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Unable to roll sleeves.
Tags:homeless, homeless person, homeless people, homelessness, roll sleeves, long sleeves, panhandle, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, beg, begs, begging, begged, beggar, beggars, incompetent, incompetence, lazy, laziness, lethargic, inattentive, lethargy, inactive, inactivity, sleeves, simple task, simple tasks, bootstraps, self-reliance
"Don't you think you should try to find the Self-Help section on your own?"
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"Daddy's way of helping you with your homework is not to help you."
Can't handle sudden wealth. Help yourself.
"Hey, I've had it with winding you! From here on in you're going to make it on your own."
Tags:wind-up, wind-up toy, wind-up toys, mechanical, mechanical toy, mechanical toys, mechanism, mechanisms, toy, toys, lost, desert, deserts, desert dweller, desert dwellers, sponge, sponges, sponging, leech, leeches, leeching, helpless, helplessness, self-reliant, self-reliance, frustration, frustrations, frustrating
"No, thanks - I'm a libertarian."
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Lost ability to self-fund.
"Can't you just pull your socks up and stop whingeing?"
Tags:good samaritan, good samaritans, bad samaritan, bad samaritans, help line, help lines, suicide hotline, suicide hotlines, self-help, tough love, giving tough love, pull your socks up, pulling your socks up, bootstrap, bootstraps, pull yourself up, pulling yourself up, self-reliance, whinge, whinges, whingeing, whine, whines, whiner, whiners
"When the President said each of us should ask 'What can I do for myself?' - Well, I just hopped in a cab and went right over to Saks."
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"Give a man an exam and he'll be healthy for a day; teach a man to examine himself and he'll be healthy for a lifetime."
Tags:proctologist, proctologists, proctology, colorectal, colorectal surgery, colorectal surgeries, exam, exams, examination, examinations, self-examination, self-examinations, self-diagnosis, self-diagnose, self-diagnosing, handout, handouts, self-reliant, self-reliance, doctor, doctors, physician, physicians, medical professional, medical professionals, bootstraps, pull yourself up, pulling yourself up, teach, teaches, teaching, teacher, teachers, health, healthy, personal responsibility, expert, experts, expertise, learn, learns, learning, conservative, conservatives
Unbeknown to others, Thoreau would sometimes, in the middle of the night, sneak out for a few odds and ends.
Self Service Counseling
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"Give a man a fish, you cut your throat. Teach a man to fish, you're a damn fool."
Tags:business advice, selling, management, marketing, business model, giving, teaching, economics, self-reliant, self-reliance, give a man a fish, teach a man to fish, economic advice, economics 101, sell, sells, selling, seller, sellers, fishmonger, fishmongers, fish monger, fish mongers, seafood, salesman, salesmen
'You were an author? What book did you write?'
'Teach me to be self-reliant instead of how to beg.'
"My mother used to say, 'If you really love something, let it go. It's always more fun to chase your dinner!'"
Tags:baldo, wisdom, old world wisdom, aunt, aunts, tia, tias, abuela, abuelas, chicken, chickens, chicken dinner, chicken dinners, chase, chases, chasing, dinner, dinners, supper, suppers, self-reliant, self-reliance, immigrant family, immigrant families, migrant family, migrant families, run after, runs after, running after
'Guaranteed! By the end of the summer he'll be so self-reliant that you can cancel his allowance.'
"Why do you need my advice, my son? You're on top of the world!"
Tags:on top of the world, top of the world, pinnace, pinnacle of success, optimism, contentment, positive outlook, positive attitude, positive attitudes, advice, give advice, giving advice, good advice, word of advice, advise, advising, life coach, life coaches, mentor, mentoring, building confidence, self-reliance, key to success, keys to success, road to success, guru, mountain guru, achievement, gurus, wise man, wisdom, wise men