Synonyms for self-help

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It is indeed, in itself, a monument of the power of self-help in man.

It is, in short, the exhibition of self-help in one of its best forms.

Too much guidance and restraint hinder the formation of habits of self-help.

No help was to be had from either of their homes; it was the day of self-help for all.

The highest philanthropy supplies the means and opportunities for self-help.

It is, in design and execution, more like his "Self-Help" than any of his other works.

They obviously imply the rule of conduct which I have called the Maxim of Self-help.

The spirit of independence or self-help is the one thing necessary.

The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine growth in any man or woman.

What a fine demonstration of the power and efficacy of self-help!

WORD ORIGIN

1831, from self- + help (n.). Apparently coined by Carlyle. British Self-Help Emigration Society is attested from 1887.

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