Responsibility Quotes

Teachers must be celebrated for moving civilization from ignorance to enlightenment, from apathy to responsibility.

Sharon M. Draper

The one who thinks he is obliged to commit sin has attributed the responsibility of his sin towards Allah & has accused Him of cruelty & excess upon His servants.

al-Hadi, Ali

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.

Henry B. Adams

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

The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.

Michael Jordan

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.

Denis Waitley

Are you a victim, or are you taking responsibility for your life?

Susan Jeffers

Responsibility and self-discipline give you the freedom to be more spontaneous because you won’t risk abusing your freedom.

Steve Pavlina

Democracy is essentially anti-authoritarian--that is, it not only demands the right but imposes the responsibility of thinking for ourselves.

John Dryden

The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.

Tom Stoppard

The responsibility of tolerance lies in those who have the wider vision.

George Eliot

As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness.

Dalai Lama

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

Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

Unknown

A weakened sense of responsibility does not weaken the fact of responsibility.

William J. Bennett

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

We must face this situation with great awareness, responsibility and defiance.

Bashar Assad

In dreams begin responsibility.

William Butler Yeats

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.

John D. Rockefeller Jr.

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.

Dalai Lama

Power without responsibility - the prerogative of the harlot throughout the ages

Rudyard Kipling

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.

Max De Pree

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

Jan Denise

You have given me a great responsibility: to stay close to you, to be worthy of you and to exemplify what you are.

Jimmy Carter
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