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dependence Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about dependence
  1. #1
    “All reaction is limited by, and dependant on, what it is reacting against.”
  2. #2
    “You are my face; I am you. Why did you leave me who am you?
    I will never leave you again
    Don’t ever leave me again
    You will never leave me again
    You went in the water
    I drank your blood
    I brought your milk
    You forgot to smile
    I loved you
    You hurt me
    You came back to me
    You left me
    I waited for you
    You are mine
    You are mine
    You are mine”
  3. #3
    “Freedom does not come by trying to produce it. Freedom in the spiritual realm comes by an absolute surrender to Jesus and living dependent upon Him.”
  4. #4
    “[My father] taught me with silence. . .to look into myself, to find my own strength, to walk around inside myself in company with my soul. . . . One learns of the pain of others by suffering one’s own pain … by turning inside oneself. . . . It makes us aware of how frail and tiny we are and of how much we must depend upon the Master of the Universe.”
  5. #5
    “When you allow other people to determine your best choices; when you allow yourself to be carried along by what other people think your life should be, could be,must be; when you hand them the pen and tell them to write your story, you don’t get the pen back. Not easily anyway.″
  6. #6
    “Psychologists use words like codependent, symbiotic, or even fused to describe people who seem unable to be self-sufficient (...) with others. In contrast, Bowlby talked about ‘effective dependency’ and how being able, from ‘the cradle to the grave’, to turn to others for emotional support is a sign and a source of strength.”
  7. #7
    “Healthy dependence is the essence of romantic love.”
  8. #8
    “The sadistic person is as dependent on the submissive person as the latter is on the former; neither can live without the other.”
  9. #9
    “History shows that it does not matter who is in power or what revolutionary forces take over the government, those who have not learned to do for themselves and have to depend solely on others never obtain any more rights or privileges in the end than they had in the beginning.”
  10. #10
    “Mae called her parents . . . and there were tears . . . and some very embarrassing talk about how Mae had become a real adult, how her parents were ashamed and humbled to be leaning on her, leaning so heavily on their young daughter in this way, it’s just this messed-up system we’re all stuck in, they said. But thank you, they said, we’re so proud of you.”
  11. #11
    “It didn’t matter. She was not happy and never had been. Why was life so inadequate, why did the things she depended on turn immediately to dust?… Yet if somewhere there existed a strong, handsome being, with a valorous nature, at once exalted and refined, with the heart of a poet in the shape of an angel, a lyre with strings of brass, sounding elegiac epithalamiums to the heavens, then why mightn’t she, by chance, find him?”

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