Independence Quotes

Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.

Louis K. Anspacher

True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The basic need of the creator is independence. The reasoning mind cannot work under any form of compulsion. It cannot be curbed, sacrificed or subordinated to any consideration whatsoever. It demands total independence in function and in motive.

Ayn Rand

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.

Jacquie McTaggart

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.

Thomas Paine

To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect, and their oneness.

Mahatma Gandhi

Even as people take pride in their national independence, we know we are becoming more and more interdependent.

Bill Clinton

Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence

David Ben-Gurion

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.

Carl Rogers

The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.

Marshall McLuhan

Injustice in the end produces independence.

Voltaire

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.

Henry Ford

The price for independence is often isolation and solitude.

Steve Schmidt

True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.

Brigham Young

Solitude is independence.

Hermann Hesse

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Denis Waitley

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

Abraham Maslow

There is often as much independence in not being led as in not being driven.

Tryon Edwards

A great step towards independence is good humored stomach

Seneca

Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy.

Benjamin Disraeli

The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.

Ho Chi Minh

The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.

John Adams

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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.

P.T. Barnum
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