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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Anybody Earn Earth Girl Happy