The Lord's Prayer is 66 words, the Gettysburg Address is 286 words, there are 1,322 words in the Declaration of Independence, but government regulations on the sale of cabbage total 26,911 words.
A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.
You give me your blood and I will give you Independence!
To the frustrated, freedom from responsibility is more attractive than freedom from restraint. They are eager to barter their independence for relief from the burdens of willing, deciding and being responsible for inevitable failure. They willingly abdicate the directing of their lives to those who want to plan, command and shoulder all responsibility
A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement.
For me and for thousands with similar inclinations, the most important passion of life is the overpowering desire to escape periodically from the clutches of a mechanistic civilization. To us the enjoyment of solitude, complete independence, and the beauty of undefined panoramas is absolutely essential to happiness.
I learned that the richness of life is found in adventure. . . . It develops self-reliance and independence. Life then teems with excitement. There is stagnation only in security.
If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought.
Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage.
It is easy in the world to live after the worlds 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.
Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence.
This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions.
The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.
When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence.
When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.
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.
Men say they love independence in a woman, but they don't waste a second demolishing it brick by brick.
The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.
Injustice in the end produces independence.
There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail.
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning.
Those who really desire to attain an independence, have only set their minds upon it, and adopt the proper means, as they do in regard to any other object which they wish to accomplish, and the thing is easily done.
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
Even as people take pride in their national independence, we know we are becoming more and more interdependent.