Financial independence is paramount. My mom always says that when a woman is financially independent, she has the ability to live life on her own terms. I think that was the soundest advice that I ever got. No matter where you go in life or who you get married to, you have to be financially independent — whether you use it or not.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.
I love Rihanna. She represents that strong, independent woman that you cannot keep down.
Let's face it — no matter how independent you are, you still have this nagging need to be desired.
Growing up with three older brothers and being the youngest and the only girl, my mom always made me tough. She's taught me over the years how to be a strong, independent woman, how to carry yourself in a positive way and anything that my brothers can do, I can do.
The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.
I don't think I could ever have a desk job, so I get to be mobile. I'm on set. I get to walk around kind of doing my own thing, being independent — it's just a really good vibe. Everyone on a film set is very happy, and they all love their jobs, so it's a cool environment to be a part of.
There are certain things about me that I will never tell to anyone because I am a very private person. But basically, what you see is who I am. I'm independent, I do like to be liked, I do look for the good side of life and people. I'm positive, I'm disciplined, I like my life in order, and I'm neat as a pin.
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.
Independent — quotes and aphorisms
All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
I'm fiercely independent, but I'm also terrified of being alone.
I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent — a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident — that is very sexy — but at the same time, he's very kind to people.
Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.