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100 Short Happy 4th of July Quotes to Celebrate Independence Day


The 4th of July is all about celebrating independance and if you are looking for short 4th of July quotes we have gathered the best here. So whether you need a 4th of July saying that will pair great with all of your sparkler and firework selfies, your festive bbq party or just enjoying your liber-tea, we have you covered.

Best Short 4th of July Quotes

“This time I’m really going off, fireworks.” —Drake

“Don’t let anyone ever dull your sparkle.” — Marilyn Monroe

“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

“Freedom, gotta have some faith in the sound.” —George Michael

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“Our love was made in the U.S.A.” —Demi Lovato

“I’m captivated by you baby, like a fireworks show.” — Taylor Swift

“Raise a glass to freedom, something they can never take away.” —Hamilton

“Baby, you’re a firework.” — Katy Perry

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

“That is truly beautiful and encouraging aspect of freedom; no one struggles for it just for himself.” – Fanny Lewald

“America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” — Harry S. Truman

“We’re blessed with the opportunity to stand for something, for liberty and fairness.” – Ronald Reagan

“She was an American girl.” —Tom Petty

“Anything you want we got it right here in the USA.” —Chuck Berry

“Living in America, got to have a celebration!” —James Brown

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“It was twilight on the Fourth of July, sparkling colors were strewn across the sky.” —Mariah Carey

“Light em up up up.” — Fall Out Boy

“Brought to you courtesy of the red, white, and blue.” —Toby Keith

“Nothing sparkly can stay.” — S.E. Hinton

“I think there are few things more patriotic than taking the time to make your country a better place.” — Michael Moore

“Where liberty dwells, there is my country.” —Benjamin Franklin

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

“Dreams are the foundation of America.” — Lupita Nyong’o

“One cannot be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America, like America, love America, and then work.” — Georgia O’Keeffe

“We’re all American girls, hear what we say, know what we mean.” —Sister Sledge

“On second thought, I do like to brag … ‘Cause I’m pretty proud of the ragged old flag.”— Johnny Cash

“You could say we’ve always been red, white, and blue.” —Lynyrd Skynyrd

“When man recognizes freedom breathe in.” —Pharrell Williams

“The world needed more fireworks — especially now that there was going to be a shortage of beautiful, useless things.” — Scott Westerfeld

“It’s a party in the U.S.A.” —Miley Cyrus

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“In childhood the daylight always fails too soon except when there are going to be fireworks.” – Jan Struther

“I’m just like my country, I’m young, scrappy, and hungry.” — Hamilton

“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

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

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

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

“America…it is the only place where miracles not only happen, but where they happen all the time.” — Thomas Wolfe

“You cannot separate peace and freedom. Because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” – Malcolm X

“May freedom forever fly, let it ring.” –Zac Brown Band

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“Born in the U.S.A.” —Bruce Springsteen

“We’re the kids in America.” —Kim Wilde

“I’m just living out the American dream.” —Madonna

“You’ll be my American boy.” —Estelle

“America’s a family. We all yell at each other, and it all works out.” —Louis C.K.

“Sparks in the air like the 4th of July.” —Nicki Minaj

“Only in America where we dream as big as we want to.” —Brooks & Dunn

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

If you like these, you might also want to check out our lists of 4th of July Captions, July Captions, Short July Quotes, Fireworks Captions and Memorial Day Captions.

Best 4th of July Sayings

  • We’re winging it behind the grill this year!
  • Empty plates = happy kids. Swipe to see the calm before the storm.
  • I like my coffee black and my tea in the harbor.
  • Red, white, and barbecue.
  • Did you hear the one about the Liberty Bell? You’ll crack up.
  • Why aren’t there any knock-knock jokes about America? Because freedom rings.
  • If it involves barbecue, I’m in.
  • It’s not the 4th until I have a hotdog in hand.
  • These fireworks are lit—literally!
  • Never forget you belong to the land of the free.
  • Happy Birthday, America!
  • Food was consumed. Missteaks were made.
  • Dear hot dog, you are really so barbie-cute.
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  • Stop hating U.S. ’cause you ain’t U.S.
  • Have a Yankee Doodle Dandy day.
  • Here’s to the stars and stripes.
  • My heart beats red, white, and blue.
  • Born to sparkle.
  • Definitely felt the fireworks with this one.
  • Who knew red, white, and blue could look so cute?
  • This house is ready to celebrate!
  • I’m loving Lady Liberty.
  • Baby, you’re a firework.
  • Staying fly on the 4th of July.
  • Nothin’ but freedom and fireworks.
  • Current mood: Sparkling.
  • Food, family, fireworks.
  • I was definitely a sparkler in another life.
  • Keep calm and barbecue on.
  • Too many sparklers?! The limit does not exist.
  • Too cool for British rule.
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  • Celebrate like it’s 1776.
  • Fireworks make my ears yell!
  • It’s something about fireworks in early July that makes it so American. Oh yeah we kicked the Brits ass so we celebrate.
  • Man, it feels good to be American.
  • Where there is freedom, possibilities exist.
  • Uncle Sam wants YOU…to like this photo.
  • Flip-flops, fireworks, and freedom.
  • Pies, fries, and the Fourth of July.
  • Have a Yankee Doodle day.
  • If it involves fireworks, BBQ, and freedom — count me in.
  • Stayin’ fly on the Fourth of July.
  • Trying to apply for a professional Fourth of July party crasher position. Need references.
  • Star-spangled hammered.
  • What’s the best kind of tea to drink on July 4th? Liber-tea!
  • I’m sorry, I can’t hear you over my freedom ringing.
  • Red, white, and boozed.
  • If you didn’t grill, did your Fourth of July even happen?
  • Bye, bye to my sweet apple pie.
  • Start the fourth with a bang!
  • Sparkle like it’s the Fourth of July.
  • Today we all share the same sparkle in our eyes.
  • Loving America’s birthday cake.
  • George Washington says, “you’re welcome.”
  • It was nice meat-ing all the folks who came out to the party this year!
  • Do you even grill, bro?
  • They call us snap, crackle, and pop!
  • Chill out with your grill out!
  • Pies, fries, and the 4th of July.
  • America sure knows how to throw a birthday party!
  • If you didn’t grill on the 4th of July, did it even happen?
  • Sparkling so hard, I could be a firework.
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  • Fireworks, wine, and everything is fine.
  • Happy Birthday America, you don’t look a day over 244.
  • I think I know which holiday is America’s favorite.
  • Celebrate the little things, and the big.
  • Uncle Sam called, he wanted his freedom back.
  • Happy July 4th to you and yours!⁠
  • Here’s to the next generation fighting for freedom.
  • Who said 4th of July outfits could look this cute?!
  • Bold stripes, bright stars, brave hearts.
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  • Keep calm and sparkle on.
  • I love you as much as I love pie.
  • Hot dogs and fireworks. ‘Nuff said.
  • We’re going to indepen-dance the night away.
  • Red, white, and blue with my boo!
  • Red, white, and blue with my favorite crew.
  • Go wild with those fireworks, baby!
  • Who else gets excited like a 5-year-old child when they see fireworks?
  • Dreams can grow wild born inside an American child.
  • Independence now and forever!
  • Pursuing happiness with my posse.
  • HBD to my favorite country.
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  • Sippin’ on liber-tea.
  • Light up the sky like it’s the 4th of July.
  • Home of the brave since 1776.
  • Red, white claws … and I forgot what comes next.
  • The party don’t start until I walk in, right?
  • I like my coffee black and my tea in the harbor.
  • Did you hear the joke about the Liberty Bell? It’ll crack you up.
  • Why aren’t there any knock-knock jokes about America? Because freedom rings.
  • Four score and seven beers ago.
  • Taking off like fireworks.
  • Family, freedom, and fireworks.
  • Sparkling so hard, I could be a firework.
  • Current mood: Cue the sparklers.
  • Pretty sure I was a sparkler in another life.
  • License to grill.
  • Red, wine, and blue.
  • Beach, please.
  • Miss American Pie.
  • Sippin’ on liber-tea.
  • Happy Fork of July.
  • Rosé in the U.S.A.
  • Proudly homemade.
  • Oh, say can you sea.
  • I’m here for the BBQ.
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  • Party like a patriot.
  • Made in the U.S.A
  • Let freedom ring!
  • American dreamin’.
  • Est. 1776
  • I live to sparkle.
  • Cue the sparklers!
  • HBD America.
  • Taking off like fireworks.
  • Talk about being lit.
  • Don’t mess with ‘Merica.
  • Do you even grill, bro?
  • Young, wild, and free.
  • Red, wine, and blue.
  • Rosé in the U.S.A.
  • U.S. of Yay!
  • Red, white and crew.
  • Drinkin’ like Lincoln.
  • Too cool for British rule.
  • Party like it’s 1776.
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  • Free to glitter.
  • Countdown to fireworks.
  • Snap, crackle, and pop.
  • Free to sparkle.
  • Fireball and fireworks.
  • More sparkles, please!
  • Keep calm and sparkle on.
  • America was born to sparkle.
  • Nothing but red, white, and blue.
  • Ring on, freedom!
  • Stay fly, it’s the 4th of July!
  • Young, wild, and free!
  • Firework pics or it didn’t happen.
  • Talk about a birthday party!
  • My favorite color is freedom.
  • Home of the free, est. 1776.

So there you have it! We hope you found the perfect 4th of July quotes to go with your photos, celebrations and memories.

Now get out there and celebrate!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

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