07/04/2010 10:18 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

20 Inspiring Quotes About Freedom And Independence (PHOTOS)

This Fourth of July, we might find ourselves barbecuing, congregating with loved ones and enjoying our precious free time. But July Fourth is also a time to step back, take stock and appreciate the deep freedoms we enjoy every day.

In honor of Independence Day, here are some of the most inspirational quotes on freedom from great thinkers throughout history. Vote for your favorites below!

Fourth Of July Quotes