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1 Thoughts About Responsibility Anonymous Found on the Internet

2 Personal Responsibility  Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. Dietrich Bonhoffer

3 Personal Responsibility  Knowledge is not a loose-leaf notebook of facts. Above all, it is a responsibility for the integrity of what we are, primarily of what we are as ethical creatures. Jacob Bronowski (1908 - 1974) English historian, mathematician

4 Personal Responsibility  The aim of art, the aim of a life can only be to increase the sum of freedom and responsibility to be found in every man and in the world. It cannot, under any circumstances, be to reduce or suppress that freedom, even temporarily. No great work has ever been based on hatred and contempt. On the contrary, there is not a single true work of art that has not in the end added to the inner freedom of each person who has known and loved it.  Albert Camus (1913 - 1960) Albert Camus

5 Personal Responsibility  99% of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses." -- George Washington Carver

6 Personal Responsibility  The price of greatness is responsibility.  Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965) Sir Winston Churchill

7 Personal Responsibility  Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us. -- Stephen Covey

8 Personal Responsibility  Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the only thing in the world that develops us, gives our manhood or womanhood fiber. Frank Crane

9 Personal Responsibility  Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong. Tyron Edwards

10 Personal Responsibility  If there is any responsibility in the cycle of life it must be that one generation owes to the next that strength by which it can come to face ultimate concerns in its own way. - Erik H. Erikson

11 Personal Responsibility  ability to fulfill one's needs and to do so in a way that does not deprive others of the ability to fulfill their needs. Dr. William Glasser

12 Personal Responsibility  The teaching of responsibility is the most important task of all higher animals, man most certainly included. Dr. William Glasser

13 Personal Responsibility  In any free society where terrible wrongs exist, some are guilty - all are responsible. - Abraham Heschel

14 Personal Responsibility  In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have. Lee Iacocca

15 Personal Responsibility  The game is my life. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace. Michael Jordan

16 Personal Responsibility  Writing is one of the few professions left where you take all the responsibility for what you do. It's really dangerous and ultimately destroys you as a writer if you start thinking about responses to your work or what your audience needs. Erica Jong

17 Personal Responsibility  Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. - Erica Jong

18 Personal Responsibility  Our privileges can be no greater than our obligations. The protection of our rights can endure no longer than the performance of our responsibilities. - John F. Kennedy

19 Personal Responsibility  Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than raising of the next generation. C. Everett Koop (1908 - 1974) English historian, mathematician

20 Personal Responsibility  You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.  Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865) Abraham Lincoln

21 Personal Responsibility  We've gotten to the point where everybody's got a right and nobody's got a responsibility. Newton Minow, chairman of the FCC

22 Personal Responsibility  In dreams begins responsibility. Edna O'Brien

23 Personal Responsibility  Responsibility educates. Wendell Phillips (1811 - 1884) US abolitionist

24 Personal Responsibility  Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. Anthony Robbins

25 Personal Responsibility  Learning is facilitated when the student participates responsibly in the learning process. Carl Rogers

26 Personal Responsibility  It is not what happens that determines the major part of your future. What happens, happens to us all. It is what you do about what happens that counts. -- Jim Rohn

27 Personal Responsibility  I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

28 Personal Responsibility  Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.- Jean-Paul Sartre

29 Personal Responsibility  Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will -- his personal responsibility. Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965) French theologian, musician, medical missionary

30 Personal Responsibility  Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. George Bernard ShawGeorge Bernard Shaw

31 Personal Responsibility  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

32 Personal Responsibility  The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man. --Roy L. Smith

33 Personal Responsibility  To be a man is, precisely, to be responsible. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

34 Personal Responsibility  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 up to us. A. J. Toynbee

35 Personal Responsibility  Peak performance begins with your taking complete responsibility for your life and everything that happens to you.- Brian Tracy

36 Personal Responsibility  The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. Denis Waitley, US motivational speaker

37 Personal Responsibility  Be responsible and don't sacrifice your heart's deepest goals & dreams for the shallow, ephemeral pleasure of the moment. L Walkup

38 Personal Responsibility  Responsibility is the price of greatness.  Churchill

39 Personal Responsibility  My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. - Oprah Winfrey

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