31  Independent Quotes

Be motivated by these independent quotes. You will find different people's thoughts on the impact of being independent. Being independent allows you to follow your own dreams, being different and self sufficient. That doesn't mean you go it alone in life but it does mean you know where you want to go and set goals accordingly.

  1. "Teaching our children to be independent is one of the greatest skills we can teach them."
    Catherine Pulsifer

  2. "The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is a hard business. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself."
    Rudyard Kipling

  3. "Self-actualized people are independent of the good opinion of others."
    Wayne Dyer
    Motivational Quotes

  4. "Interdependency follows independence."
    Stephen Covey
    Short Quotes

  5. "No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings."
    William Blake
    Short Inspirational Quotes

  6. We are all meant to be wild and independent and free, our hearts filled with a ferocious passion for life.
    Brendon Burchard, The Motivation Manifesto
    Dare To Be

  7. ... the foremost rule is that you must take responsibility for your own life. Period.
    Jordan B. Peterson, 12 Rules for Life
    Follow Your Own Path

  8. Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
    Abraham Lincoln
    Life Choices

  9. "True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right."
    Brigham Young
    Quotes To Live By

  10. "Diversity: the art of thinking independently together."
    Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
    Poems about Life

  11. "There is often as much independence in not being led as in not being driven."
    Tryon Edwards

  12. "Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good."
    Thomas Paine

  13. "The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence."
    Denis Waitley

  14. "Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end."
    Walt Disney
    Humorous Quotes

  15. It's easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing - that's the Lord's test.
    Mahalia Jackson

  16. "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

  17. "To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect, and their oneness."
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Positive Quotes

  18. "Independence is essential for permanent but fatal to immediate success."
    Samuel Butler

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

  20. "When you marry, share, love, but never let go of your independence."
    A Lynch

  21. "The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil."
    Thomas Edison
    Positive Thoughts

  22. "Even as people take pride in their national independence, we know we are becoming more and more interdependent."
    Bill Clinton
    Helping Others

  23. "The price for independence is often isolation and solitude."
    Steve Schmidt

  24. " Independence - is loyalty to one's best self and principles, and this is often disloyalty to the general idols and fetishes."
    Mark Twain

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

  26. "The first of earthly blessings, independence."
    Edward Gibbon
    Inspirational Poems

  27. "The basic need of the creator is independence. The reasoning mind cannot work under any form of compulsion. It cannot be curbed, sacrificed or subordinated to any consideration whatsoever. It demands total independence in function and in motive."
    Ayn Rand

  28. "Those who really desire to attain an independence, have only set their minds upon it, and adopt the proper means, as they do in regard to any other object which they wish to accomplish, and the thing is easily done."
    P.T. Barnum
    Attitude Quotes

  29. "You cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence."
    Abraham Lincoln

  30. "Economic independence is the foundation of the only sort of freedom worth a damn "
    Henry Louis Mencken

  31. "To become true independent thinkers and sound decision makers, your children cannot be reliant on others for approval or praise."
    Pat Quinn, How to Parent a Genius: Raising Kids that are Smart, Successful, Nice and Happy!

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