Responsibility Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Responsibility

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The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up.
~By John C. Maxwell ~


I believe life is a series of near misses. A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. It's seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future. It's seeing what other people don't see And pursuing that vision.
~By Howard Schultz ~


Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


While I drew, and wept along with the terrified children I was drawing, I really felt the burden I am bearing. I felt that I have no right to withdraw from the responsibility of being an advocate.
~By Kathe Kollwitz ~


Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home.
~By Matt Blunt ~


In fact, since no one's been interested in my work, I took the responsibility recently to invest in my own work, so I'm producing a concert that was done at the Vision Festival in May.
~By Joseph Jarman ~


No police department should hire more quickly than they can assimilate the people that they bring in, and we did. I take responsibility for it. It was the first opportunity I had to hire, and I wanted to do it, and I take responsibility.
~By Daryl Gates ~


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


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


There are writers who say they have no social responsibility except to write a good book, but that doesn't satisfy me.
~By Sheri S. Tepper ~


It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity, and the responsibility of individuals to contribute.
~By William Pollard ~


I do feel I have a responsibility to the youths. For real.
~By Sean Paul ~


Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life.
~By James Cromwell ~


Let there be no reservation or doubt that I believe the Senate should vote on each and every judicial appointment made by the President of the United States and that no rule or procedure should ever stop the Senate from exercising its constitutional responsibility.
~By Johnny Isakson ~


I've had my moments of insanity. But there is a certain responsibility to set proper examples for your children, and that influences your choices in every aspect of your life.
~By Andy Garcia ~


But even with a character like Cary who is relatively outlandish, at the end of the movie he's in a place where I wouldn't have expected him to be - taking on the responsibility of a woman who is pregnant and who used to be his best friend's wife.
~By Neil LaBute ~


We feel very honored to have been offered the responsibility to host this great event, Berlin is a wonderful city that is developing at a tremendous rate, and this decision means that we can now prepare to welcome the world's best athletes to a fascinating place.
~By Otto Schily ~


I don't think any one person, whether artist or not, has been given permission by anyone to put the responsibility of the way things are on anyone else.
~By Robert Rauschenberg ~


I think the greater responsibility, in terms of morality, is where leadership begins.
~By Norman Lear ~


We have a moral responsibility to protect the earth and ensure that our children and grandchildren have a healthy and sustainable environment in which to live.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


Probably my mother. She was a very compassionate woman, and always kept me on my feet. And I think part of it is just the way you are, the way you're raised. And she had the responsibility for raising me.
~By Ed Bradley ~


Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.
~By Horst Koehler ~


I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.
~By Edward VIII ~


It is not government's job to mandate responsibility on our behalf. We have the intelligence and good sense to make wise consumption choices for ourselves and our children. It is up to us to do what is best for our health and our children's health.
~By Michael Crapo ~


The social arrangements that produce responsibility are arrangements that create coercion, of some sort.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


The composers could no longer direct all performances in person, and so the responsibility of interpreting their works in the spirit in which they had been conceived was placed upon conductors.
~By Anton Seidl ~


Just as men must give up economic control when their wives share the responsibility for the family's financial well-being, women must give up exclusive parental control when their husbands assume more responsibility for child care.
~By Augustus Y. Napier ~


One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice-president, and that one word is 'to be prepared'.
~By Dan Quayle ~


If you want to use a cliche you must take full responsibility for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon., or on society.
~By Lewis Thomas ~


I think if we are actually going to accept our generation's responsibility, that's going to mean that we give our children no less retirement security than we inherited from our parents.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man.
~By Roy L. Smith ~


Responsibility educates.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


The price of greatness is responsibility.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Every human must take responsibility for his actions.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


Responsibilities are given to him on whom trust rests. Responsibility is always a sign of trust.
~By James Cash Penney ~


A news organization has a much different responsibility. I might not be telling you the whole story. I might not be telling you a story in a manner that is properly sophisticated.
~By Aaron Sorkin ~


The things I learned from the army - and I think it was a lesson for life - was how to work in unison with other people. How to take responsibility.
~By Oded Fehr ~


We always hear about the rights of democracy, but the major responsibility of it is participation.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


I remind everyone: Whether you school them at home or send them to school, you as a parent have the responsibility to make sure they learn and behave. Teachers and principals may help, but parents are the ones who must accept responsibility.
~By Ernest Istook ~


An individual step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual.
~By Robert Baden-Powell ~


Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.
~By Gary Snyder ~


Responsibility for learning belongs to the student, regardless of age.
~By Robert Martin ~


One person doesn't have to shoulder all the responsibility for why a film does or doesn't do well.
~By Kevin Costner ~


Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility... in the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have... is the ability to take on responsibility.
~By Michael Korda ~


Yeah, all those things, responsibility, pressure. It's a bit stressful. I try and come to terms with it by not thinking about it.
~By Joe Strummer ~


Spending and tax cut decisions must be both fiscally responsible and fair to our working families. I believe that fiscal responsibility is the way to create prosperity for America and secure the retirement of America's seniors.
~By Blanche Lincoln ~


There's something magical about putting yourself into life. You've got to stand up and take responsibility for your own life and you cannot abandon that.
~By Bill Kurtis ~


There is nothing here that's broken that can't be fixed, but it won't happen on its own. It's going to require a huge lift by the entire country of the United States of America and people on the ground taking personal responsibility for themselves. You cannot take it as a fait accompli that the city's going to come back.
~By Mitch Landrieu ~


Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


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.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


That's something I learned in art school. I studied graphic design in Germany, and my professor emphasized the responsibility that designers and illustrators have towards the people they create things for.
~By Eric Carle ~


As the director of an opera, it is my responsibility to unify the style of the particular performance, but one can certainly approach the piece from different points of view. That's what makes it interesting and keeps it alive.
~By Sarah Caldwell ~


Teach success before teaching responsibility. Teach them to believe in themselves. Teach them to think, 'I'm not stupid'. No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed.
~By Al Green ~


People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true. It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves and taking responsibility for what they know.
~By Brooks Atkinson ~


Yes, we have the freedom to do what we please, but it only works because we don't do everything we might please - we should exercise some degree of personal, and corporate, responsibility.
~By Tammy Bruce ~


People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves; that relieves them of the necessity of having their own will and of taking responsibility for themselves.
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.
~By Jodie Foster ~


As free citizens in a political democracy, we have a responsibility to be interested and involved in the affairs of the human community, be it at the local or the global level.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


We need to get our sons and daughters home and their responsibility for the security of Iraq needs to be assumed by Iraqis who will stand up and toe the line for their countries.
~By Jay Inslee ~


I look at modern life and I see people not taking responsibility for their lives. The temptation to blame, to find external causes to one's own issues is something that is particularly modern. I know that personally I find that sense of responsibility interesting.
~By Edward Zwick ~


We know that the most fundamental responsibility of our Federal Government is to ensure the safety of its people and to protect and ensure our National security. And clearly port security has been left in limbo.
~By Vito Fossella ~


You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.
~By Denis Waitley ~


It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


I have two favorite songs. My first is called 'Dance of The Robe' and it's a very powerful number where she is feeling the pressure from her people to take on the responsibility of leading them.
~By Deborah Cox ~


We children learned responsibility automatically.
~By James Earl Jones ~


And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


I do not mean that you could continue to do this with propriety or even with safety; I merely assert that the power is, in point of fact, in your hands. And for such a power, what a responsibility to God and man!
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


At the state level, we must take a careful look at what went wrong and make sure it never happens again. The buck stops here, and as your governor, I take full responsibility.
~By Kathleen Blanco ~


We discussed politics, but we also talked about the importance of hard work, personal responsibility, living within your means, keeping your word. Those lessons stay with you throughout your life.
~By Bob Ehrlich ~


A timeline for bringing U.S. troops home that is negotiated with the Iraqi government would also boost the Iraqi government's legitimacy and claim to self-rule, and force the Iraqi government to take responsibility for itself and its citizens.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


That policy was abandoned very quickly, and the military police were tagged with the responsibility of conducting training, which they did. We were not equipped or set up with personnel to recruit new Iraqi guards.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


Too many leaders act as if the sheep... their people... are there for the benefit of the shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility for the sheep.
~By Ken Blanchard ~


I can't accept collective responsibility for the decision to commit Britain now to military action in Iraq without international agreement or domestic support.
~By Robin Cook ~


We have a responsibility to promote stem cell research which could lead to treatments and cures for diseases affecting millions of Americans.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


In the one defence, briefly, we accept responsibility but deny that it was bad: in the other, we admit that it was bad but don't accept full, or even any, responsibility.
~By J. L. Austin ~


But I can't take responsibility for criminal conduct of somebody inside the company.
~By Kenneth Lay ~


So, I have the responsibility of making sure that HUD functions and runs well.
~By Alphonso Jackson ~


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


At that time, about July 5, we had no Iraqi corrections officers working for us. It was a responsibility of the CPA, with contractors, to set up a training program.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


I think that if there are positions that you can't argue... then the responsibility is probably to resign. If one's own conscience is opposed to the requirements and responsibilities of the job, then it's time to leave the job.
~By Elena Kagan ~


When I was 18 I went to college for two years and didn't work for a year which was essential for me, because my identity had been so influenced by my being an actor and I think I just needed to discover what it was to be myself, divorced from all that responsibility.
~By Claire Danes ~


I feel it's a responsibility for anyone who breaks through a certain ceiling... to send the elevator back down and give others a helpful lift.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


Broadcasters have a responsibility to serve the public interest and protect Americans from objectionable content, particularly during the hours when children are likely to be watching.
~By Bart Gordon ~


I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must, I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby carriage and I wheel it into the traffic.
~By Grace Abbott ~


Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy.
~By John Hoeven ~


There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility.
~By Maria Callas ~


Our first responsibility is to protect the American people and we cannot put on blinders to expect that everyone who seeks asylum does so in good faith.
~By Bill Shuster ~


You take on the responsibility for making your dream a reality.
~By Les Brown ~


For me, having a child is a really great responsibility because you've got something there that is depending on you for information and love until a certain age when it goes to school.
~By Kate Bush ~


IT professionals have a responsibility to understand the use of standards and the importance of making Web applications that work with any kind of device.
~By Tim Berners Lee ~


One has the responsibility to oneself, to the writer, director and the people who put up the money, to put out the best of what one has experienced and understood about the human condition as it relates to the role one has been hired to portray.
~By Tom Skerritt ~


Any political agenda and organization which doesn't begin with personal responsibility is just half the argument. It's just not going to succeed.
~By Peter Coyote ~


Everyone has a responsibility to not only tolerate another person's point of view, but also to accept it eagerly as a challenge to your own understanding. And express those challenges in terms of serving other people.
~By Arlo Guthrie ~


We'll support the government on issues if it's essential to the country but our primary responsibility is not to prop up the government, our responsibility is to provide an opposition and an alternative government for Parliament and for Canadians.
~By Stephen Harper ~


We have so much room for improvement. Every aspect of our lives must be subjected to an inventory... of how we are taking responsibility.
~By Nancy Pelosi ~


I don't think I'm egotistical as much as I'm taking responsibility for what I'm putting out there.
~By Jon Favreau ~


And I argued with that intelligence estimate and I think it is a responsibility of policymakers to use their best judgment on the basis of the intelligence they've received.
~By Frank Carlucci ~

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