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Quotes about Freedom and Independence

Quotes about Freedom and Independence

“Each and every one of us has the capacity to be an oppressor...I want to encourage each and every one of us to interrogate how we might be an oppressor, and how we might be able to become liberators for ourselves and each other.” - Laverne Cox

“We are all artists of our own lives...We can use as many colors and brushstrokes as we like.” - Oprah Winfrey

“Neither the chains of dictatorship nor the fetters of oppression can keep down the forces of freedom for long.” - Angela Merkel

“I have an independent streak. You know, it’s kind of hard to tell an independent woman what to do.” - Betty Ford

Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.” - Ayn Rand

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” - Charlotte Bronte

“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.” - Susan B. Anthony

“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

“Education is the door to freedom.” - Oprah Winfrey

“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

“Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down.” - Taylor Swift

“Be an independent thinker at all times, and ignore anyone who attempts to define you in a limiting way.” - Sherry Argov

“There can be no true home without liberty.” - Harriet Beecher Stowe


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