Independent

Independent or The Independents may refer to:

  • Independent bookstore, bookstore that is not part of a chain
  • Independent business, privately-owned companies
  • Independent city, city that does not form part of another local government entity
  • Independent clothes store, boutique not associated with the larger retailers
  • Independent contractor, organisation or individual which provides goods or services under terms specified in a contract
  • Independent living, philosophy of working for self-determination, self-respect and equal opportunities
  • Independent (politician), not affiliated with any political party
  • Independent publisher, small press not associated with a major publisher
  • Independent (religion), group active during the English Civil War
  • Independent school, school which is not dependent upon national or local government for financing its operation
  • Independent sources, in journalism, two or more sources which attest to a given piece of information
  • Independent Truck Company, American skateboarding brand
  • Dependent and independent verb forms in Goidelic languages
  • Independent (voter), not a member of any political party
  • Vickers A1E1 Independent, British multi-turreted tank designed during the Interwar period
  • Dependent and independent variables

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Famous quotes containing the word independent:

    I have defeated them all.... I was left with some money to battle with the world when quite young, and at the present time have much to feel proud of.... The Lord gave me talent, and I know I have done good with it.... For my brains have made me quite independent and without the help of any man.
    Harriet A. Brown, U.S. inventor and educator. As quoted in Feminine Ingenuity, ch. 8, by Anne L. MacDonald (1992)

    Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    Women, because of their colonial relationship to men, have to fight for their own independence. This fight for our own independence will lead to the growth and development of the revolutionary movement in this country. Only the independent woman can be truly effective in the larger revolutionary struggle.
    Women’s Liberation Workshop, Students for a Democratic Society, Radical political/social activist organization. “Liberation of Women,” in New Left Notes (July 10, 1967)