Responsibility Quotes

It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.

Josiah Charles Stamp

Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

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

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

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

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

Rudyard Kipling

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

Joan Didion

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

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

Anthony Robbins

You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say

Martin Luther

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

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

John D. Rockefeller Jr.

In dreams begin responsibility.

William Butler Yeats

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

Joan Didion

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

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

William J. Bennett

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

I believe we have a responsibility not only to our contemporaries but also to future generations a responsibility to preserve resources that belong to them as well as to us, and without which none of us can survive. That means we must do much more, and urgently, to prevent or slow down climate change. Everyday that we do nothing, or too little, imposes higher costs on our children and our childrens children. Of course, it reminds me of an African proverb the earth is not ours but something we hold in trust for future generations. I hope my generation will be worthy of that trust.

Kofi Atta Annan

If it's never our fault, we can't take responsibility for it. If we can't take responsibility for it, we'll always be its victim.

Richard Bach

You know, I wish the world well. I want Iraq to have democracy and the Haitians to have democracy. I want the people of Afghanistan to thrive. Lord knows, we spend enough money there to help them. What about people at home? Isn't that our first responsibility?

Barbara Levy Boxer

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

You're doing OK. You're always doing OK however bad you think you are doing this is another page of the book. But remember the responsibility you can have, or the power you can have, to make the sun shine a little brighter for the person next to you. Even if you never see them again it will mean the world to them, what you can do.

MaryAnne Ysabella

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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