Responsibility Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Responsibility

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The key to accepting responsibility for your life is to accept the fact that your choices, every one of them, are leading you inexorably to either success or failure, however you define those terms.
~By Neal Boortz ~


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 ~


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 ~


The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.
~By Michael Jordan ~


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 ~


Eighty percent of the problems that beset unification immediately disappeared when the President signed the bill increasing the authority and the responsibility of the Secretary of Defense.
~By Louis A. Johnson ~


I accept that responsibility and ask only that I be judged by my performance as its chief executive.
~By Jane Byrne ~


To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.
~By David McCullough ~


What we try to say is that it doesn't matter if you are a Republican or a Democrat or conservative or independent. You are equally responsible for your place in the culture, and you must make a contribution, and you must accept responsibility for what goes down on your watch.
~By Martin Sheen ~


I'm doing it, I took responsibility in my country and I've done it with my bare hands.
~By Alexis Arguello ~


Clean air is a basic right. The responsibility to ensure that falls to Congress and the president.
~By Thomas Carper ~


The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed.
~By William Bennett ~


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


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 ~


I'm black, I don't feel burdened by it and I don't think it's a huge responsibility. It's part of who I am. It does not define me.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


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 ~


I take responsibility for myself and what I do now.
~By Paul Gascoigne ~


I am the one who got myself fat, who did all the eating. So I had to take full responsibility for it.
~By Kirstie Alley ~


If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
~By Abigail Van Buren ~


Those who cannot think or take responsibility for themselves need, and clamor for, a leader.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


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 ~


Although I agree that wild horses are a symbol of the American West, I also believe that it is the responsibility of Congress to ensure that these animals are managed, protected, and controlled in an effective manner.
~By Jon Porter ~


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 ~


Talent is an accident of genes - and a responsibility.
~By Alan Rickman ~


I've never been very successful in a monogamous relationship, but I'm looking forward to the day when I can assume that responsibility.
~By Don Johnson ~


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


I've no regrets. You take responsibility for your actions.
~By Ron Moody ~


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 ~


If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


Some people have much more pull than other people. But when I say that the public has ultimate responsibility, I'm not saying it in a moral sense. I'm just saying it in the sense of what is it that's really going to bring change.
~By Jared Diamond ~


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


In the summer of 1965 I was invited to join Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and returned to academic life as professor with the added responsibility of becoming also Department Chairman.
~By George Andrew Olah ~


I'm into the idea of responsibility and edification and these things have found me and I have found them. I wanted to be in the movie and I made it known to Mike.
~By Rob Morrow ~


I support the recommendations made by the International Crisis Group. The primary responsibility is for Kosovo Albanians to demonstrate that their treatment of minorities is adequate.
~By Emma Bonino ~


It's a huge challenge, a huge responsibility. Bond is a huge iconic figure in movie history. These opportunities don't come along very often so I thought, 'Why not?'
~By Daniel Craig ~


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 ~


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.
~By Trevor Huddleston ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Only when we realize that there is no eternal, unchanging truth or absolute truth can we arouse in ourselves a sense of intellectual responsibility.
~By Hu Shih ~


I've done movies with a sword before. But I haven't really been given the full responsibility of something like a Ridley Scott film.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Responsibility educates.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


And I have been campaigning for the past three months trying to get the Senate Judiciary Committee that has the oversight authority and responsibility to start its own public hearings.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


Responsibility for overseeing the implementation of election law typically resides with partisan officials, many with public stakes in the election outcome.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


My songs are the reflection of how I think and how I feel in that moment. But I'm conscious of the fact that artists have a responsibility before the masses and they have to take care with their words.
~By Shakira ~


Having felt people's love and support first hand through difficult moments in my life makes me feel it's our responsibility to help one another.
~By Gloria Estefan ~


Art to me is a humanitarian act and I believe that there is a responsibility that art should somehow be able to effect mankind, to make the word a better place.
~By Jeff Koons ~


A new sense of shared international responsibility is unmistakable in the voices of the United Nations and its agencies, and in the civil society of thousands of supra-national NGOs.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


And we reduce almost all male-female problems by working on both the female and the male. And that usually means having both sexes take responsibility.
~By Warren Farrell ~


The voluntary approach to corporate social responsibility has failed in many cases.
~By David Suzuki ~


Changing mass consciousness is an individual responsibility.
~By Dennis Weaver ~


The Petersons have not come forward in the press. Apparently they feel the media bears a large responsibility for Scott's conviction. It may be a while before we hear anything from them.
~By Catherine Crier ~


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 had to help to coax the performances and I really enjoyed that extra responsibility.
~By Christopher Eccleston ~


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 ~


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 ~


First of all there is always that artistic challenge of creating something. Or the particular experience to take slum life in that period and make something out of it in the form of a book. And then I felt some kind of responsibility to my family.
~By Frank McCourt ~


For me, this is a familiar image - people in the organization ready and willing to do good work, wanting to contribute their ideas, ready to take responsibility, and leaders holding them back, insisting that they wait for decisions or instructions.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


Parents decide to accept the responsibility of raising children. Any thanks they get for doing that is gravy. Grateful children are a blessing, but they aren't a necessity.
~By Donald C. Medeiros ~


It was in 1969 that I was able to give up my administrative responsibility. As I worked hard my research never suffered during this period and as a matter of fact these were probably some of my most productive years.
~By George Andrew Olah ~


It's a huge responsibility being a solo act.
~By Robbie Williams ~


We must continue to pursue peace through diplomacy, but we must also not shrink from our responsibility through the option of strength. We must take advantage of internal resistance and change from within Iran to avert this path of mutual destruction.
~By Michael McCaul ~


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 ~


You're feeling the responsibility for hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people on your shoulder in a way that I couldn't feel as lieutenant governor.
~By William Scranton ~


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 ~


I want you to have this feeling too - it is my moral responsibility to help you achieve this inner freedom.
~By Dmitri Mendeleev ~


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 ~


As a Michigan senator, I feel a special responsibility to protect the Great Lakes. They are not only a source of clean drinking water for more than 30 million people but are also an integral part of Michigan's heritage and its economy.
~By Debbie Stabenow ~


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 believe that it is my responsibility as the prime minister of Israel to do whatever can be done to exploit the unique opportunities that lie ahead of us to move towards peace. Not everything can be done by one act.
~By Yitzhak Rabin ~


I've always found it not only easy, but enjoyable. It's necessary for us to reach out and I'm speaking for myself here. I certainly have a sense of responsibility to reach out to these people in the theatre who might look to someone like me for some guidance.
~By Harvey Keitel ~


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


When a government goes to war, particularly a democracy, it is the most solemn and awesome responsibility of our leaders - to decide to send our kids to go off and kill and die for us.
~By Joe Wilson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To me, its seems necessary to rediscover - and the energy to do so exists - that even the political and economic spheres need moral responsibility, a responsibility that is born in man's heart and, in the end, has to do with the presence or absence of God.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


I care about this state... and I feel a responsibility to get things done. If we stay healthy and play smart we can be a playoff team. I think we're on the right track.
~By Steve Mariucci ~


The responsibility of a writer is to excavate the experience of the people who produced him.
~By James Baldwin ~


Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men.
~By Bede Griffiths ~


Christians who have influence in political life must feel as individuals responsibility in front of their own faith. And the duty of encouraging laws that are not in contradiction with the Commandments comes within the mission of the Church.
~By Karl Lehmann ~


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


I will not surrender responsibility for my life and my actions.
~By J. Enoch Powell ~


It is not because I do not love my adopted land - it is the natural feeling of one far from home, who remembers those happy, carefree days when life flowed at full tide, without responsibility, flashing past one like the drama in a fascinating story of adventure and romance.
~By Erich von Stroheim ~


Whose rights will we acknowledge? Whose human dignity will we respect? For whose well-being will we, as a people, assume responsibility?
~By Robert Casey ~


Despotism increases in severity with the number of despots; the responsibility is more divided, and the claims are more numerous.
~By William Wells Brown ~


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


I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


It's a full on job just looking for human social responsibility.
~By Colin Greenwood ~


We think we have a responsibility. And I think it's important for all of us in the Western world to realize that we've all been blessed a lot and if you go to these parts they don't have a lot, even before the tsunami.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


In that match for Holland I asked for a big responsibility, I got it and I dealt with it. I played well, I scored goals and the team qualified for the Euro 2004 finals. It was a big night and an important moment for Holland.
~By Ruud van Nistelrooy ~


Education begins at home and I applaud the parents who recognize that they - not someone else - must take responsibility to assure that their children are well educated.
~By Ernest Istook ~


There is a huge responsibility on all of us to get England through. It would be one of the biggest disasters in sports history if we blew it and we must make sure it does not happen.
~By Rio Ferdinand ~


It just seems that you were talking positively about McDonald's, that they are... attempting this healthy lifestyle, and yet when we're talking right now... it seems that you're saying they need to make more responsibility.
~By Maria Bartiromo ~


And I kind of feel that I have a responsibility to the people that invest their time and money with me to show up on the set every day and do the best of which I am capable.
~By John Frankenheimer ~


As an Italian-American, I have a special responsibility to be sensitive to ethnic stereotypes.
~By Al D'Amato ~


The Party of the Regions has won a convincing victory. We are ready to undertake responsibility for forming the Cabinet and we are calling on everyone to join us.
~By Viktor Yanukovych ~


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 will work to restore fiscal responsibility to our country's budget and to provide for a more robust economy.
~By Ed Pastor ~

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