Inspiring Quotes About Freedom and Independence

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.


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February 16, 2021 | 1291 views
  • I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will. ― Charlotte BrontëJane Eyre
  • “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.”
     Coco Chanel
  • “I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.”
     Jane AustenPersuasion
  • I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”
    ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
  • “How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?”
    ― Anais Nin
  • “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”
    ― Rumi, The Essential Rumi
  • “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.”
    ― Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man
  • “I’d rather die my way than live yours.”
    ― Lauren Oliver, Delirium
  • “Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.”
    ― Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead
  • “Marriage is a fine institution, but I’m not ready for an institution.”
    ― Mae West
  • “I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves.”
    ― Mary Wollstonecraft
  • “If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.”
    ― Michael Bassey Johnson
  • “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” ― Steve Jobs
  • “I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me.”
    ― William Shakespeare

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  • “People have only as much liberty as they have the intelligence to want and the courage to take.”
    ― Emma Goldman
  • “I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.”
    ― Theodore Roosevelt