Responsibility Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Responsibility

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With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S military uniform and standing in the gap between an enemy threat and civilian life.
~By Zack Wamp ~


I'm very much in favor of focused responsibility, and so in the main areas that I'm worried about, I try to have a single person who is basically the key person in that area.
~By Warren Christopher ~


I think the journey for a politician goes from wanting to please all the people all the time, to a political leader that realises in the end his responsibility is to decide. And when he decides, he divides.
~By Tony Blair ~


Daley may not feel a moral responsibility to eliminate discrimination but he has a legal obligation to do so.
~By Bobby Rush ~


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


And then you have the responsibility and the duty of being good examples to youngsters, not smoke, training hard, go to bed early, don't drink alcohol, don't take drugs, it's very important to have a policy for educating against doping.
~By Alberto Juantorena ~


It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for the families of those who have died to defend our nation. Raising the military death benefit is not a Democrat or Republican issue - it is an American issue.
~By Brian Baird ~


Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.
~By Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~


Of course, we also have the responsibility to win games and the difficulty in the job is to combine both.
~By Arsene Wenger ~


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 ~


A movie star is someone people look at and go, 'I want to be like that person'. There's the responsibility of desire. It's not something I'm interested in trying. I would fail miserably at it, so why even bother?
~By Christian Bale ~


During the next 90 days, people are going to be more open to the Gospel than in years. It is God's responsibility to make people receptive; it is our responsibility to sow the seed.
~By Rick Warren ~


Now, I'm getting a little older, got more responsibility, I don't need to be depressed.
~By Noah Hathaway ~


We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not - nor will we ever - monitor ideology or political beliefs. We take seriously our responsibility to protect the civil rights and liberties of the American people, including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight from numerous internal and external sources.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


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.
~By Richard Bach ~


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


As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people.
~By Bill Hicks ~


I was terrified of being a teacher. To stand in front of a classroom, the responsibility is boggling. Imagine! Standing in front of people!
~By John Glover ~


As federal lawmakers, we have a responsibility to set a precedent for energy efficient practices.
~By Greg Walden ~


I am here to accept responsibility for that which I did. I will not accept responsibility for that which I did not do.
~By Oliver North ~


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 ~


Since we humans have the better brain, isn't it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from, oddly enough, ourselves?
~By Joy Adamson ~


Being a grownup means assuming responsibility for yourself, for your children, and - here's the big curve - for your parents.
~By Wendy Wasserstein ~


Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.
~By George Orwell ~


There's this very vulnerable planet of ours with finite resources. Architects and designers have, I think, a fair responsibility for conserving energy and materials, and making things durable.
~By Robin Day ~


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 ~


Since the conception of our country, America has held that parents, not schools, teachers, and certainly not courts, hold the primary responsibility of educating their children.
~By John Doolittle ~


It is my firm belief that I have a link with the past and a responsibility to the future. I cannot give up. I cannot despair. There's a whole future, generations to come. I have to keep trying.
~By King Hussein ~


In my view the European culture carries a very heavy responsibility for the creation of Israel... it is a product of both British and Stalin's anti- Semitism, but the British never faced their own complicity in its construction.
~By Tom Paulin ~


I am one of those people who quite enjoys responsibility.
~By Stuart Pearce ~


With Stewart International Airport located here, the New Windsor Police Department has an added responsibility to take anti-terrorism precautions while protecting our area.
~By Sue Kelly ~


So another challenge for our generation is to create global institutions that reflect our ideas of fairness and responsibility, not the ideas that were the basis of the last stage of financial development over these recent years.
~By Gordon Brown ~


To deal with the stark reality of having hit or hurt a woman or child, to deal with the initial responsibility you have not to do that and the knowledge you did do it, can be incredibly hard.
~By David Soul ~


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 ~


You are dealing with people who have taken the responsibility of killing their own because they think that they are right, they think that they are serving the interests of their people. They not going to give that up easily, just because you've shown up.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


Now they have come to the place where their faith can no longer feed on the bread of repression and violence. They ask for the bread of liberty, of public equality, and public responsibility. It must not be denied them.
~By Mordecai Wyatt Johnson ~


I had learned many years ago in private business never to take responsibility without adequate authority; and the new Secretary of Defense, as budgets were sharply cut, quickly found that out.
~By Stuart Symington ~


A corporation's responsibility is to the shareholders, not its retirees and employees. Companies are doing everything they can to get rid of pension plans and they will succeed.
~By Ben Stein ~


I think that has to do with my awareness that in a sense we all have a certain measure of responsibility to those who have made it possible for us to take advantage of the opportunities.
~By Angela Davis ~


Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the gospel in understandable terms, considering the language and thought-forms of that setting.
~By Francis Schaeffer ~


I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them.
~By Leon Kass ~


Our only responsibility is to live our own life and take care of our own children.
~By Leon Kass ~


But we must create in each person a sense of responsibility in order that each one of us can have the right to enjoy all his rights.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
~By Max de Pree ~


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 ~


It'd be stupid for me to sit here and say that there aren't kids who look up to me, but my responsibility is not to them. I'm not a baby sitter.
~By Eminem ~


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 ~


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


To address questions of scientific responsibility does not necessarily imply that one needs technical competence in a particular field (e.g. biology) to evaluate certain technical matters.
~By Serge Lang ~


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 ~


As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.
~By Arnold J. Toynbee ~


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 ~


In the abstract conception of universal wrong, all concrete responsibility vanishes.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


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


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 ~


To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man.
~By Alan Paton ~


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 ~


I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
~By Coretta Scott King ~


I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others.
~By Blanche Lincoln ~


Only the closest collaborators of the Fuehrer know how difficult is the burden of this responsibility; how sorrowful are the hours during which decisions must be made which bear upon the well being and the fate of all of Germany.
~By Hjalmar Schacht ~


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 ~


Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us, gives us manhood or womanhood fiber.
~By Frank Crane ~


In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Flower was a good metaphor for growth. The song is obviously about sexual responsibility, so that was the main metaphor. Also, it's like knowing who someone has been and remembering and appreciating that, but really appreciating what they are now even more.
~By Jody Watley ~


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 ~


Fear, born of that stern matron, Responsibility.
~By William McFee ~


I have to take responsibility for anything that happened within its businesses.
~By Kenneth Lay ~


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 ~


I take full responsibility for what happened at Enron. But saying that, I know in my mind that I did nothing criminal.
~By Kenneth Lay ~


I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
~By Viktor E. Frankl ~


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 ~


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 ~


It's absolutely not acceptable for people to argue that, if we are going to do anything about climate change at all, well, the responsibility lies solely with the individual.
~By Peter Garrett ~


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 ~


Working together, they will dig out the truth and nothing but the truth about what happened in '99, to assign responsibility, and to look at the institutional failings.
~By Jose Ramos Horta ~


We have all read tragic stories in our local papers about gun accidents as a result of misuse. As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands.
~By Ron Lewis ~


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 ~


I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
~By Bob Dylan ~


The director I had most involvement with was Alex Rockwell. He gave me a lot of responsibility as an actor.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize.
~By James Joyce ~


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


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 ~


It took me so many years to move out. I'm definitely a bit of a Peter Pan, reluctant to grow up. It all seemed really nice at home-why change it? Part of me would prefer not to have any responsibility whatsoever.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


For years now I have been talking about personal responsibility and accountability, both in our private lives and in the halls of government. Those are important principles here in Idaho, and they will form the basis of this administration.
~By Butch Otter ~


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 ~


Ensuring that high quality water is provided to all Arizona's citizens is the responsibility of elected officials at all levels and I am happy to do all I can to assist the city's efforts.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


Quality is everyone's responsibility.
~By W. Edwards Deming ~


What does it mean to be a conservative? I don't even know anymore. I know what it means to me. It means to me, personal responsibility. That if I've done something wrong, its up to me to pay the price. It's up to me to make it right.
~By Glenn Beck ~


We as a Congress have a moral obligation to bring justice to the families of these victims. Furthermore, as a society based on laws, we have a responsibility to ensure that criminals don't go unpunished.
~By Bob Filner ~


Caring for our children and making sure they do not get addicted to drugs is all of our responsibility.
~By Joe Baca ~


Shortly after we arrived in Baghdad, we had another conversation with the ambassador. He said that he wanted us to give him the timeline, because we had 90 days to get these prisons operational and transfer responsibility back to the Iraqis.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness.
~By Fred Woodworth ~


The cardinal responsibility of leadership is to identify the dominant contradiction at each point of the historical process and to work out a central line to resolve it.
~By Mao Tse Tung ~


My role model was my grandfather. He instilled in me the feeling that no matter how successful you are you have a responsibility to help others.
~By Kevin Johnson ~


My emotional and intellectual response to Hiroshima was that the question of the social responsibility of a journalist was posed with greater urgency than ever.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


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


In Europe it is particularly important that we build good relations to everyone who holds political responsibility because Europe can only be build together.
~By Angela Merkel ~


We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
~By Richard P. Feynman ~

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