Responsibility Quotes

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.

Helen Keller

I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others.

Blanche Lincoln

Of course America is responsible for the total body count. We started it, we own it, we sow, we reap, but we are also disconnected from the responsibility of our won dirty acts of war.

Moran Margaret Cho

Water helped ancient man learn those first lessons about the rights of others and responsibility to a larger society.... It became part of the moral and mental legacy parents passed on to their children

M. Meyer

The situation in Iraq is unacceptable to the American people -- and it is unacceptable to me. Our troops in Iraq have fought bravely. They have done everything we have asked them to do. Where mistakes have been made, the responsibility rests with me.

George Walker Bush

You take responsibility for us all. Without ever waiting to be told. So do all good people. That's what it means to be a good person.

Orson Scott Card

Magic doesn't suit everyone. Only those prepared to take full responsibility for themselves should apply.

Peter J. Carroll

The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility.

Brooks Atkinson

A land ethic, then, reflects the existence of an ecological conscience, and this in turn reflects a conviction of individual responsibility for the health of the land. Health is the capacity of the land for self-renewal. Conservation is our effort to understand and preserve this capacity.

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When once a decision is reached and execution is the order of the day, dismiss absolutely all responsibility and care about the outcome.

William James

Responsibility for learning belongs to the student, regardless of age

Robert Martin

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.

Eleanor Roosevelt

What the proprietorship of these papers is aiming at is power, and power without responsibility the prerogative of the harlot through the ages.

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

We cannot learn freedom and responsibility within the confines of our own species. We cannot understand life and death and what they are for in exclusively human terms. Without that which is wild, the world becomes a cell block.

Stephanie Mills

If it's never our fault, we can't take responsibility for it. If we can't take responsibility for it, we'll always be its victim.

Richard Bach
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