Independence Quotes

Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.

George Bernard Shaw

You cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence.

Abraham Lincoln

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.


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

Marshall McLuhan

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

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

David Ben-Gurion

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

Bill Clinton

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

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

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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