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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

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

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

I have fruit trees. Cows for fresh milk, yoghurt. My own wheat. I'm basically self-sufficient.
Imran Khan

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

It is precisely because neither individuals nor small groups can be fully self-sufficient that cooperation is necessary to human survival and flourishing.
Tom G. Palmer
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