Responsibility Quotes

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

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

George Bernard Shaw

Being human signifies, for each one of us, belonging to a class, a society, a country, a continent and a civilization; and for us European earth-dwellers, the adventure played out in the heart of the New World signifies in the first place that it was not our world and that we bear responsibility for the crime of its destruction.

Claude L

Of course, we also have the responsibility to win games and the difficulty in the job is to combine both.

Arsene Wenger

The most obvious and condescending tell-tale sign that manipulation is taking place is that no one takes responsibility for the actions of the administration, itís always some other department who is to blame and never the people who have authority, itís always some nameless foot-soldiers, a ìfew bad apples,î when we all know that such excuses donít hold water, we know who gave the order for soldiers to engage in the abhorrent techniques of torture, we know who told subordinates in the corporation(s) to ìfudge the numbersî and ìbe creative,î we know full well who makes these decisions. President Truman said, ìThe buck stops here,î now the buck effectively floats over many people never stopping anywhere, so thereís no one to blame

Teresa Stover

Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong.

Tryon Edwards

We need a new kind of feminism, one that stresses personal responsibility and is open to art and sex in all their dark, unconsoling mysteries.

Camille Paglia

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.

King Hussein

There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility.

Maria Callas

To decide to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life.

Arbie M. Dale

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.

Geoffrey Fisher

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility.

Albert Einstein

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

John D. Rockefeller

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Denis Waitley

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

I will not surrender responsibility for my life and my actions.

John Enoch Powell

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.

Brendan Fraser

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

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.

Mother Teresa
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