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To celebrate the Fourth of July this year, talk about these inspiring presidential quotes with your children. What can we learn from these leaders even today?

“Let your voice be heard. Whenever you have a chance, say something good about our country.” – Jimmy Carter

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” - Abraham Lincoln

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

“There are men and women who make the world better just by being the kind of people they are. They have the gift of kindness or courage or loyalty or integrity. It really matters very little whether they are behind the wheel of a truck or running a business or bringing up a family. They teach the truth by living it.” - James Garfield

“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” - John F. Kennedy

“Great lives never go out; they go on.” - Benjamin Harrison

“We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Words without actions are the assassins of idealism.” - Herbert Hoover

“Nobody knows how much you know until they know how much you care.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“The government should not be guided by temporary excitement but by sober second thought.” – Martin Van Buren

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