Meaning of 自力更生

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gēng shēng
regeneration through one's own effort (idiom); self-reliance
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They decided to take the path of self-reliance.
Do it yourself - I know, not everyone has the time, energy or skills to do a lot of things themselves, but what you can do yourself or can teach yourself, do!
Our policy should rest on the basis of self-reliance.
We shouldn't expect our regulators to live up to their end of the bargain unless we live up to ours.
We want, instead, to teach self-reliance, demonstrate our trust in the kids, and help them grow in their own terms, but with our loving guidance.