The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.
I am here to accept responsibility for that which I did. I will not accept responsibility for that which I did not do.
Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us, gives us manhood or womanhood fiber.
Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors
You can delegate authority, but not responsibility.
People think responsibility is hard to bear. It's not. I think that sometimes it is the absence of responsibility that is harder to bear. You have a great feeling of impotence.
When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
I never look at the masses as my responsibility; I look at the individual. I can only love one person at a time - just one, one, one. So you begin. I began - I picked up one person. Maybe if I didn't pick up that one person, I wouldn't have picked up forty-two thousand....The same thing goes for you, the same thing in your family, the same thing in your church, your community. Just begin - one, one, one.
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.
I believe you have a responsibility to comport yourself in a manner that gives an example to others. As a young man, I prayed for success. Now I pray just to be worthy of it.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
I will not surrender responsibility for my life and my actions.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession, a duty.
It is my firm belief that I have a link with the past and a responsibility to the future. I cannot give up. I cannot despair. There's a whole future, generations to come. I have to keep trying.
But when we get enough people who don't care, and who don't accept personal responsibility for high ethical standards, our organization gets the "M" disease. Mediocrity. Anybody in the place can be a carrier. By the same token, every individual can carry the cure: the ethics of excellence.
Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.
Responsibility and self-discipline give you the freedom to be more spontaneous because you won’t risk abusing your freedom.
It is not only my right and my privilege to walk in the abundance God
has for me, it is my responsibility...just as it is my responsibility to live
the rest of my truth
The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed