Best 244 of Self reliance quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 20 Sep

Abhijit Naskar

Your life has only one authority, that's you.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Agnes Chew

Moments later, I was climbing nervously into the back of the car. The driver wore the archetypal expression of an antagonist. No words were exchanged beyond the brief lines uttered to this nameless stranger, whose inclinations remained unclear. The car sped along empty roads and traversed dingy alleyways. Music blared from its speakers. I did not remember exhaling throughout the entire journey.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Rainer Maria Rilke

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

By Anonym 16 Sep

Abhijit Naskar

Doubt not the self O lion-heart, for those who call you crazy will one day worship you.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Jeanette Winterson

It never happened, but that doesn't mean it wasn't there to happen. All of that has been a brutal lesson to me in not overlooking or misunderstanding what is actually there, in your hands, now. We always think the thing we need to transform everything--the miracle--is elsewhere, but often it is right next to us. Sometimes it is us, ourselves.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson Self Reliance

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.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Marcus Aurelius

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Matshona Dhliwayo

A star doesn't need a lamp to find its way through the dark.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson

An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Jim Butcher

It was why no sane cat allowed kits to come anywhere near human beings. Humans seemed to feel that it was perfectly acceptable to teach kits to accept food from their hands as a matter of course, rather than teaching them the importance of hunting skill and self-reliance.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If he had the earth for his pasture and the sea for his pond, he would be a pauper still. He only is rich who owns the day. There is no king, rich man, fairy or demon who possesses such power as that. Mentioned in Sixty Days and Counting, by Kim Stanley Robinson

By Anonym 13 Sep

Henry David Thoreau

I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whence, then, this worship of the past? The centuries are conspirators against the sanity and authority of the soul.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lailah Gifty Akita

Awake my great soul. Awake my great spirit. Awake my great strength.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Trisha Leigh

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception than the rule. There is the man and his virtues.

By Anonym 18 Sep

David Anthony Durham

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.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Richard Proenneke

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.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Marty Rubin

Don't look for happiness. You have to be your happiness, nothing and no one else.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Gary Hopkins

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

By Anonym 18 Sep

Lailah Gifty Akita

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

By Anonym 18 Sep

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Some people hate people who are overconfident, only because their overconfidence reminds them of their underconfidence.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sharon Osbourne

When you get pushed down, you pick yourself up and move on. I've never been a victim.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Garry Fitchett

A responsible citizen of any society desires no sure paths, just reachable pegs. I need no sure paths; shaky stepping-stones, and perilous pegs will do, for you do not know my way.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Marty Rubin

One gift I think is a great one is a gift for self-entertainment.

By Anonym 19 Sep

M. C. Humphreys

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ogwo David Emenike

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

By Anonym 16 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

By Anonym 17 Sep

Abhijit Naskar

No Moses, Buddha, Christ, Mohammed, Nanak, Plato, Socrates or Naskar can give you liberty. No Bible, Vedas, Quran, Republic, Meditations, Analects or Principia Humanitas can give you liberty. You need to get it yourself, or else it's not true liberty.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Sunday Adelaja

Your self-reliance, self-appraisal and self- perception depends on how successful you are at knowing who God has created you to become

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let a man then know his worth and keep things under his feet.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Amanda Boyden

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

By Anonym 16 Sep

Philip G. Zimbardo

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.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Miyamoto Musashi

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

By Anonym 19 Sep

Kate Bolick

This, I thought, is what it means to be alone: You are solid, intact, and then, without warning, a hinge unlatches, the chimney flue swings open, the infinite freezing black night rushes in, and there is nothing to do but grope in the cold to set things right again.

By Anonym 16 Sep

James Fenimore Cooper

If a man believed all that other people choose to say in their own favor, he might get an oversized opinion of them, and an udersized opinion of himself.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Mackenzi Lee

I want to know everything about my own self and never to have to rely on someone else to tell me the way I work.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Clare Oliver

Society may predict, but only I can determine my destiny.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Matshona Dhliwayo

If you pray for a fish, you will get one. If you pray for a net, you will be able to catch a thousand.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Elton Trueblood

The profound paradox is that the great man became more confident in his approach to others, including the man of his own Cabinet, but he recognized that his major confidence was not himself but in Another.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Lailah Gifty Akita

With perseverance and endurance you can survive any storm.