182 Independents Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of independents quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about inspiring self independent.

Short Independents Quotes

Go to table of contents

  • Merciless criticism and independent thinking are the two necessary traits of revolutionary thinking. — Bhagat Singh
  • As long as we require someone else to make us happy, we are slaves. — Swami Vivekananda
  • I would rather be a rebel than a slave. — Emmeline Pankhurst
  • Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech. — Benjamin Franklin
  • The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government. — Edward Abbey
  • Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. — Bob Marley
  • Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free. — Rabindranath Tagore
  • It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority. — Benjamin Franklin
  • Lead from the back — and let others believe they are in front. — Nelson Mandela
  • The country shall be independent, and we will be satisfied with nothing short of it. — Samuel Adams
Independents quote Many life's longest mile is the stretch from dependence to independence
Many life's longest mile is the stretch from dependence to independence

Being Self Independent Quotes

Go to table of contents

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal. — Elizabeth Cady Stanton

It is solely by risking life that freedom is obtained; . . . the individual who has not staked his or her life may, no doubt, be recognized as a Person; but he or she has not attained the truth of this recognition as an independent self-consciousness. — Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. — Michel de Montaigne

Independents quote A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have suff
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.

Independence, the freedom of a self-governing nation, is in my estimation the highest political good, for which any disadvantage, if need be, and any sacrifice are a cheap price. — Enoch Powell

My back can only be scratched with my own fingernails. — Moroccan Proverbs

I will not be "famous," "great." I will go on adventuring, changing, opening my mind and my eyes, refusing to be stamped and stereotyped. The thing is to free one's self: to let it find its dimensions, not be impeded. — Virginia Woolf

I feel ashamed that so many of us cannot imagine a better way to do things than locking children up all day in cells instead of letting them grow up knowing their families, mingling with the world, assuming real obligations, striving to be independent and self-reliant and free. — John Taylor Gatto

There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. — Jane Austen

The desire to be self-supporting and financially independent is a divine desire — Catherine Ponder

There is no real independent self, aloof from other human beings, inspecting the world, inspecting other people. You are, in fact, connected not just via Facebook and Internet, you're actually quite literally connected by your neurons. — Vilayanur S. Ramachandran

Inspiring Self Independent Quotes

Go to table of contents

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal. — Elizabeth Cady Stanton

There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. — Jane Austen

There is no real independent self, aloof from other human beings, inspecting the world, inspecting other people. You are, in fact, connected not just via Facebook and Internet, you're actually quite literally connected by your neurons. — Vilayanur S. Ramachandran

It is man's social nature which distinguishes him from the brute creation. If it is his privilege to be independent, it is equally his duty to be inter-dependent. Only an arrogant man will claim to be independent of everybody else and be self-contained. — Mahatma Gandhi

Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. — Rumi

At least eighty percent of millionaires are self-made. That is, they started with nothing but ambition and energy, the same way most of us start. — Brian Tracy

Just as eating against one's will is injurious to health, so studying without a liking for it spoils the memory, and it retains nothing it takes in. — Leonardo da Vinci

I have always sensed the exhilaration and independence of being self-propelled. Besides, you can jog while pushing a baby carriage. Maybe I'm a product of Wonder Woman comic books — Nina Kuscsik

Let freedom ring, let the white dove sing, let the weak be strong, let the right be wrong... it's Independence Day. — Martina McBride

Independent Self Love Quotes

Go to table of contents

Yet the love we experience through other people is just a shadow of the love of the inner self. There is a sublime place inside us where love dwells. The love that pulses in the cave of the heart does not depend on anything outside. It does not expect anything. It is completely independent. — Swami Muktananda

God did not create a human family made up of segregated, dissociated, mutually independent members. No; he would have them all united by the bond of total love of Him and consequent self-dedication to assisting each other to maintain that bond intact. — Pope Pius XII

Created man cannot become a son of God and god by grace through deification, unless he is first through his own free choice begotten in the Spirit by means of the self-loving and independent power dwelling naturally in him. — Maximus the Confessor

The child..will try to make himself..independent of other people. .. Excesses of appetite are self-cures for feelings of hopelessness. ..The child [uses] ‘doubt about food to hide doubt about love.’ — Adam Phillips

The foundation of joyful independence is being content with yourself; self-love. — Bryant H. McGill

I went from being married to living on my own in L.A., to having a new boyfriend and just being totally self-sufficient and super independent. It's awesome. I love it! — Lindsey Vonn

money usually represents so much more than dollars and cents. It is tied up with our deepest emotional needs: for love, power, security, independence, control, self-worth. — Olivia Mellan

Later, her first intense, serious love affair, yes then she'd lost something more tangible, if undefinable: her heart? her independence? her control of, definition of, self? That first true loss, the furious bafflement of it. And never again quite so assured, confident. — Joyce Carol Oates

Self Dependent Quotes

Go to table of contents

Discover yourself, otherwise you have to depend on other people's opinions who don't know themselves. — Osho

Yet the love we experience through other people is just a shadow of the love of the inner self. There is a sublime place inside us where love dwells. The love that pulses in the cave of the heart does not depend on anything outside. It does not expect anything. It is completely independent. — Swami Muktananda

Independents quote

Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. — Gautama Buddha

Everybody in the world is seeking happiness - and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions. — Dale Carnegie

Not one ounce of my self worth depends on your acceptance of me. — Quincy Jones

We all have an internal life clock. Each day, we make decisions that cause the clock to tick over much faster or slower, depending on when & how much we eat, sleep & exercise. It's hard to be perfect but it helps to ask: What would my future self want me to do today? — David Sinclair

To believe that you depend on things and people for happiness is due to ignorance of your true nature; to know that you need nothing to be happy, except Self-knowledge, is wisdom. — Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Life is not just eating, drinking, television and cinema...The human mind must be creative, must be self-generating ; it cannot depend on just gadgets to amuse itself. — Lee Kuan Yew

In order to realize our true self we must be willing to live without being dependent upon the opinion of others. — Bruce Lee

Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge. — Fritz Perls

Self Reliant Quotes

Go to table of contents

India is an Old country but a young nation…I am young and I too have a dream, I dream of India Strong, Independent, Self-Reliant and in the front rank of the nations of the world, in the service of mankind. — Rajiv Gandhi

Cell phones have changed us from a nation of self-reliant pioneer types into a bunch of men standing alone in supermarkets saying, ‘Okay, I’m in the tampon aisle, but I don’t see it.' — John Gierach

I feel ashamed that so many of us cannot imagine a better way to do things than locking children up all day in cells instead of letting them grow up knowing their families, mingling with the world, assuming real obligations, striving to be independent and self-reliant and free. — John Taylor Gatto

He (the Shaman) is a self-reliant explorer of the endless mansions of a magnificent hidden universe. — Michael Harner

We become converted and spiritually self-reliant as we prayerfully live our covenants-through worthily partaking of the sacrament, being worthy of a temple recommend, and sacrificing to serve others. — Robert D. Hales

If America could be, once again, a nation of self-reliant farmers, craftsmen, hunters, ranchers, and artists, then the rich would have little power to dominate others. Neither to serve nor to rule: That was the American dream. — Edward Abbey

I'll be honest with you. I'm a little bit of a loner. It's been a big part of my maturing process to learn to allow people to support me. I tend to be very self-reliant and private. And I have this history of wanting to work things out on my own and protect people from what's going on with me. — Kerry Washington

How can we give if there is nothing there?... Support and understanding cannot come from the emotionally starved. Teaching cannot come from the unlearned. And most important of all, spiritual guidance cannot come from the spiritually weak. — Marion G. Romney

Education must prepare students to be independent, self-reliant human beings. But education, at its best, also must help students go beyond their private interests, gain a more integrative view of knowledge, and relate their learning to the realities of life. — Ernest L. Boyer

Don't be disquieted in time of adversity. Be firm with dignity and self-reliant with vigor. — Chiang Kai-shek

Self Sufficient Quotes

Go to table of contents

Any child who is self-sufficient, who can tie his shoes, dress or undress himself, reflects in his joy and sense of achievement the image of human dignity which is derived from a sense of independence. — Maria Montessori

If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your own power. Your self-sufficiency, your selfishness and your intellectual pride will inhibit His coming to live in your heart because God cannot fill what is already full. It is as simple as that. — Mother Teresa

Self-actualizing people are those who have come to a high level of maturation, health and self-fulfillment... the values that self-actualizers appreciate include truth, creativity, beauty, goodness, wholeness, aliveness, uniqueness, justice, simplicity, and self-sufficiency. — Abraham Maslow

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. — Michel de Montaigne

All women, everywhere, have the same hopes: we want to be self-sufficient and create better lives for ourselves and our loved ones. — Melinda Gates

The self-sufficient does not pray, the self-satisfied will not pray, the self-righteous cannot pray. No man is greater than his prayer life. — Leonard Ravenhill

Many of my movies have strong female leads - brave, self-sufficient girls that don't think twice about fighting for what they believe in with all their heart. They'll need a friend, or a supporter, but never a savior. Any woman is just as capable of being a hero as any man. — Hayao Miyazaki

Children who get everything they ask for seldom succeed in life. — Filipino Proverbs

The wolf is fed by its legs. — Russian Proverbs

Here’s a bumper sticker I’d like to see: “We are the proud parents of a child who’s self-esteem is sufficient that he doesn’t need us promoting his minor scholastic achievements on the back of our car." — George Carlin

Being Independent Quotes

Go to table of contents

I would rather be a rebel than a slave. — Emmeline Pankhurst

There may be some difficulties during a period of adjustment. Specifically, picking up their life again and making their own truly independent decisions. — Rick Ross

No people without a government of their own can expect to be treated on the same level as people of independent sovereign states. It is far better to be free to govern or misgovern yourself than to be governed by anybody else . . . — Kwame Nkrumah

Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. — Bob Marley

The country shall be independent, and we will be satisfied with nothing short of it. — Samuel Adams

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. — William Faulkner

Independents quote

Nothing is more precious than Independence and Liberty. — Ho Chi Minh

The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on -- because they're dysfunctional to the institutions. — Noam Chomsky

In the marriage union, the independence of the husband and wife will be equal, their dependence mutual, and their obligations reciprocal. — Lucretia Mott

A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult. — Melinda Gates

Self Reliance Quotes

Go to table of contents

Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps it is everywhere - on water and land. — Walt Whitman

Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree - they bear no fruit. — Francis Marion

The Lord continues to empty us in order to teach us to lay aside all self-reliance, that we may cling to Christ alone. — Paul Washer

Every form of true education trains the student in self-reliance — John Henrik Clarke

What is work? Work is struggle. There are difficulties and problems in those places for us to overcome and solve. We go there to work and struggle to overcome these difficulties. A good comrade is one who is more eager to go where the difficulties are greater. — Mao Zedong

The wolf has a thick neck because he does his job on his own. — Bulgarian Proverbs

Have good trust in yourself, not in the One that you think you should be, but in the One that you are. — Taizan Maezumi

If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. — English Proverbs

Doctors won’t make you healthy. Nutritionists won’t make you slim. Teachers won’t make you smart. Gurus won’t make you calm. Mentors won’t make you rich. Trainers won’t make you fit. Ultimately, you have to take responsibility. Save yourself. — Naval Ravikant

If you don’t help yourself, even God cannot help you. — Bulgarian Proverbs

Becoming Independent Quotes

Go to table of contents

Hindustan had become free. Pakistan had become independent soon after its inception but man was still slave in both these countries -- slave of prejudice … slave of religious fanaticism … slave of barbarity and inhumanity. — Saadat Hasan Manto

The true work of art is born from the 'artist': a mysterious, enigmatic, and mystical creation. It detaches itself from him, it acquires an autonomous life, becomes a personality, an independent subject, animated with a spiritual breath, the living subject of a real existence of being. — Wassily Kandinsky

Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent. — Jim Rohn

Manpower without Unity is not a strength unless it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power. — Vallabhbhai Patel

The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish. — Pope John Paul II

Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government. — Thomas Jefferson

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent. — Erich Fromm

I don't feel we need to be independent for me to feel confident in my Scottish identity. I think Scotland is pretty comfortable in its identity. We won't need independence to preserve it... if we don't become independent, it won't disappear; it isn't under existential threat. — Nicola Sturgeon

I have a son, Mason, who is disabled - cerebral palsy - and he does not walk independently, sit independently or speak. He uses a talking computer. I started becoming an advocate for him when he was 3 years old. — Laura San Giacomo

Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens. — Samuel Gompers

Independent Person Quotes

Go to table of contents

To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction. — Randa Abdel-Fattah

The true work of art is born from the 'artist': a mysterious, enigmatic, and mystical creation. It detaches itself from him, it acquires an autonomous life, becomes a personality, an independent subject, animated with a spiritual breath, the living subject of a real existence of being. — Wassily Kandinsky

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

I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you. — Oprah Winfrey

It is solely by risking life that freedom is obtained; . . . the individual who has not staked his or her life may, no doubt, be recognized as a Person; but he or she has not attained the truth of this recognition as an independent self-consciousness. — Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

A person's mere propinquity to others independently suspected of criminal activity does not give rise to probable cause to search that person. — Potter Stewart

Insecurity can be solved the hard way or the easy way—and by giving people the easy option, dogmatic tribes remove the pressure to do the hard work of evolving into a more independent person with a more internally-defined identity. — Tim Urban

You need to do some independent thinking, especially about the important things, and try to work them out for yourself. — Edward O. Thorp

Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times, since he never gets to see or hear anything else. — Albert Einstein

If you look over a creative person’s shoulder, he will stop doing great work. — Bernard Arnault

Learn To Be Independent Quotes

Go to table of contents

The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on -- because they're dysfunctional to the institutions. — Noam Chomsky

Education must prepare students to be independent, self-reliant human beings. But education, at its best, also must help students go beyond their private interests, gain a more integrative view of knowledge, and relate their learning to the realities of life. — Ernest L. Boyer

the final lesson of learning to be independent - widowhood ... is the hardest lesson of all. — Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots. — Crystal Eastman

I'm a teenager, but I'm independent - I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone. — Adriana Lima

We must only learn that independence cannot be gained by a rebellion against the constitution of the universe, or by inverting the laws of life and evolution, but by comprehending them and adapting ourselves to the world in which we live. — Paul Carus

We must learn to be self-reliant and independent of schools, courts, protection and patronage of a Government we seek to end, if it will not mend. — Mahatma Gandhi

Children who have learned to be comfortably dependent can become not only comfortably independent but also comfortable with having people depend on them. They can lean, stand, and be leaned upon, because they know what a good feeling it can be to feel needed. — Fred Rogers

My parents have not insisted that we go to college, but she wanted us to learn. Teacher, librarian, secretary, nurse. All my siblings were employed. But I wanted to be the boss, an independent contractor. — Bette Midler

The best way of learning to be an independent sovereign state is to be an independent sovereign state. — Kwame Nkrumah

Independent Life Quotes

Go to table of contents

Independents quote

The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government. — Edward Abbey

There may be some difficulties during a period of adjustment. Specifically, picking up their life again and making their own truly independent decisions. — Rick Ross

Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. — Bob Marley

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. — Albert Einstein

The first and the most important thing is to know that life is one and immortal. Only the forms, countless in number, are transient and brittle. The life everlasting is independent of any form but manifests itself in all forms. Life then does not die... but the forms are dissolved. — Sri Aurobindo

Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That's what music is to me.” – Janis Joplin — Janis Joplin

The true work of art is born from the 'artist': a mysterious, enigmatic, and mystical creation. It detaches itself from him, it acquires an autonomous life, becomes a personality, an independent subject, animated with a spiritual breath, the living subject of a real existence of being. — Wassily Kandinsky

I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you. — Oprah Winfrey

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal. — Elizabeth Cady Stanton

It is solely by risking life that freedom is obtained; . . . the individual who has not staked his or her life may, no doubt, be recognized as a Person; but he or she has not attained the truth of this recognition as an independent self-consciousness. — Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Personal Independence Quotes

Go to table of contents

To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction. — Randa Abdel-Fattah

The true work of art is born from the 'artist': a mysterious, enigmatic, and mystical creation. It detaches itself from him, it acquires an autonomous life, becomes a personality, an independent subject, animated with a spiritual breath, the living subject of a real existence of being. — Wassily Kandinsky

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

I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you. — Oprah Winfrey

It is solely by risking life that freedom is obtained; . . . the individual who has not staked his or her life may, no doubt, be recognized as a Person; but he or she has not attained the truth of this recognition as an independent self-consciousness. — Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

A person's mere propinquity to others independently suspected of criminal activity does not give rise to probable cause to search that person. — Potter Stewart

Insecurity can be solved the hard way or the easy way—and by giving people the easy option, dogmatic tribes remove the pressure to do the hard work of evolving into a more independent person with a more internally-defined identity. — Tim Urban

You need to do some independent thinking, especially about the important things, and try to work them out for yourself. — Edward O. Thorp

Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times, since he never gets to see or hear anything else. — Albert Einstein

If you look over a creative person’s shoulder, he will stop doing great work. — Bernard Arnault

People Writing About Independents

Go to table of contents

Name Quotes Likes
Read quotes by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
quotes on education, freedom and life

1399 22156
Read quotes by Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh
quotes on education, freedom and youth

58 5331
Read quotes by Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda
quotes on success, strength and weakness

1594 15145
Read quotes by Emmeline Pankhurst

Emmeline Pankhurst

46 2270
Read quotes by Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey
quotes on death, nature and desert

628 3531
Read quotes by Bob Marley

Bob Marley
quotes on love, life and war

297 21929

More Independents Quotes

Go to table of contents

Independents quote by Edward Abbey

The duty of a patriot is to protect his country from its government. — Edward Abbey

Independents quote by Caroline Myss

When you do not seek or need approval, you are at your most powerful. — Caroline Myss

Independents quote by Ho Chi Minh

Nothing is more precious than Independence and Liberty. — Ho Chi Minh

Independents quote by Jose Rizal

Why independence? If the slaves of today will be the tyrants of tomorrow. — Jose Rizal

Independents quote by Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. — Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

Independents quote by Bernie Sanders

I'm not a Democrat, I'm an Independent, but I caucus with the Democrats. — Bernie Sanders

Independents quote by Isabella Rossellini

True elegance is for me the manifestation of an independent mind. — Isabella Rossellini

Independents quote by Emir Kusturica

I never wanted an independent Bosnia. I wanted Yugoslavia. That is my country. — Emir Kusturica

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

Merciless criticism and independent thinking are the two necessary traits of revolutionary thinking. — Bhagat Singh

We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world. — Lal Bahadur Shastri

True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

As long as we require someone else to make us happy, we are slaves. — Swami Vivekananda

I would rather be a rebel than a slave. — Emmeline Pankhurst

Any child who is self-sufficient, who can tie his shoes, dress or undress himself, reflects in his joy and sense of achievement the image of human dignity which is derived from a sense of independence. — Maria Montessori

A society with too few independent thinkers is vulnerable to control by disturbed and opportunistic leaders. A society which wants to create and maintain a free and democratic social system must create responsible independence of thought among its young. — John Dewey

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech. — Benjamin Franklin

The distance between the actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance or in collaboration with more capable peers — Lev S. Vygotsky

Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all. Labor is the real sustainer of society, the sovereignty of the ultimate destiny of the workers. — Bhagat Singh

There may be some difficulties during a period of adjustment. Specifically, picking up their life again and making their own truly independent decisions. — Rick Ross

You, the sons and daughters, the future of Turkiye, even under such circumstances and conditions, your duty is to save the Turkish independence and the Republic, you will find the power you need in the noble blood in your veins. — Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

No people without a government of their own can expect to be treated on the same level as people of independent sovereign states. It is far better to be free to govern or misgovern yourself than to be governed by anybody else . . . — Kwame Nkrumah

The independence of Ghana is meaningless unless it is linked-up with the total liberation of the African Continent — Kwame Nkrumah

If yet your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins. For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland. — Chandra Shekhar Azad

Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life. — Bob Marley

One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. — Subhas Chandra Bose

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do. — Nelson Mandela

You have your whole life ahead of you. Be smart. Study hard and be independent. I'm afraid the chances of your getting a dowry are slim. You must rely on yourself. No matter what else people may steal from you, they will never be able to take away your knowledge. The world is changing. You must make your own life outside this home. — Adeline Yen Mah

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free. — Rabindranath Tagore

It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority. — Benjamin Franklin

Our nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is swarajya and the branches are swadeshi and boycott. — Bal Gangadhar Tilak

The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. — Albert Einstein

Lead from the back — and let others believe they are in front. — Nelson Mandela

Educators need to know what happens in the world of the children with whom they work. They need to know the universe of their dreams, the language with which they skillfully defend themselves from the aggressiveness of their world, what they know independently of the school, and how they know it. — Paulo Freire

Hindustan had become free. Pakistan had become independent soon after its inception but man was still slave in both these countries -- slave of prejudice … slave of religious fanaticism … slave of barbarity and inhumanity. — Saadat Hasan Manto

The first aim of the prepared environment is, as far as it is possible, to render the growing child independent of the adult. — Maria Montessori

The country shall be independent, and we will be satisfied with nothing short of it. — Samuel Adams

The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things. — Condoleezza Rice

Under a socialist system every nation will be the supreme arbiter of its own destinies, national and international; will be forced into no alliance against its will, but will have its independence guaranteed and its freedom respected by the enlightened self-interest of the socialist democracy of the world. — James Connolly

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

But while Ireland is not free I remain a rebel, unconverted and unconvertible. There is no word strong enough for it. I am pledged as a rebel, an unconvertible rebel, to the one thing - a free and independent Republic. — Constance Markievicz

The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man. — Ho Chi Minh

We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. — William Faulkner

I can never suppose this country so far lost to all ideas of self-importance as to be willing to grant America independence; if that could ever be adopted I shall despair of this country being ever preserved from a state of inferiority and consequently falling into a very low class among the European States. — King George III

India is an Old country but a young nation…I am young and I too have a dream, I dream of India Strong, Independent, Self-Reliant and in the front rank of the nations of the world, in the service of mankind. — Rajiv Gandhi

In Conclusion

Which quotation resonated with you best? Did you enjoy our collection of independents quotes? Or may be you have a slogan about independents to suggest. Let us know using our contact form.

About the author

This collection is managed by , with an extensive background in quote curation. They have meticulously gathered, researched, and compiled the quotes featured on this page. Every quote has been diligently cross-verified for its origin, its authenticity, and its potential influence on our readership.

Citation

Feel free to cite use any of the quotes in this collection of independents. For popular citation styles(APA, Chicago, MLA), please use this citation page.

Embed HTML Link

Copy and paste this HTML code in your webpage