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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 Supreme Court, of course, has the responsibility of ensuring that our government never oversteps its proper bounds or violates the rights of individuals. But the Court must also recognize the limits on itself and respect the choices made by the American people.

Brian Tracy

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

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Malcolm X

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.

Angela Merkel

Climate change knows no borders. It will not stop before the Pacific islands and the whole of the international community here has to shoulder a responsibility to bring about a sustainable development.

Ambrose Bierce

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.

Helena Bonham Carter

You learn to rely on a few basic movements and use your voice to the greatest extent possible to convey your emotions. So there was a technical challenge there and a responsibility to create a character from behind the mask.

Steven Spielberg

There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility.

Kevin Spacey

If you're lucky enough to do well, it's your responsibility to send the elevator back down.

Luck
Jodie Foster

I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.

Shakira

My songs are the reflection of how I think and how I feel in that moment. But I'm conscious of the fact that artists have a responsibility before the masses and they have to take care with their words.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.

John F. Kennedy

Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.

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.

This election presents a stark choice - we can continue down the road of the Obama Democrats, more and more spending, debt and government control of the economy, or we can return to the founding principles of our nation - free markets, fiscal responsibility and individual liberty.

Bob Dylan

I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.

Alan Rickman

Talent is an accident of genes - and a responsibility.

Sigmund Freud

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.

Nicole Richie

This year has been full of lessons learned and soul searching and realizing I'm an adult. It's time to take responsibility and not take the easy way out.

Denis Waitley

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Birthday Children
Edward VIII

I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.

Thomas Jefferson

I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.

Anthony Kennedy

Sometimes it is easy... to enhance your prestige by not exercising your responsibility, but that's not been the tradition of the court.

Tom Brady

I don't think any country is perfect. It's our responsibility to do the best we can do to change the things we don't like. I think that's part of social responsibility, and everybody is going to do that in their own way.

Jordan Peterson

Accept the terrible responsibility of life with eyes wide open.

Kevin Spacey

I feel it's a responsibility for anyone who breaks through a certain ceiling... to send the elevator back down and give others a helpful lift.

Robert Sheehan

I think books, novels and autobiographies have a power to touch people far more personally than films do, so there's a bit more of a responsibility when you then dramatise it.

Denis Waitley

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Malcolm X

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Jeff Bridges

The way to change the world is through individual responsibility and taking local action in your own community.

Alexis Bledel

My perspective is that, when you're a kid, if your audience is a group of children or teenagers, you do have some level of social responsibility. I feel that.

Children
Sandra Day O'Connor

Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability.

Bob Dylan

A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry his own weight, this is a frightening prospect.

Dalai Lama

It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.

Nancy Pelosi

We have so much room for improvement. Every aspect of our lives must be subjected to an inventory... of how we are taking responsibility.

Bill Clinton

Let us all take more responsibility, not only for ourselves and our families but for our communities and our country.

Mitt Romney

Leadership - leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses.

Neymar

I never run away from the responsibility. I'm used to it.

Angela Merkel

In Europe it is particularly important that we build good relations to everyone who holds political responsibility because Europe can only be build together.

Rosario Dawson

You can only avoid responsibility for so long. The catalyst ended up being the law coming down and finally saying, 'You guys suspended judgement and that's fine, because we're not.'

Prince Andrew

It's almost a responsibility for all the people of the United Kingdom, regardless of race, color or creed, and an understanding that you have an individual connection with each and every one.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.

Annie Leibovitz

I feel a responsibility to my backyard. I want it to be taken care of and protected.

Elena Kagan

I think that if there are positions that you can't argue... then the responsibility is probably to resign. If one's own conscience is opposed to the requirements and responsibilities of the job, then it's time to leave the job.

I believe that every single one of us, celebrity or not, has a responsibility to get involved in trying to make a difference in the world. Our generation faces many challenges, some of which were passed on to us by the past generations, but it's up to us to find solutions today so that we don't keep passing our problems on.

John D. Rockefeller

Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.

Thomas Paine

Lead, follow, or get out of the way.

Les Brown

If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.

Dreams

Let's just do what is right for the American people. And those of us who are involved in politics and government know that our responsibility is to the American people, that we have a responsibility to find our common ground, to seek it and to find it.

Thomas Hobbes

The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.

George Soros

We must recognize that as the dominant power in the world we have a special responsibility. In addition to protecting our national interests, we must take the leadership in protecting the common interests of humanity.

Malcolm X

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

Jon Favreau

I don't think I'm egotistical as much as I'm taking responsibility for what I'm putting out there.

Avril Lavigne

I have always looked for ways to give back because I think it's a responsibility we all share.

John D. Rockefeller

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.

David Lloyd George

What is our task? To make Britain a fit country for heroes to live in.

Ronald Reagan

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.

Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom.

After 9/11, many of the most important news outlets in America abdicated their role as a check to power - the journalistic responsibility to challenge the excesses of government - for fear of being seen as unpatriotic and punished in the market during a period of heightened nationalism.

Zoe Saldana

I know the responsibility that entails from telling a story. The one thing I despise the most is when I go to a movie and I see a whole bunch of lazy actors making me waste my time and money.

Eric Clapton

When all the original blues guys are gone, you start to realize that someone has to tend to the tradition. I recognize that I have some responsibility to keep the music alive, and it's a pretty honorable position to be in.

Nicole Richie

I owe the baby my life. I owe this baby everything and I have a responsibility now.

Walter Scott

It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.

Vladimir Putin

We don't need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole.

B. R. Ambedkar

Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.

Religion
Eleanor Roosevelt

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.

Look at guys like Larry Bird and George Brett and John McEnroe; that's what they did in their careers. They all wanted to be the guy under the microscope late in the game or late in the match. So you just take on that know-how that that's part of your responsibility, and you learn that's what makes it exciting. That's what makes it fun!

MS Dhoni

Finishing is one of the most difficult things to do in cricket. A player can't be a finisher in just 6 months or one year. You have to be used to that responsibility, keeping on doing what is required from you over a period of time.

Demi Lovato

It's a big responsibility dating me. Because I come with a little bit of baggage, you know?

Eric Trump

I believe with great fortunes come great responsibility, so with our family's assets and many wealthy friends, we could help raise a lot of money to help others.

Narendra Modi

All religions and all communities have the same rights, and it is my responsibility to ensure their complete and total protection. My government will not tolerate or accept any discrimination based on caste, creed and religion.

Government Religion
Eva Mendes

I feel I'll take on the responsibility of showing the world a whole different kind of Latin woman.

Eleanor Roosevelt

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.

Charles Kingsley

There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.

Christian Bale

A movie star is someone people look at and go, 'I want to be like that person'. There's the responsibility of desire. It's not something I'm interested in trying. I would fail miserably at it, so why even bother?

Elbert Hubbard

Responsibility is the price of freedom.

Michael Jordan

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

We need business to understand its social responsibility, that the main task and objective for a business is not to generate extra income and to become rich and transfer the money abroad, but to look and evaluate what a businessman has done for the country, for the people, on whose account he or she has become so rich.

Jennifer Lopez

I know that being seen as a role model means taking responsibility for all my actions. I am human, and of course, sometimes I make mistakes. But I promise that when I fall, I get back up.

Our responsibility is to rally and lead the whole party and the Chinese people of all ethnic groups, take up this historic baton and continue working hard for the great renewal of the Chinese nation, so that we will stand rock firm in the family of nations and make fresh and greater contribution to mankind.

Tracee Ellis Ross

There's a power in what we hold as artists, and part of that comes with responsibility... to share the human experience and really allow that to be seen.

Tom Stoppard

The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.

Les Brown

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.

I believe that we are at a very low level of consciousness, and we do not know how to treat each other as human beings. We are caught up in our own lives, our own needs, our own ego gratification. I feel a strong sense of responsibility in delivering that message.

I don't do celebrity endorsements. My work with Conservation International is a good use of whatever celebrity I might have to draw attention to important problems. I have the same responsibility as everyone to reduce consumption and to teach children to respect the environment.

Kevin Bacon

If you take me out of it, I find 'six degrees' to be a beautiful concept that we should try to live by. It's about compassion and responsibility for everyone on the planet.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Who will take responsibility for raising the next generation?

I know that I'm not perfect. While we all have our prejudices and bigotries, we have to learn that it's an issue that we have to control, that it's part of my responsibility as an entrepreneur to try to solve it, not just to kick the problem down the road.

Prince Philip

I reckon I've done my bit. I want to enjoy myself a bit now, with less responsibility, less frantic rushing about, less preparation, less trying to think of something to say.

Posterity is the world to come; the world for whom we hold our ideals, from whom we have borrowed our planet, and to whom we bear sacred responsibility. We must do what America does best: offer more opportunity to all and demand responsibility from all.

I couldn't be happier about being a part of 'Hunger Games' and to play Katniss. I have a huge responsibility to the fans of this incredible book and I don't take it lightly. I will give everything I have to these movies and to this role to make it worthy of Suzanne Collins' masterpiece.

What's important is that I do my job really well, that I build great products and that I'm a great leader. All those things matter independent of gender. But I do think there's a responsibility for me to support other women at Google.

I love making movies, and being in any that I can be in. I'd like to be in those giant movies, as the fifth or sixth lead, and have three or four killer scenes. You don't have the responsibility of the entire movie being on you. I like those roles. I'm shooting for the middle.

Aaron Sorkin

Our responsibility is to captivate you for however long we've asked for your attention. That said, there is tremendous drama to be gotten from the great, what you would say, heavy issues.

Khalil Gibran

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

J. K. Rowling

The moment you are old enough to take the wheel, responsibility lies with you.

Rashida Jones

There's a definite responsibility that comes with being famous. You shouldn't be able to just dress up and look pretty.

Tulsi Gabbard

What I'm saying is it is our responsibility to exercise due diligence, to ask the tough questions, to get the evidence before we make those very costly decisions about how and when and where our military is used.

William Butler Yeats

In dreams begins responsibility.

Dreams