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True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.
When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.
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.
John Stuart Mill
I think that you have to do everything you can do to empower girls when they are young, from their education, to their successful independence, to their sexual self-knowledge.
In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
Henry Van Dyke
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.
Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.
The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.
Solitude is independence.
Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.
George Henry Lewes
Britain is characterized not just by its independence but, above all, by its openness.
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.
I think a common misperception about attuning and tending to a child's needs so constantly is that they don't grow in their independence, but I think that the opposite is true.
Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage.
Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
Ho Chi Minh
Throughout the day no time for memorandums now. Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever.
We believe in government involvement that leads to independence: good schools, quality roads and the best health care.
My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence.
Well, you know, Thomas Jefferson, who was the author of the Declaration of Independence said he wouldn't have any atheists in his cabinet because atheists wouldn't swear an oath to God. That was Jefferson and we have never had any Muslims in the cabinet.
I would have to have people totally committed to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of this United States. And many of the Muslims, they are not totally dedicated to this country. They are not dedicated to our Constitution. Many of them are trying to force Sharia law on the people of this country.
And if you are a parent, introduce your children to their neighborhood library. It will give them a real sense of independence to have their own library card and enjoy borrowing books.
Sarah Jessica Parker
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
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.
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.
Well, we lost a lot of our independence already. We are dependent on China for credit. We are dependent on Middle Eastern countries for energy supplies. And many Americans are dependent on the government for their income, health care, education of their children, food stamps.
I work hard, I make my own living and I love it. I like having financial independence.
Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom.
You cannot build character and courage by destroying men's initiative and independence.
William J. H. Boetcker
It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.
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.
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