quote by Lierre Keith

It’s time to put away our fairytales, all of them, and assume our responsibilities, the adult responsibilities that begin with adult knowledge. Our planet needs us. She needs us to think like healers and act like warriors. And if you think that’s a contradiction, then get out of the way.

— Lierre Keith

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Worry is assuming responsibilities that you cannot handle.

They truth is, they are responsibilities that God never intended for you to handle, because they are His.


Assuming responsibility quote The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
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There is a price tag on human liberty.

That price is the willingness to assume the responsibilities of being free men. Payment of this price is a personal matter with each of us.

Assuming responsibility quote Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.
Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.
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Africans and persons of African descent must assume the primary responsibility and leadership in historical research....if we are to continue to leave practically all important historical research and writing concerning the black race to the white man, then we must be prepared to accept, uncomplainingly, the white man's point of view.

Just as men must give up economic control when their wives share the responsibility for the family's financial well-being, women must give up exclusive parental control when their husbands assume more responsibility for child care.

The Marines fought almost solely on esprit de corps, I was certain.

It was inconceivable to most Marines that they should let another Marine down, or that they could be responsible for dimming the bright reputation of their Corps. The Marines simply assumed that they were the world's best fighting men.


Assuming responsibility quote I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand.
I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand.

Today, near the end of my days, I want to say that I harbor no rancor against anybody, that I love my fatherland above all and that I take political responsibility for everything that was done which had no other goal than making Chile greater and avoiding its disintegration. I assume full political responsibility for what happened.

If we believe in the rebirth of our civilization.

.. then clearly this renaissance must begin in the chambers of our own hearts... We cannot wait for society to change, or for our institutions to be renewed. We, as individuals, must assume responsibility for our own personal transformation.

So if Arizona sees the federal government isn't assuming its responsibilities, it creates local laws. But migration and keeping security on the borders is not a local or state issue, it's a federal issue.

Assuming responsibility quote Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.
Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.

Of all questions, why? is the least pertinent.

It begs the question; it assumes the larger part of its own response; to wit, that a sensible response exists.

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.

The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.


No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and prepared to assume responsibilities.

Assuming responsibility quote Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or
Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or responsive, man up and get rid of them.

Never assume that people in positions of responsibility are behaving responsibly.

If you ant to feel deeply, you have to think deeply.

Too often we separate the two. We assume that if we want to feel deeply, then we need to sit around and, well, feel. But emotion built on emotion is empty. True emotion- emotion that is reliable and does not lead us astray- is always a response to reality, to truth.

To begin by always thinking of love as an action rather than a feeling is one way in which anyone using the word in this manner automatically assumes accountability and responsibility.

Assuming responsibility quote No individual raindrop ever consider itself responsible for the flood.
No individual raindrop ever consider itself responsible for the flood.

If religious freedom is to endure in America, the responsibility for teaching religion to public school children must be left to the homes and churches of our land, where this responsibility rightfully belongs. It must not be assumed by the government through the agency of the public school system.


When we got organized as a country and we wrote a fairly radical Constitution with a radical Bill of Rights, giving a radical amount of individual freedom to Americans, it was assumed that the Americans who had that freedom would use it responsibly.

We are in an age that assumes the narrowing trends of specialization to be logical, natural, and desirable. Consequently, society expects all earnestly responsible communication to be crisply brief.... In the meantime, humanity has been deprived of comprehensive understanding.

Assuming responsibility quote Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do.
Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do.

Individuality is a real power inherent in all and the development and consequent expression of this power enables one to assume the responsibility of directing his own footsteps rather than stampeding after some self-assertive bell-wether.

At the heart of all that civilization has meant and developed is 'community' - the mutually cooperative and voluntary venture of man to assume a semblance of responsibility for his brother.

With all my heart I beseech and beg my two hundred million female compatriots to assume their responsibility as citizens. Arise! Arise! Chinese women, arise!


Assuming responsibility quote If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble,
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.

Unfortunately for many Aboriginal people, of course, they've been in the situation of being herded on government reserves. Their own responsibility's been assumed by Protectors of Aborigines and by government officials and if you become part of that system, it's always difficult to break out of it.

If you are to be, you must begin by assuming responsibility.

You alone are responsible for every moment of your life, for every one of your acts.

What is clear is that the earth is mandating that the human community assume a responsibility never assigned to any previous generation...Our task at this critical moment is to awaken the energies needed to create the new world and to evoke a universal communion of all parts of life.

Assuming responsibility quote Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.

I assume the senses crave sources of maximum information, that the eye benefits by exercise, stretch, and expansion towards materials of complexity and substance, . . . conditions which alert the total sensibility - cast it almost in stress - extend insight and response, the basic responsive range of empathetic-kinesthetic vitality.

When enough women realize that birth is a time of great opportunity to get in touch with their true power, and when they are willing to assume responsibility for this, we will reclaim the power of birth and help move technology where it belongs-in the service of birthing women, not their master.


Our neighbor Canada has 2,200 troops serving in Afghanistan.

Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar, which was originally established by our own military.

Assuming responsibility quote We're all flawed heroes. Responsibility is power. Take responsibility for the co
We're all flawed heroes. Responsibility is power. Take responsibility for the consequences of your actions, and the world is yours. Everything is a choice.

What's missing is leadership in the White House.

And the story that Barack Obama does tell, forever shifting blame to the last administration, is getting old. The man assumed office almost four years ago - isn't it about time he assumed responsibility?

Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets.

A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.

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

Children who assume adult responsibilities feel old when they're young.


When we got organized as a country, [and] wrote a fairly radical Constitution, with a radical Bill of Rights, giving radical amounts of freedom to Americans, it was assumed that Americans who had that freedom would use it responsibly...When personal freedom is being abused, you have to move to limit it.

Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality;

there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking.

For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to convince you that you must assume responsibility for being here.

Maturity involves being honest and true to oneself, making decisions based on a conscious internal process, assuming responsibility for one's decisions, having healthy relationships with others and developing one's own true gifts. It involves thinking about one's environment and deciding what one will and won't accept.