49 Quotes About Being Responsible For Your Own Actions


Taking responsibility for our own actions requires honesty and trust. These quotes about being responsibility for our own actions highlights some the amount of hope and trust we must have in ourselves.

“A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.”

“A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed.”

“Accept responsibility for your actions. Be accountable for your results. Take ownership for your mistakes.”

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you to where you want to go, no one else.”

“Accountability breeds responsibility.”

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

“Better by far to be good and courageous and bold and to make difference. Not change the world exactly, but the bit around you.”

“Concern yourself more with accepting responsibility than with assigning blame. Let the possibilities inspire you more than the obstacles discourage you.”

“Each of us should take personal responsibility for our diet, and our children’s diet, and the government’s role should be to make certain it provides the best information possible to help people stay healthy.”

“Even the acceptance of personal responsibility may not overcome the temptation to believe that now is not the time to repent. ‘Now’ can seem so difficult, and ‘later’ appear so much easier. The truth is that today is always a better day to repent than any tomorrow.”

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

“Everything you do is based on the choices you make. It’s not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make. Period.”

“I believe I have a personal responsibility to make a positive impact on society.”

“If you own this story you get to write the ending.”

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

“I’m a big believer in personal responsibility. My life wasn’t always peaches and roses. Where I am today is through a belief in hard work and never saying no.”

“In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.”

“It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it.”

“It is only when you take responsibility for your life that you discover how powerful you truly are.”

“It’s hard to legislate what people eat. People are getting fed up with being told what they can and can’t do. It boils down to personal responsibility. People need to read labels, do their research and act accordingly.”

“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.”

“My life is immeasurably enriched by taking personal responsibility to do what I can, with what I have, where I am.”

“No life lacks grandeur if you claim it as your own.”

“No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.”

“One day I realized that everything that I get out of life, is exclusively a result of my actions. That is the day I became a man.”

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”

“Personal responsibility is not only recognizing the errors of our ways. Personal responsibility lies in our willingness and ability to correct those errors individually and collectively.”

“Personal responsibility is the willingness to completely accept choices that we have made throughout our life.”

“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual you have an obligation to be one.”

“Remember every one of us is responsible to make the world a joyful place.”

“Taking personal accountability is a beautiful thing because it gives us complete control of our destinies.”

“The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”

“The moment you take responsibility for everything in your life is the moment you can change anything in your life.”

“The power behind taking responsibility for your actions lies in putting an end to negative thought patterns. You no longer dwell on what went wrong or focus on whom you are going to blame. You don’t waste time building roadblocks to your success. Instead, you are set free and can now focus on succeeding.”

“The secret ingredients to true happiness? Decisive optimism and personal responsibility.”

“The victim mindset dilutes the human potential. By not accepting personal responsibility for our circumstances, we greatly reduce our power to change them.”

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

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

“There is an expiry date on blaming your parents for steering you in the wrong direction; the moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you.”

“This is my future and I will take personal responsibility for making sure all competition requirements are met.”

“This is your life. You are responsible for it. You will not live forever. Don’t wait.”

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.”

“We hardly ever realize that we can cut anything out of our lives, anytime, in the blink of an eye.”

“Who we become is the result of our disciplined actions.”

“Work on yourself first, take responsibility for your own progress.”

“You are always responsible for how you act, no matter how you feel. Remember, that.”

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.”

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.”

Honoring our commitments and taking responsibility for our own actions is what keeps us accountable in our lives.

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