Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.— Les Brown
Bashful Responsiveness quotations
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
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.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
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.
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.
The more responsibility the Scoutmaster gives his patrol leaders, the more they will respond.
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.
The fidelity of a dog is a precious gift demanding no less binding moral responsibilities than the friendship of a human being.
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.
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.
The journey to happiness involves finding the courage to go down into ourselves and take responsibility for what's there: all of it.
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.
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.
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
...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.
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.
God is responsible for the consequences of our obedience, WE are responsible for the consequences of our disobedience
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.
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
When you are a member of an organization, life isn't only about you.
As part of a circle of people who depend on one another, you watch one another's back and remain loyal to the concept of brotherhood.
Some people have a thick skin and you don’t.
Your heart is really open and that is going to cause pain, but that is an appropriate response to this world. The cost is high, but the blessing of being compassionate is beyond your wildest dreams.
It's not my responsibility to be beautiful.
I'm not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
My God, thank you. Thank you very much. I'm almost embarrassed by the response, but when I see this, I know that the twenty five years that I've spent trying to make you happy every night of your life was worth every damn minute of it.
In any free society where terrible wrongs exist, some are guilty - all are responsible.
Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life.
The fact is that no species has ever had such wholesale control over everything on earth, living or dead, as we now have. That lays upon us, whether we like it or not, an awesome responsibility. In our hands now lies not only our own future, but that of all other living creatures with whom we share the earth.
Each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity.
You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing.
We are not responsible for the circumstances we are in, but we are responsible for the way we allow those circumstances to affect us; we can either allow them to get on top of us or we can allow them to transform us into what God wants us to be.