We do not trust educated people and rarely, alas, produce them, for we do not trust the independence of mind which alone makes a genuine education possible.
If our Founding Fathers wanted us to care about the rest of the world, they wouldn't have declared their independence from it.
humor Humor isolationism
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.
Life god brotherhood-of-man
The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without: to follow one's own path, not that of the crowd.
Acting philosophy autonomy
To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude.
political-philosophy national-debt deficit-spending
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.
Sweet Own Very
It's not radical Islam that worries the US -- it's independence
independence united-states islam
When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.
independence marriage women
The country was in peril; he was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.
independence criticism Freedom
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence.
Mad Independence Intellectual
Morale was deteriorating and it was all Yossarian's fault. The country was in peril; he was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.
rights ironic war
Injustice in the end produces independence.