Quotes on “Responsibility”

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Quotes on “Responsibility”

Responsibility … begins by determining what task or duty is mine, gaining knowledge of what is involved in its completion, and then acts to complete that task or duty to the best of my ability.

“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
American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher
“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you, never excuse yourself.”
  Henry Ward Beecher
1813-1887, American Preacher, Orator, Writer
“If people concentrated on their responsibilities, others would have their rights.”
  Stuart Briscoe
“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”
  Les Brown
1945- American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator, Lecturer
Responsibility is the price of greatness.”
  Winston Churchill
1874-1965, British Statesman, Prime Minister
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
American Actor
“The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.”
  John Didion
1934- American Essayist
“Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.”
  Malcolm S. Forbes
1919-1990, American Publisher, Businessman
“I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.”
  Viktor E. Frankl
1905- Austrian Psychiatrist, Neurology, Writer, “Man’s Search for Meaning”
“No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.”
  Napoleon Hill
1883-1970, American Speaker, Motivational Writer, “Think and Grow Rich”
“I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life. Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.”
  Walter Anderson
American Trainer, Author
“Each is responsible for his own actions.”
  H.L. Hunt
American Oil Magnate
“The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man.”
  Roy L. Hunt
“No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.”
  Gerald W. Johnson
1890-1980, American Author
“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”
  Abraham Lincoln
1809-1865, Sixteenth President of the USA

 

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