August 6th is Jamaica Independence Day – here are 10 quotes to use for your Instagram captions and or share with your friends.

The Jamaican nation is marking 59 years since it declared itself an independent state after 300 years of British rule.

For a second year in a row, the anniversary of Independence will be celebrated in the midst of an ongoing pandemic. The theme for 2021 is “stronger together” and you can check out some of the confirmed events taking place across the United States.

Here are 10 quotes that you can share on your social media profiles to mark the day.

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10 quotes on Jamaica Independence Day

  • “When people come to Jamaica, we don’t want them to think about the problems of Jamaica. So let them come be in their paradise.” – Ziggy Marley
  • “Independence comes with responsibility and on Jamaica Independence Day, we as the citizens of Jamaica, must fulfill all our responsibilities to keep our nation safe and growing.” – Unknown
  • “True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what’s right.” – Brigham Young
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  • Don’t give up the fight, stand up for your rights.” – Bob Marley
  • “Freedom is a basic human right, and it’s important for people to know that they are free. It’s the most important part of our existence. Cheers to the ones who fought for our freedom and for the ones who will carry it through ages.” – Unknown
  • “Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence.” – David Ben-Gurion
  • “Don’t forget your history nor your destiny.” – Bob Marley
  • “Freedom is the way God intended us; it is something we are born with. Something that no one can take away from you. Let’s celebrate Freedom! Happy Independence Day.” – Unknown
  • “Happiness may be defined as good fortune joined to virtue, or a independence, or as a life that is both agreeable and secure.” – Aristotle
  • “We commend courage of our predecessors and their endowment of opportunity. Long may our banner wave! Upbeat Independence Day!” – Unknown

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