Dependent Quotes

Nature gave men two ends – one to sit on and one to think with. Ever since then man’s success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most.

Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.

We need to exert ourselves that much more, and break out of the vicious cycle of dependence imposed on us by the financially powerful: those in command of immense market power and those who dare to fashion the world in their own image.

As healthy mothers are essential to vigorous offspring, the physical well being of woman becomes an object of public interest… history discloses the fact that woman has always been dependent upon man… she is properly placed in a class by herself.” Muller v. Oregon 1908

The average American is just like the child in the family. You give him some responsibility and he is going to amount to something. He is going to do something. If, on the other hand, you make him completely dependent and pamper him and cater him too much, you are going to make him soft, […]

All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only on the full use of our creative imagination.

Marriage for her was to be a condition of bondage, maternity a condition of suffering and anguish, and in silence and subjection, she was to play the role of a dependent on man’s bounty for all her material wants, and for all the information she might desire.

The two men spoke about the afterlife. They spoke about Morrie’s increasing dependency on other people. He already needed help eating and sitting and moving from place to place. What, Koppel asked, did Morrie dread the most about his slow, insidious decay? (resulting from Lou Gehrig’s disease) Morrie paused. He asked if he could say […]

Dependent, adj. Reliant upon another’s generosity for the support which you are not in a position to exact from his fears.