Responsibility Quotes

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

Stanley Milgram

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

Booker T. Washington

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

William James

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

GiosuÈ Borsi

Responsibility's like a string we can only see the middle of. Both ends are out of sight.

William McFee

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

Responsibility is a tremendous engine in a free government

Thomas Jefferson

Fear, born of that stern matron, Responsibility.

William McFee

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

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

Arthur Vogel

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

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

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

Only where we ourselves are responsible for our own interests and are free to sacrifice them has our decision moral value. We are neither entitled to be unselfish at someone else's expense nor is there any merit in being unselfish if we have no choice. The members of a society who in all respects are made to do the good thing have no title to praise.

Friedrich August Hayek

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

Les Brown

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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