Friday, July 4, 2008

Independence - GBE 44


I am new at the GBE. My job is a compiler, so what better way to start than by compiling quotes on Independence. I hope you enjoy my first attempt.
Happy Birthday, America!




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Do you know freedom exists in a school book? Author: Jim Morrison




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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




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When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment. Author: Warren Farrell




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Impatience is the mark of independence not of bondage. Author: Marianne Moore




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The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. Author: Denis Waitley




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The price for independence is often isolation and solitude.
Author: Steve Schmidt






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True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right. Author: Brigham Young




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It's easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing -- that's the Lord's test. Author: Mahalia Jackson





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You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. Author: Charles Austin Beard




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To exclude from positions of trust and command all those below the age of 44 would have kept Jefferson from writing the Declaration of Independence, Washington from commanding the Continental Army, Madison from fathering the Constitution, Hamilton from serving as secretary of the treasury, Clay from being elected speaker of the House and Christopher Columbus from discovering America. Author: John F. Kennedy




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Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal. Author: Louis K. Anspacher




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You can't build character & courage by taking away men's initiative & independence.
Author: Unknown






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The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. Author: Edward Rickenbacker




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It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson




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This week the GBE's topic is INDEPENDENCE.

The GBE, or Group Blogging Experience is great fun. Each week we are given a general topic and we have until that Saturday to blog about it. Blog whatever you want. Silly, serious, true, fiction, debate.... whatever. It's up to you.

If your interested just go to Alicia's blog, by clicking the banner at the top of this page and check it out. If you want to participate comment her blog saying "I'm in" , that's it. No big sign up or anything. You blog and she'll link to your blog and everyone else's on Saturday.

Make sure you're not private though. So that everyone can read your blog.

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