Quotes About Independence

Perfect for when you need to think of freedom.


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

— Anonymous

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

— Jim Rohn

Let fortune do her worst, whatever she makes us lose, so long as she never makes us lose our honesty and our independence.

— Alexander Pope

To be truly and really independent is to support ourselves by our own exertions.

— Jane Porter

It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Destiny is not a matter of chance but of choice. Not something to wish for but to attain.

— William Jennings Bryan

If I am not for myself, who will be? And if I am for myself alone, then what am I? And if not now, when?

— Rabbi Hillel, Pirke Avot 1:14
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