I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself.
Self-reliance is the key to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
If you find no one to support you on the spiritual path, walk alone. There is no companionship with the immature.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
What I see now avails me the privilege to look at things from outside the box, I was never in the box, because I had freedom to think as I wish for myself. That's the one thing Mama Hay afforded me.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.