Responsibility Quotes

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

A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.

Bob Dylan

Our moral and ethical responsibility is to protect other species in the spirit of husbandry rather than destroy them in and attitude of conquest.

Charles Southwick

Education is more than a luxury; it is a responsibility that society owes to itself.

Robin Cook

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.

Les Brown

We're in a fight for our principles and our first responsibility is to live by them.

George W. Bush

Man has responsibility, not power.


Responsibility always exceeds authority


The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

Joan Didion

It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity, and the responsibility of individuals to contribute.

William Pollard

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Kahlil Gibran 1883

MINISTER, n. An agent of a higher power with a lower responsibility. In diplomacy, an officer sent into a foreign country as the visible embodiment of his sovereign's hostility.

Ambrose Bierce

Freedom is first of all a responsibility before the God from whom we come.

Alan Keyes

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Kahlil Gibran

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more

Anthony Robbins

Responsibility is the price of greatness.

Winston Churchill

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

Booker T. Washington

The best way to create a genuine "responsibility era" -- a genuine commitment to families and to the values they reflect -- is to begin with those to whom we owe the greatest responsibility -- those whom we most value -- our kids. Let's not just talk about it -- let's put kids first.

Senator John Kerry

Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

I dreamed night after night that everyone in the world was dead excepting myself, and that upon me rested the responsibility of making a wagon wheel.

Jane Addams

A trustee has a responsibility to guard the assets of others with a higher degree of care than he does his own.

John David Ashcroft

To some degree every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders, that he is a literary aristocracy of one.

Wystan Hugh Auden
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