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Quotations The Best Quotes About Responsibility  

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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 responsibility quotes from that same writer.

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You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Abraham Lincoln

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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. Michael Korda

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Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it. Malcolm Forbes

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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

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

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In dreams begin responsibility. William Butler Yeats

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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

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No individual raindrop ever considers itself responsible for the flood.

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Be more aware of responsibility than you are of your rights.

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All business depends upon men fulfilling their responsibilities. Mahatma Gandhi

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

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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

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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

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It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do for which we are accountable. Molière

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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

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The way to avoid responsibility is to say, I've got responsibilities. Richard Bach

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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

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

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Responsibility is the price of greatness. Winston Churchill

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Life's heaviest burden is to have nothing to carry.

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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

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One must care about a world one will not see. Bertrand Russell

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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

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Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power. Josiah Gilbert Holland

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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