Quotes: independence

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    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.
  • Gerald F. Lieberman
    Gerald F. Lieberman
    American writer
    Gerald F. Lieberman
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    Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence.
  • Alan Dershowitz
    Alan Dershowitz
    American lawyer and author 1938-
    Alan Dershowitz
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    Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
    John Keats
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    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
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
    Alexis de Tocqueville
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    I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    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
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    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.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Henry van Dyke
    Henry van Dyke
    American Protestant Clergyman and Writer 1852--1933
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    In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
    Mary Wollstonecraft
    British feministisch writer 1759-1797
    Mary Wollstonecraft
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    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.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Independence in the end is the fruit of injustice.
  • Suzan B. Anthony
    Suzan B. Anthony
    American social reformer and women's rights activist 1820-1906
    Suzan B. Anthony
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    Independence is happiness.
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