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52 Inspirational Quotes on Independence (FREEDOM)

Top 12 Inspirational Quotes on Independence (FREEDOM)

“Every human has four endowments – self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.”

Stephen Covey
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. - Albert Camus
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. – Albert Camus
And to preserve their independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. - Thomas Jefferson
And to preserve their independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. – Thomas Jefferson
What then is freedom The power to live as one wishes. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
Independence is happiness. - Susan B. Anthony
Independence is happiness. – Susan B. Anthony
Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism. - George Henry Lewes
Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism. – George Henry Lewes

“You cannot build character and courage by taking away people’s initiative and independence. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.”

Abraham Lincoln
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will. - Charlotte Brontë
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will. – Charlotte Brontë

“It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.”

Mark Twain
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. - George Washington
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. – George Washington
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. - Abraham Lincoln
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. – Abraham Lincoln

“There is, first, the desire for strength, for achievement, for adequacy, for confidence in the face of the world, and for independence and freedom. Secondly, we have what we may call the desire for reputation or prestige.”

Abraham Maslow

20 Most Famous Inspirational Quotes on Independence

“The bedrock of our democracy is the rule of law and that means we have to have an independent judiciary, judges who can make decisions independent of the political winds that are blowing.”

Caroline Kennedy
For everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labour in freedom. - Albert Einstein
For everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labour in freedom. – Albert Einstein
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. - Herbert Hoover
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. – Herbert Hoover

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”

Ronald Reagan
Those who won our independence… valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty. - Louis D. Brandeis
Those who won our independence… valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty. – Louis D. Brandeis
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. - Kahlil Gibran
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. – Kahlil Gibran
Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. - Malcolm Forbes
Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. – Malcolm Forbes

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

Thomas Jefferson
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. - Woodrow Wilson
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. – Woodrow Wilson
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right. - Brigham Young
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what’s right. – Brigham Young
It is not the greatness of a man's means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants. - William Cobbett
It is not the greatness of a man’s means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants. – William Cobbett

“We must have constantly present in our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would no longer be possessed of liberty.”

Montesquieu
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. - George Washington
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. – George Washington

“At the age of three my grand aunt proclaimed her independence by categorically refusing to have her feet bound, resolutely tearing off the bandages as fast as they were applied.”

Adeline Yen Mah
Resisting conformity and developing some small eccentricities are among the steps to independence and self-confidence. - Al MacInnis
Resisting conformity and developing some small eccentricities are among the steps to independence and self-confidence. – Al MacInnis
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence. - Booker T. Washington
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence. – Booker T. Washington

“The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice and the desire for personal independence — these are the features of the Jewish tradition which make me thank my stars that I belong to it.”

Albert Einstein
Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence. - David Ben-Gurion
Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence. – David Ben-Gurion
Hail! Independence, hail! Heaven’s next best gift, To that of life and an immortal soul! - James Thomson
Hail! Independence, hail! Heaven’s next best gift, To that of life and an immortal soul! – James Thomson

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.”

Dr. Seuss

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“Independence is a heady draught, and if you drink it in your youth, it can have the same effect on the brain as young wine does. It does not matter that its taste is not always appealing. It is addictive and with each drink you want more.”

Maya Angelou
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. - Nelson Mandela
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. – Nelson Mandela
A free and truly independent press - fiercely independent when necessary - is the red beating heart of freedom and democracy. - Dan Rather
A free and truly independent press – fiercely independent when necessary – is the red beating heart of freedom and democracy. – Dan Rather
Freedom lies in being bold. - Robert Frost
Freedom lies in being bold. – Robert Frost
Liberties aren't given, they are taken. - Aldous Huxley
Liberties aren’t given, they are taken. – Aldous Huxley
Freedom is something that dies unless it’s used. - Hunter S. Thompson
Freedom is something that dies unless it’s used. – Hunter S. Thompson
Independence is useful, but caring attitudes and behaviors shrivel up in a culture where each person is responsible only for himself. - Alfie Kohn
Independence is useful, but caring attitudes and behaviors shrivel up in a culture where each person is responsible only for himself. – Alfie Kohn

“The more I view the independence of the press in its principal effects, the more I convince myself that among the moderns the independence of the press is the capital and so to speak the constitutive element of freedom.”

Alexis de Tocqueville
I wanted to be an independent woman, a woman who could pay for her bills, a woman who could run her own life - and I became that woman. - Diane von Furstenberg
I wanted to be an independent woman, a woman who could pay for her bills, a woman who could run her own life – and I became that woman. – Diane von Furstenberg
There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means. - Calvin Coolidge
There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means. – Calvin Coolidge
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. - Bob Marley
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. – Bob Marley
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. - Soren Kierkegaard
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. – Soren Kierkegaard
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom. - Bob Dylan
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom. – Bob Dylan
Away with the idea of getting independence first, and looking for liberty afterwards… Our liberties, once lost, may be lost forever. - Alexander H. Stephens
Away with the idea of getting independence first, and looking for liberty afterwards… Our liberties, once lost, may be lost forever. – Alexander H. Stephens
He who has overcome his fears will truly be free. - Aristotle
He who has overcome his fears will truly be free. – Aristotle
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. – Benjamin Franklin
Freedom is what we do with what is done to us. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Freedom is what we do with what is done to us. – Jean-Paul Sartre
Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. - Hans Christian Andersen
Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. – Hans Christian Andersen
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. - George Bernard Shaw
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. – George Bernard Shaw
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish Nothing else. - Epictetus
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else. – Epictetus

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