Responsibility quotes page 1
Great power involves great responsibility.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Sir Winston Churchill
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.
John C. Maxwell
Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism - but only through the
direct responsibility of the individual.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Responsibility is the price of leadership.
It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
Sir Peter Ustinov
People dancing the painful Blame 'n Shame Shuffle feel wronged, weak, and disconnected.
Take a wild new leap into empowerment by taking 100% responsibility.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility and most
people are frightened of responsibility.
A person is always responsible: If his act was accidental or intentional, whether he was
awake or asleep.
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this
moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Never duck responsibility - it's like running from the rain only to fall into the river.
My passionate sense of social justice and social responsibility has always contrasted oddly
with my pronounced lack of need for direct contact with other human beings and human
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off.
Why should I?
Few people will turn to themselves to take responsibility for their results until they have
exhausted all opportunities to blame someone else.
We are each responsible for our own life - no other person is or even can be.
People need responsibility. They resist assuming it, but they cannot get along without it.
Instead of wondering why this is happening to you, consider why this is happening to you.
Let us all take more responsibility, not only for ourselves and our families but for our
communities and our country.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
If you want to be really successful, and I know you do, then you will have to give up blaming
and complaining and take total responsibility for your life - that means all your results, both
your successes and your failures. That is the prerequisite for creating a life of success.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibilty.
Peter F. Drucker
You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The
truth is that you are responsible for what you think, because it is only at this level that you
can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think.
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.
Man must cease attributing his problems
to his environment, and learn again to exercise his
will - his personal responsibility in the
realm of faith and morals.
Accepting responsibility is an
uncomfortable thing, for within that idea is the birth of the true
individual. It's the only solution to our societies' problems. Expecting someone else to fix our
lives is silly; in the end we need six billion individual fixes.
Good. I'm looking for the least possible
amount of responsibility.
Are you a "victim," or are you taking
responsibility for your life? ... Taking responsibility means
never blaming anyone else for anything you are being, doing, having or feeling.
Big pay and little responsibility are
circumstances seldom found together.
It's never your fault, but it's
always your responsibility.
Mature people take responsibility for their actions. When they make a mistake or act
inappropriately, they apologize, make amends, or repair the damage. Conversely, Nice Guys
try to fix the situations by doing whatever it takes to get the other person to stop being
Robert A. Glover
A man who enjoys responsibility usually
gets it. A man who merely likes exercising authority
usually loses it.
One of the annoying things about
believing in free will and individual responsibility is the
difficulty of finding somebody to blame your problems on. And when you do find somebody,
it's remarkable how often his picture turns up on your driver's license.