37 Quotes About Responsibility


Finding a way to enhance your performance and meet or exceed expectations can leave you feeling accomplished. These quotes about responsibility will encourage you to always rise above any occasion.

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

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

“Even a rat can take of itself.”

“Eventually we all have to accept full and total responsibility for our actions, everything we have done, and have not done. ”

“Every person who has changed the world has taken responsibility for something that mattered not just to them, but to mankind.”

“Every right has its responsibilities. Like the right itself, these responsibilities stem from no man-made law, but from the very nature of man and society. The security, progress and welfare of one group is measured finally in the security, progress and welfare of all mankind.”

“Every right implies a responsibility, every opportunity and obligation, every possession, a duty.”

“Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.”

“Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.”

“If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.”

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.”

“In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.”

“It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.”

“Leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses.”

“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”

“Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself.”

“Men who do things without being told draw the most wages.”

“Mistakes are always forgivable is one has the courage to admit them.”

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

“Never mind your happiness; do your duty.”

“Never point a finger where you never lent a hand.”

“Nothing will ever change while you point the finger of blame. Out of responsibility comes possibility.”

“Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.”

“Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands.”

“The price of greatness is responsibility.”

“The real freedom of any individual can always be measured by the amount of responsibility which he must assume for his own welfare and security.”

“The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same.”

“The time is always right to do what is right.”

“There are two primacy choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept responsibility for changing them.”

“Though I am not always responsible for what happens to me, I am responsible for how I handle what happens to me.”

“To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.”

“When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.”

“When you blame others, you give up your power to change.”

“Winners take responsibility. Losers blame others.”

“With great power comes great responsibility.”

“You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.”

“You can’t escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

Learning responsibility early in life will help to prepare the next generation for living life the right way.

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