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1. "I still call Texas home. It is where I spent most of my life growing up."
Author: Candace Kita
2. "Be spiritually independent enough that your relationship with the Savior doesn't depend on your circumstances or on what other people say and do. Have the spiritual independence to be a Mormon--the best Mormon you can--in your own way. Not the bishop's way. Not the Relief Society president's way. Your way."
Author: Chieko N. Okazaki
3. "Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots."
Author: Crystal Eastman
4. "Every increase of needs tends to increase one's independence on outside forces over which one cannont have control and therefore increases existential fear"
Author: E.F. Schumacher
5. "Look, half the men who signed the Declaration of Independence were either in debt or bankrupt. The remaining half, most of them lost all their possessions. The only reason Monticello didn't get burned to the ground was that the British patrol missed the road."
Author: Eric Massa
6. "For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character."
Author: Ferdinand Mount
7. "If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability."
Author: Henry Ford
8. "America can enjoy a vital, fully functioning government, with all the benefits provided by Texas, while reducing Texas at the same time."
Author: Ian Frazier
9. "First, I think more Americans need to declare their independence from partisan politics on both sides. The more that Americans declare their independence, the more the parties will have to compete for their votes using reason rather than the hateful appeals."
Author: John Avlon
10. "Well, I don't know how they define that. But they have this Texas blues thing blown kinda out of proportion. I am a Long John Hunter blues, before and after, that's what I am."
Author: John Hunter
11. "The country was in peril; he was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them."
Author: Joseph Heller
12. "See you just don't understand women the way I do J.D. They want it all: a career apple martinis financial independence great shoes but at the same time—and this they'll never admit—they are drawn to patriarchal men who are dominant and controlling. That's the essence of the Darcy complex. He may be an asshole but he's an asshole that gets the girl in the end."
Author: Julie James
13. "I never think of an entire book at once. I always just start with a very small idea. In 'Holes,' I just began with the setting; a juvenile correctional facility located in the Texas desert. Then I slowly make up the story, and rewrite it several times, and each time I rewrite it, I get new ideas, and change the old ideas around."
Author: Louis Sachar
14. "Yet, despite their many surgeries and jobs, most of them looked like old girls – girls who had suffered some wasting disease. These same things, breasts and botox, like independence and immodesty, had been powerful and shameful a few short years back, put in the same category as an extra toe or a stutter; they were quaint now."
Author: Meghna Pant
15. "There can be no argument about the Lone Star State's significant contributions to American history, and we must remember the actions and the sacrifices of those who made Texas independence a reality."
Author: Michael McCaul
16. "That's an economic development program in the metropolitan area. If they don't see that, and you don't get these things done, then you're competing with Texas and California and Atlanta; then you really have problems."
Author: Richard M. Daley
17. "If our Founding Fathers wanted us to care about the rest of the world, they wouldn't have declared their independence from it."
Author: Stephen Colbert

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