The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
Economic independence is the foundation of the only sort of freedom worth a damn
Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
I know that a life has high value, but our rights, our independence,our honour have a higher value than life.
It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
There is, first, the desire for strength, for achievement, for adequacy, for confidence in the face of the world, and for independence and freedom. Secondly, we have what we may call the desire for reputation or prestige
Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.
Solitude is independence.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence.
The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.
To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect, and their oneness.
Your child will be better prepared to tackle the bumps on the road of life if he has been given the gift of guided independence.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.
The price for independence is often isolation and solitude.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.
Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence
Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.
An ethnic community that rebels for independence must stand on its own feet in economic life. It is a truism that only such an ethnic community can enjoy independence.
Only in return for death, destruction and grief as gifts can we see the paradise of independence.
Great Heroes are long-lived who do not die in time; sculptors of independence. Heroic Ma avar who have departed have sown the seed for the uprising of lofty liberation of our land.
The idle man stands outside of God's plan, outside of the ordained scheme of things; and the truest self-respect, the noblest independence, and the most genuine dignity, are not to be found there
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but to so love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust