Freedom and independence form my character. ~ Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. ~ Moshe Dayan
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
You cannot build character and courage by destroying men's initiative and independence. ~ William J. H. Boetcker
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. ~ Denis Waitley
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right. ~ Brigham Young
Solitude is independence. ~ Hermann Hesse
Independence .... is loyalty to one`s best self and principles, and this is often disloyalty to the general idols and fetishes. ~ Mark Twain
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. ~ George Orwell
Independence is essential for permanent but fatal to immediate success. ~ Samuel Butler
It`s easy to be independent when you`ve got money. But to be independent when you haven`t got a thing—that`s the Lord`s test. ~ Mahalia Jackson
Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence. ~ David Ben~Gurion
The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves. ~ Walt Whitman
Injustice in the end produces independence. ~ Voltaire
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. ~ Charlotte Bronte
For me a simple message, to think and act with courage, independence and imagination.
~ Albert Einstein
To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self~respect, and their oneness.
~ Mohandas Gandhi
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. ~ Abraham Lincoln
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom. ~ Albert Einstein
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. ~ Mary Wollstonecraft
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
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