Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.— Dwight D. Eisenhower
Devotion Taking Responsibility quotations
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.
The journey to happiness involves finding the courage to go down into ourselves and take responsibility for what's there: all of it.
There is a source of power in each of us that we don't realize until we take responsibility.
Teaching respect takes responsibility. Being respectful takes courage. Showing respect takes passion.
Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life.
If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
An electrician isn't an opinion former, but a graphic designer is.
My argument is that all graphic designers hold high levels of responsibility in society. We take invisible ideas and make them tangible. That's our job.
Excuses are a time thief. Have a goal, accept responsibility and take action!
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.
Nikah is a contract that transfers responsibilities.
Therefore know the man you're thinking of marrying, and be sure that he is able to take care of you, more than your dad did. Islam empowers women with honor and dignity. Don't settle for anything less.
Some of us have great runways already built for us.
If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.
By its very definition, civic responsibility means taking a healthy role in the life of one's community. That means that classroom lessons should be complemented by work outside the classroom. Service-learning does just that, tying community service to academic learning.
The true Mason takes full responsibility for the condition of his character and ever strives for its perfection.
We may not be responsible for the world that created our minds, but we can take responsibility for the mind with which we create our world.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Take responsibility for your last bad decision, and then let it go.
Don't blame others or make excuses for yourself.
Compassion is not sympathy. Compassion is mercy. It is a commitment to take responsibility for the suffering of others.
Character is a quality that embodies many important traits, such as integrity, courage, perseverance, confidence and wisdom. Unlike your fingerprints that you are born with and can't change, character is something that you create within yourself and must take responsibility for changing
The truth for women living in a modern world is that they must take increasing responsibility for the skills they bring into birth if they want their birth to be natural. Making choices of where and with whom to birth is not the same as bringing knowledge and skills into your birth regardless of where and with whom you birth.
Take what comes your way. Do the best with it. Be responsible as you can and something good will happen.
Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.
We have learnt, rather too late, that action comes, not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
I think 'vegan' is a beautiful word. It is more than just a description for our diet. I see it as a visible template for an ethical, healthy, responsible, and rational life. Because it describes our character, it says we do not take the life of another living being to satisfy our wants.
The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that's why I work so hard.
I always tell young actors to take charge. It's not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible.
Having an experience is taking part in the world.
Taking part in the world is really about sharing responsibility.
You only have control over three things in your life - the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take (your behavior). How you use these three things determines everything you experience. If you don't like what you are producing and experiencing, you have to change your responses.
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.
Over the years, many executives have said to me with pride: 'Boy, I worked so hard last year that I didn't take any vacation.' I always feel like responding, "You dummy. You mean to tell me you can take responsibility for an eighty-million-dollar project and you can't plan two weeks out of the year to have some fun?
People who do not take charge of their lives are lathi-charged by time.
There cannot be true democracy unless women's voices are heard.
There cannot be true democracy unless women are given the opportunity to take responsibility for their own lives.
The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up.
The future of mankind lies waiting for those who will come to understand their lives and take up their responsibilities to all living things.
The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that's the day you start to the top.
It's a very Aboriginal thing to do, to give younger people greater responsibilities within the community as they become able to take those responsibilities on. It is a culturally appropriate transfer of roles that involves respect in both directions.. from the younger to the older and the older to the younger.
If you're sitting around waiting on somebody to save you, to fix you, to even help you, you are wasting your time because only you have the power to take responsibility to move your life forward.
Each one of us matters, has a role to play, and makes a difference.
Each one of us must take responsibility for our own lives, and above all, show respect and love for living things around us, especially each other.
We would very much like to see Iran take a position as a responsible leader that doesn't intimidate or threaten or scare its neighbors and others. But the choice is really up to Iran and we're going to keep working to try to come out with the right decision.