Interdependence Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old interdependence quotes, interdependence sayings, and interdependence proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


You cannot separate any part from the whole: interdependence rules the cosmic order.     

Taisen Deshimaru

The further human society drifts away from nature, the less we understand interdependence.     

Peter Senge

Probably we never fully credit the interdependence of wild creatures, and their cognizance of the affairs of their own kind.     

Mary Hunter Austin

There is an interdependence between those who have and those who have not. The process of giving exalts the poor and humbles the rich. In the process, both are sanctified.     

Marion G. Romney

Interdependence is a choice only independent people can make.     

Stephen R. Covey

There is an intimate interdependence of intellect and morals.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

How hard it is to have the beautiful interdependence of marriage and yet be strong in oneself alone.     

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Perhaps the saddest part of coexistence is the concept of interdependence being necessary for any form of solidarity to be realized. Being encouraged to lean on the weak, does not sound like a long term viable solution to attaining strength.     

Justin K. McFarlane Beau

The spirit of interdependence will not cost us more than it's worth. On the steep slope ahead, holding hands is necessary. And it just might be that we can learn to enjoy it.     

Paul Harvey

Global interdependence today means that economic disasters in developing countries could create a backlash on developed countries.      

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

There is that interdependence and that strength you get from a team, that the group is greater than any individual.     

Pete Newell

Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.     

Stephen Covey

The fundamental law of human beings is interdependence. A person is a person through other persons.     

Desmond Tutu

Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things.     

Thomas Merton

Interdependence must be transformed into solidarity based upon the principle that the goods of creation are meant for all. That which human industry produces through the processing of raw materials with the contribution of work must serve equally for the good of all.     

Pope John Paul II

You live in the age of interdependence. Borders don't count for much or stop much, good or bad, anymore.     

William J. Clinton

Individual liberty and interdependence are both essential for life in society.     

M. K. Gandhi

Effective interdependence can only be built on a foundation of true independence.     

Stephen R. Covey

There is a strange interdependence between thoughtlessness and evil.     

Hannah Arendt

There's an interdependence between flowers and bees. Where there are no flowers there are no bees, and where there are no bees, there are no flowers. They are really one organism. And so in the same way, everything in nature depends on everything else.     

Alan Watts

We find as our interdependence increases that, on the whole, we do better when other people do better as well.     

William J. Clinton

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

Mohandas Gandhi

There's nothing about interdependence that would keep somebody from making art.     

Gish Jen

Interdependence is a fact, it's not an opinion.     

Peter Coyote

Interdependence is a higher value than independence.     

Stephen R. Covey

Today the impulse towards interdependence is immeasurably greater. We are witnessing the beginnings of a new doctrine of international community.     

Tony Blair

In fact, a fundamental interdependence exists between the personal right to liberty and the personal right to property.     

Potter Stewart

Life doesn't make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all.     

Erik Erikson