23 quotes about Self-reliance
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God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
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The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.
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No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods.
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This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance or original action.
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The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.
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No one can cheat you out of ultimate success but yourself.
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Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.
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The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.
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If it is to be, it is up to me.
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Help yourself, and Heaven will help you.
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God helps them that help themselves.
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At the bottom no one in life can help anyone else in life; this one experiences over and over in every conflict and every perplexity: that one is alone. That isn't as bad as it may first appear; and again it is the best thing in life that each should have everything in himself; his fate, his future, his whole expanse and world.
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No one can be great, or good, or happy except through the inward efforts of themselves.
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Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one's own person is its ultimate reward.
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God the almighty and all terrible, who expects us to do something to help ourselves.
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You make yourself and others suffer just as much when you take offense as when you give offense Ken Keys, JR The more you depend on forces outside yourself, the more you are dominated by them.
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Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.
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You can't get spoiled if you do your own ironing.
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Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself. True happiness is born of self-reliance.
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There's no one to stop you but yourself.
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The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.
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No one's gonna drag you up to get into the light where you belong.
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Everyone is a self-made person, but only the successful admit it.
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