Responsibility Quotes - Page 3

A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with – a man is what he makes of himself.
– Alexander Graham Bell

The federal government has a responsibility to protect all Americans from potential terrorist attack.
– Bob Etheridge

People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.
– Frederick Douglass

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

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

A baby is an alimentary canal with a loud voice at one end and no responsibility at the other.
– Ronald Reagan

To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one’s responsibility as a free man.
– Alan Paton

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

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

You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.
– Antoine Saint

As an Italian American, I have a special responsibility to be sensitive to ethnic stereotypes.
– Al D’Amato

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.
– Winston Churchill

The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it.
— Lou Holtz

Ninety nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.
— George Washington

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

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

Ambivalence about family responsibilities has a long history in the corporate world.
– Rosabeth Moss

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

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

A weakened sense of responsibility does not weaken the fact of responsibility.
– William J. Bennett