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Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic.

Norman Cousins

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A simple and independent mind does not toil at the bidding of any prince.

Henry David Thoreau

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Every soul is as a world apart, independent of everything else except God.

G. Wilhelm Leibniz

The U.N. is not going to conduct an independent review of the election results.

Robert Sullivan

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San Francisco has always been a place apart, and a center of eccentric and independent thinkers. And what we started here, I don't think could have grown up anywhere else. You can create a social context in which culture can be created, but you can't directly create the culture.

Larry Harvey

A free and independent press is critical to the functioning of a democracy, and I am concerned about any actions which may erode the independence of the Iraqi media.

John W. Warner

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There's no politics involved in this. It's just the guidelines and requirements for independent candidates.

Scott Haywood

We want an independent commission.

Henry A. Waxman

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If there is anything more dangerous to the life of the mind than having no independent commitment to ideas, it is having an excess of commitment to some special and constricting idea.

Richard Hofstadter

Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.

Robert M. Pirsig

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Tom Harms

She was an incredible human being, a strong, independent woman, and she did a lot of charity work. It's easy to become enamored with who she was and what she did.

Angela Lawson

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It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.

James Arthur Baldwin

I like to say it's a love letter to independent film in the form of a fart joke.

Chris Gore

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They are eminently able people. Both should be regarded as pretty independent.

Margaret Ng

It used to be independent cells, with dedicated staff. Now we have a complete work cell focused on all the linkage assemblies.

Brian Tapajna

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Creativity and independent vision.

Steve Buscemi

Our culture defines us as an independent nation. So it's troubling that it is barely on this government's radar.

Stephen Waddell

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Stronger, more independent audit system.

Arthur Andersen

We are the only community that has an independent command center.

Sal Liberatore

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