Responsibility Quotes

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

Vera Nazarian

The master of the garden is the one who waters it, trims the branches, plants the seeds, and pulls the weeds. If you merely stroll through the garden, you are but an acolyte.

Surgeo Bell

Some of the most beautiful things we have in life comes from our mistakes.

Surgeo Bell

It's ok to be a fool once or twice but never let it be a third time. Be smart and pretend to be a fool and at the end of the hunt make sure you're the one that has the gun.

Surgeo Bell

Most men are blinded by the words "Bad Bitches" and end settling for less!

Surgeo Bell

Rule #1 always look out for yourself first don't nobody love/care for you like you do.

Surgeo Bell

WATCH out for your surroundings, UPGRADE your mindset and keep FOCUS.

Surgeo Bell

Never Expect Loyalty From A Person That Can't Give You Honesty.

Surgeo Bell

It takes a real man to see the difference between a diamond and a rhinestone.
Can't be mad when someone else takes the diamond, that you treated like a rhinestone

Surgeo Bell

Here today, may be gone tomorrow! Never take anyone or nothing for granted! Be sure to count your blessing daily because tomorrow isn't promised.

Surgeo Bell

You can NEVER be like someone else! Just be yourself and you will find that you'll be much happier that way and accomplish more as well.

Michael Bassey Johnson

A creature doesn't move because it is a living thing, but because it knows what it
A creature doesn't move because it is a living thing, but because it knows what it can do with its life.

LeeAnn Taylor

There is no ownership. There is only stewardship.

A.J. Darkholme

Like tiny gods, all that we say and do holds a power so great that any one of us in any given moment can be responsible for the birth of a new civilization or the collapse of our own.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

To some women, a job plays the role of a man. To most women, a man plays the role of a job.

Robert Rodríguez

When given an opportunity, deliver excellence and never quit.

Lailah Gifty Akita

If you don't keep your country clean, nobody can do that for you.

Simin Hashemizadeh

I have always believed that women hold this world together with their
love, passion, inspiration, hard work, vision and willingness to help
others. Yet, increased responsibility in both our personal and professional
lives – to become “superwomen” – is taking a devastating toll on
our health and happiness.

Stefan Molyneux

The tombstone over the grave of the conscience always reads: "Human Nature".

Paulo Coelho

A responsible Warrior is not someone who takes the weight of the world on his shoulders, but someone who has learned to deal with the challenges of the moment.

David Foster Wallace

Nuclear weapons and TV have simply intensified the consequences of our tendencies.

Lailah Gifty Akita

God created you to be in the world.
You are in the world to fulfil a specific mission.

Brandon Sanderson

I'm convinced that responsibility is some kind of psychological disease.

David McCullough

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."

[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile]

Joan Didion

Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self-respect springs.

Derek Landy

Still, he figured, sometimes you've got to do what you've got to do, and then sometimes you've just got to run like hell after it's done.

Kerry E. Wagner

you don't have to worry about burning bridges, if you're building your own

Elie Wiesel

Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe.

Toni Morrison

The function of freedom is to free someone else.

Kevin Sites

The story is about being loyal to the truth as a nation, that citizens of a democracy are collectively responsible for what their troops do in war, good or bad.

Mitch Albom

There is no experience like having children.’ That’s all. There is no substitute for it. You cannot do it with a friend. You cannot do it with a lover. If you want the experience of having complete responsibility for another human being, and to learn how to love and bond in the deepest way, then you should have children.

Garth Stein

Any problems that may occur have ultimately been caused by you, because you are responsible for where you are and what you are doing there.

John Henry Newman

Good is never accomplished except at the cost of those who do it, truth never breaks through except through the sacrifice of those who spread it.

Aletheia Luna

It is, in truth, our responsibility to understand our needs and to adjust our perceptions,thoughts, decisions, behaviors, and environments to reflect these needs. We can’t force others to change, but we can change ourselves.

Max Stirner

Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self.

Mark R. Levin

I realized that conservatism was the philosophy that best suited me, with its emphasis on individual liberty, personal responsibility, and merit.

Alan W. Watts

We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.

Antoine De Saint-Exupéry

And the fox said to the little prince: men have forgotten this truth, but you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.

Billie Jean King

Tennis taught me so many lessons in life. One of the things it taught me is that every ball that comes to me, I have to make a decision. I have to accept responsibility for the consequences every time I hit a ball.

Amit Kalantri

Authority is not a power, it is a responsibility.

Wayne Gerard Trotman

To dispense knowledge without moral guidance would be grossly irresponsible.

Rodolfo Costa

Take responsibility for your own happiness, do not expect people or things to bring you happiness, or you could be disappointed.

P.D. James

I don't want anyone to look to me, not for protection, not for happiness, not for love, not for anything.

Dave Matthes

I never had a childhood. Not like the rest of them anyway. I had a starting
I never had a childhood. Not like the rest of them anyway. I had a starting point from which I have never stopped running.

Rob Liano

To the right person you will BE everything.

Neal Shusterman

How easy is murder when one calls it by a different name? How much easier is it for the conscience to condone “reaping” than “killing” - and when one knows that death isn’t the end, does it stop the killing hand for fear of retribution, or does it simply make it easier to kill, because, if life continues, how can murder be murder at all?

Ellis Peters

A man must be prepared to face life, as well as death, there's no escape from either.

Tatsuhiko Takimoto

If that type of bad God did exist, then we could go on living in good health. If we could push the responsibility for our misery onto God, then we would have that much more peace of mind, wouldn't we?

John Lennon

The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.

Laurence Overmire

From generation to generation, lights are extinguished and darkness threatens until some one stoops to bear the torch.

Dave Matthes're either gonna spend your life fucking pussy, or taking it to church.. Dave Matthes're either gonna spend your life fucking pussy, or taking it to church.

Jim Butcher

I am blind and limited. I would be a fool think myself wise. And so, not knowing what the universe means, I can only try to be responsible with the knowledge, the strength, and the time given to me. I must be true to my heart.

Juli Zeh

Religion ist nichts anderes als die Lehre davon, wie man frei von Erkenntnis gehorcht [...].

J.M. Coetzee

In der gegenwärtigen 'Kultur' geben sich wenige die Mühe, zwischen Aufrichtigkeit und dem Vorspielen von Aufrichtigkeit zu unterscheiden - ja, wenige sind zu dieser Unterscheidung überhaupt in der Lage -, wie auch nur wenige zwischen religiösem Glauben und dem Einhalten religiöser Vorschriften unterscheiden.

Amit Kalantri

A lamp cannot play the role of the Sun and the Sun cannot play the role of a lamp.

Amit Kalantri

Duty is sinless.

Amit Kalantri

A decision is a responsibility, if you cannot handle responsibility, don't take decisions.

Winston S. Churchill

The price of greatness is responsibility.

Mathew Donnelly

If you truly love yourself then you will take 100% full responsibility for your thoughts and actions.

Loren Weisman

The people who blame everything and every body else for their lack of success, tended to continue to have a lack of success.

Your Proactive, problem solving minded, assertive and responsible approach is going to carry you much further than whining, blaming, pointing fingers and justifying your failures.

Vishwas Chavan

You are born with infinite possibilities. Take responsibility for turning these possibilities into reality, and you will be bestowed with success, love and eternal peace.

G.G. Vandagriff

It's always seemed to me that flirtation is a man's device for avoiding responsibility. He can say whatever he wants and knows he won't be taken seriously.

Stefan Molyneux

I never really grew up until I had kids.

Surgeo Bell

Don't be so impatient in finding love; take your time & allow the Lord to write that special love story for you. Otherwise you'll be busy reading the back of the book.

Surgeo Bell

Quit hating and trying be like the next man. Get on your own grind & be better than the next man, whether you gotta hustle, work a job or whatever just do you.

Surgeo Bell

Quit hating and trying to be like the next man. Get on your own grind & be better than the next man, whether you gotta hustle, work a job or whatever just do you.

Surgeo Bell

Some people will only "love u " as much as they can use u. their loyalty end's where the benefits stop

Surgeo Bell

Real Men can commit to 1 person. Only boys are "Players", pimps usually get lock up or die at the end of movies, & dogs catch fleas!

Surgeo Bell

Dear my brothers there is no more room for wanting to be a thug, BUT there is PLENTY of room for being a father, lawyer, doctor and a teacher. Please take this in consideration!

Surgeo Bell

Be happy about your pain because it makes you who you are. After the pain is over the outcome is becoming a stronger person than before

Surgeo Bell

What God knows about me is more important than what others think about me.

Bertolt Brecht

We're not responsible, he thought. This planet is a temporary affair. It's whizzing with all kinds of other ones, a whole range of planetary stuff, toward a star in the Milky Way. On that kind of a planet we're not responsible, he thought.

Lisa Bedrick

Be careful what you wish for or pray for, because whatever you wish for or pray for, you will have to take care of.

Benjamin Lotter

God makes the harvest to grow. But we choose the kind of seed we sow.

Ann Patchett

I think that she is everything I have ever loved about our religion distilled down to fit into one person, everything about the faith that is both selfless and responsible.

Shannon A. Thompson

Remember how far you’ve come, and you won’t have to rely on a destiny for your future. It will come on your own.

Kevin Michel

Embrace your responsibility to dream big.

Philip K. Dick

I'm not much but I'm all I have.

Julie Connor

Practical management of your time includes taking responsibility of your choices.

Sigmund Freud

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

Michael Connelly

There is no client as scary as an innocent man."

J. Michael Haller, Criminal Defense Attorney, Los Angeles, 1962.

Maya Angelou

What is a fear of living? It's being preeminently afraid of dying. It is not doing what you came here to do, out of timidity and spinelessness. The antidote is to take full responsibility for yourself - for the time you take up and the space you occupy. If you don't know what you're here to do, then just do some good.

Bill Maher

[F]reedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that "Oh, I don't get involved in politics," as if that makes you somehow cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

We are so sluggish in our mentality that we think the world's problems are not our business, that they have to be resolved by the United Nations or by substituting new leaders for the old.

Mike Adams

I believe that feminism has become a political movement that seeks to obtain unlimited rights for woman without corresponding responsibilities via the suppression of feminism.Under my definition, helping oppressed women in other countries falls outside the scope of the movement's interests.

David G. McAfee

This life is only a test' is a counter-productive mindset; it encourages wishful thinking toward and elusive and likely non-existent afterlife while often enabling the believer to squander this life as somehow less important.

Elisabeth Elliot

A young woman asked the great preacher Charles Spurgeon if it was possible to reconcile God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility. “Young woman,” said he. “You don’t reconcile friends

Catherine Ryan Hyde

If you want to see a man come to his senses, try something like, Do you happen to carry a rubber in your wallet? Did I mention I'm not on the pill?

Wendell Berry

...the care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy and, after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it, and to foster its renewal, is our only legitimate hope.

David Clement-Davies

Freedom without responsibility? What freedom is that? None at all.

Grigoris Deoudis

Let us liberate ourselves from any form of control. Let us focus at the inner drum, where the rhythm aligns with that of our heart. The measure of responsibility, equals to the need for evolution. Just listen, the inner child, let it whisper in your ear.

Michael Bassey Johnson

The vacancy in your heart doesn't connotes that nobody is seeking for the job of servicing your feelings, but because the employee must first have all the necessary credentials needed for the job.

Bob Ong

kuhang-kuha natin ang mga katarantaduhan ng hollyeood, pero hindi ang kaunting pagiging responsable ng mga kanluraning bansa sa isyu ng pagtayo sa sariling paa.

Edmund Burke

A conscientious man would be cautious how he dealt in blood.

Mike Norton

Mastering the art of seduction gives one a great power, and like any power, it's to be wielded with responsibility; a man who wields the art of seduction without a sense of responsibility and restraint is a walking proximity bomb of viral epidemics, needless procreation, heartbroken families, and shattered dreams.

Edmund Crispin

The artistic temperament is too often only an alibi for lack of responsibility....

Mark Denman

The photographer does the world a great disservice when he leaves his camera at home.

Gary Hopkins

Just like in the eye of the storm there is always comfort within the chaos. Becoming aware of this however, is your responsibility.

Kevin Ngo

When you start to accept responsibility for the results you get in life, you also take back the power to change your future outcome.

Ogwo David Emenike

A man who has come to the full realization of his responsibility to men won't stick to one man. It will be foolhardy if he does that.

Lik Hock Yap Ivan

If you're early, you're on time. If you're on time, you're late.

Michelle Word Hollis

Don’t make excuses; accept responsibility.
You must take responsibility for how you respond to everything that happens in your life; whether you cause it or not. Making excuses is a weak response!

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