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Definition of Self-Sufficiency

Self-Sufficiency

  1. The quality or state of being self-sufficient.

Self-Sufficiency Quotations

Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.
Mahatma Gandhi

The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
Quentin Crisp

The concept of loneliness and exile and self-sufficiency continually bucks me up.
Christopher Hitchens

A little prosperity and peace, or even a turn slightly for the better, can bring us feelings of self-sufficiency. We can feel quickly that we are in control of our lives, that the change for the better is our own doing, not that of a God who communicates to us through the still, small voice of the Spirit.
Henry B. Eyring

Our forbears worked hard this difficult land, and their reward was the freedom and independence of self-sufficiency.
James H. Douglas, Jr.
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