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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+1
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust. It is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically.
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-19150
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.
Don't let them do that to you
Start your own currency
Make your own stamp
Protect your languageSource: Songs Declare Independence, from Volta (2007)
Divorce in a young-adult novel means what being orphaned meant in a fairy tale: vulnerability, danger, unwanted independence.
Gerald F. Lieberman
Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.
American statesman 1809-18650
Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.
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.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence.
American lawyer and author 1938-0
Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom.
English poet 1795-18210
I equally dislike the favor of the public with the love of a woman - they are both a cloying treacle to the wings of independence.
Alexis de Tocqueville
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-18590
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
American industrialist 1863-19470
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.
American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-0
If we are serious about moving toward energy independence in a cost-effective way, we should invest in solar energy. If we are serious about cutting air and water pollution and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, we should invest in solar energy.
If you are going to have to play defense all the time, you cannot have the kind of ingenuity, assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which is what has made our country strong.
American president (7th) 1767-18450
In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges.