39 Quotes About Not Relying on Others


Being self motivated will ensure you are not left having to rely on someone else. These quotes about not relying on others will empower you to take a stand for yourself.

“A good nationalism has to depend on a principle of the common people, on myths of a struggling commonality.”

“All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.”

“All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.”

“And I am a conservative. Sometimes conservatives forget we are supposed to conserve, to save, to be efficient.”

“Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What’s one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.”

“Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other.”

“Create your own method. Don’t depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.”

“Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.”

“Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He only who acts conscientiously toward himself, will act so toward others.”

“Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.”

“Don’t depend on other people to be responsible for you. Don’t make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things.”

“Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.”

“God has made us so that we must be mutually dependent. We may ignore our own dependence, or refuse to acknowledge that others depend upon us in more respects than the payment of weekly wages; but the thing must be, nevertheless. ”

“Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.”

“Historically, we have lived in a nation of energy dependence. Dependence on others for our heating and electricity, and for our fuel for transportation.”

“I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.”

“I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.”

“If women be educated for dependence; that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop?”

“It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.”

“Manifold subsequent experience has led to a truer appreciation and a more moderate estimate of the importance of the dependence of one living being upon another.”

“New technologies and approaches are merging the physical, digital, and biological worlds in ways that will fundamentally transform humankind. The extent to which that transformation is positive will depend on how we navigate the risks and opportunities that arise along the way.”

“One of my top priorities in Congress is to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels.”

“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.”

“Our very lives depend on the ethics of strangers, and most of us are always strangers to other people.”

“Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians. If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The Muppets would take seats in senate.”

“Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.”

“Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.”

“The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.”

“The art of humility begins with a recognition of our dependence on others and an appreciation of God’s gift of life.”

“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.”

“The more people who are dependent on government handouts, the more votes the left can depend on for an ever-expanding welfare state.”

“The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.”

“There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one’s self.”

“True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.”

“We feel that animals have the same rights as retarded human child because they are equal mentally in terms of dependence on others.”

“We human beings are social beings. We come into the world as the result of others’ actions.”

“Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.”

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”

“You may depend upon it that they are as good hearts to serve men in palaces as in cottages.”

Keeping your goals secret can be a hindrance to some. We must sometimes seek the encouragement of others to be successful.

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