Independence Quotes

Famous Independence Quotes

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Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

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 am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.

— Charlotte Bronte

My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.

— Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The American Dream is independence and being able to create that dream for yourself.

— Marsha Blackburn

Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.

— Ho Chi Minh

Financial independence is paramount. My mom always says that when a woman is financially independent, she has the ability to live life on her own terms. I think that was the soundest advice that I ever got. No matter where you go in life or who you get married to, you have to be financially independent – whether you use it or not.

— Priyanka Chopra

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.

— Bernie Sanders

I have an independent streak. You know, it’s kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do.

— Betty Ford

Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.

— George Henry Lewes

Injustice in the end produces independence.

— Voltaire

Work is about more than making a living, as vital as that is. It’s fundamental to human dignity, to our sense of self-worth as useful, independent, free people.

— William J. Clinton

Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.

— Walt Disney

The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.

— Marshall McLuhan

If a newspaper is to be of real service to the public, it must have a big circulation: first, because its news and its comments must reach the largest possible number of people; second, because circulation means advertising, and advertising means money, and money means independence.

— Joseph Pulitzer

Socialism is a sacred cause for realizing the demand and desire of the masses of the people for independence; it is a revolutionary cause that advances amid a fierce struggle against imperialism and all other counterrevolutionary forces.

— Kim Jong-un

I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.

— Susan B. Anthony

If the Philippines secure their independence after heroic and stubborn conflicts, they can rest assured that neither England, nor Germany, nor France, and still less Holland, will dare to take up what Spain has been unable to hold.

— Jose Rizal

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.

— Charles de Montesquieu

I guess you’d call me an independent, since I’ve never identified myself with one party or another in politics. I always decide my vote by taking as careful a look as I can at the actual candidates and issues themselves, no matter what the party label.

— Jackie Robinson
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