Solitude is independence.
- Hermann Hesse
What you get free costs too much.
- Jean Anouilh
I'm for economic independence.
- Charles Evers
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The Fed's independence is critical.
- Ben Bernanke
The BBC is a victim of its own independence.
- Graham Norton
Journalists prize independence - not teamwork.
- Ken Auletta
I do need my independence. I have to have that.
- Carol Vorderman
There's no alternative to Catalan independence.
- Carles Puigdemont
I think boarding school does give you an independence.
- Deirdre O'Kane
Frankly, I love my independence too much to give it up.
- Akkineni Nagarjuna
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Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
- Ho Chi Minh
The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.
- Dorothy Corkille Briggs
Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.
- Gerald F. Lieberman
In July, 1892, fate suddenly granted me financial independence.
- Carl Spitteler
We must develop energy independence; we must Make It In America.
- John Garamendi
The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.
- Emma Goldman
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
- Ambrose Bierce
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.
- Brigham Young
Fox was interested in a different title to 'Independence Day.'
- Bill Pullman
I had fought for my independence and fought for my freedom to do as I chose.
- Kris Kristofferson
Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.
- George Henry Lewes
The independence of the economic sphere was a tenet of faith with Liberalism.
- Francis Parker Yockey
Self-determination could mean independence, confederacy, federal and autonomy.
- Jalal Talabani
Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.
- John D. Rockefeller
The scale of 'Independence Day' is much more than 'Stargate.'
- Dean Devlin
People seem to think that life began with the achievement of personal independence.
- Katharine Anthony
As I said, men value their independence in a weird way, above practically everything.
- George Weinberg
Britain is characterized not just by its independence but, above all, by its openness.
- David Cameron
The same independence that got me into trouble in high school got me praise in college.
- Alan Dershowitz
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
- Charlotte Bronte
To start with, for example this year, 2004, is the bicentennial of Haitian independence.
- Edwidge Danticat
The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.
- James Cash Penney
Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence.
- David Ben-Gurion
Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.
- Jim Rohn
I want to emphasize the fact that the independence of Kosovo should and will be recognized.
- Ibrahim Rugova
Throughout the day no time for memorandums now. Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever.
- Davy Crockett
I don't have luxurious tastes or great needs, but my independence is worth a lot to me.
- Emmanuel Macron
I am dying, but with a strong hope and persuasion that my country will gain her independence.
- David Wooster
The most dangerous thing in the world is the sin of self-reliance and the stupor of worldliness.
- John Piper
The possession of land seems to be a greater gratification to the pride and independence of men.
- George Richards Minot
Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy.
- Benjamin Disraeli
I believe that Greenland will achieve independence during the time I am still active in politics.
- Aleqa Hammond
What is it that makes us trust our judges? Their independence in office and manner of appointment.
- John Marshall
At independence, Tanzania had 350,000 elephants... in 1987, there were only 55,000 elephants left.
- Jakaya Kikwete
The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.
- Harry S Truman
I think that there is a relatively small number of people who are pushing for independence in Taiwan.
- Fred Thompson
Every year thousands of Americans mistakenly refer to Cinco de Mayo as Mexico's Independence Day.
- Joe Baca
I have an independent streak. You know, it's kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do.
- Betty Ford
We are totally committed to ending partition and to creating the conditions for unity and independence.
- Gerry Adams
The independence project in Catalonia is... a peaceful revolution, carried out in suit, shirt, and tie.
- Carles Puigdemont
I have grown up alone. I've taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18.
- Ingrid Bergman
'Independence Day,' ever since we did it, there's been enormous pressure to follow it up.
- Dean Devlin
We show each day that we are prepared to act as an independence state... Not just in exceptional moments.
- Carles Puigdemont
I think that initial independence is very important; that's what being an entrepreneur is all about.
- Jon Oringer
As for 'Independence Day,' we never intended to do any films in that series beyond the first one.
- Dean Devlin
A majority in all parties do, I think, want to see local government recover its old vigour and independence.
- Ferdinand Mount
It was by one Union that we achieved our independence and liberties, and by it alone can they be maintained.
- James Monroe
Men say they love independence in a woman, but they don't waste a second demolishing it brick by brick.
- Candice Bergen
Independence is not a whim or an ambition. It is the necessary condition of our survival as an ethnic group.
- Aslan Maskhadov
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
- Denis Waitley
Instead of being taught independence, energy, and enterprise, our youth today is taught to look for security.
- B. Carroll Reece
I'm totally committed to the cause of individuality. That's the only thing I stand by: independence.
- Juliana Hatfield
Declaring independence was the most traumatic decision I had to live up to. Because I didn't want to do it.
- Ian Smith
Great research universities must insist on independence from government and on the exercise of academic freedom.
- Alan Dershowitz
I've tried to maintain my independence in Congress. Sometimes that has meant opposing my own party leaders.
- Collin C. Peterson
In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
- Henry Van Dyke
Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
- George Bernard Shaw
It is very nearly impossible... to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.
- James A. Baldwin
There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means.
- Calvin Coolidge
It's one of the things I respect about Time Warner and Turner: their understanding of CNN's independence.
- Jeff Zucker
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
- Alexis de Tocqueville
Our forbears worked hard this difficult land, and their reward was the freedom and independence of self-sufficiency.
- James H. Douglas, Jr.
I'm always battling how to be in a relationship while simultaneously maintaining my independence and my career.
- Jessica Williams
I don't have good business sense. You never get much money for the arts. But I like independence. I like to grow.
- Cyndi Lauper
The independence of the United States is not only more precious to ourselves but to the world than any single possession.
- Henry Cabot Lodge
I think my independence was a big help to getting Judges Roberts and Alito confirmed, and I think that's recognized.
- Arlen Specter
I'm for absolute autonomy of the individual, and an adult, competent woman has absolute autonomy. It's her choice.
- Jack Kevorkian
A free and truly independent press - fiercely independent when necessary - is the red beating heart of freedom and democracy.
- Dan Rather
The alternative to independence is decline, because the relationship with the Spanish state is not good; everyone knows that.
- Carles Puigdemont
Divorce in a young-adult novel means what being orphaned meant in a fairy tale: vulnerability, danger, unwanted independence.
- Caitlin Flanagan
In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.
- Howard Zinn
India helped Bangladesh to achieve independence. The Bangladeshis should remain happy inside the territory of their own country.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee
It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.
- Daniel Webster
The class of citizens who provide at once their own food and their own raiment, may be viewed as the most truly independent and happy.
- James Madison
There is a danger to judicial independence when people have no understanding of how the judiciary fits into the constitutional scheme.
- David Souter
Men spend their whole lives showing that they're strong and silent. They fight for independence the way women struggle to connect.
- George Weinberg
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
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.
- Booker T. Washington
Conservatives understand that the power that binds our republic together is fierce independence held high on the shoulders of compassion.
- Allen West
I'm completely ecstatic when a woman has own back story and brings something to the table and has a real strong kind of independence.
- Dane Cook
Since being quite young, I've had a very strong sense of independence and survival. As a child, I was on my own two feet emotionally.
- Lena Headey
Family ownership provides the independence that is sometimes required to withstand governmental pressure and preserve freedom of the press.
- Katharine Graham
Who would think it possible to redirect historical scholarship by explaining what Thomas Jefferson said in the Declaration of Independence?
- Edmund Morgan
I believe the reason for my early independence is sport, through which I learnt at an early stage to take care of myself and be disciplined.
- Blanka Vlasic
While the majority of my childhood memories are beautiful, I also have experienced the challenges that Nigeria has faced since independence.
Marriage is another trap. If you are someone who likes independence, it's another stamp against that. And you have to swear to fidelity.
- Carla Bruni
In the summer of 1776 our Founding Fathers sought to secure our independence and the liberties that remain the foundation of our nation today.
- Doc Hastings
When people have compassion, friendship, and unity, they speak and think in a constructive way to ensure national independence and prosperity.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
- Eddie Rickenbacker
The best relationship is one that does not foster too much independence nor too much dependence, but exists in the healthy interdependence zone.
- Karen Salmansohn
I would like to acquire a document autographed by John Witherspoon, who signed the Declaration of Independence and is one of my American heroes.
- Gregg Harper
I was allowed to wander where I could. Here is a case in which you search for your independence and allow something creative to come out of that.
- George Woodcock
I try really hard to give my kids as much independence as I can, caring mostly about their character: Are they kind? Generous? Do they work hard?
- Elisabeth Shue
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
It's essential for the U.S. and Europe to prevent Putin from going farther and reversing the hard-won independence of former Soviet republics.
- George Packer
The American Revolution and Declaration of Independence, it has often been argued, were fueled by the most radical of all American political ideas.
- Carl Bernstein
The cause of the WPK is a sacred historic cause for fully realizing the independence of the masses of the people, the cause of the Juche revolution.
- Kim Jong-un