on (one's) own volition

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on (one's) own volition

Of one's own choice. No one told me to leave. I left early on my own volition. You failed this class on your own volition—don't try to blame it on me!
See also: on, own
References in classic literature ?
Though Napoleon at that time, in 1812, was more convinced than ever that it depended on him, verser (ou ne pas verser) le sang de ses peuples*- as Alexander expressed it in the last letter he wrote him- he had never been so much in the grip of inevitable laws, which compelled him, while thinking that he was acting on his own volition, to perform for the hive life- that is to say, for history- whatever had to be performed.
This, he is doing on his own volition," said Mr Edward Mwendwa the Director, Governor Press Service - Makueni County.
23 ( ANI ): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said that former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has left Indian High Commission in Male on his own volition as he has decided to resume his political and social life in Maldives.
Our information is that former President Nasheed has on his own volition decided that he can go back to his normal political and social life in Maldives.