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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.
Chinese proverb

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.
Gay Hendricks

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility and most
people are frightened of responsibility.
Sigmund Freud

A person is always responsible: If his act was accidental or intentional, whether he was
awake or asleep.
Jewish proverb

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.
Oprah Winfrey

Never duck responsibility - it's like running from the rain only to fall into the river.
Farrah Gray

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
Albert Einstein

A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Bob Dylan

The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off.
Why should I?
Bob Marley

Few people will turn to themselves to take responsibility for their results until they have
exhausted all opportunities to blame someone else.
Larry Winget

We are each responsible for our own life - no other person is or even can be.
Oprah Winfrey

People need responsibility. They resist assuming it, but they cannot get along without it.
John Steinbeck

Instead of wondering why this is happening to you, consider why this is happening to you.
Dalai Lama

Let us all take more responsibility, not only for ourselves and our families but for our
communities and our country.
Bill Clinton

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Kahlil Gibran

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.
Jack Canfield

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.
Marianne Williamson

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.
Richard Bach

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.
Albert Schweitzer

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.
Stuart Wilde

Good. I'm looking for the least possible amount of responsibility.
American Beauty, 1999

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.
Susan Jeffers

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Napoleon Hill

It's never your fault, but it's always your responsibility.
Sean Stephenson

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.
Malcolm S. Forbes

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.
P. J. O'Rourke

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