The Fourth of July is marked by community barbecues, Independence Day parades and mesmerising firework displays. Independence Day commemorates the 1776 Declaration of Independence from British colonial rule and is the most patriotic of American holidays. Typically celebrated in the comfort of friends and family, some of us might be on the move or abroad today. But you can still participate in the Fourth of July jubilations with the below selection of quotes, wishes and Independence Day messages.

4th of July wishes, messages and WhatsApp greetings for a happy Independence Day 2019:

1. I am a proud American yesterday, today and tomorrow! Happy Independence Day 2019!

2. No need to Make America Great Again – We already are the greatest nation in the world!

3. Let us pledge freedom and glory and liberty and unison to all of our fellow Americans. Happy Fourth of July!

4. May the prosperity of America continue for evermore. Happy 4th of July today and for years to come.

5. We couldn’t be luckier to be born in this beautiful nation of America. Happy Fourth everyone!

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6. Lots of love to my fellow Americans on this glorious Independence Day. Happy Fourth of July!

7. Have a wonderful 4th of July and an even better Independence Day 2019!

8. On Independence Day we celebrate and honour the sacrifices of our forefathers so that we can live in peace, prosperity and freedom.

9. May the American flag wave proudly today as the Pledge of Allegiance rings out across the nation. Happy Independence Day! Happy Fourth!

10. Happy 4th of July! Looking around me, I can tell the American Dream is stronger than it has ever been. Happy Independence Day 2019!

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4th of July inspirational quotes and messages:

1. Arnold Schwarzenegger: “Only in America. My life would have been an impossible dream anywhere else, so I tell everyone I am not self-made, I’m American-made.

“I am grateful every day that this country accepted me with open arms and made my impossible dream a reality, and I am so truly thankful to all of the men and women who have bravely served throughout our history and made America great. Happy birthday, USA.”

2. Calvin Coolidge: “Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.”

3. Bill Clinton: “There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.”

4. Arnold Schwarzenegger: “Happy July 4! One of the proudest days of my life was the day I became a citizen of the greatest country on Earth.”

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5. Kylie Jenner: “Happy 4th of July everyone! Stay safe!”

6. George W Bush: “On July 4, 1776, our Founders adopted the Declaration of Independence, creating a great Nation and establishing a hopeful vision of liberty and equality that endures today.

“This Independence Day, we express gratitude for our many blessings and we celebrate the ideals of freedom and opportunity that our Nation holds dear.”

7. Hillary Clinton: “Happy Fourth of July! Today let’s celebrate the best of America—our freedom, diversity, and the values we share.”

9. Barack Obama: “While many things have changed since that fateful July 4th in 1776, our spirit remains indomitable, and the founding truths that guided us to build the greatest democratic, economic, and military force the world has ever known still drive us today.

“Our country’s story is a testament to our beliefs that America will always triumph over trial and that one idea can change the world.”

10. Miley Ray Cyrus: “Happy 4th to everyone everywhere! Move your hips like you know what!”