Independence Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Independence

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Above all, film is a business... Independence is a really cool thing as you can be a bit more bold, and take a few more chances with what you do.
~By Mel Gibson ~


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.
~By Henry Ford ~


Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots.
~By Crystal Eastman ~


You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


A superfluity of wealth, and a train of domestic slaves, naturally banish a sense of general liberty, and nourish the seeds of that kind of independence that usually terminates in aristocracy.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.
~By Brigham Young ~


Our forbears worked hard this difficult land, and their reward was the freedom and independence of self-sufficiency.
~By James H. Douglas ~


To his doctrines I owe my great and glorious ambition for the sex to which I proudly belong and whose independence I shall defend until my dying day.
~By Rosa Bonheur ~


Abortion is defended today as a means of ensuring the equality and independence of women, and as a solution to the problems of single parenting, child abuse, and the feminization of poverty.
~By Robert Casey ~


Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents.
~By Ron Lewis ~


There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail.
~By Will Rogers ~


I can assure you, that the gallant hearts that throb beneath its sacred folds, will only be content, when this glorious banner is planted first and foremost in the coming struggle for out independence.
~By John B. Hood ~


The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti.
~By Jean-Bertrand Aristide ~


Women today are dealing with both their independence and also the fact that their lives are built around finding and satisfying the romantic models we grew up with.
~By Jane Campion ~


The Declaration of Independence is a sacred part of American history.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


In the late afternoons and early evenings, the crowd is easily over 1 million. That many people simply can't fit in Independence Square. The demonstration spills in to the streets for several blocks.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


The second is the damage to the credibility and independence of a free press which may be caused by covert relationships with the U.S. journalists and media organizations.
~By Frank Church ~


To start with, for example this year, 2004, is the bicentennial of Haitian independence.
~By Edwidge Danticat ~


Throughout the day no time for memorandums now. Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever.
~By Davy Crockett ~


For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


John Huston was a superb master. He knew how to make good films. I did three things with him. One is called Independence. It plays in Philadelphia, for free. It's been playing there for 25 years.
~By Eli Wallach ~


I have to think of my status as a resident in this country. But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order; the judiciary had the power of complete independence; justice was fully exercised.
~By Alfredo Stroessner ~


It is the union of independence and dependence of these branches - legislative, executive and judicial - and of the governmental functions possessed by each of them, that constitutes the marvellous genius of this unrivalled document.
~By J. Reuben Clark ~


The Declaration of Independence says when government fails, the people have the right to replace it. Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right, indeed the people have the the people have the obligation, to act.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


There is a requirement to ensure the withdrawal takes place in a civilized manner. We will be able to show the world we deserve independence and freedom.
~By Mahmoud Abbas ~


I think it's a lovely idea, but it will not pass the Congress. I live in a world of realities. The policy of our country is that we can drill our way to independence. I think that's a march to folly.
~By Anna Eshoo ~


All the Baltic countries have been steadfast in support of allies of the United States since they gained their independence following the fall of the Soviet Union and have continued to be supportive in the ongoing war on terror.
~By John Shimkus ~


I saw clearly how those who saved the state so heroically and courageously in the War of Independence would be capable of bringing a catastrophe upon it if they are given the chance in normal times.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.
~By Walter Annenberg ~


For the sake of our interests, as well as of our honour and dignity, we were obliged to see that we won for our international policy the same independence that we had secured for our European policy.
~By Bernhard von Bulow ~


Russia also declared its independence. This was approved by the Supreme Soviet, and you know and remember that there was the Declaration on the Independence of Russia.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


Let me reassure that the Kingdom of Cambodia a country with independence, neutrality, peace, freedom, democracy and human rights as you all have seen, shall be existing with no end.
~By Hun Sen ~


The vote, cast in a free atmosphere and with all inclinations and parties at present, was after all a vote to the Islamic Republic, to national independence, to the Constitution and to the Islamic causes.
~By Ayatollah Khamenei ~


The hydrogen powered car, with its high fuel mileage and zero emission rate, is just one example of the products under development that will help increase our energy independence.
~By Dan Lipinski ~


In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.
~By Howard Zinn ~


A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement.
~By James H. Douglas ~


They tell me that it will be hard to find a man strong enough to love my own strength and independence, and not worry about being Mr. Diana Ross, but I disagree. I know absolutely that that man is somewhere out there.
~By Diana Ross ~


My vision is that our country should be integrated in the EU, to transfer a part of our independence there. It is also our duty to do it, if we want to establish trade and a sound economy. This is the vision that I am working on and I will continue to work in the future.
~By Ibrahim Rugova ~


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.
~By John Adams ~


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.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


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


Injustice in the end produces independence.
~By Voltaire ~


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.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


The fact is that we cannot drill our way to independence. We cannot drill our way to freedom, and we cannot drill our way to create jobs in this country.
~By Jay Inslee ~


If the Constitution is worth anything, if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything, if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain, fair employment practices are correct and necessary.
~By Dennis Chavez ~


I've always wanted to be my own person and stand by the things I believe in and I thought I might lose that independence if I ran for political office.
~By Samuel Dash ~


Many a revolution started with the actions of a few. Only 56 men signed the Declaration of Independence. A few hanging together can lead a nation to change.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


Solitude is independence.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


The Recovery plan will put money in the pockets of the American worker, create and save millions of new jobs and invest in crucial areas such as health care, education, energy independence and a new infrastructure.
~By Valerie Jarrett ~


Instead of being taught independence, energy, and enterprise, our youth today is taught to look for security.
~By B. Carroll Reece ~


My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort.
~By Mohammed Reza Pahlavi ~


Pharmaceuticals have become an increasingly important part of modern medicine, and our seniors shouldn't have to worry about whether they can afford the medicines they need to stay healthy and maintain their independence.
~By Michael K. Simpson ~


The one thing that the President can do is to establish a real energy independence plan. We have all the recources we need right here in this country to establish energy independence if we had the leadership.
~By Herman Cain ~


Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


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.
~By Kenneth Grahame ~


The only part of the conduct of any one, for which he is amenable to society, is that which concerns others. In the part which merely concerns himself, his independence is, of right, absolute. Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


It took us in this country 11 years to get from the Declaration of Independence to the Constitution.
~By Mitch McConnell ~


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.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


There can be no argument about the Lone Star State's significant contributions to American history, and we must remember the actions and the sacrifices of those who made Texas independence a reality.
~By Michael McCaul ~


We were environmentalists of the Teddy Roosevelt theory. We believed in separation of church and state. We believed in the independence of the Supreme Court not being subject to politicians.
~By Pete McCloskey ~


We must remember that the people for whom this change represents a first taste of freedom and a new and brighter future did not allow their resolution to falter, no matter how great the suffering by which they bought this independence.
~By Hjalmar Branting ~


My mother gave me a sense of independence, a sense of total confidence that we could do whatever it was we set out to do. That's how we were raised.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~


This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America's independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear.
~By Kenny Marchant ~


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


In the Steven F. Austin Colony, which was the first colony, Texans first established a provisional government in 1835 with the intention of writing a declaration of independence soon after.
~By Michael McCaul ~


The United States form a young republic, a confederacy which ought ever to be cemented by a union of interests and affection, under the influence of those principles which obtained their independence.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


A majority in all parties do, I think, want to see local government recover its old vigour and independence.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


In the summer of 1776 our Founding Fathers sought to secure our independence and the liberties that remain the foundation of our nation today.
~By Doc Hastings ~


They had scarcely established themselves, however, before another company of Jackson county citizens, chiefly from around Independence, organized to drive them off.
~By Cole Younger ~


The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.
~By Emma Goldman ~


Journalists prize independence - not teamwork.
~By Ken Auletta ~


Since achieving their independence in 1992, the people of Croatia have built a democratic society based on the rule of law, respect for human rights, and a free market economy.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


It matters enormously to a successful democratic society like ours that we have three branches of government, each with some independence and some control over the other two. That's set out in the Constitution.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered. One single duty imposes itself upon our wills: the duty of stubborn resistance.
~By King Albert II ~


Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence.
~By Richard Grant ~


The hope of the nation which throughout the nineteenth century had not for a moment reconciled itself with the loss of independence, and fighting for its own freedom, fought at the same time for the freedom of other nations.
~By Lech Walesa ~


George was getting alot of independence for himself in those days. He was writing more, and wanted things to go his way - where, when we first started things basically went John and Paul's way. You know, 'cuz they were the writers.
~By Ringo Starr ~


I really think we should pass a law in every state, I don't care whether it takes the independence away from an old person or not. You shouldn't be driving a car if you're over the age of 80. Maybe even less than that.
~By Evel Knievel ~


We must do our utmost to preserve our British ally's strategic independence from Europe.
~By Richard Perle ~


After so much suffering, after enduring so much sacrifice, sanctioned and embraced by our people, what is it that the people of East Timor expect as a result of independence?
~By Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao ~


On this day, so full for Americans of thoughts connected with their National Independence, we may not forget that Americans have yet other grounds for gratitude to the people of the Netherlands.
~By Seth Low ~


Our government leaders... have made many mistakes in the past when they have lost sight of the sacred American values rooted in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. We are at the brink of even graver mistakes and assaults on these values.
~By Samuel Dash ~


From the time of independences until the end of the Cold War, in spite of the participation of a considerable number of African states in the non-aligned movement, everyone in fact chose to align with one or another of the two major blocks.
~By Omar Bongo ~


Four hundred million in India, and millions everywhere, have told you, precisely, that the colored people are not going to die for anybody: they are going to die for their independence.
~By Paul Robeson ~


If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.
~By Tony Snow ~


But the French writers always had more originality and independence than others, and that regulator, which elsewhere was religion, long since ceased to exist for them.
~By Henryk Sienkiewicz ~


It's no accident that my first novel was called Americana. This was a private declaration of independence, a statement of my intention to use the whole picture, the whole culture.
~By Don DeLillo ~


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


Tens of thousands of brave Americans died to break the chains of British tyranny so that the principles of our Declaration of Independence could take fold and flourish in the birth of a new nation.
~By Jim Gerlach ~


At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


I am in favor of carrying out the Declaration of Independence to women as well as men. Women having to suffer the burdens of society and government should have their equal rights in it. They do not receive their rights in full proportion.
~By Leland Stanford ~


Mr. Speaker, high natural gas prices and the summer spike in gasoline prices serve as a stark reminder that the path to energy independence is a long and arduous one.
~By Judy Biggert ~


In the economic sphere, the program demanded thorough decentralization and managerial independence of enterprises, as well as legalization of small-scale private enterprise, especially in the service sector.
~By Alexander Dubcek ~


No one was either Tory or Whig; it was either dependence or independence.
~By Caesar Rodney ~


I was allowed to wander where I could. Here is a case in which you search for your independence and allow something creative to come out of that.
~By George Woodcock ~


Self-determination could mean independence, confederacy, federal and autonomy.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


The morals of yesterday are no more. They are as dead as the day they were lived. Economic independence has put woman on exactly the same footing as man.
~By Norma Shearer ~

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September 28 ,2022
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