Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
Ho Chi Minh
It is easy in the world to live after the world's 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.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.
Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.
George Henry Lewes
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
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.
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.
In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
Henry Van Dyke
Independence I have long considered as the grand blessing of life, the basis of every virtue; and independence I will ever secure by contracting my wants, though I were to live on a barren heath.
The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.
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 new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.
The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.
Dorothy Corkville Briggs
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.
Charles A. Beard
There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means.
There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail.
Good breeding: a union of kindness and independence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Independence is all very well, but we animals never allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit; and that limit you've reached.
Independence is happiness.
Susan B. Anthony
Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
Injustice in the end produces independence.
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Solitude is independence.
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