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  1. Picture quote by John Ruskin about responsibility

    No individual raindrop ever consider itself responsible for the flood. ⏤ John Ruskin

  2. Picture quote by John Wayne about responsibility

    I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand. ⏤ John Wayne

  3. Picture quote by Tom Hiddleston about responsibility

    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. ⏤ Tom Hiddleston

  4. Picture quote by Sigmund Freud about freedom

    People do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. ⏤ Sigmund Freud

  5. Picture quote by Jonathan Safran Foer about responsibility

    Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do. ⏤ Jonathan Safran Foer

  6. Picture quote about responsibility

    Responsibility is the price of greatness.

  7. Picture quote by Lolly Daskal about respect

    Teaching respect takes responsibility. Being respectful takes courage. Showing respect takes passion. ⏤ Lolly Daskal

  8. Picture quote by Winston Churchill about responsibility

    Show the path from the front. The price of greatness is responsibility. ⏤ Winston Churchill

  9. Picture quote by Sayings about society

    Society has gotten to the point where everybody has a right but nobody has a responsibility. ⏤ Sayings

  10. Picture quote by Kevin Spacey about responsibility

    If you’re lucky enough to do well, it’s your responsibility to send the elevator back down. ⏤ Kevin Spacey

  11. Picture quote by Robert A. Heinlein about free

    I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. ⏤ Robert A. Heinlein

  12. Picture quote by Gene Bedley about responsibility

    Responsibility finds a way. Irresponsibility makes excuses! ⏤ Gene Bedley

  13. Picture quote by Simon Sinek about leadership

    The courage of leadership is giving others the chance to success even though you bear the responsibility for getting things done. ⏤ Simon Sinek

  14. Picture quote by Moliere about responsibility

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

  15. Picture quote by Kevin Spacey about luck

    If you're lucky enough to do well, it's your responsibility to send the elevator back down. ⏤ Kevin Spacey

  16. Picture quote about responsibility

    Be responsible for the energy you bring

  17. Picture quote by Khalil Gibran about friendship

    Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. ⏤ Khalil Gibran

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

Sigmund Freud

Nothing strengthens the judgement and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

You save yourself or you remain unsaved.

Alice Sebold

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

Abraham Lincoln

In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.

Barack Obama

Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.

George Orwell

They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

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.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Joan Didion

One must care about a world one will not see.

Bertrand Russell

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

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

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

Les Brown

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


From my tribe I take nothing, I am the maker of my own fortune.


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

Les Brown

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.

Jim Rohn

A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with -- a man is what he makes of himself.

Alexander Graham Bell

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

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Whatever happens, take responsibility.

Anthony Robbins

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


Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.

Horst Koehler

The Taliban and its backers bear the responsibility for the consequences of this outrageous act.

Amanullah Khan

No individual raindrop ever considers itself responsible for the flood.


Unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required. Luke 12:48


I think that discipline is so much of an important part of being a parent. Because it's very, very important to teach your children to take responsibility for their actions.

Cheryl Ladd

You take on the responsibility for making your dream a reality.

Les Brown

Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.

Theodore Roosevelt

Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.

Tom Stoppard

You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.

Napoleon Hill

I believe in recovery, and I believe that as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.

Ann Richards

I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.

Edward VIII

It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.

Peter Ustinov

Accountability breeds response-ability.

Stephen Covey

Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross.

William Barclay

Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than raising of the next generation.

C. Everett Koop

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. It is up to you to give [life] a meaning.

Jean-Paul Sartre

We have a Bill of rights. What we need is a Bill of responsibilities.

Bill Maher

Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.

Jean-Paul Sartre

I will not surrender responsibility for my life and my actions.

John Enoch Powell

You have to do it yourself, no one else will do it for you. You must work out your own salvation.

Charles E. Popplestone

I know that no one can really stop me but myself and that really no one can help me but myself.

Peter Nivio Zarlenga

In dreams begin responsibility.

William Butler Yeats

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Douglas Adams

The important thing is to concentrate upon what you can do -- by yourself, upon your own initiative.

Harry Browne

Responsibility is what awaits outside the Eden of Creativity.

Nadine Gordimer

A man carries his success or his failure with him, it does not depend on outside conditions.

Ralph Waldo Trine

No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it.


Responsibility is the price of greatness.

Winston Churchill

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.

Eleanor Roosevelt

All business depends upon men fulfilling their responsibilities.

Mahatma Gandhi

I don't believe he had a responsibility to even answer that question - you have no responsibility to answer personal questions that people have no right to ask you.

Chris Matthews

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


Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.

Josiah Gilbert Holland

I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don't take counsel of your fears.

Thomas S. Monson

Freedom is a package deal -- with it comes responsibilities and consequences.


No one will improve your lot if you do not yourself.

Bertolt Brecht

Responsibility educates.

Wendell Phillips

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

Denis Waitley

Champions take responsibility. When the ball is coming over the net, you can be sure I want the ball.

Billie Jean King

I've had my moments of insanity. But there is a certain responsibility to set proper examples for your children, and that influences your choices in every aspect of your life.

Andy Garcia

No one has the responsibility to be out to anyone but himself or herself. I made my choice a million years ago.

Lea DeLaria

The reason people blame things on the previous generations is that there's only one other choice.

Doug Larson

We have one authority and one law and everyone has the responsibility to follow that law and that authority.

Mahmoud Abbas

Our first responsibility is not to ourselves. Our first responsibility is to our country and to our God.

Alan Keyes

No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.

Napoleon Hill

Gymnastics taught me everything - life lessons, responsibility and discipline and respect.

Shawn Johnson

The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.

Michael Jordan

Since we humans have the better brain, isn't it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from, oddly enough, ourselves?

Joy Adamson

War on the other hand is such a terrible thing, that no man, especially a Christian man, has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it.

Leo Tolstoy

I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.

Barack Obama

I take full responsibility for what happened at Enron. But saying that, I know in my mind that I did nothing criminal.

Kenneth Lay

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.

Stanley Milgram

The salvation of mankind lies only in making everything the concern of all.

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.

Francis Bacon

We are each responsible for all of our experiences.

Louise L. Hay

We don't need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole.

Vladimir Putin

Children... are our legacy. Our responsibility. They are our destiny and we are theirs. The extent to which we fail as parents, we fail as God's children.

Dirk Benedict

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

John D. Rockefeller

To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Everybody wants to take responsibility when you win, but when you fail, all these fingers are pointing.

Mike Krzyzewski

Who will take responsibility for raising the next generation?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Restoring responsibility and accountability is essential to the economic and fiscal health of our nation.

Carl Levin

A baby is a loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.

Ronald Knox

It'd be stupid for me to sit here and say that there aren't kids who look up to me, but my responsibility is not to them. I'm not a baby sitter.


Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must — at that moment — become the center of the universe.

Elie Wiesel

Media corporations have a civic responsibility not only to prevent fraud and financial abuse, but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture.

Charles W. Pickering

In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility

John F. Kennedy

We believe that the government has an important role to create the conditions that promote entrepreneurship, upward mobility, and individual responsibility.

Paul Ryan

Iraq assumes responsibility for its own future... They have got to step up.

Jeff Sessions

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.

Ambrose Bierce

I don't think I'm egotistical as much as I'm taking responsibility for what I'm putting out there.

Jon Favreau

In the last analysis, the individual person is responsible for living his own life and for "finding himself." If he persists in shifting his responsibility to somebody else, he fails to find out the meaning of his own existence.

Thomas Merton

Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.

Peter Drucker

I'm black, I don't feel burdened by it and I don't think it's a huge responsibility. It's part of who I am. It does not define me.

Oprah Winfrey

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.

Geoffrey Fisher

A new era of responsibility is here.

Valerie Jarrett

The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man.

Roy L. Hunt

The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.

Don Shula

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

Richard Bach

The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.

Tom Stoppard

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