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Famous Responsibility Quotes

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A list of the best responsibility quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous responsibility quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic responsibility quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about responsibility?" and "What are inspirational responsibility quotes?"

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    Malcolm Forbes More
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    Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. In the final analysis, the only quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.

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    Responsibility is the price of greatness.

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    We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.

    Ronald Reagan More
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    All business depends upon men fulfilling their responsibilities.

    Mahatma Gandhi More
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    Be more aware of responsibility than you are of your rights.

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    You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.

    Henry Ford More
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    In dreams begin responsibility.

    William Butler Yeats More
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    To be a man is to be responsible. It is to feel shame at the sight of what seems to be unmerited misery. It is to take pride in a victory won by one's comrades. It is to feel, when setting one's stone, that one is contributing to the building of the world.

    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry More
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    Life's heaviest burden is to have nothing to carry.

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    Each of us has the right and the responsibility to asses the road which lie ahead and those over which we have traveled, and if the feature road looms ominous or unpromising, and the road back uninviting-inviting, then we need to gather our resolve and carrying only the necessary baggage, step off that road into another direction. If the new choice is also unpalatable, without embarrassment, we must be ready to change that one as well.

    Maya Angelou More
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    Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.

    Jean-Paul Sartre More
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    No individual raindrop ever considers itself responsible for the flood.

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    Freedom is a package deal -- with it comes responsibilities and consequences.

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    Janet Morris More
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    Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.

    Tom Stoppard More
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    Nothing happens by itself. It all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions.

    Ben Stein More
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    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn More
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    Men must necessarily be the active agents of their own well-being and well-doing... they themselves must in the very nature of things be their own best helpers.

    Samuel Smiles More
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    Walter Scott More
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    Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will -- his personal responsibility.

    Albert Schweitzer More
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    I am responsible for everything except for my very responsibility, for I am not the foundation of my being. Therefore everything takes place as if I were compelled to be responsible. I am abandoned in the world... in the sense that I find myself suddenly alone and without help, engaged in a world for which I bear the whole responsibility without being able, whatever I do, to tear myself away from this responsibility for an instant.

    Jean-Paul Sartre More
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    The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.

    Brian Tracy More
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    Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.

    Denis Waitley More
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    You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.

    Denis Waitley More
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    They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

    Andy Warhol More
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    "One lot apiece, one chance to undo an error or secure a fate."

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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    Niko’s angular face caught a flicker of firelight and Tempus saw his future there: sharp purpose, discipline, and power in perfect balance; love of man and gods, and mercy transcending all. If war ever wore a more humane face, this one would make it so.

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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    "Humans create their futures every day of every year; only you can alter your worlds."

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    Vengeance is disappointing, always.

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    ‎"Gather the shards of your courage. Patch together what resolve you can. We'll find this thing -- and kill it."

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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    ‎"Old enough to kill means old enough to die,"

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    "Always take responsibility for your past. It is your only collateral in life. Unless you despise yourself now, you cannot despise yourself then. Everything you did is a part of the process that brought you here. All your past is as alive and real as your so-called 'present.'"

    Janet Morris More
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    "You know you're fated. Nothing matters as much as the fate of the city. As you said, you've lived on the sword's point all your life...."

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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    There must be a corps that will battle for righteousness, for there are endless battalions who serve unrighteousness.

    Janet Morris More
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    To take care of the world seemed, finally, a privilege rather than a burden. The Riddler had led them to life's greatest victory. They had found a home.

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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    "I must decide if you deserve to die."

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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    Reasons never matter, once Death comes cold and bold and takes the living by the hand. You count up your dead, every one..

    Janet Morris More
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    I know that no one can really stop me but myself and that really no one can help me but myself.

    Peter Nivio Zarlenga More
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    “Choose life over death, Niko, when a choice can be made that puts no soul in jeopardy.”

    Janet Morris More
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    Provision for others is a fundamental responsibility of human life.

    Woodrow Wilson More
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    "I want to live like a man."

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris More
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    No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it.

    Aristotle More
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    To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.

    Henri-Frédéric Amiel More
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    The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.

    Joan Didion More
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    Accountability breeds response-ability.

    Stephen Covey More
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    new! Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.

    William Ellery Channing More
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    All men, if they work not as in the great taskmaster's eye, will work wrong, and work unhappily for themselves and for you.

    Thomas Carlyle More
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    If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.

    Les Brown More
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    Accept the consequences of your actions in order to become the agent of your mental, physical, spiritual and material success.

    Les Brown More
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