Origin of self-sufficient
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But such an approach works against the traditional pride in self-sufficiency espoused by many in the American middle class.
Domestically, the former governor offers an avowedly nationalistic agenda, focused on American self-sufficiency.Iowa Frontrunner Mike Huckabee Talks to The Daily Beast|Lloyd Green|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Academic studies have found that mental health parenting evaluations often take this self-sufficiency view of parenting.
Food in Calabria was pride, self-sufficiency and community all mixed together in one mouthful.A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking|Curtis Stone|November 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I feel conservative in terms of limited government, individual responsibility, self-sufficiency — that sort of thing.Ted Olson, the Conservative Republican Who Argued for Marriage Equality at the Supreme Court|Justin Green|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You lack the quality of self-sufficiency that is the characteristic of the higher critical faculties.Murder in Any Degree|Owen Johnson
Third, A dignity, courage, self-sufficiency and self-respect that comes from a belief in her own divinity.Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers|Elbert Hubbard
Their ignorance, however, is not equal to their self-sufficiency.The Arena|Various
Virtue has a kind of self-sufficiency; it stands upon its own basis, and cannot be injured by any violence.Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose|John Aikin
Even bitterness were less destructive to the woman's hope than this strange counting of the cost, this self-sufficiency.Browning's Heroines|Ethel Colburn Mayne