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No offense to all the other holidays or anything but Fourth of July is kind of our favorite. Why? Barbecues, festive cocktails, fireworks, and of course, red white and blue everything. (Including these patriotic desserts.)

This Independence Day, whether you’re cooking up a feast for friends or keeping things low-key with your family—whip out one of these Fourth of July quotes for the ’Gram that will remind you of why you’re celebrating in the first place. (Or at the very least make you giggle.)

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Friends Fourth of July Quote

“Thanksgiving without turkey is like Fourth of July with no apple pie, or Friday with no two pizzas.” – Joey from Friends

Stephen Colbert Fourth of July Quote

“It’s Fourth of July weekend, or, as I call it, exploding Christmas.” – Stephen Colbert

Bob Hope Fourth of July Quote

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

Ronald Reagan Fourth of July Quote

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.” – Ronald Reagan

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Bono Fourth of July Quote

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

Little Rascals Fourth of July Quote

“He makes me melt like a popsicle on the Fourth of July.” – Darla from The Little Rascals

Walt Disney Fourth of July Quote

“Laughter is America's most important export.” – Walt Disney

Hillary Clinton Fourth of July Quote

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

Hamilton Fourth of July Quote

“I'm just like my country—I'm young, scrappy, and hungry, and I am not throwing away my shot.” – Alexander Hamilton from Hamilton

Robert Frost Fourth of July Quote

“Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

Harry Truman Fourth of July Quote

“America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination.” – Harry S. Truman

Eleanor Roosevelt Fourth of July Quote

“True patriotism springs from a belief in the dignity of the individual, freedom and equality not only for Americans but for all people on earth…” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Albert Camus Fourth of July Quote

“Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.” – Albert Camus

JFK Fourth of July Quote

“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” – John F. Kennedy

James Lafferty Fourth of July Quote

“I always have the most fun on the Fourth of July. You don’t have to exchange any gifts. You just go to the beach and watch fireworks. It’s always fun.” – James Lafferty

Obama Fourth of July Quote

“In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.” – Barack Obama

Ron Swanson Fourth of July Quote

“History began on July Fourth, 1776. Everything before that was a mistake.” - Ron Swanson

Katy Perry Fourth of July Quote

“Baby, you're a firework.” – Katy Perry (Sorry, had to.)

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