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Definition of Self-Sufficiency

Self-Sufficiency

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

Self-Sufficiency Quotations

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

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

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

I believe in greater self-sufficiency. International sport is tough, no doubt, but there shouldn't be too many crutches. In most cases sports psychologists are crutches, and they tend to soften rather than harden the players.
Glenn Turner

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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