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A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says "I was beaten," he does not say "My men were beaten". ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom. ~Bob Dylan

A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society. ~Joseph Ratzinger

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. ~James Allen

A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed. ~William James

A sense that with the blessings that God bestowed upon this land, came the responsibility to make the world a better place. ~Marco Rubio

A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility. ~Dag Hammarskjold

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

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

All the things that most kids hated, I loved. I loved that things were asked of me and that, much to my surprise, I was able to do them. I loved the 10 o'clock bedtime. I loved the responsibility. ~Laura Linney

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Although I don't have a prescription for what others should do, I know I have been very fortunate and feel a responsibility to give back to society in a very significant way. ~Bill Gates

As a nuclear power - as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon - the United States has a moral responsibility to act. ~Barack Obama

As Americans, we don't see the role of government as guaranteeing outcomes, but allowing free men and women to flourish based on their own vision, their hard work and their personal responsibility. ~Rick Perry

As an elder of the Americas and of the rest of the planet, it is my responsibility to care for and protect, to the best of my ability, the young. ~Alice Walker

As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility. ~Arnold J. Toynbee

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

Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. ~Colin Powell

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together. ~Napoleon Hill

By imposing too great a responsibility, or rather, all responsibility, on yourself, you crush yourself. ~Franz Kafka

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. ~Jim Rohn

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Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home. ~Matt Blunt

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

Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Richard Nixon and the White House. ~John F. Kennedy

Duty is what one expects from others. ~Oscar Wilde

Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility. ~George Orwell

Even when we know what is right, too often we fail to act. More often we grab greedily for the day, letting tomorrow bring what it will, putting off the unpleasant and unpopular. ~Bernard M. Baruch

Every American poet feels that the whole responsibility for contemporary poetry has fallen upon his shoulders, that he is a literary aristocracy of one. ~W. H. Auden

Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty. ~John D. Rockefeller

Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own. ~Charles de Gaulle

Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. ~Booker T. Washington

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Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it. ~Chuck Palahniuk

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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

God has entrusted me with myself. ~Epictetus

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

I begin to feel like most Americans don't understand the First Amendment, don't understand the idea of freedom of speech, and don't understand that it's the responsibility of the citizen to speak out. ~Roger Ebert

I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation. ~Coretta Scott King

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty. ~John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

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 do feel a lot of times like I'm out of my league with my kids in terms of what my responsibility is. ~Louis C. K.

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I have a strong sense of responsibility. I like to be directed, it's true. If I didn't like that, I'd do something else. ~Catherine Deneuve

I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast. ~Viktor E. Frankl

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom. ~Bob Dylan

If it's never our fault, we can't take responsibility for it. If we can't take responsibility for it, we'll always be its victim. ~Richard Bach

If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails. ~Leo Buscaglia

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

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. ~Abigail Van Buren

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

I'm not really conservative. I'm conservative on certain things. I believe in less government. I believe in fiscal responsibility and all those things that maybe Republicans used to believe in but don't any more. ~Clint Eastwood

In dreams begins responsibility. ~William Butler Yeats

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In the abstract conception of universal wrong, all concrete responsibility vanishes. ~Theodor Adorno

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 - I welcome it. ~John F. Kennedy

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

Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past. ~Muhammad Ali Jinnah

It is easy to ignore responsibility when one is only an intermediate link in a chain of action. ~Stanley Milgram

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. ~Eminem

Leadership, leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses. ~Mitt Romney

Let us all take more responsibility, not only for ourselves and our families but for our communities and our country. ~William J. Clinton

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. ~John F. Kennedy

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. ~George Bernard Shaw

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Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. ~Tony Robbins

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals. ~Albert Schweitzer

Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow. ~Henry S. Haskins

Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it's addressed to someone else. ~Ivern Ball

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

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My desire to devolve authority has nothing to do with a wish to shirk responsibility. ~Dalai Lama

Never point a finger where you never lent a hand. ~Robert Brault

No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility. ~Gerald W. Johnson

No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. ~Voltaire

One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice-president, and that one word is 'to be prepared'. ~Dan Quayle 

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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

Only by taking responsibility for oneself, to the greatest extent possible, can one ever be free, and only a free person can make responsible choices - between right and wrong, saving and spending, giving or taking. ~Paul Ryan

ou are not responsible for the programming you picked up in childhood. However, as an adult, you are one hundred percent responsible for fixing it. ~Ken Keyes, Jr.

Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings. ~Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

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

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Responsibilities are given to him on whom trust rests. Responsibility is always a sign of trust. ~James Cash Penney

Responsibility is the price of freedom. ~Elbert Hubbard

Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us, gives us manhood or womanhood fiber. ~Frank Crane

Responsibility: A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one's neighbor. In the days of astrology it was customary to unload it upon a star. ~Ambrose Bierce

Responsibility's like a string we can only see the middle of. Both ends are out of sight. ~William McFee

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Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. ~Erica Jong

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. ~Albert Ellis

The commands of democracy are as imperative as its privileges and opportunities are wide and generous. Its compulsion is upon us. ~Woodrow Wilson

The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that's the day you start to the top. ~O. J. Simpson

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant. ~Max de Pree

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

The great thought, the great concern, the great anxiety of men is to restrict, as much as possible, the limits of their own responsibility. ~Giosué Borsi

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. ~John C. Maxwell

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. ~Denis Waitley

The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life. ~Brian Tracy

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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

The moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you. ~J. K. Rowling

The price of greatness is responsibility. ~Winston Churchill

The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager. ~Peter Drucker

The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. ~George Eliot

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The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility. ~John Lennon

The ultimate folly is to think that something crucial to your welfare is being taken care of for you. ~Robert Brault

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

There are plenty of recommendations on how to get out of trouble cheaply and fast. Most of them come down to this: Deny your responsibility. ~Lyndon B. Johnson

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~Denis Waitley

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There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility. ~Steven Spielberg

Those who are unwilling to invest in the future haven't earned one. ~H.W. Lewis

Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life. ~Dalai Lama

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained. ~Helen Keller

We all participate in weaving the social fabric; we should therefore all participate in patching the fabric when it develops holes. ~Anne C. Weisberg

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We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. ~George Bernard Shaw

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

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until... we have stopped saying "It got lost," and say "I lost it." ~Sidney J. Harris

We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities. ~Bill Maher

We need to restore the full meaning of that old word, duty. It is the other side of rights. ~Pearl Buck

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We will not spend four years blaming others, we will take responsibility. ~Paul Ryan

Whatever happens, take responsibility. ~Tony Robbins

When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself. ~Louis Nizer

When there is hell to pay, it is usually cheaper to pay it than to finance an endless purgatory. ~Robert Brault

When you blame others, you give up your power to change. ~Author Unknown

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With every civil right there has to be a corresponding civil obligation. ~Edison Haines

Work on yourself first, take responsibility for your own progress. ~I Ching

You can awaken each day to obligations you never chose - or you can decide now to choose them. ~Robert Brault

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

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

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

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