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Definition of Self-Sufficient

Self-Sufficient

  1. Sufficient for one's self without external aid or cooperation.
  2. Having an overweening confidence in one's own abilities or worth; hence, haughty; overbearing.

Self-Sufficient Quotations

In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution may be. It is a symbol, and the more profoundly the imaginary lines of projection meet higher dimensions, the better.
Paul Klee

Universal education is not only a moral imperative but an economic necessity, to pave the way toward making many more nations self-sufficient and self-sustaining.
Desmond Tutu

For, behind the scenes, halfway around the world in Mexico, were two decades of aggressive research on wheat that not only enabled Mexico to become self-sufficient with respect to wheat production but also paved the way to rapid increase in its production in other countries.
Norman Borlaug

The picture is a self-sufficient work of art. It is not connected to anything outside.
Kurt Schwitters

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.
Joseph Wood Krutch
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