Independence Quotes

"You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a da...

"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 great struggle for independence." - Charles Austin Beard (1874-1948)
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"A Prince, whose character is thus marked by ever...

"A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people." - Declaration of Independence
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"A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve s...

"A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away." - Ellen Glasgow
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 22
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โ€œI was.. forced into independence from a...

โ€œI was.. forced into independence from a young age... and I just want to depend on someone. Anyone... But there is no one.โ€ Andy
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 24
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โ€œThereโ€™s no such thing as i...

โ€œThereโ€™s no such thing as independence. Thatโ€™s why lions go in packs.โ€ - Timothy Nguyen
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 04
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"If our Founding Fathers wanted to care about...

"If our Founding Fathers wanted to care about the rest of the world, they wouldnt have declared their independence from it." - Stephen Colbert
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 15
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"Perhaps one reason we are fascinated by cats is because such a small animal can conta...

"Perhaps one reason we are fascinated by cats is because such a small animal can contain so much independence, dignity, and freedom of spirit. Unlike the dog, the cat's personality is never bet on a human's. He demands acceptance on his own terms." - Lloyd Alexander
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 12
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โ€œIn spite of her superficial independence, her fundamental need was to cling. All ...

โ€œIn spite of her superficial independence, her fundamental need was to cling. All her life was an attempt to disprove it; and so proved it. She was like a sea anemone -- had only to be touched once to adhere to what touched her.โ€ โ€• John Fowles, The Magus
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 12
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โ€œHe was jeopardizing his traditional rig...

โ€œHe was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.โ€ โ€”Catch-22, by Joseph Heller
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 01
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"By maintaining your independence, you be...

"By maintaining your independence, you become the master of others โ€“ playing people against one another, making them pursue you."
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 16
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"You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation a...

"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." โ€” Charles Austin Beard
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 23
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"The great man is he who, in the midst of ...

"The great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 29
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"It is easy, in the world, to live after the world's opinion. It is easy,...

"It is easy, in the world, to live after the world's opinion. It is easy, in solitude, to live after our own. But the great man is he, who in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude."
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 28
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Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy a...

Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone. โ€”Deborah Tannen
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 27
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"Where the industrial spirit overcomes military and aristocratic spirit, woman strives for...

"Where the industrial spirit overcomes military and aristocratic spirit, woman strives for economic and legal independence. She aspires to be "master" and inscribes "progress" on flags and banners. The very opposite reveals a terrible obviousness: woman retrograde." - Nietzsche
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 09
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He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants...

He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions. - Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence (1776)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 17
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โ€œ If money is your hope for independence you will never have ...

โ€œ 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. โ€ โ€” Henry Ford
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 29
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โ€œIf the words โ€˜life, liberty, and the pursuit of happinessโ€™ donโ€™t inclu...

โ€œIf the words โ€˜life, liberty, and the pursuit of happinessโ€™ donโ€™t include the right to experiment with your own consciousness, then the Declaration of Independence isnโ€™t worth the hemp it was written on.โ€ -Terence McKenna
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 19
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Independence...

Independence is happiness. Susan B. Anthony
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 06
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"The ache of every man to touch his potential is the ...

"The ache of every man to touch his potential is the throb that beats out the truth of the American Declaration of Independence and the Constitution." โ€“ Marion Barry
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 03
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"Independence...

"Independence is happiness." - Susan B. Anthony
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 25
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โ€œIf the words โ€˜life, liberty, and the pursuit of happinessโ€™ donโ€™t includ...

โ€œIf the words โ€˜life, liberty, and the pursuit of happinessโ€™ donโ€™t include the right to experiment with your own consciousness, then the Declaration of Independence isnโ€™t worth the hemp it was written on.โ€ - Terence McKenna
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 20
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โ€œIf money is your hope for independence, you will never have...

โ€œIf money is your hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.โ€ โ€• Henry Ford
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 25
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"America... goes not abroad, in search of mons...

"America... goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all." -John Quincy Adams
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 04
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โ€œIt is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in soli...

โ€œIt is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.โ€ โ€“ Ralph Waldo Emerson
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 24
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To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision t...

To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction. - Randa Abdel-Fattah
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 03
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"The world does not reward honesty and independence, it rewards obedien...

"The world does not reward honesty and independence, it rewards obedience and service. Itโ€™s a world of concentrated power, and those who have power are not going to reward people who question that power." - Noam Chomsky
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 12
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โ€œThe most unpardonable s...

โ€œThe most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.โ€ Emma Goldman
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 08
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All experience has shown that mankind is more disposed to suffer whi...

All experience has shown that mankind is more disposed to suffer while evils are sufferable - than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed - American Declaration of Independence
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"We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been a...

"We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people." - The Declaration of Independence
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 28
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"It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in sol...

"It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our 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
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 13
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Discipline is the surest means to greater freedom and independence; it provides the focus to ach...

Discipline is the surest means to greater freedom and independence; it provides the focus to achieve the skill level and depth of knowledge that translates into more options in life. Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly. โ€”Julie Andrews
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 16
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โ€œAmerica does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. ...

โ€œAmerica does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.โ€ -- John Quincy Adams
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 08
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