Responsibility Quotes

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I LOVE being responsible for my outcomes….Isn’t being responsible great!?” Who says that? I’ll tell you who

The person who has truly ‘owned’ their actions and is looking forward to the results of their actions. Think about this phrase – there can be no personal Liberty without personal Responsibility.

In other words; if you want to be free, you’d better be responsible. This is a defining principle of all success doctrines; you SOW and then you reap, you put fuel INTO the fire and then (and only then) do you feel the warmth, you put the work into the business (perhaps when you don’t feel like it) and THEN you reap the financial rewards down the line.

Taking responsibility for our thoughts, actions, beliefs (yes – those too!) and choices keeps us out of the victim / self-pity mindset and aligns us with one of the immutable laws of success – cause and effect.

Taking responsibility for things and truly owning them helps us get stronger. May these inspirational quotes about responsibility remind you of that!

  • In order to win and succeed in life, responsibility is so important. This is a part of being an adult and learning how to be responsible for everything Tonya R. Owens, How to Win and Succeed in Life Success
  • Taking responsibility for yourself first, you can then take responsibility for who and what you are
  • Freedom without responsibility is like weight without gravity in physics — a logical impossibility.
  • If you can take responsibility for your own life, then you will begin to realize that you can change it H. K. Abell,
  • No matter who betrays or rejects you, only you can take responsibility for your mental attitude John Hagee,
  • Responsibility is demonstrated by actions and deeds; not by words or information inserted in some glossy magazines or corporate websites. Samuel O Idowu, ‎Walter Leal Filho, Professionals ́ Perspectives of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Start to reflect on your life after you accept, act, and take responsibility for your life. C. Payne, Attitude Within the Workplace
  • Responsibility is accepting that you are the cause & the solution of the matter. ANONYMOUS
  • To say you have no choice is to relieve yourself of responsibility. PATRICK NESS
  • You didn’t realize That the time would come For you to take responsibility for your actions You were the one who acted so wise You were the one who dared me to cross the line Your choice You pay the price. SICK OF IT ALL
  • Accepting responsibility should be your default response to everything. PIA SILVA
  • There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences. P. J. O’ROURKE
  • Your life begins to change the day you take responsibility for it. STEVE MARABOLI
  • Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life — is the source from which self-respect springs. JOAN DIDION
  • Men who reject the responsibility of thought and reason can only exist as parasites on the thinking of others. AYN RAND
  • Being responsible is an enormous privilege…. It’s what marks anyone a fully grown human. BARACK OBAMA
  • Mean what you say cuz no one will take the blame Mean those words; the responsibility’s yours TSUNAMI BOMB
  • What is an anarchist? One who, choosing, accepts the responsibility of choice. URSULA K. LE GUIN
  • We’re gonna end your party With some responsibility   TWISTED SISTER
  • You create everything that happens to you…. If you want to be really successful, and I know you do, then you will have to give up blaming and complaining and take total responsibility for your life–that means all your results, both your successes and your failures. That is the prerequisite for creating a life of success. It is only by acknowledging that you have created everything up until now that you can take charge of creating the future you want. JACK CANFIELD
  • Don’t wanna spend my life saving up for things I don’t wanna have what a steady job brings I don’t want security Don’t want responsibility I don’t wanna stay at home not making any noise I always got to be out I always got to have a choice I don’t want security Don’t want responsibility Youth youth youth GENERATION X
  • If an assumption of responsibility is made in ethics, it is assumed as a metaphysical theory and is thus open to the objections that can be made to any metaphysical statement. MOIRA ROBERTS
  • With great power there must also come … great responsibility! STAN LEE
  • The Buck Stops Here.HARRY S. TRUMAN
  • Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. SIGMUND FREUD
  • Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work. ADRIENNE RICH
  • A prig always finds a last refuge in responsibility. JEAN COCTEAU
  • Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. NOAM CHOMSK
  • It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one’s acts. MAHATMA GANDHI
  • Responsibility does not only lie with the leaders of our countries or with those who have been appointed or elected to do a particular job. It lies with each one of us individually. DALAI LAMA
  • Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
  • One of the older misunderstandings about responsibility is the idea that responsibility is a burden and that responsibility in business is largely a matter of liability for punishment. But responsibility is also a matter of pride and praise for a job well done. Responsibility is having a place in an organization and in a community as a full-fledged participant, and it is our responsibilities that also determine the perks and privileges of a position. There is nothing negative about responsibility–except when it is a responsibility unfulfilled or neglected. ROBERT C. SOLOMON
  • Brain trust trickles down stupidity Juggling heads of responsibility If only you could understand BRUTAL TRUTH
  • 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
  • Not responding is a response–we are equally responsible for what we don’t do. JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER
  • Ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo-eee, Into my life came responsibility. She’s got some shakin’, kickin’, sailin’, long blonde hair, And when I want to get off you know she’ll take me there. GRAND FUNK RAILROAD
  • To be morally responsible, a man must be a free, rational, moral agent. ARCHIBALD ALEXANDER HODGE
  • Everything which the real welfare of society requires, but which without tyranny could not be regulated by government, remains a responsibility on the conscience and honor of individuals.BROOKS
  • Freedom is the will to be responsible for ourselves. FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
  • Note that political responsibility is wholly vicarious and inescapable. Although one may not have participated in harm-doing, one still shares responsibility. CASSIE STRIBLEN
  • Let us liberate ourselves from any form of control. Let us focus at the inner drum, where the rhythm aligns with that of our heart. The measure of responsibility equals to the need for evolution. Just listen, the inner child, let it whisper in your ear.GRIGORIS DEOUDIS
  • Dear Father thank you for this life Hey Mother why aren’t you his wife You expect respect from me Where’s your responsibility I’m your responsibility You’re my responsibility, right now And I’m shouting UNWRITTEN LAW
  • How sweet it is to obey and to carry out happiness Whilst being appropriately unburdened by wise and worthy guides Relieved from the heavy burden of responsibility Responsibility for our direction of our behaviour Which won’t be necessary before the social laws of nature
  • It strikes me there is some difference between holding a man responsible for an act which he has not done, and holding him responsible for an act that he has done. ABRAHAM LINCOLN
  • “The price of greatness is responsibility.” ~ Winston Churchill
  • “You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is that you are responsible for what you think, because it is only at this level that you can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  • “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” ~ Jim Rohn
  • “The reason people blame things on the previous generation is that there’s only one other choice.” ~ Doug Larson
  • “The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it.” ~ Lou Holtz
  • “We hardly ever realize that we can cut anything out of our lives, anytime, in the blink of an eye.” ~ Carlos Costeneda
  • “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
  • “Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.” ~ George Washington Carver
  • “All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  • “Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  • “We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • “In dreams begin responsibilities.” ~ W.B. Yeats
  • “Eventually we all have to accept full and total responsibility for our actions, everything we have done, and have not done.” ~ Hubert Selby Jr.
  • “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  • “No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather must recognize that it is he who is asked. In a word, each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.” ~ Viktor Frankl
  • “Look at the word responsibility – “response-ability” – the ability to choose your response. Highly proactive people recognize that responsibility. They do not blame circumstances, conditions, or conditioning for their behavior. Their behavior is a product of their own conscious choice, based on values, rather than a product of their conditions, based on feeling.” ~ Stephen Covey
  • “The time is always right to do what is right” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • “When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.” ~ Louis Nizer
  • “A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.” ~ Bob Dylan


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