Self Reliance Quotes

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1. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.”

Tags : Character Consistency Courage Determination Essence Ethos Fortitude Goodness Inspiration Life Lessons Persistence Resolve Self Reliance Strength Virtue Virtues
Author : Maya Angelou

2. “You think intelligence and grit can succeed by themselves, but I'm telling you that's a pretty illusion.”

Tags : Grit Self Reliance Success
Author : Nancy Kress
Source : Steal Across the Sky

3. “If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.”

Tags : Affair Assurance Autonomy Composure Detachment Disappearance Distance Escape Leg Pulling Let Go Letting Go Liberty Out Of View Poise Prove Self Control Self Reliance Self Rule Separation Single Survival Test Unconventionality
Source : The Infinity Sign

4. “Marriage is a fine institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.”

Tags : Bachelorhood Double Entendre Empowerment Freedom Independence Institutions Marriage Self Reliance Self Sufficiency Singles
Author : Mae West
Source : The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Said

5. “I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”

Tags : Ataraxy Defiance Empowerment Independence Individuality Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust Solitude
Source : Jane Eyre

6. “When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.”

Tags : Ataraxy Be Yourself Integrity Self Reliance Self Respect
Author : Lao Tzu
Source : Tao Te Ching

7. “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”

Tags : Ataraxy Independence Individuality Inspirational Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust Solitude
Source : The Complete Essays

8. “In yourself right now is all the place you've got.”

Tags : Ataraxy Empowerment Independence Individuality Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust Solitude
Source : Wise Blood

9. “For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose.”

Tags : Ataraxy Independence Individuality Retire Self Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust Solitude
Source : Meditations

10. “Phoebe Marks was a person who never lost her individuality. Silent and self-contained, she seemed to hold herself within herself, and take no colour from the outer world.”

Tags : Ataraxy Individuality Reclusiveness Self Containment Self Reliance Self Sufficiency Silence Solitude
Source : Lady Audley's Secret

11. “Am eager to make more mistakes in order to succeed.”

Tags : Aniekee Tochukwu Belief Carry Consistency Courage Critic Criticise Determination Discouragements Enemies Ethos Failure Failures Faith Fall Food For Thought Hard Heavy Insults Learn Lower Mistakes Resolve Self Reliance Virtue You Can Do It

12. “Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere alikuwa baba kwa familia yake. Kwa Tanzania alikuwa mlezi; wa ndoto ya haki, amani, uzalendo, ujamaa, na uhuru.”

Tags : African Socialism Azimio La Arusha Dream Family Father Father Of The Nation Freedom Icon Julius Julius Kambarage Nyerere Julius Nyerere Kambarage Leader Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere Nationalism Oneness Peace Politician President Self Reliance Seventy Seven Tanzania Ujamaa Unity

13. “We are so accustomed to the comforts of "I cannot", "I do not want to" and "it is too difficult" that we forget to realize when we stop doing things for ourselves and expect others to dance around us, we are not achieving greatness. We have made ourselves weak.”

Tags : Caring Comfort Zone Independence Self Help Self Reliance
Source : Excuse Me, My Brains Have Stepped Out

14. “With great enthusiasm and determination you will master the art in your field.”

Tags : Achieve Ambition Belie Challenges College Determination Educational Philosophy Enthusiasm Failure Fighting Spirit Inspiration Inspiring Knowledge Learning Lifelong Education Lifelong Learning Problems In Study Self Confidence Self Help Students Studies Wisdom Writer
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

15. “Self-education is lifelong curiosity.”

Tags : College Curiosity Wisdom Curious Education Life Life Philosophy Lifelong Lifelong Learning School Self Reliance Self Study Unviersity Wisdom
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

16. “It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.”

Tags : Essay Inspirational Lecture Nonfiction Philosophy Self Reliance Social Commentary Transcendentalism
Source : The Complete Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson

17. “Trust your instincts, and make judgements on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.”

Tags : Decision Making Instinct Self Reliance Trust
Author : David Gemmell
Source : Fall of Kings

18. “Oh the places you'll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you can do with that ball will make you the winning-est winner of all.”

Tags : Anticipation Inspirational Life Self Determination Self Reliance
Author : Dr. Seuss
Source : Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

19. “Being single is like being an artist, not because creating a functional single life is an art form, but because it requires the same close attention to one's singular needs, as well as the will and focus to fulfill them. Just as the artist arranges her life around her creativity, sacrificing conventional comforts and even social acceptance, sleeping and eating according to her own rhythms, so that her talent thrives above all else, nurtured the way a child might be, so a single person has to think hard to decipher what makes her happiest and most fulfilled.”

Tags : A Room Of One S Own Knowing Oneself Personal Space Self Reliance Single Women Singles Life Solitude Women
Author : Kate Bolick
Source : Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

20. “I have not lived as a woman. I have lived as a man. I've just done what I damn well wanted to, and I've made enough money to support myself, and ain't afraid of being alone.”

Tags : Gender Roles Independence Self Reliance

21. “If I follow the inclination of my nature, it is this: beggar-woman and single, far rather than queen and married.”

Tags : Bachelorhood British Monarchy British Royal Family Dignity Empowerment Freedom Independence Marriage Matrimony Preference Queens Self Determination Self Reliance Singles Spinsters Women
Author : Elizabeth I
Source : Collected Works

22. “I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.”

Tags : Feminism Self Reliance Suffrage

23. “Jerry-5486: "The most apparent thing that I noticed was how most of the people in this study derive their sense of identity and well-being from their immediate surroundings rather than from within themselves, and that's why they broke down—just couldn't stand the pressure—they had nothing within them to hold up against all of this.”

Tags : Identity Prison Self Reliance Stanford Prison Experiment
Source : The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil

24. “I have found a higher calling; inspirational-writing!I can’t imagine myself doing any other work, when I ought to write and transmit, awe-inspiring-words, to the souls longing for it.”

Tags : Abilites Adventure Calling Peole Capable Of More Career Curisosity Dream Educational Philosophy Enthusiasm Inspirational Inspiring Life Lifelong Love What You Do Motivational Passion Positive Outlook Possibilites Potential Saved Souls Self Confidence Self Eduction Self Reliance Will Power Wishes Write Writers Writing
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

25. “There are some who want to get married and others who don't. I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead.”

Tags : Bachelorhood Empowerment Equality Freedom Independence Marriage Matrimony Preference Self Determination Self Reliance Self Sufficiency Singles Submission Women
Author : Greta Garbo
Source : Greta and Cecil

26. “Cherish your solitude. Take trains by yourself to places you have never been. Sleep out alone under the stars. Learn how to drive a stick shift. Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back. Say no when you don’t want to do something. Say yes if your instincts are strong, even if everyone around you disagrees. Decide whether you want to be liked or admired. Decide if fitting in is more important than finding out what you’re doing here. Believe in kissing.”

Tags : Autonomy Carpe Diem Cherish Enjoy Life Self Empowerment Self Reliance Solitude
Author : Eve Ensler

27. “Maybe your country is only a place you make up in your own mind. Something you dream about and sing about. Maybe it's not a place on the map at all, but just a story full of people you meet and places you visit, full of books and films you've been to. I'm not afraid of being homesick and having no language to live in. I don't have to be like anyone else. I'm walking on the wall and nobody can stop me.”

Tags : Anchoring Attachment Belonging Country Empowerment Home Homelessness Independence Individuality Inspirational Nationality Roots Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust
Author : Hugo Hamilton
Source : The Speckled People: A Memoir of a Half-Irish Childhood

28. “She might be without country, without nation, but inside her there was still a being that could exist and be free, that could simply say I am without adding a this, or a that, without saying I am Indian, Guyanese, English, or anything else in the world.”

Tags : Anchoring Attachment Belonging Empowerment Freedom Home Homelessness Identity Independence Individuality Inspirational Nationality Roots Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Determination Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust
Author : Sharon Maas
Source : Of Marriageable Age

29. “He was a pitiful thing. He had always been a pitiful thing. Why had she never seen that before? There was a hollow place inside her where her fear had been.”

Tags : Abuse Abuse Survivors Escaping Abuse Game Of Thrones Overcoming Fear Self Reliance Self Worth Strength
Source : A Game of Thrones

30. “Life is a great adventure.”

Tags : Adventurer Ambition Capable Daring Desires Destiny Determined Spirit Inspirational Life Journey Life Life Experience Life Lesson Life Philosophy Mind Power Path Possible Potential Self Realization Self Reliance Voyage Warrior
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

31. “Never compete with any man but yourself. Seek to develop yourself.”

Tags : Ambition Comparison Destiny Fulfilling Your Potential Inspiring Motivation Purpose Self Esteem Self Love Self Reliance Shine Your Light Work Yourself
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

32. “She must protect herself. There would be no one to do it for her. A plan started to prick up its ears inside her, slowly, but getting stronger.”

Tags : Planning Self Preservation Self Reliance
Source : The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

33. “Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you.You must travel it by yourself.It is not far. It is within reach.Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps it is everywhere - on water and land.”

Tags : Autonomy Journey Self Reliance
Author : Walt Whitman
Source : Leaves of Grass

34. “Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery.None but ourselves can free our minds.”

Tags : Freedom Of Thought Independent Thought Self Reliance Song Lyrics
Author : Bob Marley

35. “Insecurity is the lack of trust in your abilities and worth. When you enter into a secured state of consciousness, everything that helped boost your confidence will return.”

Tags : Ability Acceptance Attitudes Confidence Consciousness Contentment Courage Critics Doubt Ego Fear Fret Help Inner Strength Psychology Security Self Awareness Self Confidence Self Doubt Self Irony Self Reliance Self Trust Worth
Author : Itohan Eghide
Source : Master of Maxims

36. “Be thankful that you have clothes to wear, food to eat and a place to sleep.”

Tags : Blessed Life Blessings In Disguise Daily Life Dreams And Reality Emotional Health Food Gods Provisions Happiness Advice Happy Soul Hope Inspiring Words Joyful Living Life And Living Motivation Places Positive Thinking Self Love Self Reliance Shelter Thank God Thank You Lord Thankful
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

37. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.”

Tags : Self Confidence Self Reliance Self Trust Trust
Source : Self-Reliance

38. “Courage, self-reliance and decisiveness are the main traits that define a man.”

Tags : Courage Decisiveness Man Self Reliance Traits

39. “I'd rather die my way than live yours.”

Tags : Independence Lena Holoway Self Determination Self Reliance
Author : Lauren Oliver
Source : Delirium

40. “It was one thing to make a mistake; it was another thing to keep making it. I knew what happened when you let yourself get close to someone, when you started to believe they loved you: you'd be disappointed. Depend on someone, and you might as well admit you're going to be crushed, because when you really needed them, they wouldn't be there. Either that, or you'd confide in them and you added to their problems. All you ever really had was yourself, and that sort of sucked if you were less than reliable.”

Tags : Disappointment Loves Ones Mistakes Self Reliance Trust
Author : Jodi Picoult
Source : Handle with Care

41. “To find yourself, think for yourself.”

Tags : Independence Self Reliance
Author : Socrates

42. “Don't compromise yourself. You're all you've got.”

Tags : Be Yourself Self Actualization Self Awareness Self Reliance
Author : Janis Joplin

43. “Only a weak person needed someone else around all the time.”

Tags : Self Reliance
Author : Sarah Dessen
Source : Lock and Key

44. “The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.”

Tags : Happiness Self Determination Self Reliance

45. “You can't trust other people. If it's important, you have to do it yourself.”

Tags : Self Reliance
Author : Neil Gaiman
Source : The Graveyard Book

46. “If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.”

Tags : Aphorism Self Reliance

47. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.”

Tags : Self Reliance
Source : Ralph Waldo Emerson on Self Reliance

48. “You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.”

Tags : Entitlement Self Reliance

49. “You are constantly invited to be what you are.”

Tags : Self Reliance

50. “you don't have to worry about burning bridges, if you're building your own”

Tags : Accountability Inspirational Ownership Resourcefulness Responsibility Self Help Self Reliance

51. “The proverb warns that, 'You should not bite the hand that feeds you.' But maybe you should, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.”

Tags : Autonomy Independence Self Reliance
Author : Thomas Szasz

52. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.”

Tags : Peace Self Reliance
Source : Self-Reliance and Other Essays

53. “The identity you're craving for is an illusion; your true nature has no identity, you're the universe -you contain all things!”

Tags : Attachment Belonging Consistency Courage Determination Empowerment Ethos Freedom Goodness Home Homelessness Identity Independence Individuality Inspiration Persistence Resolve Roots Self Assurance Self Awareness Self Containment Self Reliance Self Respect Self Sufficiency Self Trust Character Strength Virtue Virtues

54. “Mistake is an event not a person.”

Tags : Character Consistency Courage Determination Ethos Events Forgetting Goodness Hate Help Inspirational Inspirational Attitude Inspirational Life Inspirational Quotes Letting Go Life Life And Living Living Marriage People Persistence Resolve Self Reliance Success Virtues
Source : Psychology of Friendship for Leadership

55. “Your thinking depends on your perception, just asyour perception depends on the way you think.”

Tags : Change Counselling Definition Events Failure Forgetting Fortitude Growth Inspiration Inspirational Attitude Inspirational Life Inspirational Quotes Life Life And Living Life Lessons Like Persistence Personality Preferential Relations Resolve Thinking Thought Thoughtful Time Virtue
Source : Psychology of Friendship for Leadership

56. “Hang out with successful people and you'll acquiresuccess characters”

Tags : Character Counselling Courage Determination Dreams Essence Ethos Failure Forgetting Fortitude Goals Goodness Hate Help Inspirational Inspirational Life Inspirations Life Life And Living Life Lessons Motivation People Persistence Relations Resolve Strength Virtues
Source : Psychology of Friendship for Leadership

57. “Unimaginative thinking has never produced a genuis”

Tags : Better Courage Events Forgetting Goodness Help Inspirational Attitude Inspirational Life Inspirational Quotes Inspirations Letting Go Life And Living Life Lessons Marriage Output People Persistence Production Reasoning Relations Resources Strength Win
Source : Psychology of Friendship for Leadership

58. “You can't hang around waiting for somebody else to pull your strings. Destiny's what you make of it. You have to face whatever life throws at you. And if it throws more than you'd like, more than you think you can handle? Well then you just have to find the heroism within yourself and play out the hand you've been dealt. The universe never sets a challenge that can't be met. You just need to believe in yourself in order to find the strength to face it.”

Tags : Inspirational Life Motivational Self Reliance
Author : Darren Shan
Source : Hell's Heroes

59. “True respect comes when we fend for ourselves without the aid of anyone, and when we owned something and say, 'this is my own'! Not necessarily as a way of boasting of our abundance and grace, but having a feeling that we can use it without obstruction, or being asked to return the favor.”

Tags : Abundance Aid Believe In Yourself Boasting Favor Feeling Grace Independence Obligation Obstacle Ownership Payback Possession Prerogative Respect Return Self Reliance Use
Source : The Infinity Sign

60. “Another sort of false prayers are our regrets. Discontent is the want of self-reliance: it is infirmity of will. Regret calamities, if you can thereby help the sufferer; if not, attend your own work, and already the evil begins to be repaired. Our sympathy is just as base. We come to them who weep foolishly, and sit down and cry for company, instead of imparting to them truth and health in rough electric shocks, putting them once more in communication with their own reason. The secret of fortune is joy in our hands. Welcome evermore to gods and men is the self-helping man. For him all doors are flung wide: him all tongues greet, all honors crown, all eyes follow with desire.”

Tags : Discontent Regret Self Reliance Will
Source : Self-Reliance

61. “If you lead me astray, then my wanderings will bring me to my destination.”

Tags : Astray Believe In Yourself Conviction Darkness Destination Destiny Divine Comedy Haven Journey Leaders Learning Random Thoughts Relying In God Restoration Salvation Scold Scolding Self Reliance Spiritual Growth Spiritual Journey Toture Wandering Wanderings

62. “I don't need anyone to hold me, I can hold my own.”

Tags : Autonomy Self Reliance
Author : Ani DiFranco

63. “Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession. That which each can do best, none but his Maker can teach him.”

Tags : Individualism Self Reliance Self Trust
Source : Self-Reliance

64. “Nobody can bring you a change. You have to want to change.”

Tags : Advice Decision Destiny Education Educational Philosophy Learner Life Life Experience Life Lessons Mind Motivation Positive Purpose Purposeful Living Self Esteem Self Reliance Thoughts Wise Sayings You Your Dream Your Journey Youth
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

65. “Trusting yourself means you dare walk alone.”

Tags : Alone Courage Daring Fearless Inspirational Life Life Life Philosophy Living Life To The Fullest Passionate Living Self Love Self Reliance Walk
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

66. “Over the years, Americans in particular have been all too willing to squander their hard-earned independence and freedom for the illusion of feeling safe under someone else's authority. The concept of self-sufficiency has been undermined in value over a scant few generations. The vast majority of the population seems to look down their noses upon self-reliance as some quaint dusty relic, entertained only by the hyperparanoid or those hopelessly incapable of fitting into mainstream society.”

Tags : Disaster Preparedness Self Reliance Self Sufficiency Survival
Author : Cody Lundin
Source : When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes

67. “Golden possibilities exist in every adversity.”

Tags : Adversity Ambition Capable Challenges Choices Decision Fighting Spirit Inspirational Life Inspiring Thoughts Lessons Learnt Mindset Obstacles Overcomer Overcoming Adversity Positive Attitude Positive Mindset Positive Outlook Positive Thinking Possibilities In Life Potential Problems In Life Self Determination Self Reliance Wisdom
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

68. “I don't care what is written," Meyer Landsman says. "I don't care what supposedly got promised to some sandal-wearing idiot whose claim to fame is that he was ready to cut his own son's throat for the sake of a hare-brained idea. I don't care about red heifers and patriarchs and locusts. A bunch of old bones in the sand. My homeland is in my hat. It's in my ex-wife's tote bag.”

Tags : History Home Identity Jewish Nationality Religion Self Reliance
Source : The Yiddish Policemen's Union

69. “May my soul radiate light and love.”

Tags : Answers To Prayers Blessed Life Calling People Destiny Determined Spirit Faith Fate Imaginations Joy Joyful Living Lailah Gifty Akita Life Life And Living Light Living Your Best Life Mission Passion Philosopher Positive Thoughts Radiate Romance Saved By Grace Saved Souls Seeking God Self Realization Self Reliance Souls
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

70. “The Open Road goes to the used-car lot.”

Tags : American Exceptionalism Capitalism Freedom Frontier Individualism Liberalism Liberty Restlessness Romanticism Rootlessness Satire Self Reliance Walt Whitman
Author : Louis Simpson
Source : People Live Here: Selected Poems 1948-1983

71. “It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.”

Tags : Folly Self Reliance
Author : Epicurus

72. “Find your niche and occupy it.”

Tags : Ambition Calling People Encouragment Faith Finding Yourself Gifts Inspiring Lessons Learnt Life Mission Niches Positive Positive Thinking Purpose Self Determination Self Love Self Reliance Self Seeking Shine Your Life Talents Uniqueness Wise Sayings Wise Words Wishes
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

73. “The only way to know is to learn, relearn and unlearn.”

Tags : Ask College Education Inspirational Knowledge Knowledge Wisdom Lailah Gifty Akita Affirmations Learn Learning Process Lessons Learnt Life Lifelong Education Lifelong Learner Read Reality Of Life School Seek Self Education Self Motivation Self Realization Self Reliance Self Study Think University Wisdom
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

74. “I can do it! I can do it!! I can do it!!!”

Tags : Achieve Affirmation Ambition Believe Believe In Yourself Can Capable Challenges College Courage Determination Fighting Spirit Greatness Learner Life Path Lifelong Learner Motivational Overcomer Overcoming Adversity Purpose Pursuit Self Confidence Self Motivation Success University
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

75. “In the travellers’ world, social media have enlarged the generation gap. The internet has brought a change in the very concept of travel as a process taking one away from the familiar into the unknown. Now the familiar is not left behind and the unknown has become familiar even before one leaves home. Unpredictability – to my generation the salt that gave travelling its savour – seems unnecessary if not downright irritating to many of the young. The sunset challenge – where to sleep? – has been banished by the ease of booking into a hostel or organised campsite with a street plan provided by the internet. Moreover, relatives and friends evidently expect regular reassurance about the traveller’s precise location and welfare – and vice versa, the traveller needing to know that all is well back home. Notoriously, dependence on instant communication with distant family and friends is known to stunt the development of self-reliance. Perhaps that is why, amongst younger travellers, one notices a new timidity.”

Tags : Generation Gap Internet Self Reliance Senior Citizens Seniors Travel Travel Writing
Author : Dervla Murphy

76. “I appeal from your customs. I must be myself. I cannot break myself any longer for you, or you. If you can love me for what I am, we shall be happier. If you cannot, I will still seek to deserve that you should. I must be myself. I will not hide my tastes or aversions. I will so trust that what is deep is holy, that I will do strongly before the sun and moon whatever inly rejoices me and the heart appoints. If you are noble, I will love you; if you are not, I will not hurt you and myself by hypocritical attentions”

Tags : Aversion Customs Emerson Happier Self Reliance Tastes
Source : Self-Reliance

77. “You may be operating from the belief that you must do everything yourself because no one will ever be there for you. Or you may think that if you never speak up you’ll avoid being rejected. Both these fears no longer apply to you today as an adult. If you never reach out for help, you will continue to deprive yourself.”

Tags : Abuse Belief Independence Rejected Rejection Of Reason Reliance Self Reliance Survival Survivor
Author : Beverly Engel
Source : The Right to Innocence

78. “I enjoy working for my heat. I don't just press a button or twist a thermostat dial. I use the big crosscut saw and the axe, and while I'm getting my heat supply I'm working up an appetite that makes simple food just as appealing as anything a French chef could create.”

Tags : Alaska Food Satisfaction Self Reliance
Source : One Man's Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey

79. “I don't confuse my digestive system, I just season simple food with hunger”

Tags : Alaska Food Satisfaction Self Reliance Simplistic

80. “It is not through fighting the opposition that will win you dignity. It is when you fight the fear in yourself that asks you why you don't feel you have it, regardless if you win or lose.”

Tags : Attitude Beautiful Minds Beautiful Souls Class Confidence Courage Dignified Doubts Empowering Women Having Dignity Loathing Lose Loving Others Loving Yourself Self Aware Self Doubt Self Empowerment Self Esteem Self Love Self Reliance Self Respect Self Worth Standing For Right Unconditional Love Win Worth Worthlessness Worthy

81. “Keep your problems to yourself, if its too much for you, kill it slowly till it disappears from your life.”

Tags : Anxiety Conceal Cover Disappear Hidden Hide Hold Your Lips Independence Kill Mouth Mute Problem Problems Quiet Reserved Reticence Self Control Self Reliance Shut Up Slow Slowly Trouble Troublesome Yourself

82. “Being your own light ensures that you will never need another to pull you out of darkness again.”

Tags : Compassion Empowered Higher Self Light Oneness Self Realization Self Reliance Wisdom
Author : Gary Hopkins

83. “Healing ultimately comes down to whether or not you have made the decision to do so.”

Tags : Empowerment Healing Higher Self Mindfulness Self Help Self Realization Self Reliance
Author : Gary Hopkins

84. “What women are concerned in is developing their own individuality, and hence they refuse to call any man master, be he husband or spiritual guide. Personal freedom is more precious to them than the protection of the best men. The women they envy are not those who are simply wives and mothers, but those who by honest intelligent work have attained distinction in any line of effort, and whose creed has been self-reliance.”

Tags : Independence Self Actualization Self Reliance Single Life Single Woma Single Women Women
Author : Neith Boyce

85. “The real American ideal of cool which is building businesses, protecting freedom at home and abroad, taking responsibility for your actions, and leaving other people alone to live as they damn well please.”

Tags : Americanism Capitalism Libertarianism Responsibility Self Reliance
Author : Greg Gutfeld
Source : Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You

86. “A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and, above all, responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill.”

Tags : Liberty Self Reliance
Author : Ronald Reagan

87. “Self-education begins with the passion to read the Scriptures.”

Tags : Bible Christian Curiousity Education Educational Philosophy Faith Holy Writings Learning Process Passion Readers Reading Scriptures Self Reliance Self Study Wonder
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

88. “She was looking for something I could never give her." Again his dark eyes bored into Julia's mind. "You have something of the same about you, young woman. Take my advice: Don't think you will find it in another person. You won't. It's not there. You must find it in yourself.”

Tags : Identity Individuality Search Self Awareness Self Reliance
Author : Iain Pears
Source : The Dream of Scipio

89. “I seen women take this kind a' help from a man with a look a' relief on their faces. I wondered if these women knew how much easier their lives would be if they did all this stuff for themselves.”

Tags : Aid Help Helping Hand Independence Independent Philosophical Self Reliance Women And Men
Author : Beth Lewis
Source : The Wolf Road

90. “The path is undefined. You have to define and walk in your own path.”

Tags : Christian Life Destiny Encouragement Faith Fate Happiness Healthy Living Hope Journey Joy Lailah Gifty Akita Affirmations Lessons Learnt Life Living Mission Motivation Path Path Of Life Self Help Self Improvement Self Love Self Reliance Travel Wise Words
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

91. “What’s the most difficult thing you can do? Live simply. ‘Cause in order to be self-sufficient, you got to get well near everybody else to work for you.”

Tags : Bondage Self Reliance Simplicity

92. “I don't purchase people with money, or hiss like a snake to attract their attention, all i do is to rest on my couch because i have the conviction that no human can progress with an exception without a power behind.”

Tags : Attraction Aura Beg Beggars Belief Believe In Yourself Breakthrough Condescend Condescending Condescension Content Conviction Honor Humility Individuality Meek Michael Bassey Johnson Much Ado About Nothing Mystic Progress Reserved Self Respect

93. “I don't need him to comfort me or tell me it's okay. I can make it okay, myself.Maybe that was what happened when you faced the very worst thing in the world.She'd lost her family and her old life and maybe even her childhood, but she'd found herself.And that would have to do.”

Tags : Adaptability Enpowerment Independence Independent Self Confidence Self Reliance
Author : L.J. Smith
Source : Secret Vampire

94. “Governments have absolutely no interest in self-reliance. It defeats one of the purposes for their existence. They encourage and thrive on dependency. The more of it they sell, the more necessary they are, and the more power and money they need.”

Tags : Dependence Dependency Government Independence Power Self Reliance
Author : Dan Groat
Source : A Punctual Paymaster

95. “You must seek to know thyself.”

Tags : Daring Inspiration Learning To Live Personal Growth Personal Responsibility Seek Self Motivation Self Reliance You Yourself
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

96. “Work with great zeal.”

Tags : Achieve Advice Ambition Desires Dream Educational Philosophy Enthusiasm Inspiration Life Passion Self Determination Self Reliance Wise Word Work Working Hard
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

97. “People keep asking what I do for a living and I keep saying that I don’t believe in making a living. That it’s a concept that has been twisted. I tell them I believe in making a life and money is a distracting object if there’s anything left at the end of the day and I just want to go on well. Make it through the day. So I smile and raise my glass and they laugh and take my hand, saying ”here’s to the youth”, pointing at me. And I might just be youngand naivefor I still believe in the freedom of choiceof how to spend your life.So they toast to the youth, who still think she’s free, and that’s all fine by me.”

Tags : Berlin Drinks Drunk Free Freedom Growing Up Life Location Independent Making A Living Money Nomadic Self Reliance Songwriter Unemployment Vagabond Wanderer Youth

98. “May your soul revive, rekindle and rejoice.”

Tags : Anionting Christianity Divine Power Emotional Heal Encouragement God Healing Healthy Living Personal Development Prayer Refresh Religion Renew Restoration Self Awareness Self Improvement Self Reliance Spiritual Sayings
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

99. “It is amazing how dispiriting it can be to enter a learning environment and to be made immediately to suppress your own exploratory inclinations. So many learning environments in the world are still like this. Don’t question what you are taught! Just listen and get good marks on the test! It conditions us to be slaves. The minute we abandon our inquisitive nature, we cede our consciences to the whims of tyrants. We are capable of better. We owe it to ourselves and each other to create better opportunities that enhance human potential. Education is the externality that allows for this, but our methods of education must promote self-guidance and self-reliance.”

Tags : Drones Education Educational Philosophy Educational Reform Exploratory Learning Externality Hegemony Human Potential Inquistive Nature Oppression Self Growth Self Guidance Self Help Self Reliance Slaves Spirit Breaking Suppression Tyranny
Author : Ashim Shanker
Source : Sinew of the Social Species

100. “Noli me tangere,noli me legere,noli me videre,noli me”

Tags : Distrust Isolation Latin Loneliness Loss Pain Self Reliance Solitude

101. “Don't let anyone tell your story. Pick up a pen and write your own.”

Tags : Accomplishment Confidence Destiny Determination Fate Life Story Motivation Perseverance Reliance Resolve Self Esteem Self Reliance Success
Author : Majid Kazmi

102. “[Sylvia Plath] was now far along a peculiarly solitary road on which not many would risk following her. So it was important for her to know that her messages were coming back clear and strong. Yet not even her determinedly bright self-reliance could disguise the loneliness that came from her almost palpably, like a heat haze. She asked for neither sympathy nor help but, like bereaved widow at a wake, she simply wanted company in her mourning.”

Tags : Clear Company Follow Help Loneliness Messages Mourning Risk Road Self Reliance Solitary Strong Sylvia Plath Sympathy Widow
Author : Al Álvarez
Source : The Savage God: A Study of Suicide

103. “She would never be caught unprepared again, she swore to herself. She would never trust. Never love. Never put faith in other human beings again. She would learn all she could of the shape and substance of the world, and she would find a way to survive in it.”

Tags : Loss Of Faith Love Self Reliance Strength Survival Trust Issues Trust Yourself
Source : Acacia: The War with the Mein

104. “I have seen times of plentiful and times of scarcity.I enjoy the times of prosperity and endure the times of difficulty.”

Tags : Belief Challenges Christian Difficulty Endurance Experiences Faith Hardships Hope Inner Strength Lailah Gifty Akita Affirmations Life Experience Motivation Overcomer Positive Attitude Religion Seasons Self Reliance Strength Strong Woman Struggle Times Trust In God Warrior Wealth
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

105. “Chances are no matter how bad your troubles seem to be, someone somewhere, with less resilience, has successfully conquered a more severe version of your problems.”

Tags : Big Picture Courageous Empowerment Fearless Fortitude Independence Resilience Self Reliance Strength Strength Through Adversity
Author : Gary Hopkins

106. “Every path but your own is the path of fate. Keep on your own track, then.”

Tags : Independence Individuality Self Reliance Self Trust
Source : Walden

107. “Confidence, is like a belt worn around the waist. Wear it too tight, you come off cocky and arrogant, wear it too loose, you come off timid and a walk over, but wear it fit and snug, it will uphold you in every step of the way.”

Tags : Belt Confidence Excess Of Assurance Feeling Of Security Self Reliance Walk

108. “With perseverance and endurance you can survive any storm.”

Tags : Capable Challenges Counselling Despair Divorce Emotional Endurance Health Healthy Habits Healthy Mind Hope Hurt Inspiraiton Marriage Advice Positive Positive Attitude Possible Problem Psychological Self Esteem Self Help Self Motivation Self Reliance Storm Surviving Life Trouble You Can
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

109. “Truly speaking, it is not instruction, but provocation, that I can receive from another soul. What he announces, I must find true in me, or reject; and on his word, or as his second, be he who he may, I can accept nothing.”

Tags : Provocation Self Reliance
Source : The Portable Emerson

110. “The victory over our inner self is a daily struggle. Be strong and do not give up.”

Tags : Adversity Courage Daily Life Despair Educational Quotes Fighting Spirit Inner Life Inner Strength Never Give Up Overcomer Overcoming Challenges Pain Persistent Effort Positive Mindset Positive Outlook Self Self Motivation Self Realization Self Reliance Strength Of Spirit Struggle Trouble Warrior Wise Words
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

111. “The certainty within our spirit made the dream reality.”

Tags : Adventure Believing In Yourself Divine Dream Dreaming Dreaming Awake Education Encouragement Fighting Spirit Gods Grace Great Imagination Impossible Lessons Learnt Life Mindset Miracle Overcoming Challenges Possible Reality Self Confidence Self Determination Self Reliance Spiritual Wisdom Strength Willpower Wisdom
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

112. “Think and imagine the possibilities of your heart's desires. You will attract them to you.”

Tags : Attitude Toward Life Attraction Daily Life Desires Dreams Do Come True Imagination Inspired Thoughts Inspiring Life Mindset Motivational Opportunities Positive Outlook Positive Thinking Possibilities In Life Self Love Self Reliance Wishes Fulfilled You Your Destiny Your Journey Your Life
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

113. “We wonder with our thoughts.”

Tags : Affirmation And Attitude Dream Big Imagination Inspiring Thoughts Lailah Gifty Akita Affirmations Positive Positive Thinking Self Love Self Reliance Thoughts Will Power Wishes Fulfilled Wonder
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

114. “Press onward to fulfill your dream.”

Tags : Belief Believe And Achieve Believe In Yourself Christian Determined Spirit Dreams Faith Fulfilling Purpose Fulfilling Your Destiny Inspirational Positive Thinking Purpose Religions Self Motivation Self Reliance Success Uplifting Wisdom Wishes Your Journey Your Life
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

115. “The father and daughter made their way north, through unknown sylvan paradises where only the owls and skunks know their way around. The hard work of paddling non-stop for many hours had long since stopped being difficult for Saweyimew. In spite of her beauty and grace, her back had grown strong and sinewy from years of canoe trips. She reveled in the exhilaration it always brought her, after the first few hours left her body insensible to pain or discomfort. Warm and tingly, lulled into peaceful contemplation by hours of the rhythmic paddling, the smell of the water, exotic blooms, animal musk. It all combined as one to make her feel so alive. Especially when it rained, and her body steamed against the cool drops, feeling invincible against the elements. The mountain of her father's back was like a rock against anything nature could throw against them. The stream of fragrant pipe-smoke still flowing from his lips, regardless of any obstacle. She felt at that moment, nothing would ever stop her father's pipe from smoking. Nothing, not death, not any force of the living or spirit world, would ever still her father's heart. Rain cleansing her to the core, she was a spring of raw power and self-reliance, paddling against all adversity--their master completely. Her father's daughter. At times like that, when it rained, she entirely understood and shared her father's outlook on life.”

Tags : Adversity Canoe Canoing Daughter Fantasy Father Father Daughter Fathers And Daughters Faughter And Daughter Lore Nature Paddling Self Reliance Short Stories Short Story Strength Strength Through Adversity
Source : Forgotten Lore: Volume II

116. “The Creator is Sovereign Lord.We are Sovereign being.”

Tags : Creation Creator Divine Being Divine Self God S Sovereignty Gods Gods Grace Human Humanity Inspiring Lailah Gifty Akita Affirmations Mankind Positive Thinking Self Help Self Motivation Self Reliance Self Seeking Spiritual
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

117. “Each day, write a thankful note.”

Tags : Daily Life Educational Philosophy Gratitude Happiness Journal Joy Learning Life Lifelong New Day Seeking God Self Determination Self Esteem Self Love Self Reliance Spiritual Life Write Writing
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

118. “The happiness you seek can be found within yourself.”

Tags : Awake My Soul Awakening Happiness Happy Soul Seek Self Awareness Self Love Self Reliance Spiritual Life Uplifting Yourself
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

119. “The divinity of the soul; life, light and love.”

Tags : Believe Believe In God God Happy Soul Inspirationa Joy Of Life Joyful Living Lailah Gifty Akita Affirmations Life Life Philosophy Light Love Married Life Religion Saved Soul Seeking Fate Self Love Self Reliance Shine Your Light Spiritual Spiritual Life Wisdom
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

120. “We must read, mediate and affirm the writings of Holy Scriptures, to partake in the divine nature and overcome the struggles of life.”

Tags : Belief Bible Choices Christian Living Courage Difficulties Of Life Disappointment Educational Philosophy Emotional Health Faith Grave Divine Healthy Lifestyle Learning Lesson Learnt Lifestyle Mediation Mercy Pain Passions Positive Mindset Quotes Read Reading Books Self Awareness Self Reliance Spiritual Life Strength Through Adversity
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

121. “The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which can do, nor does he know until he has tried.”

Tags : Knowing Yourself Self Reliance

122. “The faith that stands on authority is not faith. The reliance on authority measures the decline of religion, the withdrawal of the soul. The position men have given to Jesus, now for many centuries of history, is a position of authority. It characterizes themselves.”

Tags : Anti Authoritarian Religious Criticism Self Reliance The Oversoul
Source : The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

123. “Thy word O Lord is a lamp that lights my path.”

Tags : Belief Bible Christian Darkness Faith God God S Grace Holy Writings Inspiration Journey Light Path Positive Religion Scriptures Seeking God Self Reliance Self Seeking Shinning Light Uplifting Your Light
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

124. “Happiness is not in the absence of challenges but the choice to dwell on infinite hope.”

Tags : Believe In God Blessed Life Challenges Christian Faith Gratitude Hope Inspirational Life Joy Joyful Living Lessons Learnt Philosophy Of Life Positive Outlook Positive Thoughts Seeking Fate Self Confidence Self Motivation Self Reliance Surviving Life Wisdom Wise Words
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

125. “Knowledge of thyself is the greatest enlightenment.”

Tags : Divine Enlightenment Gods Grace Inspiration Knowledge Learning Philosophy Of Life Self Education Self Reliance Self Seeking Soul Wisdom Wise Words
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

126. “Self-education is self-empowerment.”

Tags : Christian Life Education Empowering Empowering Women Empowerment Faith Hope Inspirational Lailah Gifty Akita Affirmations Life Positive Self Education Self Help Self Motivation Self Realization Self Reliance Wise Words
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

127. “Life is full of limitless opportunities. You ought to seek them.”

Tags : Adventure Curiosity Destiny Education Educational Philosophy Inspiration Life Love Opportunities In Life Ought Overcoming Adversity Path Positive Positive Thinking Seek Self Reliance Self Respect Shine Your Light Time Travel Warrior Words Of Wisdom
Source : Think Great: Be Great!

128. “The idolatry the exists in a man's heart always wants to lead him away from his Savior and back to self-reliance no matter how pitiful that self-reliance is or how many times it has betrayed him.”

Tags : Grace Of God Self Reliance
Author : Matt Chandler
Source : The Explicit Gospel

129. “Go ahead and pursue your God-given dreams.”

Tags : Capable Of More Christian Daily Life Destiny Dream Big Dreams Faith Fulfilling Purpose God Imagination Inspirational Life Inspired Life Life And Living Mindset Motivational Perseverance Positive Motivation Power Of Thoughts Purpose Quotes Self Determination Self Reliance Your Life
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

130. “I am only one. The best person I can possibly be.”

Tags : Capable Of More Greatness Inspirational Life Lailah Gifty Akita Affirmations Life Positive Thinking Potential Self Love Self Reliance
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

131. “Mediate on the word of God. The well spring of life.”

Tags : Believe Believe In God Bible Bible Study Christian Faith God Holy Writings Hope Inspiration Life Life Philosophy Meditation Religion Religious Scriptures Seeking God Self Motivation Self Reliance Spiritual
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

132. “You have to renew your mind with positive thoughts daily.”

Tags : Daily Inspirational Quotes Daily Life Encouragement Inspiration Mentality Mindset Positive Thinking Renewal Self Motivation Self Reliance Thoughts
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

133. “When you bury your head in the sand you leave your backside exposed to those who seek to take advantage.”

Tags : Common Sense Confidence Empowered Self Awareness Self Reliance
Author : Gary Hopkins

134. “Because Banshees don’t think much of medals!”

Tags : Banshees Commandos Female Soldiers Medals Self Reliance
Source : Dire Steps

135. “Awake my great soul.Awake my great spirit.Awake my great strength.”

Tags : Awake Believe Believe In God Believe In Yourself Calling People Christian Daily Inspiration Destiny Faith Fulfilling Purpose Great Greatness Inspiring Life And Living Passion Positive Affirmation Pursuit Self Image Self Reliance Soul Spirit Spiritual Strength Uplifting
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

136. “Somewhere in this latest humiliation there was a lesson in self-reliance. He'd failed so completely that he'd become his own man again.”

Tags : Failure Humiliation Self Reliance Success
Author : Stewart O'Nan
Source : West of Sunset

137. “Live a life that you do not need to take a vacation from. Live in a way that makes yearly resolutions unnecessary. Make the kind of choices that leave you Happy and Healthy... where all of your needs are satisfied. Live a life where your only ‘wants’ are for others to feel as good as you do.”

Tags : Compassion Completeness Enlightenment Higher Self Oneness Perfection Self Reliance Thoughtfulness
Author : Gary Hopkins

138. “Of all the dangerous ideas that health officials could have embraced while trying to understand why we get fat, they would have been hard-pressed to find one ultimately more damaging than calories-in/calories-out. That it reinforces what appears to be so obvious - obesity as the penalty for gluttony and sloth - is what makes it so alluring. But it's misleading and misconceived on so many levels that it's hard to imagine how it survived unscathed and virtually unchallenged for the last fifty years. It has done incalculable harm. Not only is this thinking at least partly responsible for the ever-growing numbers of obese and overweight in the world - while directing attention away from the real reasons we get fat - but it has served to reinforce the perception that those who get fat have no one to blame but themselves. That eating less invariably fails as a cure for obesity is rarely perceived as the single most important reason to make us question our assumptions, as Hilde Bruch suggested half a century ago. Rather, it is taken as still more evidence that the overweight and obese are incapable of following a diet and eating in moderation. And it put the blame for their physical condition squarely on their behavior, which couldn't be further from the truth.”

Tags : American Culture Conservatism Conservatism In The Us Gluttony Health And Fitness Health Care Health Care Reform Individualism Obesity Personal Responsibility Self Control Self Reliance Sloth Sugar Addiction
Author : Gary Taubes
Source : Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

139. “The voyage of the best ship is a zigzag line of a hundred tacks.”

Tags : Inconsistency Self Reliance
Source : Self-Reliance and Other Essays

140. “You want to set me free? Do it. You want to turn me in? You can do that too. You're the only one with the choice. And that bullet in your back doesn't mean you've got any less choice than you ever did. Live free of fear if you want to. We all carry something inside us that could kill us; yours just has a name. You want to change your life? Change it. You have no less of a right to be happy than the rest of us.”

Tags : Choice Freedom Happiness Self Reliance Self Responsibility
Source : The Magician's Lie

141. “One a' them rules is don't go trusting another man's path...People do it, they do what their mommies and daddies did, they make them same mistakes, they have them same joys and hurts, they just repeating. Trees don't grow exactly where their momma is; ain't no room...I weren't following no one up through life.”

Tags : Aloneness Family Patterns Freedom Freedom Of Choice Independence Self Reliance
Author : Beth Lewis
Source : The Wolf Road

142. “Happy mind, happy soul.”

Tags : Affirmation Emotional Happiness Happy Life Healthy Healthy Living Joy Joyful Living Lailah Gifty Akita Mind Mindset Positive Positive Thinking Self Help Self Love Self Motivation Self Reliance Soul Spiritual Will Power
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

143. “Refuse to worry. Cast your anxiety upon the Lord. He cares for you.”

Tags : Anxiety Healthy Healthy Habits Inspiration Positive Self Love Self Reliance Stress Worry
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

144. “I can take care of myself,” I said hotly.“Darlin, you don't even know how to pleasure yourself.”

Tags : Humor Independence Lol Self Reliance Sex
Source : Locked and Loaded

145. “Those who are weak in spirit, desire to make others weaker.While the strong spirit, desire to empower others to be stronger.”

Tags : Faith Great Souls Hope Inspirational Life Motivation Self Help Self Love Self Reliance Strong Soul Strong Woman Stronger Weak People Weakness Wisdom Wise E Words
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

146. “You must love and respect yourself enough to never be a victim under any circumstance.”

Tags : Common Sense Compassion Empowerment Higher Self Love Self Empowerment Self Reliance Self Respect Victim
Author : Gary Hopkins

147. “Fear? What has a man to do with fear? Chance rules our lives, and the future is all unknown. Best live as we may, from day to day.”

Tags : Chance Fear Life Self Confidence Self Reliance
Author : Sophocles
Source : Oedipus Rex

148. “Dance with your rhythm.”

Tags : Advice Believe In Yourself Courage Daily Inspiration Dance Inspiration Motivation Music Positive Thinking Proverb Self Esteem Self Help Self Love Self Reliance Wise Words
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

149. “Powerlessness is such a lure, such a poisonous lure.”

Tags : Independence Self Doubt Self Reliance
Source : Halfway Human

150. “The anarch nurtures no expectations. He stakes on no one but himself. Basically, people remain pied pipers, whatever melodies they play to introduce themselves. And as for the rats - that is a chapter unto itself.”

Tags : Anarch Ernst Jünger Self Reliance
Author : Ernst Jünger
Source : Eumeswil

151. “The populace think that your rejection of popular standards is a rejection of all standard, and mere antinomianism; and the bold sensualist will use the name of philosophy to gild his crimes. But the law of consciousness abides.”

Tags : Consciousness Popularity Rejection Self Reliance Standards

152. “Engrave on your heart; love, hope and faith.”

Tags : Faith Hope Love Self Help Self Motivational Self Reliance

153. “Be brave, be great!”

Tags : Ambition Believe Believe And Achieve Confidence Dreams Inspirational Inspiring Life Philosophy Motivation Self Esteem Self Reliance Self Respect Wishes
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

154. “The greatest thing to conquer is self.”

Tags : Conquer Determination Inner Self Inspirational Life Motivaiton Self Self Confidence Self Reliance Spiritual Strength Willpower
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

155. “Sure, it sucked to be lost, but I'd long ago realized I preferred it to depending on anyone else to get me where I needed to go. That was the thing about being alone, in theory or in principle. Whatever happened- good, bad, or anywhere in between- it was always, if nothing else, all your own.”

Tags : Independence Self Reliance Solitude
Author : Sarah Dessen
Source : Lock and Key

156. “Pessimism doesn’t change the reality; it prolongs the status quo. And it brings everyone down. It’s only ever lose-lose. Optimism and faith coupled with pragmatism change the reality. Self-belief and self-reliance change the reality. Boldness to explore new ideas changes the reality. A vision powered by effort and energy changes the reality.”

Tags : Change Change The World Effort Faith Optimism Pessimism Pragmatism Reality Self Belief Self Reliance

157. “I'll walk where my own nature would be leading. It vexes me to choose another guide.”

Tags : Independence Self Reliance
Source : Jane Eyre

158. “You were born together, and together you shall be for evermore...But let there be spaces in your togetherness...Love one another, but make not a bond of love. Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other's cup but drink not from one cup. Give one another of your bread but eat not of the same loaf. Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone, Even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music.”

Tags : Independence Inspirational Love Self Reliance
Author : Kahlil Gibran

159. “Associate with noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty. But learn to be happy alone. Rely upon your own energies, and so not wait for, or depend on other people.”

Tags : Books Independence Self Reliance

160. “You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence”

Tags : Self Reliance

161. “There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried. Not for nothing one face, one character, one fact makes much impression on him, and another none. This sculpture in the memory is not without preéstablishcd harmony. The eye was placed where one ray should fall, that it might testify of that particular ray. We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of us represents. It may be safely trusted as proportionate and of good issues, so it be faithfully imparted, but God will not have his work made manifest by cowards. A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give hint no peace. It is a deliverance which does not deliver. In the attempt his genius deserts him; no muse befriends; no invention, no hope.”

Tags : Self Reliance
Source : Self-Reliance

162. “Remember, this is important: Never trust that you will be saved by anyone.”

Tags : Self Reliance
Author : Amanda Boyden
Source : Pretty Little Dirty

163. “Love unconditionally, but rely only on yourself.”

Tags : Love Self Reliance
Author : Marty Rubin

164. “I preach there are all kinds of truth, your truth and somebody else's, but behind all of them, there's only one truth and that is that there is no truth... No truth behind all truths is what I and this church preach! Where you come from is gone, where you thought you were going to never was there, and where you are is no good unless you can get away from it. Where is there a place for you to be? No place... In yourself right now is all the place you've got.”

Tags : Self Reliance Truth
Source : Wise Blood

165. “Live no longer to the expectation of these deceived and deceiving people with whom we converse. Say to them, O father, O mother, O wife, O brother, O friend, I have lived with you after appearances hitherto. Henceforward I am the truth's. Be it known unto you that henceforward I obey no law less than the eternal law. I will have no covenants but proximities. I shall endeavor to nourish my parents, to nourish my family, to be the chaste husband of one wife, - but these relations I must fill after a new and unprecedented way. I appeal from your customs. I must be myself. I cannot break myself any longer for you, or you. If you can love me for what I am, we shall be the happier. If you cannot, I will still seek to deserve that you should. I will not hide my tastes or aversions. I will so trust that what is deep is holy, that I will strongly believe before the sun and moon whatever inly rejoices me, and the heart appoints. If you are noble, I will love you; if you are not, I will not hurt you and myself by hypocritical attentions. If you are true, but not in the same truth with me, cleave to your companions; I will seek my own. I do this not selfishly, but humbly and truly. It is alike your interest, and mine, and all men's, however long we have dwelt in lies, to live in truth. Does this sound harsh to-day? You will soon love what is dictated by your nature as well as mine, and, if we follow the truth, it will bring us out safe at last. --- But so you may give these friends pain. Yes, but I cannot sell my liberty and my power, to save their sensibility.”

Tags : Self Reliance

166. “Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. Great works of art have no more affecting lesson for us than this. They teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression with good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another.There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till...”

Tags : Self Reliance
Source : Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Journals

167. “Life doesn't run away from nobody. Life runs at people.”

Tags : Life Self Reliance Work
Author : Joe Frazier

168. “* Be ready for rainy-day emergencies * Avoid excessive debt; be content with what we have * Use the resources of the earth wisely; don´t be wasteful * Prepare for the future by making spending and savings plans * Keep a family or personal budget * Teach children wise spending habits and help them save for the future * Obtain an education or vocational training * Find gainful employmentAs we become self-reliant, we will be prepared to face challenges with confidence and peace of mind.”

Tags : Self Reliance

169. “Here must thou be, O man,Strength to thyself — no helper hast thou here —Here keepest thou thy individual state:No other can divide with thee this work,No secondary hand can interveneTo fashion this ability. 'Tis thine,The prime and vital principle is thineIn the recesses of thy nature, farFrom any reach of outward fellowship,Else 'tis not thine at all.”

Tags : Self Reliance Solitude
Source : The Prelude

170. “You can only depend on one person and that is you.”

Tags : Debasish Mridha Debasish Mridha M D Depend On Yourself Inspirational Philosophy Quotes Self Reliance Who Can You Depend On

171. “My life is not an apology, but a life. It is for itself and not for a spectacle. I much prefer that it should be of a lower strain, so it be genuine and equal, than that it should be glittering and unsteady. I wish it to be sound and sweet, and not to need diet and bleeding. My life should be unique; it should be an alms, a battle, a conquest, a medicine.”

Tags : Life Philosophy Self Reliance

172. “She formed her life day by day, taking as its materials the emptiness and panic as well as the rushes, like fever, of contentment. I am beyond fear of solitude, she thought, I am past it. The idea thrilled her. I am beyond it and I will not sink. This submission, this triumph made her stronger. It was as if finally, after having passed through inferior stages, her life had found a form worthy of it.”

Tags : Growth Self Reliance Solitude
Author : James Salter
Source : Light Years

173. “Say to them, O father, O mother, O wife, O brother, O friend, I have lived with you after appearances hitherto. Henceforward I am the truth's.”

Tags : Self Reliance Truth
Source : Self-Reliance

174. “And truly it demands something godlike in him who has cast off the common motives of humanity, and has ventured to trust himself for a taskmaster. High be his heart, faithful his will, clear his sight, that he may in good earnest be doctrine, society, law, to himself, that a simple purpose may be to him as strong as iron necessity is to others!”

Tags : Self Reliance
Source : Self-Reliance

175. “Versifying left her cold. Poems were too close to prayer, rousing regrettable passions. Waiting for God to rescue you when it was up to you. Poetry and prayer put ideas in people's heads that got them killed, distracting them from the ruthless mechanism of the world.”

Tags : Life Poems Poetry Prayer Self Reliance Verse World
Source : The Underground Railroad

176. “Let a Stoic open the resources of man, and tell men they are not leaning willows, but can and must detach themselves; that with the exercise of self-trust, new powers shall appear; that a man is the word made flesh, born to shed healing to the nations, that he should be ashamed of our compassion, and that the moment he acts from himself, tossing the laws, the books, idolatries, and customs out of the window, we pity him no more, but thank and revere him, — and that teacher shall restore the life of man to splendor, and make his name dear to all history.”

Tags : Self Reliance
Source : Self-Reliance and Other Essays

177. “Neither a borrower nor a lender (be,)For (loan) often loses both itself and friend,And borrowing (dulls the) edge of husbandry,This above all: to thine own self be true,And it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man.”

Tags : Self Reliance
Source : Hamlet

178. “¿Sabes cuál es la única obligación que tenemos en esta vida?Pues no ser imbéciles. La palabra «imbécil» es más sustanciosa de lo que parece, no te vayas a creer. Viene del latín baculus quesignifica «bastón»: el imbécil es el que necesita bastón paracaminar. Que no se enfaden con nosotros los cojos ni losancianitos, porque el bastón al que nos referimos no es el que seusa muy legítimamente para ayudar a sostenerse y dar pasitos a un cuerpo quebrantado por algún accidente o por la edad. El imbécil puede ser todo lo ágil que se quiera y dar brincos como una gacela olímpica, no se trata de eso. Si el imbécil cojea no es de los pies, sino del ánimo: es su espíritu el debilucho y cojitranco, aunque su cuerpo pegue unas volteretas de órdago. Hay imbéciles de varios modelos, a elegir:a) El que cree que no quiere nada, elque dice que todo le da igual,el que vive en un perpetuo bostezo o en siesta permanente, aunque tenga los ojos abiertos y no ronque.b) El que cree que lo quiere todo, lo primero que se le presenta ylo contrario de lo que se le presenta: marcharse y quedarse, bailar y estar sentado, masticar ajos y dar besos sublimes, todo a la vez.c) El que no sabe lo que quiere ni se molesta en averiguarlo.Imita los quereres de sus vecinos o les lleva la contraria porque sí,todo lo que hace está dictado por la opinión mayoritaria de los quele rodean: es conformista sin reflexión o rebelde sin causa.d) El que sabe que quiere y sabe lo que quiere y, más o menos,sabe por qué lo quiere pero lo quiere flojito, con miedo o con pocafuerza. A fin de cuentas, termina siempre haciendo lo que no quiere y dejando lo que quiere para mañana, a ver si entonces seencuentra más entonado.e) El que quiere con fuerza y ferocidad, en plan bárbaro, pero seha engañado a sí mismo sobre lo que es la realidad, se despistaenormemente y termina confundiendo la buena vida con aquelloque va a hacerle polvo.Todos estos tipos de imbecilidad necesitan bastón, es decir, necesitan apoyarse en cosas de fuera, ajenas, que no tienen nada que ver con la libertad y la reflexión propias. Siento decirte que losimbéciles suelen acabar bastante mal, crea lo que crea la opiniónvulgar. Cuando digo que «acaban mal» no me refiero a queterminen en la cárcel o fulminados por un rayo (eso sólo suele pasar en las películas), sino que te aviso de que suelen fastidiarse a sí mismos y nunca logran vivir la buena vida esa que tanto nosapetece a ti y a mí. Y todavía siento más tener que informarte quésíntomas de imbecilidad solemos tener casi todos; vamos, por lomenos yo me los encuentro un día sí y otro también, ojalá a ti tevaya mejor en el invento...Conclusión: ¡alerta!, ¡en guardia!, ¡laimbecilidad acecha y no perdona!”

Tags : Ethics Freedom Moral Philosophy Self Reliance
Source : Ética para Amador

179. “With positive outlook life will always be beautiful.”

Tags : Beauty Encouragement Good Thoughts Inspiration Inspiring Life Life And Living Life Experience Life Lessons Memories Positive Attitude Positive Outlook Positive Thinking Self Reliance Self Seeking Uplifting Wise Words
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

180. “Furthermore, I preferred to only have cravings I could satisfy without the requirement or assistance of another person. This was, after all, the definition of self-reliance.”

Tags : Independence Love Romance Self Reliance
Author : Penny Reid
Source : Neanderthal Seeks Human

181. “If you make time for the nonsense, good or bad, it will continue to seek you out.”

Tags : Empowerment Healing Manifesting Mindfulness Self Help Self Reliance
Author : Gary Hopkins

182. “We must endeavor to be whole, whether in or out of a relationship, basing happiness on our own internal resources rather than relying on someone else to full the perceived gaps in our lives.”

Tags : Emotional Strength Emotions Fear Relationship Self Mastery Self Reliance Wholeness
Source : The Happiness Tree: Grow Your Happiness by Cultivating a Healthy, Creative and Purposeful Life

183. “Respect the gods and Buddhas, but do not depend on them.”

Tags : Self Reliance
Source : A Book of Five Rings: The Classic Guide to Strategy

184. “Conquer no man but thyself.”

Tags : Advice Believe In Yourself Inspirational Life Lifelong Education Motivation Personal Development Self Confidence Self Reliance
Source : Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

185. “Isn’t it time that, loving, we freed ourselves from the beloved, and, trembling, endured:as the arrow endures the bow, so as to be, in its flight, something more than itself?”

Tags : Endurance Growth Love Poetry Self Reliance Strength
Source : Duino Elegies

186. “He is a fool who will descend into a well on another man's rope.”

Tags : Self Reliance
Author : Louis L'Amour
Source : The Walking Drum

187. “A life of joy awaits the man who sits alone quietly in a room and determines what he himself believes rather than simply adopting the values of another.”

Tags : Self Reliance The Self Values
Author : Chris Matakas
Source : #Human: Learning To Live In Modern Times

188. “Isn't it time that, in love, we freed ourselves from the loved one and, trembling, endured:as the arrow endures the string, collecting itselfto be more than itself as it shoots?”

Tags : Endurance Growth Love Poetry Self Reliance Strength
Source : Duino Elegies

189. “The great men of all areas of humanity’s activities never tried to be a better version of someone else. They simply brought to the table a full life's cultivation of their particular skill sets, experiences, and passions, and we must do the same.”

Tags : Self Reliance Success
Author : Chris Matakas
Source : #Human: Learning To Live In Modern Times

190. “He looked down at the books. There was a long silence. Then he raised his eyes and directed his gaze at Gershon, and Gershon did not look away. "I will tell you, Loran what is of importance is not that there may be nothing. We have always acknowledged that as a possibility. What is important is that if indeed there is nothing, then we should be prepared to make something out of the one thing we have left to us -- ourselves. I do not know what else to tell you, Loran. No one is in possession of all wisdom. No one." Gershon sat in silence, looking at Nathan Malkuson.”

Tags : Learning Meaning Of Life Self Reliance Wisdom
Author : Chaim Potok
Source : In the Beginning

191. “It had taken time for him to realize that no one was truly self-sufficient, and that those who thought they were merely took refuge in a form of weakness, the weakness of being unable to ask for help and guidance and thus find greater strength in reliance on close friends and comrades.”

Tags : Self Reliance Teamwork
Author : Simon Hawke
Source : The Romulan Prize

192. “All these men recognized what they themselves valued, and lived according to these values regardless of their relationship to the values of their community. Each lived according to what brought them happiness and peace rather than commonplace prescriptions of the multitudes.”

Tags : Bliss Individuality Self Reliance
Author : Chris Matakas
Source : My Mastery: Continued Education Through Jiu Jitsu

193. “To know our values is to have a foundation on which to build a great life. Our environment and education will play a large part in influencing our formulation of this world view, but is ultimately ourselves that have the final say. We must decide what we value, and then live accordingly. After all, in the eyes of the world we could achieve great success, but if our actions do not coincide with what we ourselves truly deem worthy, we will find no peace.”

Tags : Bliss Individuality Self Reliance Values
Author : Chris Matakas
Source : My Mastery: Continued Education Through Jiu Jitsu

194. “In the history of history, there has never been someone with your particular genetic make-up or life experiences. This being the case, we have no reference points with which to compare ourselves, and therefore it is futile to attempt to measure yourself relative to others.”

Tags : Awareness Bliss Individuality Self Reliance Values
Author : Chris Matakas
Source : My Mastery: Continued Education Through Jiu Jitsu

195. “We don't permit anyone to tell us our business, nor do we wish to tell anyone his. The same goes for moral outlooks. Don't tread on us and we won't on you. We're a tolerant, liberty-loving bunch, we Wolfes.”

Tags : Freedomce Liberty Self Reliance Tolerance
Source : The House of Wolfe: A Border Noir

196. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages... In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried”

Tags : Self Reliance

197. “You can love people, and you can befriend them, but the only person you can ever one hundred percent depend on is yourself.”

Tags : Independence Self Reliance
Author : Trisha Leigh
Source : Winter Omens

198. “The time when you should most of all withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd.”

Tags : Individuality Mass Culture Self Reliance
Author : Epicurus

199. “The hell of it is, I know the answer. The answer is that you never, ever, rely on another person for your peace of mind. If you do, you're screwed but good. Not right away, maybe, but sooner or later. You have to -- I don't know --you have to learn to live with yourself. You have to learn to turn back your own sheets and set a table for one without feeling pathetic. You have to be strong and confident and pleased with yourself and never give the slightest impression that you can't hack it without that certain goddamn someone. You have to fake the hell out of it.”

Tags : Independence Self Reliance
Source : More Tales of the City

200. “Standing up for yourself is about more than flinging barbed-wire insults around. Its about picking your battles, knowing when to fight, knowing exactly what and who is worth fighting for.”

Tags : Fighting Self Reliance
Author : Paula Stokes
Source : The Art of Lainey