4th Of July: Quotes, Trivia Facts, And Patriotic Music To Celebrate Independence Day

The 4th of July is quickly approaching. Even though the patriotic holiday is spent relaxing by the pool or eating at barbecues, it’s important to remember the true meaning of Independence Day. Ring in the 4th of July with some of these fun and memorable quotes and trivia questions.

In honor of the American celebration, the Latin Times has compiled a list of 20 questions that celebrate America’s independence. Here are 10 of some of the most popular quotes that not only correlate with the 4th of July but also with the message of freedom.

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel

“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.” – Jim Morrison

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

“Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free.” –Paulo Coelho

“Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost

“The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.” – Carrie Jones

“The first duty of a man is to think for himself.” – Jose Marti

“He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.” –Aristotle

“Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” – Sigmund Freud

Not sure what to do on the 4th of July? Or, maybe you don’t have any plans in mind? Pick your brain with some of these fun trivia facts and questions.

Who are America’s Founding Fathers?

The answer? John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, James Monroe, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington.

Here’s another fun fact about Independence Day. It’s often mistaken that the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4. It was actually signed on August 2, 1776. To read more trivia and to test your mind, check out the rest of these 4th of July facts from the International Business Times.

If you are doing something on Saturday, July 4, then you will need the ultimate playlist. You can also kick back and enjoy the long weekend with some of the most popular patriotic music, compiled by Spotify. The streaming site already has your playlist ready for the weekend. This playlist is compiled of songs that stream the most during the 4th of July.

How are you enjoying the long patriotic weekend? Are you kicking back and relaxing or partying with friends and family? Share your 4th of July plans in the comments section below.

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