Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Responsibility Quotes



If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
{Abigail Van Buren}
 I must do something always solves more problem than ''Some-thing must be done.''
{Author Unknown}
'It's a question of discipline, the little prince told me later on.
''When you've finished washing and dressing each morning, you must tend your planet.''
{Antoine de Saint...Exupery, The Little Prince, 1943, trans-lated from French by Richard Howard}
Responsibility: A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one's neighbor. In the days of astrology it was customary to unload it upon a star.
{Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 1911}
Ef 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}
Responsibility's like a string we can only see the middle, of. Both ends are out of sight.
{William McFee, Casuals of the Sea 1916}
The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self respect springs.
{Joan Didion}
Most of us can read the writing on the wall, we just assume it's addressed to someone else.
{Ivern Ball}
The great thought, the great concern, the great anxiety of men is to restrict, as much as possible, the limits of their own responsibility.
{Giosue Borsi}
 We need restore the full meaning of that old word, duty. It is the other side of rights.
{Pearl Buck}
Why do children want to grow up? Because they experience their lives as constrained by immaturity and perceive adulthood as a condition of greater freedom and opportunity. But what is there today in America, that very poor and very rich adolescents want to do but cannot do? Not much: they can ''do'' drugs, have sex make'' babies and get money {from their parents, crime, or the State}, For such adolescents, adulthood becomes synonymous with responsibility rather than liberty. Is it any surprise that they remain adoles-cents?
{Thomas Szasz}
With every civil right there has to be a corresponding civil obligation.
{Edison Haines}
I believe that every right implies a responsibility every opportunity an obligation; every possession a duty.
{John D. Rockefeller Jr.}
We have the Bill of Ri9ghts. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.
{Bill Maher}
Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing no one to blame.
{Erica Jong}
When you blame others you give up your power to change.
{Author Unknown}
 Even when we know what is right too often we fail to act. More often we grab greedily for the day, letting tomorrow bring what it will putting off the unpleasant and unpopular.
{Bernard M. Baruch}
Duty is what one expect from others.
{Oscar Wilde}
A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed.
{William James}
Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow.
{Henry S. Haskins}

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