Responsibility Quotes

You can delegate authority, but not responsibility.

Stephen W. Comiskey

Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors

Jonas Salk

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.

Frank Crane

I am here to accept responsibility for that which I did. I will not accept responsibility for that which I did not do.

Oliver North

Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.

Stanley Milgram

Perhaps we have been misguided into taking too much responsibility from our children, leaving them too little room for discovery

Helen Hays

Responsibility educates

Wendell Phillips

Responsibility is what awaits outside the Eden of Creativity.

Nadine Gordimer

To help all created things, that is the measure of all our responsibility; to be helped by all, that is the measure of our hope.

Gerald Vann

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

Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.

Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Responsibility is the price of freedom.

Elbert Hubbard

There can be no true response without responsibility; there can be no responsibility without response.

Arthur Vogel

My responsibility is always and everywhere the same: to see in my brother more even than the personality and manhood that are his. My task is always and everywhere the same: to see Christ himself.

Trevor Huddleston

Fear, born of that stern matron, Responsibility.

William McFee

Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government

Thomas Jefferson

Responsibility: A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one's neighbor. In the days of astrology it was customary to unload it upon a star.

Ambrose Bierce

The great thought, the great concern, the great anxiety of men is to restrict, as much as possible, the limits of their own responsibility.

GiosuČ Borsi

A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed.

William James

Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.

Booker T. Washington

It is easy to ignore responsibility when one is only an intermediate link in a chain of action.

Stanley Milgram

Contrary to popular misconception, karma has nothing to do with punishment and reward. It exists as part of our holographic universe’s binary or dualistic operating system only to teach us responsibility for our creations—and all things we experience are our creations.

Sol Luckman

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Winston Churchill
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