Responsibility Quotes

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

George Bernard Shaw

You can delegate authority, but not responsibility.

Stephen W. Comiskey

People think responsibility is hard to bear. It's not. I think that sometimes it is the absence of responsibility that is harder to bear. You have a great feeling of impotence.

Henry Kissinger

When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves.

George Pataki

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Abigail Van Buren

I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.

Robert A. Heinlein

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

William Pollard

Responsibility is the price of greatness.

Winston Churchill

Freedom is the will to be responsible to ourselves

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.

Bill Maher

In times like these men should utter nothing for which they would not be willingly responsible through time and in eternity.

Abraham Lincoln

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

My chief responsibilities have been described as soliciting and procuring. The illegal variety would be easier. And it certainly would be more profitable.

Rebecca Greer

Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.

Tom Stoppard

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

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

John Enoch Powell

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you, never excuse yourself.

Henry Ward Beecher

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

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

Denis Waitley

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

John D. Rockefeller

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

Albert Einstein

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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