Self reliance Related Quotes



We do need a return to individual integrity, self-reliance, and old-fashioned gumption. We really do.

Robert M. Pirsig


“To character and success, two things, contradictory as they may seem, must go together . . . humble dependence on God and manly reliance on self.”

William Wordsworth


“We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of us represents”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“The street bred a gritty self-reliance in its children. It was their frontier.”

David Nasaw


The secret of all great undertakings is hard work and self-reliance

Gustavus Franklin Swift


My father's example taught me self-reliance, to make my own luck, and to work to make things happen.

Neil Oliver


We must introduce a new balance in the relationship between the individual and the government--a balance that favors greater individual freedom and self-reliance.

Gerald R. Ford


Our country is great because it is built on principles of self-reliance, opportunity, innovation, and compassion for others.

Ronald Reagan


The list of qualities (an investor should have) include patience, self-reliance, common sense, a tolerance for pain, open-mindedness, detachment, persistence, humility, flexibility, a willingness to do independent research, an equal willingness to admit mistakes, and the ability to ignore general panic.

Peter Lynch


“Freedom comes from strength and self-reliance.”

Lisa Murkowski