Responsibility Quotes

You 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.

If you take a sword an’ dror it, An’ go stick a feller thru, Guv’ment ain’t to answer for it, God’ll send the bill to you.
– James Russell Lowell

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

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

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

The reason people blame things on the previous generation is that there’s only one other choice.
— Doug Larson

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

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

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

We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.
– John Henry Newman

It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies.
– Noam Chomsky

Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
– Tom Stoppard

I can resist everything except temptation.
– Oscar Wilde

Do more than is required of you.
– George S. Patton

In dreams begin responsibility.
– William Butler

The fact is that democracy brings with it a serious element of responsibility and all parties have to accept that fact to move forward.
– Daniel Greenberg

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the high road to pride, self-esteem and personal satisfaction.
– Brian Tracy

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

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

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