around me.


There, I guess King George will be able to read that. – John Hancock


Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. – Steve Jobs


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


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. – Condolezza Rice


I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth. – John Adams


Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy two percent that gets all the publicity. But then, we elected them. – Lily Tomlin


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


America is a tune. It must be sung together. — Gerald Stanley Lee


Those early patriots may have come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, but they were united by a belief in a simple truth: that we are all created equal, that we are all endowed by our Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these rights are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. … – President Barack Obama


Many public-school children seem to know only two dates: 1492 and 4th of July; and as a rule, they don’t know what happened on either occasion. — Mark Twain


The English winter ending in July, To recommence in August. – Robert Byron




I am not an original thinker, but I am an original listener. – Aravind Adiga


If our Founding Fathers wanted us to care about the rest of the world, they wouldn’t have declared their independence from it. – Stephen Colbert


No other date on the calendar more potently symbolizes all that our nation stands for than the Fourth of July.  – Mac Thornberry


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


Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.  – John Fitzgerald Kennedy


America is much more than a geographical fact. It is a political and moral fact — the first community in which men set out in principle to institutionalize freedom, a responsible government, and human equality. – Adlai Stevenson


Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. ― Mahatma Gandhi


As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protection of the civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality. – George Washington


Where liberty dwells, there is my country. – Benjamin Franklin


Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. – Herbert Hoover


The cement of this union is the heart-blood of every American. – Thomas Jefferson


If I have to lay an egg for my country, I’ll do it.  – Bob Hope


The United States is the only country with a known birthday…. There is no ‘Republican,’ no ‘Democrat,’ on the Fourth of July—all are Americans. – James G. Blaine


There are lots of emotions that go with the fourth of July. – Dan Harmon


This now the summer of your youth: time has not cropped the roses from your cheek, though sorrow long has washed them. –  Edward Moore


Who knows what women can be when they are finally free to be themselves. ― Betty Friedan


In July of 2004, I came out strongly against the war with Iraq because it was going to destabilize the Middle East. – Donald Trump


We on this continent should never forget that men first crossed the Atlantic not to find soil for their ploughs but to secure liberty for their souls. – Robert J. McCracken


We are one and together. We are America, a great nation on this earth. Happy 4th of July!


Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day. – William Arthur Ward


Freedom lies in being bold. -Robert Frost


The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred.  – Adrian Cronauer


To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead. — Thomas Paine


Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. – Moshe Dayan


A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.  – Martin Luther King, Jr.


it is the only place where miracles not only happen but where they happen all the time.  -Thomas Wolfe


Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments. If we can get rid of the former, we may easily bear the latter. – Benjamin Franklin


Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice. – Jules Renard


What was important wasn’t the fireworks, it was that we were together this evening, together in this place, looking up into the sky at the same time.  – Banana Yoshimoto


Intellectually I know that America is no better than any other country; emotionally I know she is better than every other country. — Sinclair Lewis


The fourth of July is a federal holiday to celebrate the nation’s independence. For many Americans, it is a day for a backyard barbecue, parades and fireworks. – Richard Kessler


The glowing Ruby should adorn Those who in warm July are born. Then will they be exempt and free From love’s doubt and anxiety? — English proverb


And the body of a dead youth lies stretched upon the ground Upon the filthy pavements No reason can be found Black day in July. – Gordon Lightfoot




The only lies for which we are truly punished are those we tell ourselves. – V.S. Naipaul


The youth of America is their oldest tradition. It has been going on now for three hundred years. – Oscar Wilde


From every mountainside. Let Freedom Ring. ― Samuel F. Smith


If you take advantage of everything that America has to offer, there’s nothing you can’t accomplish. — Geraldine Ferraro


If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace.  – Hamilton Fish


When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. ― Nelson Mandela


Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority – literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political. –  Ignazio Silone


It’s better to die on your feet than to live on your knees. – Emiliano Zapata


Give me liberty or give me death! – Patrick Henry


America’s family. We all yell at each other, and it all works out. – Louis C.K.


America is not just a country, it’s an idea.  – Bono


You cannot conquer America. – William Pitt


Kiss is a Fourth of July fireworks show with a backbeat.  – Gene Simmons


He stood beside a cottage lone And listened to a lute, One summer’s eve when the breeze was gone, And the nightingale was mute.- Thomas K. Hervey


July is a blind date with summer. ― Hal Borland


Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind. – Neil Armstrong


My favorite thing about the United States? Lots of Americans, one America. – Val Saintsburt


The fragrance of America’s soil is ever-present and inborn in every American. No could tear them apart. Happy independence day!


Service is the rent we pay for living. It is the very purpose of life and not something to do in your spare time. – Marian Wright Edelman


We need an America with the wisdom of experience. But we must not let America grow old in spirit. -Hubert H. Humph


We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. – William Faulkner


I wish not so much to live long as to live well. — Benjamin Franklin


Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. – Abraham Lincoln


Leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses. – Mitt Romney


While Gen’l Howe with a Large Armament is advancing towards N. York, our Congress Resolved to Declare the United Colonies free and Independent States. A Declaration for this purpose, I expect, will this day pass Congress…It is gone so far that we must now be a free independent State or a Conquered Country. – Abraham Clark


Ladies and gentlemen, god bless America – the land of the free, home of the brave. – Dave Grohl


Laughter is America’s most important export. —Walt Disney


So let us summon a new spirit of patriotism, of responsibility, where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look after not only ourselves but each other. – President Barack Obama


A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay. A swarm of bees in June is worth a silver spoon. A swarm of bees in July is not worth a fly. — English proverb


To the beautiful memory of Kenneth Grahame, husband of Elspeth and father of Alastair, who passed the River on the 6 July 1932, leaving childhood and literature through him the more blest for all time. -Kenneth Grahame




Equal means getting the same thing, at the same time, and in the same place. – Thurgood Marshall


The birthplace of anarchy is the cemetery of freedom. ― Craig D. Lounsbrough


Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America. – James Joyce


What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom ‘to’ and freedom ‘from. — Marilyn Vos Savant


If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all. ― Noam Chomsky


Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. -Albert Einstein


The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. – James Madison


America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests, and teach us what it means to be citizens. – George W. Bush


I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service. – John Kerry


He makes me melt like a popsicle on the Fourth of July.  – Darla


Let every man do his duty, and be true to his country. – Anonymous


Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.   – Russel Baker


No bought potpourri is so pleasant as that made from one’s own garden, for the petals of the flowers one has gathered at home hold the sunshine and memories of summer, and of past summers only the sunny days should be remembered. –  Eleanor Sinclair-Rhode


July, that lovely hell, all velvet dresses, and drapes stuffed into a hot little hole. ― Laura Kasischke


I was born in August, with no July 1908. – Satchel Paige


We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.  – Lech Walesa


We never back down until or unless we save America’s every wall.


To the world, you may be one person, But to one person you may be the world. – Anonymous


And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me. – Lee Greenwood


I love my freedom. I love my America. – Jessi Lane Adams


Little strokes fell great oaks. — Benjamin Franklin


It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you. – Dick Cheney


Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.  – Margaret Fuller


The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government. – Thomas Jefferson


Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn’t block traffic. – Dan Rather


I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! — Patrick Henry


Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. – President George Washington


The English winter ending in July, To recommence in August. – Lord Byron


I dedicate this book to the memory of my friend Richard Flisges, who died as a brave soldier of work in a mine at Schliersee on the 19th of July 1923. – Joseph Goebbels




A tradition without intelligence is not worth having. – T. S. Eliot


It only takes a room of Americans for the English and Australians to realize how much we have in common. – Stephen Fry


The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults. – Alexis de Tocqueville


You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom. — Malcolm X


Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. ― Bob Marley


Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. –  Kahlil Gibran


My country is of thee sweet land of liberty. – Samuel Francis Smith


Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty. – Ho Chi Minh


God Bless America, my home, sweet home. – Irving Berlin


Freedom is never granted, it is earned by each generation.  – Hillary Clinton


In every human breast, God has implanted a principle, which we call love of freedom; it is impatient of oppression and pants for deliverance. – Phillis Wheatley


Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all’s right with the world. –  Ada Louise Huxtable


As a British person living in the USA, I keep a low profile on Independence Day, July 4th. ― Steven Magee


Fame is a funny thing. I like doing normal things. I like going to fairs. I like going to ball games. I like going to Disney World or a big field on the Fourth of July and having picnics with friends. The problem is you’re either worried you’re going to be recognized, or you’re thankful you’re not. It’s always there. – Chris Evans


The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.  – Gloria Steinem


It is not the concrete boundary that protect America while it is the great strength and determination that we all Americans have. Glorious July 4th!


All we have of freedom, all we use or know —This our fathers bought for us long and long ago. – Rudyard Kipling


The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride, and history.  – Mike Fitzpatrick


The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave. — Thomas Jefferson


There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. – Bill Clinton


To succeed, one must be creative and persistent. – John H. Johnson

These inspirational July quotes remind us of the beauty and importance of this month in the middle of summer. July is full of reasons to be thankful for life and all it offers. From celebrating independence and freedom to enjoying the warm sun and long days, there is much to be grateful for. These July quotes can help you make the most of this beautiful time of year, whether you want to be inspired to reach your goals or take a moment to think. So, let these quotes guide you, and remember to enjoy and appreciate every moment.

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