Quotes of Dependence

“ Our escalating dependence on foreign and non-renewable sources of energy is heading us down a slippery slope. ”

- Tom Harkin

“ There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self. ”

- John Gay

“ At times, we were forced to go through a history of dependence, unable to determine our own destiny. But today, we are at the threshold of a new turning point. ”

- Moo hyum Roh

“ Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old. ”

- John Ciardi

“ Energy dependence is America's economic, environmental and security Achilles' heel. ”

- Nathanael Greene

“ There is no doubt that now, more than ever, we must work to end our dependence on foreign oil sources. But we cannot do so by ignoring the wishes of the coastal communities that oppose drilling. ”

- Elizabeth Dole

“ Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity. ”

- Vince Lombardi

“ We want to leave behind our dependence on oil. ”

- Romano Prodi

“ I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age. ”

- Johnnie Cochran

“ The ship of heaven guides itself and will not accept a wooden rudder. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Interdependency follows independence. ”

- Stephen R. Covey

“ Depend on no man, on no friend but him who can depend on himself. He only who acts conscientiously toward himself will act so toward others. ”

- Johann Kaspar Lavater

“ There is no one subsists by himself alone. ”

- Owen Felltham

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

- William Wordsworth

“ True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach… ”

- Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“ Ethanol has reduced our nation's dependence on imported energy, created thousands of jobs, reduced air pollution, and increased energy security. And renewable fuels cost less at the pump. It is a growth fuel that fuels opportunities for millions of Americans. ”

- Lane Evans

“ The notion that faith in Christ is to be rewarded by an eternity of bliss, while a dependence upon reason, observation, and experience merits everlasting pain, is too absurd for refutation, and can be relieved only by that unhappy mixture of insanity and ignorance called 'faith… ”

- Robert Green Ingersoll

“ True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence on the future; not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears, but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is abundantly sufficient; for he that is so wants nothing. ”

- Lucius Anneaus Seneca

“ That whether you are British, American or some other nationality, the No 1 task is to move from inter-dependence — which can be good or bad — to an integrated global community in which there is a shared future, shared responsibilities, shared prosperity and, most importantly, shared values… ”

- Bill Clinton

“ The inevitable consequence of poverty is dependence. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength. ”

- Charles Lamb

“ To be loved for what one is, is the greatest exception. The great majority love in others only what they lend him, their own selves, their version of him. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ I wish I was as cocksure of anything as Tom Macaulay is of everything. ”

- Lord Melbourne

“ He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken. ”

- La Rochefoucauld

“ He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future. ”

- Seneca

“ A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory. ”

- Dorothee Soelle

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

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ Her madness hath the oddest frame of sense, such a dependency of thing on thing, as e'er I heard in madness. ”

- William Shakespeare
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