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Quotes Personal Responsibility

  1. 1. Thoughts About Responsibility Anonymous Found on the Internet
  2. 2. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. Dietrich Bonhoffer </li></ul>
  3. 3. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Knowledge is not a loose-leaf notebook of facts. Above all, it is a responsibility for the integrity of what we are, primarily of what we are as ethical creatures. J acob Bronowski (1908 - 1974) English historian, mathematician </li></ul>
  4. 4. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>The aim of art, the aim of a life can only be to increase the sum of freedom and responsibility to be found in every man and in the world. It cannot, under any circumstances, be to reduce or suppress that freedom, even temporarily. No great work has ever been based on hatred and contempt. On the contrary, there is not a single true work of art that has not in the end added to the inner freedom of each person who has known and loved it. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Albert Camus (1913 - 1960) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>99% of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.&quot; -- George Washington Carver </li></ul>
  6. 6. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>The price of greatness is responsibility. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us. -- Stephen Covey </li></ul>
  8. 8. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the only thing in the world that develops us, gives our manhood or womanhood fiber. Frank Crane </li></ul>
  9. 9. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong. Tyron Edwards </li></ul>
  10. 10. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>If there is any responsibility in the cycle of life it must be that one generation owes to the next that strength by which it can come to face ultimate concerns in its own way. - Erik H. Erikson </li></ul>
  11. 11. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Responsibility...is...the ability to fulfill one's needs and to do so in a way that does not deprive  others of the ability  to fulfill their needs.  Dr. William Glasser </li></ul>
  12. 12. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>The teaching of responsibility is the most important task of all higher animals, man most certainly included.  Dr. William Glasser </li></ul>
  13. 13. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>In any free society where terrible wrongs exist, some are guilty - all are responsible. - Abraham Heschel </li></ul>
  14. 14. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have. Lee Iacocca </li></ul>
  15. 15. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>The game is my life. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace. Michael Jordan </li></ul>
  16. 16. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Writing is one of the few professions left where you take all the responsibility for what you do. It's really dangerous and ultimately destroys you as a writer if you start thinking about responses to your work or what your audience needs. Erica Jong </li></ul>
  17. 17. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. - Erica Jong </li></ul>
  18. 18. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Our privileges can be no greater than our obligations. The protection of our rights can endure no longer than the performance of our responsibilities. - John F. Kennedy </li></ul>
  19. 19. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than raising of the next generation. C. Everett Koop (1908 - 1974) English historian, mathematician </li></ul>
  20. 20. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865) </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>We've gotten to the point where everybody's got a right and nobody's got a responsibility. Newton Minow , chairman of the FCC </li></ul>
  22. 22. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>In dreams begins responsibility. Edna O'Brien </li></ul>
  23. 23. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Responsibility educates. Wendell Phillips (1811 - 1884) US abolitionist </li></ul>
  24. 24. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. Anthony Robbins </li></ul>
  25. 25. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Learning is facilitated when the student participates  responsibly in the learning process.  Carl Rogers </li></ul>
  26. 26. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>It is not what happens that determines the major part of your future.  What happens, happens to us all.  It is what you do about what happens that counts. -- Jim Rohn </li></ul>
  27. 27. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime.  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross </li></ul>
  28. 28. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.- Jean-Paul Sartre </li></ul>
  29. 29. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will -- his personal responsibility. Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965) French theologian, musician, medical missionary </li></ul>
  30. 30. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.   George Bernard Shaw </li></ul>
  31. 31. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>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 </li></ul>
  32. 32. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man.  -- Roy L. Smith </li></ul>
  33. 33. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>To be a man is, precisely, to be responsible. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery </li></ul>
  34. 34. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us. A. J. Toynbee </li></ul>
  35. 35. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Peak performance begins with your taking complete responsibility for your life and everything that happens to you.- Brian Tracy </li></ul>
  36. 36. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. Denis Waitley , US motivational speaker </li></ul>
  37. 37. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Be responsible and don't sacrifice your heart's deepest goals & dreams for the shallow, ephemeral pleasure of the moment.  L Walkup </li></ul>
  38. 38. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>Responsibility is the price of greatness.  </li></ul><ul><li>Churchill </li></ul>
  39. 39. Personal Responsibility <ul><li>My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for  your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in  the best place for the next moment. - Oprah Winfrey </li></ul>