He said: "Alan is a big, big friend of mine and he's welcome to his opinions, but I would like to think I am my own man
Gavin Cowan "I have a very, very small circle of people I liaise with and listen to but I am my own man
and make my own decisions.
"You will get it wherever you go but for me, I am my own man
. I am working for the club and the whole team and I have got to play my part.
Nilsen, who joined the Army as a cook aged 16 and served for 11 years, wrote: "I am my own man
and lead a life marginalised from official machinations.
But Mr Simon hit back: "I am my own man
with my own mandate.
And I am my own man
. And I live for cricket," he said.
"I am my own man
, basically I say what I feel and hopefully that's to the benefit of the football club.
One active old-timer sums it up: "I am my own man
. And hunting is great fun."
But I am my own man
and if something needs to change, it will."
As a leader Miliband stepped out of the shadow of Tony Blair and Brown, insisting: "I am my own man
He said: "I am nobody's man, I am my own man
. I am very clear about that."
In his first interview as leader, he sought to quash Conservative claims that he was the creature of the unions, whose votes were crucial in propelling him to victory, insisting: "I am my own man
I officially leave at the end of the month, but effectively I am my own man
as from now."
"But I am my own man
and want to make my own impact."
'I am my own man
and as the Spanish say, Cada maestro tiene su librillo, which means each teacher has his own book.