Read through these responsibility quotes to understand the essence of being a responsible person. Scroll down to read through famous duty/accountability quotations and sayings.

Responsibility Quotes

One cannot run from the responsibility which the status he/she holds brings along. May it be your profession, your role in the society or in the relations you are bounded to as a family person, there are responsibilities with each and every role a person plays. To fulfill these responsibilities without any difficulty is the trick of life which we try to learn through various experiences. Go through these famous duty/accountability quotations and sayings to learn the trick to do justice to your responsibilities.

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between the two, the leader must become a servant and a debtor. That sums up the progress of an artful leader.

- Max De Pree

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

Be great in act, as you have been in thought.

- Jean Paul

The greatest responsibility in this world that God has laid upon us is to seek after our dead.

- Joseph Smith, Jr.

It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.

- Jerome K. Jerome

But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.

- Jerome K. Jerome

Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.

- J. G. Holland

The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace

- Michael Jordan

Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.

- Tom Robbins

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

- Mother Teresa

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.

- The Wealth of Nations , Adam Smith

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

- Napolean Hill

A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.

- Theodore Roosevelt

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

- Napolean Hill

Lead, follow, or get out of the way.

- Thomas Paine

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

- William Faulkner

I think I've been a great citizen.

- O. J. Simpson

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

He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.

- Aesop

Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will.

- Thomas Carlyle

Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.

- Clint Eastwood

I love making music and I'm falling in love with making records, so it's like having two girlfriends. But I can handle it.

- Snoop Dogg

The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural out growth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.

- Brian Tracy

We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.

- Richard P. Feynman

Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it.

- Noam Chomsky

Capitalism is using its money; we socialists throw it away.

- Fidel Castro

States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions.

- Noam Chomsky

God has entrusted me with myself.

- Epictetus

A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results.

- B. C. Forbes

A shady business never yields a sunny life.

- B. C. Forbes

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.

- Henry David Thoreau

I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.

- Henry David Thoreau

If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business.

- B. C. Forbes

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.

- Henry David Thoreau

I don't believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.

- Charlie Chaplin

A man should never neglect his family for business.

- Walt Disney

Yeah, all those things, responsibility, pressure. It's a bit stressful. I try and come to terms with it by not thinking about it.

- Joe Strummer

Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.

- Andrew Jackson

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.

- Andrew Jackson

The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.

- Andrew Jackson

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