Self reliance is the best policy. Nothing is permanent in this world and when a crisis occurs, everyone will wash off their hands and do not take the responsibility. It gives a great sense of freedom when you are self reliant and there is no need to bow to others unnecessary demands. “Self reliance is the only road to true freedom and being one’s own person is its ultimate reward” said Patricia Sampson. Others may try to influence us with their views which may not be acceptable to us. But we can give a patient hearing to their views but take the final decision on our own. The future is not in the hands of fate but in ours. Self reliance gives you more scope for improvement, will also make others follow you, ultimately making you the leader. So, self reliance is the best way to stay ahead of others in all fronts.