Independence Quotes

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.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

I know that a life has high value, but our rights, our independence,our honour have a higher value than life.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot help small men by tearing down big men. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot lift the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer. You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot establish security on borrowed money. You cannot build character and courage by taking away men's initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

William Boetcker

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

Henry David Thoreau

If you are going to have to play defense all the time, you cannot have the kind of ingenuity, assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which is what has made our country strong.

Arlen Specter

For years, Sri Lanka was viewed as a model developing nations. It gained independence peacefully and sustained one of the feew authentically competitive democratic systems in the Global south.

John Richardson

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

Josiah Gilbert Holland

In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.

Henry Van Dyke

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.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

Independence struggles alone are dynamism for the history of humanity.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

Through the pushing of the rising for independence the wheel rolls of human history.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

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.

Bill Dodds

The first of earthly blessings, independence.

Edward Gibbon

There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail.

Will Rogers

Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.

Abraham Lincoln
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