The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being.— Konrad Lorenz
Famous Responsibly quotations
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand.
Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Follow the three R's: - Respect for self.
- Respect for others. - Responsibility for all your actions.
If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibility ourselves. We should, therefore, protest openly everything ... that smacks of discrimination or slander.
No individual raindrop ever consider itself responsible for the flood.
...morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings, that indifference to evil is worse than evil itself, that in a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible.
We've got a responsibility to live up to the legacy of those who came before us by doing all that we can to help those who come after us.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or responsive, man up and get rid of them.
God is responsible for the consequences of our obedience, WE are responsible for the consequences of our disobedience
A society with too few independent thinkers is vulnerable to control by disturbed and opportunistic leaders. A society which wants to create and maintain a free and democratic social system must create responsible independence of thought among its young.
The more responsibility the Scoutmaster gives his patrol leaders, the more they will respond.
People do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The process of democracy is one of change.
Our laws are not frozen into immutable form, they are constantly in the process of revision in response to the needs of a changing society.
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
No responsibility of government is more fundamental than the responsibility of maintaining the highest standard of ethical behavior for those who conduct the public business.
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.
Each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity.
It is not the trials in your life that develop or destroy you, but rather your response to those hardships.
Don't spend your precious time asking "Why isn't the world a better place?" It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is "How can I make it better?" To that there is an answer.
Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do.
The journey to happiness involves finding the courage to go down into ourselves and take responsibility for what's there: all of it.
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
This hype word bothers me though It always sounds like an accusation, what does it mean, advertising, column inches in the press? Bands themselves are never really responsible for all of that. That is something that happens to you when you sell millions of records.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
We each decide whether to make ourselves learned or ignorant, compassionate or cruel, generous or miserly. No one forces us. No one decides for us, no one drags us along one path or the other. We are responsible for what we are.
One of the recurring themes in Marcus' handbook is leadership's responsibility to work intelligently with what it is given and not waste time fantasizing about a world of flawless people and perfect choices.
There is a source of power in each of us that we don't realize until we take responsibility.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.
I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element.
It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather....In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis is escalated or de-escalated, and a person is humanized or is dehumanized.
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.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Businesses owned by responsible and organized merchants shall eventually surpass those owned by wealthy rulers.
It is our priority to win the hearts of people of Jammu and Kashmir.
That could only be achieved through development and their welfare. We have a responsibility to see that people of the state are prosperous. We are not talking about Hindus or Muslims, but the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Development comes when there is integration.
Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.
The strengthening of behavior which results from reinforcement is appropriately called 'conditioning'. In operant conditioning we 'strengthen' an operant in the sense of making a response more probable or, in actual fact, more frequent.
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.