Robert M Watson Jr
"God helps those that help themselves" Algernon Sydney in 1698 in an article titled Discourses Concerning Government. Some times listed as Hezekiah 6:1 (this is an inside joke - no book of Hezekiah). Possibly even such is found in Aesop ...
Jer 17:5 (NIV) This is what the LORD says: "Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the LORD."
Prov 28:26 (NIV) He who trusts in himself is a fool...
All religions the same? Not really ...
In essence they are I would say. What you write above sounds like masakatsu agatsu.