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A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them. Which would include their own government. ⏤ George Washington

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The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.

Swedish Proverbs,

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, industrialist

Let me listen to myself and not to them.

Gertrude Stein, author

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.

Henrik Ibsen, poet

So live that you can look any man in the eye and tell him to go to hell.


Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.

Sophocles, poet

No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

God helps them that help themselves.


There's no one to stop you but yourself.

David Thomas,

This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance or original action.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Everyone is a self-made person, but only the successful admit it.


To be one's own master is to be the slave of self.

Natalie Clifford Barney, author

Independence is not a whim or an ambition. It is the necessary condition of our survival as an ethnic group.

Aslan Maskhadov, politician

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, activist

Be your own palace, or the world is your jail.

John Donne, poet

Help yourself, and Heaven will help you.

Jean De La Fontaine, poet

Men spend their whole lives showing that they're strong and silent. They fight for independence the way women struggle to connect.

George Weinberg, psychologist

I am lord of myself, accountable to none.

Benjamin Franklin, president

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.

Charlize Theron, actress

There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self.

John Gay, poet

We carry our homes within us which enables us to fly.

John Milton Cage,

The ship of heaven guides itself and will not accept a wooden rudder.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.

Dorothy Corkville Briggs,

No one's gonna drag you up to get into the light where you belong.


Don't go to summer camp. Bury your parents in the backyard and have the place to yourself.

Henry Rollins, musician

The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Don't let them fool ya,Or even try to school ya! Oh, no!We've got a mind of our own,So go to hell if what you're thinking is not right!Love would never leave us alone,A-yin the darkness there must come out to light.

Bob Marley, singer songwriter

How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?

Anais Nin, author

No one can be great, or good, or happy except through the inward efforts of themselves.

Frederick William Robertson, clergyman

Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.

William Boetcker,

The fact is, we cannot drill our way to oil independence.

Carl Pope, environmentalist

A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.

Ellen Glasgow, novelist

The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.

Walt Whitman, poet

Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

The price for independence is often isolation and solitude.

Steve Schmidt,

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, judge

Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He only who acts conscientiously toward himself, will act so toward others.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

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

Walt Disney, cartoonist

God loves to help him who strives to help himself.

Aeschylus, poet

As I said, men value their independence in a weird way, above practically everything.

George Weinberg, psychologist

The more you depend on forces outside yourself, the more you are dominated by them.

Harold Sherman,

The Recovery plan will put money in the pockets of the American worker, create and save millions of new jobs and invest in crucial areas such as health care, education, energy independence and a new infrastructure.

Valerie Jarrett, lawyer

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to be self-sufficient.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.

Howard Zinn, historian

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

George Henry Lewes, philosopher

Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

I remember that during the period leading up to independence in Angola in 1975, I was the only correspondent there at all for three months.

Ryszard Kapuscinski, journalist

NATO believes it can pick on a small nation and force us to surrender our independence. And that is where NATO miscalculated. You are not willing to sacrifice lives to achieve our surrender. But we are willing to die to defend our rights as an independent sovereign nation.

Slobodan Milosevic, president

In the word of no master am I bound to believe.

Horace, poet

I don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.

Shirley Maclaine, actress

You can't get spoiled if you do your own ironing.

Meryl Streep, actress

One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered. One single duty imposes itself upon our wills: the duty of stubborn resistance.

King Albert II, royalty

The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself.

Henry Kissinger,

It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism under the pretext that independence and revolution are important, but that peace is still more precious.

Kim Il-sung, leader

My mother gave me a sense of independence, a sense of total confidence that we could do whatever it was we set out to do. That's how we were raised.

Robin Wright Penn, actress

There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail.

Will Rogers, actor

A declaration of the independence of America, and the sovereignty of the United STates was drawn by the ingenious and philosophic pen of Thomas Jefferson, Esquire, a delegate from the state of Virginia.

Mercy Otis Warren, playwright

Women today are dealing with both their independence and also the fact that their lives are built around finding and satisfying the romantic models we grew up with.

Jane Campion, director

The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought.

Walter Gilbert, scientist

The Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, the constitutions of the several states, and the organic laws of the territories all alike propose to protect the people in the exercise of their God-given rights. Not one of them pretends to bestow rights.

Susan B. Anthony, activist

But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability.

Omar Bongo, politician

We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign salute from a Dutch officer, nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence its first formal recognition.

Seth Low, educator

A high standard of living cannot remain the exclusive possession of the West - and the sooner we can help other peoples to develop their resources, raise their living standards, and strengthen their national independence, the safer the world will be for us all.

Robert Kennedy, politician

On this day, so full for Americans of thoughts connected with their National Independence, we may not forget that Americans have yet other grounds for gratitude to the people of the Netherlands.

Seth Low, educator

Stand-up is my favorite thing I've ever done. There's so much independence.

Rita Rudner, comedian

The country was in peril; he was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.

Joseph Heller, novelist

I can assure you, that the gallant hearts that throb beneath its sacred folds, will only be content, when this glorious banner is planted first and foremost in the coming struggle for out independence.

John B. Hood, soldier

Africans require, want, the franchise on the basis of one man one vote. They want political independence.

Nelson Mandela, statesman

I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.

Walter Annenberg, businessman

Self-determination could mean independence, confederacy, federal and autonomy.

Jalal Talabani, politician

Throughout the day no time for memorandums now. Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever.

Davy Crockett, explorer

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, philosopher

Declaring independence was the most traumatic decision I had to live up to. Because I didn't want to do it.

Ian Smith, politician

Our government leaders... have made many mistakes in the past when they have lost sight of the sacred American values rooted in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. We are at the brink of even graver mistakes and assaults on these values.

Samuel Dash, lawyer

What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

The possession of land seems to be a greater gratification to the pride and independence of men.

George Richards Minot, scientist

I've always wanted to be my own person and stand by the things I believe in and I thought I might lose that independence if I ran for political office.

Samuel Dash, lawyer

I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence.

Thomas Erskine, theologian

The world is independent of my will.

Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher

No one was either Tory or Whig; it was either dependence or independence.

Caesar Rodney, lawyer

Independence did not mean chauvinism and narrow nationalism.

Said Musa, statesman

There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means.

Calvin Coolidge, president

There is a requirement to ensure the withdrawal takes place in a civilized manner. We will be able to show the world we deserve independence and freedom.

Mahmoud Abbas, statesman

Independence is all very well, but we animals never allow our friends to make fools of themselves beyond a certain limit; and that limit you've reached.

Kenneth Grahame, novelist

The second is the damage to the credibility and independence of a free press which may be caused by covert relationships with the U.S. journalists and media organizations.

Frank Church, politician

After so much suffering, after enduring so much sacrifice, sanctioned and embraced by our people, what is it that the people of East Timor expect as a result of independence?

Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao,

A majority in all parties do, I think, want to see local government recover its old vigour and independence.

Ferdinand Mount, writer

Standing, as I believe the United States stands for humanity and civilization, we should exercise every influence of our great country to put a stop to that war which is now raging in Cuba and give to that island once more peace, liberty, and independence.

Henry Cabot Lodge, politician

I should like to know if, taking this old Declaration of Independence, which declares that all men are equal upon principle, you begin making exceptions to it, where will you stop? If one man says it does not mean a Negro, why not another say it does not mean some other man?

Abraham Lincoln, president

In the late afternoons and early evenings, the crowd is easily over 1 million. That many people simply can't fit in Independence Square. The demonstration spills in to the streets for several blocks.

Bob Schaffer, politician

For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character.

Ferdinand Mount, writer

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.

Susie Bright, writer

The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Civil War-when I really think about them they all seem about as likely as the parting of the Red Sea.

Sarah Vowell, author

Tens of thousands of brave Americans died to break the chains of British tyranny so that the principles of our Declaration of Independence could take fold and flourish in the birth of a new nation.

Jim Gerlach, politician

Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence.

Richard Grant, author

The official independence celebration was going to be held over four or five days, and a group of journalists from all over the world was allowed to fly in, because Angola was closed otherwise.

Ryszard Kapuscinski, journalist

A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement.

James H. Douglas, politician

I play a curator, the most American part you can think of. My work is to protect the Declaration of Independence. I work at the National Archives in Washington.

Diane Kruger, model

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