Dependent Sayings and Quotes

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

For everyone you create to be dependent on you, you are equally dependent on them. Neither relationship is healthy.      

Alan Cohen

We are dependent on each other. Therefore, replenishing the soil, replenishing society and being part of one continuum - that's the new story.     

Satish Kumar

Relying on another is an expression of attachment, not love, a manifestation of insecurity and suffering, not understanding the true nature of our lives.     

Brenda Shoshanna

We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.     

George Bernard Shaw

We are dependent on God's power through every step of our redemption.     

Jonathan Edwards

Everything is dependent upon energy. Energy is attention. Attention is awareness.     

Frederick Lenz

The more dependent you are, the more ignorant you must be, and that's how they want you.     

Rush Limbaugh

You are dependent if you allow the weaknesses of other people to ruin your emotional life!     

Stephen Covey

A dependent clause is like a dependent child: incapable of standing on its own but able to cause a lot of trouble.     

William Safire

It's very dependent on your state of mind. And your emotional state as well. And a lot of it comes pouring out, you don't really have that much control with it.     

Eric Clapton

It's humiliating to be dependent, anyway, but it's still a poorer pass to have no one to depend on.     

John Wyndham

It is frightening how dependent on drugs we are all becoming and how easy it is for doctors to prescribe them as the universal panacea for our ills.     

Prince Charles

We are critically dependent on the Internet, and it's ingrained in our way of life.     

Amber Rudd

Stop reliance on human effort. Seek divine power.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

We are so reliant on power and technology for everything.     

Billy Burke

One of the signs of relying on deeds is loss of hope when a misstep occurs.     

Ibn Ata Allah

Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.     

C.S. Lewis

But relying on one person for your every need is so dangerous. One set of hands isn't enough to keep you from falling.     

Sarah Addison Allen

Stop relying on miracles to get the job done. Start relying on consistency and hard work, it never fails.     


Better not think too much. Relying more on the body: it is more trustworthy.     

Woody Allen

Relying on words to lead you to the truth is like relying on an incomplete formal system to lead you to the truth. A formal system will give you some truths, but as we shall soon see, a formal system, no matter how powerful cannot lead to all truths.     

Douglas Hofstadter

Relying on the face might be human nature - even babies prefer to look at attractive people. But, of course, judging someone based on the geometry of his features is, from a moral and legal standpoint, no better than judging him based on the color of his skin.     

Paul Bloom

Relying on the power of kindness is a sensitive undertaking. The challenge is to inspire people to be kind more often without tainting the selflessness that comes from doing something nice with no ulterior motive.     

Daniel Lubetzky

Relying on someone else to be successful only ties you down and limits you.     

Fabrizio Moreira

Everything is dependent upon your state of mind. That is all there is, states of mind, ten thousand of them. Beyond all states of mind is nirvana.     

Frederick Lenz

Relying too much on proof distracts you from the real mission–which is emotional connection.     


Relying only on logic, on what can be factually established, may inform or intimidate, but it will rarely stir anyone into action or change.      

Charlotte Beers

The way you look is so dependent on the way you take care of yourself.     

Martina Mcbride