Independence Quotes

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

Brigham Young

The price for independence is often isolation and solitude.

Steve Schmidt

It's easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing -- that's the Lord's test.

Mahalia Jackson

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

Injustice in the end produces independence.


Men say they love independence in a woman, but they don't waste a second demolishing it brick by brick.

Candice Bergen

The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.

Emma Goldman

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

Will Rogers

The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force


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

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

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

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

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

Benjamin Disraeli

A great step towards independence is good humored stomach


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

Tryon Edwards

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

Denis Waitley

The first of earthly blessings, independence.

Edward Gibbon

Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.

Walt Disney

Independence - is loyalty to one's best self and principles, and this is often disloyalty to the general idols and fetishes

Mark Twain

Impatience is the mark of independence, not of bondage

Marianne Moore

Painful for a person is rebellious independence, only in loving companionship with his associates does a person feel safe: Only in reverently bowing down before the higher does a person feel exalted.

Thomas Carlyle

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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