independent and self-reliant
Be independent and self-reliant, as in It’s time Bill learned to paddle his own canoe. This idiom alludes to steering one’s own boat. [

The quote is a variation on a line from the William Shakespeare so-called problem play, “All’s Well That Ends Well.” Many consider this play a problem play because it’s neither a comedy nor a tragedy. It was written sometime between 1601 and 1608.

## How do you use paddle your own canoe in a sentence?

Example Sentences He feels he can paddle his own canoe now so wants to move out of his parent’s house. Children need their parents around, they can’t just paddle their own canoe. She is a strong woman and can paddle her own canoe without having a man in her life.

If you describe a person as paddling their own canoe, you mean that they are independent and do not need help from anyone else.

## What does spinning a line mean?

Meaning: When someone spins you a line, they are trying to deceive you by lying.

Nick OffermanPaddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living / Author
Mustachioed Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman is about to become an author. The actor/carpenter has written his first book, called Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Principles for Delicious Living. It’s set for an October 1st release, but you can pre-order now.

## What is the meaning of end in smoke?

‘To end in smoke’ means to come to nothing; to have no positive result.

## Is set in stone meaning?

to be very difficult or impossible to change: The schedule isn’t set in stone, but we’d like to stick to it pretty closely.

## What is atomic spin?

spin, in physics, the amount of angular momentum associated with a subatomic particle or nucleus and measured in multiples of a unit called the Dirac h, or h-bar (ℏ), equal to the Planck constant divided by 2π. For electrons, neutrons, and protons, the multiple is 0.5; pions have zero spin.