Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.— Ronald Reagan
Controversy Big Responsibility quotations
And that is just the point... how the world, moist and beautiful, calls to each of us to make a new and serious response. That's the big question, the one the world throws at you every morning. "Here you are, alive. Would you like to make a comment?
My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness.
She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile.
Rather than exist each day in some dull, boring habitual manner, move into action on a big idea. Everyone is on the brink of possibility. Your responsibility is to discover what that possibility is for you. Ideas can turn you on, they can wind you up. The right idea can and will add a new dimension to your life.
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.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
AS a matter of fact, God isn't asking you to be thankful.
He's asking you to give thanks. There's a big difference. One response involves emotions, the other your choices, your decisions about a situation, your intent, your 'step of faith.
Now I'm his dad, I live for [my son]. I have a responsibility. It's a big responsibility.
If you commit a big crime then you are crazy, and the more heinous the crime the crazier you must be. Therefore you are not responsible, and nothing is your fault.
People ask me. 'What about gay adoptions? Interracial? Single Parent?' I say. "Hey fine, as long as it works for the child and the family is responsible." My big stand is this: Every child deserves a home and love. Period.
It's overwhelming ... to know there are hundreds of kids out there that look up to me. I know that's a big responsibility. I am also very confident to say that it is wonderful and I'll do my best that I can do to be the best role model I can be.
Most of us abandoned the idea of a life full of adventure and travel sometime between puberty and our first job. Our dreams died under the dark weight of responsibility. Occasionally the old urge surfaces, and we label it with names that suggest psychological aberrations: the big chill, a midlife crisis.
It's a big responsibility to be the main part of a film because if you don't like me, you have a problem for two-and-a-half hours.
It is not more bigness that should be our goal.
We must attempt, rather, to bring people back to...the warmth of community, to the worth of individual effort and responsibility...and of individuals working together as a community, to better their lives and their children's future.
I fear that I won't get better and that I won't have time to practice.
To be called a "jazz musician" - it's a big responsibility.
There are very few ethnic LGBT characters on television, so I am honored to represent them. I love supporting this cause, but it’s a big responsibility, and sometimes it’s a lot of pressure on me.
People were always pointing the finger at the fast food industry.
And I was a big fan of personal responsibility - you know, no one is forcing you to eat. We're not geese being stuffed with corn.
True freedom requires taking responsibility for your own life.
That frightens the hell out of too many people. They prefer to have Big Brother holding a safety net for them, and they'll sell their own birthright and their children's as well to keep it.
Being a grownup means assuming responsibility for yourself, for your children, and - here's the big curve - for your parents.
The managers of the big brands have a very clear responsibility.
It's attracting and keeping talented people in order to sustain and build the trustworthiness of that brand. There is no clearer objective in the economy. Your economic success depends on expanding and building your economies of trustworthiness.
When you were growing up, your mom and dad told you to look both ways before crossing the street or not to get into a car with a stranger. It's the same with the internet. We have a big responsibility and a huge role in bringing all the stakeholders to the table - users, parents, educators, law enforcement, government organisations.
In that match for Holland I asked for a big responsibility, I got it and I dealt with it. I played well, I scored goals and the team qualified for the Euro 2004 finals. It was a big night and an important moment for Holland.
It surprises me how much children like me, you know? If they look at me as an example, I have a big responsibility.
I've been part of really big things that are amazing, but I haven't taken on that responsibility yet. So I don't want to sell myself short by having a kid and then regret not doing what I set out to do.
I was raised to believe that everybody has a responsibility to their community and I use the word very loosely. It's a big community. If I get recognized in the middle of the Sinai Desert I have a big community.
About two million years ago, man appeared.
He has become the dominant species on the earth. All other living things, animal and plant, live by his sufferance. He is the custodian of life on earth, and in the solar system. It's a big responsibility.
Back then, I didn't have a big organization around me.
I was just a kid with a guitar, traveling around. My responsibility basically was to the art, and I had extra time on my hands. There is no extra time now. There isn't enough time.
We must plant trees, grow gardens instead of lawns, ride bicycles when we can and support responsible local businesses over big brands.
We need to heal the environment - that's a big thing - because we messed it up and we have a responsibility to heal and clean up what we have messed up before we think about leaving here. We can't really heal the outer environment on those levels until we heal our families.
I grew up in a religious family and, like, that was a very big part of my life, and still, very much, is even though I don't affiliate with any specific religion. It's just, for me, you know, the spirituality of being able to own up to your sins, as they're called, and take responsibility for your actions really hit me this time around.
In Latino culture, the quinceanera's a big thing - it's when a girl becomes a woman. But I think age is just a number - you become a woman with the responsibilities you take on and the decisions you make. I started realizing that every day is a gift - you have every day to be thankful you're alive.
When I did big things, some large corporations like the Pennsylvania Railroad Company were behind me and responsible party.
We don't think a child of 13 should be held responsible as a man of 23.
That's true for most people, but black males age 13 who have been raised on the streets and who have joined criminal gangs are as big, strong, tough, scary and culpable as any adult and should be treated as such.
My dogs are a priority and a big responsibility... but the payoffs are well worth it.
Certainly it is a blessing to have three beautiful kids who are all healthy.
God put them here for me to nurture and bring them up and try to keep as close to right as I can. So it's a blessing. It's a big responsibility, but at the same time it's an honor.