Quotations on Dependence

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It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
- Fred Allen
(Keywords: Love, Achievement, Goals, Dependence, World)

The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other.
- James M. Baldwin
(Keywords: Progress, Dependence, Race, Reason)

Our dependence on foreign energy sources is our Achilles heel, not just in the realm of diplomacy, but in terms of our future as the world's economic leader.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Leader, Dependence, Diplomacy, Energy, Future, World)

The absolute dependence of a newborn infant inspired many things in me, but it did not activate any magical knowledge about what to do for the next twenty years.
- Mary Kay Blakely
(Keywords: Knowledge, Dependence, Years)

Well, for starters, we have to do more to create demand for new technologies that can reduce our dependence on foreign oil and environmental degradation.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: Environmental, Dependence, Oil)

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi
(Keywords: Love, Dependence, Excitement, Old, Word)

It is the union of independence and dependence of these branches - legislative, executive and judicial - and of the governmental functions possessed by each of them, that constitutes the marvellous genius of this unrivalled document.
- J. Reuben Clark
(Keywords: Genius, Dependence, Independence)

But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: Environmental, Health, Benefits, Dependence, Energy, Nation, National security, Oil)

Schools are successful only insofar as they reduce the dependence of a child's opportunities upon his social origins.
- James S. Coleman
(Keywords: Successful, Dependence, Schools)

Between richer and poorer classes in a free country a mutually respecting antagonism is much healthier than pity on the one hand and dependence on the other, as is, perhaps, the next best thing to fraternal feeling.
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Keywords: Country, Dependence, Feeling, Pity)

Man can know his world without falling back on revelation; he can live his life without feeling his utter dependence on supernatural powers.
- Christopher Dawson
(Keywords: Life, Dependence, Feeling, Man, Supernatural, World)

The real message of the Dance opens up the vistas of life to all who have the urge to express beauty with no other instrument than their own bodies, with no apparatus and no dependence on anything other than space.
- Ruth St. Denis
(Keywords: Beauty, Life, Dance, Dependence, Space)

One of my top priorities in Congress is to reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels.
- Lincoln Diaz-Balart
(Keywords: Congress, Dependence, Priorities)

The price of indulging yourself in your youth in the things you cannot afford is poverty and dependence in your old age.
- Dorothy Dix
(Keywords: Age, Dependence, Old, Poverty, Youth)

There is no doubt that now, more than ever, we must work to end our dependence on foreign oil sources. But we cannot do so by ignoring the wishes of the coastal communities that oppose drilling.
- Elizabeth Dole
(Keywords: Work, Dependence, Doubt, Drilling, Now, Oil, Wishes)

Ethanol has reduced our nation's dependence on imported energy, created thousands of jobs, reduced air pollution, and increased energy security. And renewable fuels cost less at the pump. It is a growth fuel that fuels opportunities for millions of Americans.
- Lane Evans
(Keywords: Growth, Americans, Dependence, Energy, Jobs, Nation, Pollution, Security)

The only way that we can reduce our financial dependence on the inflow of funds from the rest of the world is to reduce our trade deficit.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Financial, Dependence, Rest, Trade, World)

As the cost of gasoline rises and our dependence on foreign oil continues to increase, the effect of sending over $100 billion each year to OPEC nations hurts every American.
- Paul Gillmor
(Keywords: American, Dependence, Effect, Nations, Oil)

Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one's government is not necessarily to secure freedom.
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Keywords: Government, Dependence, Fact, Freedom, Voting)

Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
- Thomas Hobbes
(Keywords: Science, Knowledge, Consequences, Dependence, Fact)

South Dakota is a great state because of its values, not because of dependence on government.
- Laura Ingraham
(Keywords: Government, Values, Dependence, State)

Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
- Thomas Jefferson
(Keywords: Virtue, Ambition, Dependence, Tools)

By encouraging renewable energy sources such as wind energy, we boost South Dakota's economy and we help reduce America's dependence on foreign oil.
- Tim Johnson
(Keywords: Encouraging, America, Dependence, Economy, Energy, Help, Oil, Wind)

We have seen what the dependence and addiction to foreign oil has done to us economically.
- Ron Kind
(Keywords: Addiction, Dependence, Oil)

The provisions contained in this plan will ensure that the United States has the infrastructure necessary to meet energy needs through future decades, easing dependence on unpredictable foreign oil markets, and creating thousands of new jobs for American workers.
- Ron Lewis
(Keywords: American, Dependence, Energy, Future, Jobs, Needs, Oil, states, United, Will, Workers)

Right now too much American time and resources are spent dealing with situations caused by our dependence on oil that we import from unstable countries.
- Dan Lipinski
(Keywords: Time, American, Countries, Dependence, Now, Oil, Right)

Yet, despite our many advances, our environment is still threatened by a range of problems, including global climate change, energy dependence on unsustainable fossil fuels, and loss of biodiversity.
- Dan Lipinski
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Dependence, Energy, Environment, Loss, Problems)

The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart: a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man's increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another.
- Seth Low
(Keywords: Brotherhood, Dependence, Man, Obligation, Sense, University)

All creatures are united to God alone in an immediate union. They depend essentially and directly upon Him. Being all alike equally impotent, they cannot be in reciprocal dependence upon one another.
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Keywords: God, Being, Dependence, United)

He has willed - He wills incessantly - that the modifications of the mind and those of the body shall be reciprocal. This is the conjunction and the natural dependence of the two parts of which we are constituted.
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Keywords: Body, Dependence, Mind)

The dependence of one people upon another, even for the benefits of legislation, is the deepest source of national weakness.
- Thomas Francis Meagher
(Keywords: People, Benefits, Dependence, Legislation, Weakness)

Things derive their being and nature by mutual dependence and are nothing in themselves.
- Nagarjuna
(Keywords: Nature, Being, Dependence, Nothing)

Manifold subsequent experience has led to a truer appreciation and a more moderate estimate of the importance of the dependence of one living being upon another.
- Richard Owen
(Keywords: Experience, Appreciation, Being, Dependence, Importance, Living)

We must shift the energy policy debate in America with an increased focus on alternative and renewable fuels and Congress must pass meaningful alternative fuels and incentive programs to help move the U.S. away from dependence on foreign oil.
- Rick Renzi
(Keywords: Policy, America, Congress, Debate, Dependence, Energy, Focus, Help, Oil)

At times, we were forced to go through a history of dependence, unable to determine our own destiny. But today, we are at the threshold of a new turning point.
- Moo-hyum Roh
(Keywords: History, Dependence, Destiny, Today)

I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down - our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy. Agriculture is the backbone of our economy.
- John Salazar
(Keywords: Food, Agriculture, Countries, Dependence, Economy, Energy, Nation)

We need an energy revolution by breaking our dependence on fossil fuels, polluting fuels... I am very, very confident our small state will lead this. We will be noticed by the country and the world.
- Bernie Sanders
(Keywords: Country, Dependence, Energy, Revolution, State, Will, World)

The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence.
- Friedrich Schleiermacher
(Keywords: Religion, Dependence, Feeling)

True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Keywords: Happiness, Dependence, Future, Present)

In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Keywords: War, Victory, Dependence, Guidance, Perspective, Reason)

Every single instance of a friend's insincerity increases our dependence on the efficacy of money.
- William Shenstone
(Keywords: Money, Friend, Dependence, Insincerity)

People understand we have a dependence upon foreign oil. What they do not understand and find incredibly ridiculous is that we import refined product just making us more dependent on the industry.
- John Shimkus
(Keywords: People, Dependence, Oil)

Ethanol reduces our dependence on foreign sources of oil and is an important weapon in the War on Terror. By investing in South Dakota's ethanol producers, we will strengthen our energy security and create new jobs.
- John Thune
(Keywords: War, Dependence, Energy, Jobs, Oil, Security, Terror, Will)

And I am a conservative. Sometimes conservatives forget we are supposed to conserve, to save, to be efficient. Plus our dependence on other sources of energy is causing our country to not be independent and to really be vulnerable. So this is a security issue.
- Zach Wamp
(Keywords: Conservative, Country, Dependence, Energy, Forget, Security)

We live in a world of increasing dependence on electronic records and retrieval, unprecedented security and preservation concerns, and insufficient attention to civic and democratic education.
- Allen Weinstein
(Keywords: Education, Attention, Dependence, Security, World)

We need a balanced, long term energy policy to reduce our dependence on foreign oil and preserve the beauty of the land we love.
- Heather Wilson
(Keywords: Beauty, Love, Policy, Dependence, Energy, Land, Oil)

If women be educated for dependence; that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop?
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Keywords: Women, Power, Act, Being, Dependence, Right, Will, Wrong)

First, we have to find a common vocabulary for energy security. This notion has a radically different meaning for different people. For Americans it is a geopolitical question. For the Europeans right now it is very much focused on the dependence on imported natural gas.
- Daniel Yergin
(Keywords: People, Americans, Dependence, Energy, First, Meaning, Now, Question, Right, Security, Vocabulary)









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