Quotation Explorer - 'Responsibility'

You can’t do it for someone else. No matter how much they motivate or inspire you, you have to do it for yourself. Your health is YOUR responsibility. - Toni Sorenson
Authenticity is not a metaphysically distinctive way of being human; it is just a way of taking responsibility for what one has already been given. - Peter E. Gordon
A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten', he does not say 'My men were beaten. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Writing without responsibility is like taking out your cloths in public and begging people to not look at you. - M.F. Moonzajer
The level of our responsibility in things of God determines our level of prosperity. - Sunday Adelaja
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the gospel in understandable terms, considering the language and thought-forms of that setting. - Francis A. Schaeffer
A man who does not question his own judgment, society, and who flourishes between deceit and bewilderment, fails his moral responsibility as a rational being. - Duop Chak Wuol
The most important point to remember in developing self-confidence is to take responsibility for who we are. This empowers us. We can change anything, do anything, and be anything when we assume full responsibility for ourselves. - Rachael Bermingham
The victory is not only the pathway of celebration but also to take the greater degree of responsibility for those who were victimised. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you. - Amelia Earhart
The artistic temperament is too often only an alibi for lack of responsibility.... - Edmund Crispin
It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. - Dalai Lama XIV
When we repay unkindness with unkindness, we perpetuate the cycle of negativity within which our world is embroiled. We have the right and responsibility to choose differently. - Christopher Earle
work at our responsibility as parents as if everything in life counted on it, because in fact everything in life does count on it. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Today women have the rights and equality our Victorian sisters could only dream of, and with those privileges comes the responsibility of standing up and being counted. - Sara Sheridan
Helping others in need is not only a responsibility of life; it is what gives meaning to life. - Mollie Marti
The woman, who is not the wife, has no right to receive the seed of the man, because it is the man and not the woman, who has to bear the responsibility for his seed - Sunday Adelaja
You can delegate authority, but not responsibility.
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility. - Peter F. Drucker
If one takes responsibility for the mistakes, he is the true person, isn’t it? Do not insist. Instead of insisting, instead of blaming others, take the responsibility of the mistakes on your head! - Dada Bhagwan
The most important thinganyone who is looking at a career, especially students, can do is toremember that strengthening and developing your employ-abilityis your personal responsibility. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Always remember: When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
I may have trust issues, but some people seem to have an issue with the responsibility of being trusted. - Melchor Lim
To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man. - Alan Paton
Your lifestyle should show some form of responsibility for the nation where you were born and/or the nation where you live - Sunday Adelaja
Accepting personal responsibility for your life frees you from outside influences increases your self-esteem boosts confidence in your ability to decisions and ultimately leads to achieve success in life. - Roy T. Bennett
My circumstances of unrelieved responsibility and permanent distraction necessitated the short story form. - Raymond Carver
Designing for children carries a social responsibility beyond bright colors and scaled-down furnishings that only perceptive and informed grown-ups can understand. - Sharon Exley
You can never be fully human unless you've discovered the humanity in other human beings. Don't close your eyes to the injustices of your own country by trying to solve the injustices of another country. That's an evasion of Christian responsibility. - Beyers Naudé
A moment of brilliance is not good enough to pay for your mistakes, it's taking responsibility - Mohamed Mohamed Adel
Do not ask for less responsibility to be free and relaxed--Ask for more strenght! - Sheng-yen
If you truly love yourself then you will take 100% full responsibility for your thoughts and actions. - Mathew Donnelly
Give with love, give with smile, give freely, it is our duty and responsibility to humanity. - Debasish Mridha
Your greatest responsibility in your life is to be the best version of yourself. When you feel for what the soul believes that is who you become. - Shannon L. Alder
Happiness is your responsibility, don’t saddle someone else with it, don’t postpone it until conditions suit your needs, and don’t surrender it when you notice something you don’t approve of. - D.S. Luca
Parenting is a giant responsibility forever, so we need to learn how to drop the guilt and go easy on ourselves when we mess up. - Rachael Bermingham
My will shall shape the future. Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man's doing but my own. I am the force. I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice, my responsibility. Win or lose, only I hold the key to my destiny. - Elaine Maxwell
...Why the hell are we conditioned into the smooth strawberry-and-cream mother-goose, Alice-and- Wonderland fable, only to be broken on the wheel as we grow older and become aware of ourselves as individuals with a dull responsibility in life? - Sylvia Plath
The writer's only responsibility is to his art. He will be completely ruthless if he is a good one... If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the Ode on a Grecian Urn is worth any number of old ladies. - William Faulkner
Resentment is often a woman's inner signal that she has been ignoring an important God-given responsibility - that of making choices. - Brenda Waggoner
God will create the best opportunity for you. To find those opportunities is your responsibility. - Debasish Mridha
There are those that want "freedom" from individual responsibility. Then there are those that want individual "liberty." I choose the latter. I am a Libertarian - A.E. Samaan
When there is no Personal Responsibility in any society, there cannot be a responsible government. Responsible government is an off shoot of a culture of Personal Responsibility. - Sunday Adelaja
All the reasons you fell in love are still there, but perhaps buried under worries and responsibility. Find them again, then hang in there. Truly, the best is yet to come. - Laurie Paige
Leadership responsibility is multidimensional and cannot be described in one or two words. It is personal, interpersonal, environmental and societal. - Linda Fisher Thornton
Life is a balancing act. While we have all the rights to be in freedom, peace, harmony and bliss; we do have a responsibility to ensure that others too enjoy their own freedom, peace, harmony and bliss. - Vishwas Chavan
Authority is not a power, it is a responsibility. - Amit Kalantri
Ordinary men earns responsibility towards their family, extraordinary men earns duty towards their nation. - Amit Kalantri
Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. - Noam Chomsky
Do you think people love having jobs, Sylvia asks Peter in because they offer a condoned but false responsibility that masks, for at least eight hours a day, true responsibility? - David Bajo
Your courage to take a risk and your ability to accept responsibility will define you. - Debasish Mridha
I ought to grow up successfully, and I'm sure it will be my own fault if I don't. I feel it's a great responsibility because I have only one chance. If I don't grow up right I can't go back and begin over again. - L.M Montgomery
Baby: an alimentary canal with a loud voice at one end and no responsibility at the other.
So, let us summon a new spirit of patriotism, of responsibility, where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look over not only ourselves, but each other. - Barack Obama
I didn’t intend the book as anything therapeutic and I don't think that’s a novel’s goal or responsibility. - Hanya Yanagihara
Let us liberate ourselves from any form of control. Let us focus at the inner drum, where the rhythm aligns with that of our heart. The measure of responsibility, equals to the need for evolution. Just listen, the inner child, let it whisper in your ear. - Grigoris Deoudis
Peace is natural.Every human begin is a living element of Peace. Peace has many faces and forms those need to be identified, accepted, promoted and celebrated everyday. It is first a personal responsibility and then collective. Failure of doing that is root cause of violence not conflict. - William Gomes
Personal Responsibility is the acknowledgement of the fact that I am personally responsible for what is happening in my life, in my surrounding and in my nation. - Sunday Adelaja
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility. - John Lennon
Taking personal responsibility is the major difference between the best and the rest. - Dhaval Gajera
once I gave up the hunt for villains, I had little recourse but to take responsibility for my choices ...Needless to say, this is far less satisfying that nailing villains. It also turned out to be more healing in the end. - Barbara Brown Taylor
I saw the errors I had made and assumed full responsibility for everything. - Henry Miller
A significant factor often overlooked by those considering the failure of drug policy is the general aim of deflecting or assigning responsibility away from the policy-makers and the ‘moral-majority. - Daniel Waterman
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on. - Richard Feynman
If a player won’t shoulder responsibility, he won’t work on his weaknesses, which means he won’t improve. He’ll be constantly on the prowl for a fall guy or a scapegoat, and his teammates becomes epidemic. - Bill Parcels
I believe in recovery, and as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it. - Ann Richards
What is an anarchist? One who, choosing, accepts the responsibility of choice. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Shame is a powerful feeling. There is a tremendous difference between making a mistake and believing you are a mistake...If I don’t see myself as being a mistake then it is I who must take responsibility and I am not ready to accept that. - David W. Earle
Museum education has the power and the responsibility to do the challenging inner work of tackling tough topics and turning them into teachable moments. - Monica O Montgomery
Social responsibility becomes an aspect not of Christian mission only, but also of Christian conversion. It is impossible to be truly converted to God without being thereby converted to our neighbor. - John R.W. Stott
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty. - John D. Rockefeller
Blaming others for your mistakes, makes you powerless to change your life. Taking responsibility for your mistakes, gives you the power to change your life - Karon Waddell
If a nation and any nation on this earth could raise up the standard of personal responsibility in their society, you will in no time see a nation of virtuous people, developed and civilized. - Sunday Adelaja
The only way we can change our world is to take responsibility for our part in it. - Rachael Bermingham
A man who has come to the full realization of his responsibility to men won't stick to one man. It will be foolhardy if he does that. - Ogwo David Emenike
You have the love and support of God and the angels, but only you can take responsibility for your life, for your dreams. Only you can make the daily choices needed that create the life you want to live. - Eileen Anglin
Blaming others is an act of refusing to take responsibility. When a person can’t accept the fact or the reality, they blamed another person or the situation instead of taking accountability. - Dee Dee Artner
Your children are the greatest gift God will give to you, and their souls the heaviest responsibility He will place in your hands. Take time with them, teach them to have faith in God. Be a person in whom they can have faith. When you are old, nothing else you've done will have mattered as much. - Lisa Wingate
It is the responsibility of the sender to make sure the receiver understands the message.
Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual. - Viktor Frankl
We have a chance in the future only if we take our own responsibility. Not anyone else come to give us good. - King Michael of Romania
The higher knowledge, the higher responsibility - Muhammad Ahkam A
In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less.
A person can't heal as long as they are deflecting and blaming. One must accept responsibility for their own actions and make the shift necessary for growth. - Sanjo Jendayi
The writer has no responsibility other than to jack off in bed alone and write a good page. - Charles Bukowski
If you invoke faith as justification for your belief, you must accept the same from others. And every person who retreats to faith bears a measure of responsibility for every act of hate and violence justified by it. - Nate Phelps
Most people are asleep and need to be confronted, like adults that are still behaving like they're 5 years old, and don't want to assume responsibility for their mistakes. - Robin Sacredfire
There will always be dissident voices heard in the land expresing opposition without alternatives, finding fault but never favor, perceiving gloom on every side, and seeking influence without responsibility. - John F. Kennedy
As parents, we have the responsibility and the power to create a foundational love for nutritious foods that will influence our children's choices for decades to come, setting the stage for our children, grandchildren, and future generations to flourish in wellness and health. - Leah Borski
Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there. - Gary Snyder
Nurturing a child’s sense of personal worth and therefore hope and dreams for a wonderful future is perhaps the most important responsibility of every grownup in a child’s life. - Wess Stafford
Just like in the eye of the storm there is always comfort within the chaos. Becoming aware of this however, is your responsibility. - Gary Hopkins
All those years I thought that it was power that brought responsibility. It's not. I was wrong.It's responsibility that brings power. It's knowing what needs to be done that brings strength. And courage. - Peter Parker
An artist's responsibility is simple: to say through his art what can't be said any other way. - Marty Rubin
Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility. - Ambrose Bierce
Your responsibility as an adult is accept your childhood and make your own choice of life. - Kathy Mckeon
Some people live their lives being perpetual victims and finger pointers. To anyone who points a finger at someone else and lays all the blame at their feet instead of taking responsibility for their own behavior, I would say, "I see that finger and you know where you can put it? - Donna Lynn Hope
Personal Responsibility is when a person sees a problem and refuses to be indifferent, but decides to rather look for ways and means of resolving the problem - Sunday Adelaja
You not only have a right to be an individual. You have a responsibility. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work. - Adrienne Rich
The more a nation gets into darkness, the more it's going to hate the light. The more it's going to run from the light. And we have a generation of people who have given themselves to darkness, and they've embraced atheism, because it gets them away from moral responsibility to God. - Ray Comfort
If the future generation has a difficult life, if they engage in war or commit crime it's not their fault, it's our fault because we fail to educate them. So responsibility resides on me, on us, to educate them in proper ways. - Debasish Mridha
As a leader, your main responsibility is to remove any barriers that stand in the way. - Adam Smith
The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority. - Stanley Milgram
In a justly ordereduniverse, where loss of equipoise would mean total destruction, individual responsibility must be absolute. - James Allen
As a soul, you have the freedom and earned responsibility to transpose your personal process of evolution, to manifest your greatest talents and vision, into the work that matters to you most as a means to personal redemption. - Darrell Calkins
When you cannot find a pill for it, try taking a full dosage of responsibility - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Your greatest responsibility is to live a life that nourishes your highest truth. - Mollie Marti
Responsibility entails that we demand and work for the change or transformation we yearn for in our society instead of wishful thoughts. - Chidi Prosper Agbugba
if we want individuals to take responsibility for their actions we must first establish a rational, effective and empowering means of separating individual responsibility from that of the collective. - Daniel Waterman
When nobody takes a responsibility it's yours. - Maliheh Sadat Razavi
All hate is the result of people refusing to take responsibility for their own lives. - Marty Rubin
We do have some capacity to determine how things evolve, and how we evolve, individually and as a community or race. That’s a tremendous freedom and a tremendous responsibility. - Darrell Calkins
It is your responsibility to make sure that positive emotions constitute the dominating influence of your mind. - Napoleon Hill
The action or inaction of any government does not negate the Personal Responsibility of the citizens. - Sunday Adelaja
The reason why kids are crazy is because nobody can face the responsibility of bringing them up. - John Lennon
I feel like these characters, these places, these beings and plots, and even these inanimate objects are counting on me for survival. It’s my responsibility to reveal them to the world, to show my readers the names of these things, to show them their histories and stories. - Nicholas Trandahl
We all have an opportunity and responsibility to create a legacy. A legacy which is resilient, sustainable and authentic." - , Doctoral Student, Ashridge Business School, UK, August 2014 - Jim Cookson
We are a society of excuses, shame and blame; we avoid accountability and often project our responsibility when involving domestic violence. - Asa Don Brown
Damnnnnn. No need to be serious all the time, for we are only dust and to dust we shall return. Just enjoy life to the fullest. Take responsibility for your actions whether good or bad. Just keep moving forward, take a break if necessary but don't ever damn stop, you fool. - I am Night Owl
Personal Responsibility of each citizen before the nation, is usually well defined in all developed nations. - Sunday Adelaja
Every man's endeavor was imbued with responsibility - Philip Roth
The more you take responsibility for your attitudes, the more you can adjust yourself in a forward thinking manner. - Deborah Day
Your maturity is based upon your responsibility. - David Cwenar
There are those that want freedom from individual responsibility, and then there are those that want individual liberty. "Freedom" and "liberty" no longer mean what they used to. A desire for dependence has been made fashionably desirable. - A.E. Samaan
I realized that conservatism was the philosophy that best suited me, with its emphasis on individual liberty, personal responsibility, and merit. - Mark R. Levin
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between the two, the leader must become a servant and a debtor. That sums up the progress of an artful leader. - Max DePree
Intuition is a woman’s gift that comes packaged in responsibility. If we don’t change the world for good, who will? - Toni Sorenson
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence and a belief in our right and our responsibility to be equal members of society.
Independence is the recognition of the fact that yours is the responsibility of judgment and nothing can help you escape it. - Ayn Rand
Knowledge is responsibility, which is why people resist knowledge. - Stefan Molyneux
There is one and only one social responsibility of business-to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud. - Milton Friedman
More often than not, a statist's argument against Anarchism boils down to an unwillingness to take control and responsibility for their own lives, actions, and communities. The sad truth is that the human animal has been domesticated to the point where it actually fears Liberty. - Dane Whalen
It's our responsibility to be the best that we can. - Debasish Mridha
Tennis taught me so many lessons in life. One of the things it taught me is that every ball that comes to me, I have to make a decision. I have to accept responsibility for the consequences every time I hit a ball. - Billie Jean King
The size of a challenge should never be measured by what we have to offer. It will never be enough. Furthermore, provision is God's responsibility, not ours. We are merely called to commit what we have - even if it's no more than a sack lunch. - Charles R. Swindoll
Responsibility is the thing people dread the most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us, gives us manhood or womanhood fiber. - Frank Crane
I didn't know when I told God that I wanted to be a mother that I needed to be more specific. Instead of asking to be a mother of my own children, I now realize that I was given the responsibility to be a mother to all of God's children. - Monika Zands
MINISTER, n. An agent of a higher power with a lower responsibility. In diplomacy and officer sent into a foreign country as the visible embodiment of his sovereign's hostility. His principal qualification is a degree of plausible inveracity next below that of an ambassador. - Ambrose Bierce
Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Nixon and the White House. - John F. Kennedy
Education occurs when students set out to educate themselves… the student will only learn, can only learn, what he chooses to learn…(An) advantage of not pushing is an innate sense (his) education is (his) responsibility and reward. - Oliver DeMille
Humans are, as Sartre put it, ‘condemned to be free’. To insist that science, or God, objectively defines moral values is to abandon our responsibility as human beings to make such judgments. - Kenan Malik
Most are constantly asking for more, but with that comes more responsibility and most aren't willing to or able to handle that. Greatness comes at a cost and requires an investment. If you don't want the work.... you don't want the prize. - Randa Manning-Johnson
The future is up for grabs. It belongs to any and all who will take the risk and accept the responsibility of consciously creating the future they want. - Robert Anton Wilson
Just continue to "walk in the light" you have been given, and leave the future in God's hands. If He is calling you to do a job, He will make it possible for you to care for your family and overcome any other barriers to that responsibility. - James C. Dobson
Evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of any relationship is your responsibility. You do not have to passively accept what is brought to you. You can choose. - Deborah Day
Knowledge is power and at the end of the day, our health, the health of our children, the health of our community, and the health of Mother Earth is our responsibility. Therefore, it is imperative that we understand the human and environmental affects of the products that we buy. - Obiora Embry
Personal Responsibility is the state of being the person who caused something to happen. - Sunday Adelaja
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it. - Chuck Palahniuk
Living the life I wanted was my ultimate responsibility. Learning to forgive was my ultimate act of self-love. - Andrea T. Goeglein
Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Stop Blaming. Take responsibility for your thoughts and your actions. - Dee Dee Artner
Be active!Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. - APJ Abul Kalam
Freedom is the privilege of exercising responsibility. - John Spencer Yantiss
The main thing about aliens is that they are alien. They feel no responsibility for fulfilling any of your expectations. (Dark City Lights) - Robert Silverberg
If you don't accept responsibility for your own actions, then you are forever chained to a position of defense. - Holly Lisle
Now everything that you do is written in red or black in Angel Gabriel's book. Not for everyone is this record kept, but only for those who have taken a position of responsibility. There is a Law of Sins, and if you do not fulfil all your obligations, you will pay. - G.I. Gurdjieff
It is the responsibility of scientists never to suppress knowledge, no matter how awkward that knowledge is, no matter how it may bother those in power; we are not smart enough to decide which pieces of knowledge are permissible, and which are not. - Carl Sagan
We have the right and the responsibility to be intolerant of those things which should not be tolerated. - Auliq Ice
Yes, it's vital to make lifestyle choices to mitigate damage caused by being a member of industrialized civilization, but to assign primary responsibility to oneself, and to focus primarily on making oneself better, is an immense copout, an abrogation of responsibility. - Derrick Jensen
Protect your self-esteem and self-confidence - it is your responsibility! - Mark Donnelly
Every person has the responsibility over their own territory. - Sunday Adelaja
One can pass on responsibility, but not the discretion that goes with it. - Benvenuto Cellini
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of. - Jim Rohn
If you sincerely love yourself then you will take 100% full responsibility for your thoughts and actions. - Matthew Donnelly
Halloween was the best holiday, in my opinion, because it was all about friends, monsters, and candy, rather than family and responsibility. - Margee Kerr
Freedom doesn't mean supporting terrorist. Freedom in democracy comes with certain responsibility. - Debasish Sinha
There is one and only one social responsibility of business–to use it resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud - Milton Friedman
Friendship is not an obligation or duty. It is a sweet responsibility. - Debasish Mridha
Perfection of this human life happens when we take the responsibility to be and act as authentic Leaders in every life situation. - Indy Bissessur
Until all processes are progressed, the world will not process meaningful, measurable progress.Progress the process, in order to process, progress. This shall be the responsibility of those who are for the light of universal innovation, as opposed to the benefactors of sectarian division. - Justin Kyle McFarlane Beau
So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination. - J. B. S. Haldane
Responsibility and duty are different things, you can sacrifice your responsibility for your duty but you cannot sacrifice your duty for your responsibility. - Amit Kalantri
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors. - Dr. Jonas Salk
Marriage isn't for life any more -- life is too long. Marriage is for love. Love gladly accepts responsibility. Love wants commitment. Marriage should be celebrated as the optimistic and glorious thing that it is. We can't call it a failure if it doesn't last forever. - Jeanette Winterson
We are responsible for our own relationships, their successes, their failures, the good times, the bad times. Take responsibility for creating the relationships that you desire. - Sam Owen
While we thank God for them and their efforts, we must also know that our generation of believers has the responsibility to take the gospel a bit further. To conquer some more territories and to expand the influence of the kingdom to a higher horizon - Sunday Adelaja
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. - Ronald Reagan
Personal Responsibility is the individual desire to be in charge or in control of an action or situation. - Sunday Adelaja
A musician's or artist's responsibility is a simple one, and that is, through your music to tell the truth, - Tom Morello
When you own or take responsibility for your feelings, you place yourself in a position of power and control.
Our fragile, perishable bodies are not who we are. We are the sum of fleeting moments that belong to us for eternity. It is our choice and responsibility to create moments of beauty and grace, instead of despair and suffering. - Dorit Brauer
The level of Personal Responsibility in developed countries is averagely much higher than is seen in developing nations. - Sunday Adelaja
Guilt -- if there was any guilt -- spread out and diffused itself over everybody and everything. . . . Perhaps at some point in time, at some spot in the world, a moment of responsibility existed. - Philip K. Dick
Man has responsibility, not power.
When parents neglect their responsibility to correct and discipline their children society suffers. The results are crimes and harm committed against others. - Ellen J. Barrier
Great leaders do not shift responsibility even if it means acknowledging their own failures. - Gugu Mona
It is refreshing, and salutary, to study the poise and quietness of Christ. His task and responsibility might well have driven a man out of his mind. But He was never in a hurry, never impressed by numbers, never a slave of the clock. - J.B. Phillips
If there's a thing I've learned in my life it's to not be afraid of the responsibility that comes with caring for other people. What we do for love: those things endure. Even if the people you do them for don't - Cassandra Clare
If you know the correct path then lost people are your responsibility. - Waseem Latif
A scientist has to be neutral in his search for the truth, but he cannot be neutral as to the use of that truth when found. If you know more than other people, you have more responsibility, rather than less. - C.P. Snow
We call on the international community to share equitably the responsibility for protecting, assisting and hosting refugees in accordance with principles of international solidarity and human rights. - Widad Akreyi
So many people don't think seriously about the fact that Personal Responsibility is one of the most essential credentials in National transformation - Sunday Adelaja
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. - George Bernard Shaw
Our children will one day lead the world, but it is our responsibility to show them that this world can be a beautiful one. - Karen A. Baquiran
I hope that you mothers will realize that when all is said and done, you have no more compelling responsibility, nor any laden with greater rewards, than the nurture you give your children in an environment of security, peace, companionship, love, and motivation to grow and do well. - Gordon B. Hinckley
The greatest requirement placed on fallen humanity was not one of responsibility but one of relationship. (The Lonesome God) - Jonathan R. Walton
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession a duty.
Your responsibility is to not question God’s actions or what looks like a lack of action. Your obligation is to count on God’s character. - Jim George
Those who take responsibility for their actions are the real winners in life. Winners meet life challenges and head on, knowing there are no gurantees, and give it all they've got, and never think it's too late, or too early to begin. - Anonymous
Success is personal ownership of the dream, and responsibility for its desired outcome. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
In nations where to most people, the personal responsibility of a citizen towards the nation does not really mean anything, most citizens of such nations end up playing the blame game - Sunday Adelaja
By taking responsibility for your life, including your actions, reactions, thoughts, and words, you can create the life you know you deserve. How you live no longer depends on anyone or anything other than yourself. - Janice Anderson
Whatever they may say, your story is truly your own. You have a responsibility to it, the way a father has to a child - Miguel Syjuco
Liberty also means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. - George Bernard Shaw
With privilege comes responsibility, you must understand that. People expect us to lead by example and we shall not disappoint them. - Ben Elton
When you want to encourage a greater sense of responsibility in others (and yourself), emphasize the anticipation of accomplishment, not the penalties for failure. - Roger Crawford
Your only responsibility as a writer is to be true to the story that has chosen you as its writer. - Jean Little
We need to consciously remember that we have an unprecedented responsibility to protect our planet, because without it we have nowhere else to live. - Gugu Mona
Everyone has a responsibility towards this larger family of man, but especially if you're privileged, that increases your responsibility."(The Power of One: Belief.net Interview; July 2005) - Susan Sarandon
The secret ingredients to true happiness? Decisive optimism and personal responsibility. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Each of us has an undeniable responsibility to ourself and the rest of the world to be our personal best on any given day. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
Forming characters! Whose? Our own or others? Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence. - Elihu Burritt
A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed. - William James
A tree sings to us with her beauty and her love. It is our responsibility to listen to her music. - Debasish Mridha
No one in this room is identical. We all have something unique to offer. It is the responsibility of each of us to realize what that is to fulfill our destiny. Imagine the awesomeness the potential we would have if we worked together for a change. - Aaron B. Powell
Cosmopolitanism has offered me an ethical perspective and a conceptual framework with which to read the _signs of our times_ as a theologian and intellectual who has a public responsibility for constantly offering a way to engage in this rapidly changing public world. - Namsoon Kang
To find joy in life, it is our responsibility and duty to love and serve others. - Debasish Mridha
There is no fault, only responsibility. - Rob Liano
People who have cut their teeth on philosophical problems of rationality, knowledge, perception, free will and other minds are well placed to think better about problems of evidence, decision making, responsibility and ethics that life throws up. - Simon Blackburn
Humanity will never truly evolve until personal responsibility becomes the norm. - Marty Rubin
A decision is a responsibility, if you cannot handle responsibility, don't take decisions. - Amit Kalantri
It is your life, accept the responsibility. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful. - Marie Curie
Leaders inspire accountability through their ability to accept responsibility before they place blame. - Courtney Lynch
We need to consciously remember that we have an unprecedented responsibility to protect the planet, because without it we have nowhere else to live. - Gugu Mona
As you and I take Personal Responsibility for mending the things that are out of order in our community and nation in general, we would surely witness a transformed, developed and civilized society. - Sunday Adelaja
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. - Abraham Lincoln
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self respect springs. - Joan Didion
God is not coming to fix any nation. The most he could do is to raise up a man or a woman who would take responsibility to fix the nation. - Sunday Adelaja
Freedom can be a state of mind, a path built independently, and with freedom comes responsibility. - Sheikha Hissa Hamdan Al Maktoum
The mature man lives quietly, does good privately, takes responsibility for his actions, treats others with friendliness and courtesy, finds mischief boring and avoids it. Without the hidden conspiracy of goodwill, society would not endure an hour. - Kenneth Rexroth
Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life. - William Blake
What we say and what we do ultimately comes back to us so let us own our responsibility, place it in our hands, and carry it with dignity and strength.
The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility. - Brooks Atkinson
I believe in recovery, and I believe that as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it. - Ann Richards
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it's your responsibility to love it, or change it. - Chuck Palahniuk
To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is."[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile] - David McCullough
The price of greatness is responsibility. - Winston S. Churchill
To decide, to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life.
With great power comes great responsibility.
The number one responsibility for each of us is to change ourselves with hope that others will follow. - Ron Paul
You cannot live a political life, you cannot live a moral life if you're not willing to open your eyes and see the world more clearly. See some of the injustice that's going on. Try to make yourself aware of what's happening in the world. And when you are aware, you have a responsibility to act. - Bill Ayers
We need to consciously remember that we have more responsibility to protect our planet, because without it we have nowhere else to live. - Gugu Mona
Every time you shift a blame on what you could have taken responsibility for, you deny yourself an opportunity to learn and grow. - Gugu Mona
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime!
A clear prayer for which you take sole responsibility has no option but to manifest, if not today or tomorrow, then the day after that. - Pooja Ruprell
[Paul] has no intention to instruct the Christian community about the task and responsibility of government. His entire concern is with the responsibility of the Christian community towards the State. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
People with evil ideas will think and do as they have learned, but those people with good ideas have the responsibility to show them the way of love, way of truth, and the way of peace. - Debasish Mridha
Liberty is freedom constrained only by our responsibility to respect the equal rights of others. - Dave Champion
You can teach a person on how to do things right but they are not obliged to your advise; After all responsibility is a personal thing. - Unarine Ramaru
Life is about getting and sharing. The more you share, the more you get ....and the more you get, the more your sharing responsibility multiplies. - Israelmore Ayivor
Every idea is my last. I feel sure of it. So, I try to do the best with each as it comes and that's where my responsibility ends. But I just don't wait for ideas. I look for them. Constantly. And if I don't use the ideas that I find, they're going to quit showing up. - Peg Bracken
yEvery man's endeavor was imbued with responsibility - Philip Roth
Success and greatness in life belongs to those who take responsibility. - Sunday Adelaja
If you are to be, you must begin by assuming responsibility. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Woman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to shoulder responsibility for educating society and moving toward perfection. God created woman as symbol of His own beauty and to give solace to her partner and her family. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past. - Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals. - Albert Schweitzer
Whether a man is burdened by power or enjoys power; whether he is trapped by responsibility or made free by it; whether he is moved by other people and outer forces or moves them -- this is of the essence of leadership.
Along with individual responsibility goes some societal responsibility to enable young people and their parents to do what they need to do. Otherwise, what is a society? - Robert B. Reich
Blaming others for your mistakes you powerless to change your life. Taking responsibility for your mistakes gives you power to change your life. - Karon Waddell
The immature person makes excuses to avoid the responsibility of his own potential. - - Wade D. Sadlier
The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up. - John C. Maxwell
The process of creating new, democratic organs of government power is beginning, and, as never before, the greatest responsibility rests with the broadcast media.
There is an expiry date on blaming your parents for steering you in the wrong direction. The moment you are old enough to take the wheel, the responsibility lies with you. - J. K. Rowling
The ruling power is always faced with the question, ‘In such and such circumstances, what would you do?’, whereas the opposition is not obliged to take responsibility or make any real decisions. - George Orwell
We are defined by how we choose to exist. Responsibility towards and contribution to society is part of how we make a difference. Every human being wants to make a difference; one of the ways we might do this is through our contribution to communities . - Sameh Elsayed
We'd do well to remember that at the end of the day, the law doesn't defend us; we defend the law. And when it becomes contrary to our morals, we have both the right and the responsibility to rebalance it toward just ends. - Edward Snowden
A human being’s first responsibility is to love himself. - Debasish Mridha
I have no responsibility to live up to what others expect of me. That's their mistake, not my failing. - Richard Feynman
Our whole social order could self-destruct over the obsession with freedom disconnected from responsibility; where choice is imagined to be somehow independent of consequences. - Boyd K. Packer
Pride does not only come with great responsibility. It is buy one get one free. Great responsibility will require great resourcefulness. - Janna Cachola
Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility. - Thomas Szasz
It takes courage to let go of the past and all the mechanisms you have put in place, in order to ease your pain, regret and fear through avoiding responsibility for it. - Shannon L. Alder
Victims support is everybodies responsibility, let's always lend a helping hand. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
This is the responsibility we all owe to ourselves– that the purpose of our existence be to positively affect others with our gift and this does not begin when we feel we have become something. It begins when we decide to pick our gift and align it with it’s purpose. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
One's mutual responsibility to any individual determines the role of one person who he is. - Ghumakkad Agantuk Ram
Personal Responsibility is when an individual volunteers to be in charge of duties, tasks and is ready to see to its fulfilment - Sunday Adelaja
While we thank God for them and their efforts, we must also know that our generation of believers have the responsibility to take the gospel a bit further - Sunday Adelaja
One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice president, and that one word is 'to be prepared'. - Dan Quayle
Remember, too, that at a time when people are very concerned with their health and its relationship to what they eat, we have handed over the responsibility for our nourishment to faceless corporations. - Lynne Rossetto Kasper
As was the case for Nobel's own invention of dynamite, the uses that are made of increased knowledge can serve both beneficial and potentially harmful ends. Increased knowledge clearly implies increased responsibility. - Nicolaas Bloembergen
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. - Bob Dylan
Personal Responsibility leads to collective responsibility. - Sunday Adelaja
The more freedom we enjoy, the greater the responsibility we bear, toward others as well as ourselves. - Oscar Arias Sanchez
‎"If a person is not willing to take responsibility for themselves, it does not excuse them from not taking responsibility when their bad choices affect others. - L.M. Fields
It's not my responsibility to be beautiful. I'm not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me. - Warsan Shire
People with responsibility and people without responsibility are sorry for each other. - Amit Kalantri
Responsibility is a grace you give yourself not an obligation - Dan Millman
Don’t be so caught up in the noble cause of responsibility that you lose your passion for who you are living for. - Shannon L. Alder
He's the President—it's the responsibility of every citizen to criticize aggressively when they think it's warranted. - Glenn Greenwald
Personal Responsibility is when a person refuses to run away from challenges and difficulties, when he refuses to blame others, when he decides to rise to the occasion. - Sunday Adelaja
We've gotten to the point where everybody's got a right and nobody's got a responsibility.
Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong.
Do you have to regret spending money when you earn money? And when it is time to spend, you should be strong that you got the opportunity to pay off your debt. Income is one’s responsibility and expense is the means to clear off the responsibility. - Dada Bhagwan
The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life. - Brian Tracy
If we want to be endowed with rights real human rights, we have to act with responsibility. We must not be comfortable with rights. We must be comfortable with responsibility. - Glenn Beck
The first and most important thing that God requires of a man is to bear responsibility for future generations - Sunday Adelaja
We often blame our government for their lack of responsibility, socially and politically. We forget that that is only a result of the societal irresponsibility in general. - Sunday Adelaja
Do not wait for someone else to validate your existence; it is your own responsibility. - Jasz Gill
Some people grow under responsibility; others swell. - Henrietta C. Mears
Personal Responsibility is something that you should do because it is morally right, legally required, etc. - Sunday Adelaja
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them - Denis Waitley
To impart a moral responsibility to exercise fairness in leadership builds greater leaders of strong character. - Wayne Chirisa
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