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  • A farmer is dependent on too many things outside his control; it makes for modesty.
    Source: Jasmine (2007) 12
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A married man forms married habits and becomes dependent on marriage just as a sailor becomes dependent on the sea.
  • Ruth Ross
    Ruth Ross
    New Zealand historian 1920-
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    All prosperity begins in the mind and is dependent only upon the full use of our creative imagination.
  • Guerrilla war is a kind of war waged by the few but dependent on the support of many.
  • Hard as it may appear in individual cases, dependent poverty ought to be held disgraceful.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Have a well-thought financial plan that is not dependent upon correctly guessing what will happen in the future.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    I set about fifty-five years ago (1927) to see what a penniless, unknown human individual with a dependent wife and newborn child might be able to do effectively on behalf of all humanity...
    Source: Grunch of Giants (1983)
  • Ann Druyan
    Ann Druyan
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    I've been thinking about the distorted view of science that prevails in our culture. I've been wondering about this, because our civilization is completely dependent on science and high technology, yet most of us are alienated from science.
  • Mohsin Hamid
    Mohsin Hamid
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    In a way, every parent is sort of dependent on the benevolence of the society around them to take care of their children.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    It is important for investors to understand what they do and don't know. Learn to recognize that you cannot possibly know what is going to happen in the future, and any investment plan that is dependent on accurately forecasting where markets will be next year is doomed to failure.
  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
    Joseph De Maistre
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    Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Nature has made all her truths independent of one another. Our art makes one dependent on the other. But this is not natural. Each keeps its own place.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton
    British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director 1959-
    Ben Elton
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    People who get through life dependent on other people's possessions are always the first to lecture you on how little possessions count.
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