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Toasts to America

To the United States of America. We may have our critics,
but, as the saying goes, "Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery."

May we always remember what red, white, and blue really stand for - love, purity, and fidelity.

Here's a health to America, the pride of the earth,
The Stars and the Stripes - drink the land of our birth!
Toast the army and navy who fought for our cause,
Who conquered and won us our freedom and laws.

May every patriot love his country, whether he was born in it or not.

Here's to America, or in the words of Oliver Wendell Holmes, "One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation evermore."

Here's to America. In the words of Stephen Decatur, "... our country right or wrong."

To America. As Carl Schurz once said, "Our country! When right, to be kept right. When wrong, to be put right!"

To the land we love, and the love we land.

May the seeds of dissension never find growth in the soil of America.

To the land we live in, love, and would die for.

Here's to the army and navy,
And the battles they have won,
Here's to America's colors­
The colors that never run.

The union of lakes, the union of lands,
The union of states none can sever;
The union of hearts, the union of hands,
And the flag of our union forever.

To the United States, where each man is protected by the Constitution regardless of whether he has ever taken the time to read it.

In the words of David Starr Jordan, "Rome endured as long as there were Romans. Americans will endure as long as we remain American in spirit and thought."

To America, may we always be, as Omar Bradley said, "an arsenal of hope."

Here's to America and England. In the words of Charles Dickens, "May they never have any division but the Atlantic between them."

Here's to America and England. To quote George Bernard Shaw, here's to "two countries separated by the same language."

To America-may we never lose sight of the fact that we are, in the words of Adlai Stevenson, "the first community in which men set out to institutionalize freedom, responsible government, and human equality."

Here's to the American Eagle-the liberty bird that permits no unjust liberties.

We've toasted all names and all places,
We've toasted all kinds of game,
Why not just for loyalty's sake
Drink one to our nation's name.

"To her we drink, for her we pray,
Our voices silent never;
For her we'll fight, come what may,
The Stars and Stripes forever."
-Stephen Decatur

The Lily of France may fade,
The Thistle and Shamrock wither,
The Oak of England may decay,
But the Stars shine on forever.

America! my country, great and free.
Heart of the world, I drink to thee.

To America. Let us always remember that the last two syllables of American are "I CAN.”

Fourth of July Toasts

Here's to the memory
Of the man
That raised the corn
That fed the goose
That bore the quill
That made the pen
That wrote the Declaration of Independence.

In the immortal words of Daniel Webster, "It is my loving sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment - Independence now and Independence forever!"

To the Fourth of July--for like oyster soup, it cannot be enjoyed without crackers.

Here's to our country's birthday.

Freedom Toasts

'"May we always remember the words of Epictetus, who said,
"Only the educated are free."

My country, great and free!
Heart of the world, I drink to thee!


- , Editor, Etiquette Scholar

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