- Indeed, learning a martial art makes one self-reliant and disciplined, and also greatly boosts one's confidence.
- New Zealanders tend to be resourceful, self-reliant people.
- The natural hazards are too numerous and the climate too determinedly extreme to tolerate inhabitation by anybody but the most intrepid and self-reliant.
- He appears self-reliant and confident with some maturity.
- It's wonderful to be independent and self-reliant.