Quotes containing word "responsibility"

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Sell also: duty, obligation, province

Definitions and meanings of word "responsibility"

• Noun: the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr; examples: "we must instill a sense of duty in our children", "every right implies a responsibilit"

• Noun: the proper sphere or extent of your activities; example: "it was his province to take care of himself"

• Noun: a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; example: "he holds a position of great responsibility"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "responsibility"

Barack Obama
6 quotes about responsibility
American President
Born Friday 4 August 1961
Paul Ryan
5 quotes about responsibility
American Politician, Vice President
Born Thursday 29 January 1970
Mitt Romney
4 quotes about responsibility
American Politician, Businessman
Born Wednesday 12 March 1947
Ted Cruz
4 quotes about responsibility
American Politician
Born Tuesday 22 December 1970
Janis Karpinski
4 quotes about responsibility
American Soldier
Born Monday 25 May 1953
John Charles Polanyi
3 quotes about responsibility
Canadian Scientist
Born Wednesday 23 January 1929
Eleanor Roosevelt
3 quotes about responsibility
American First Lady
Saturday 11 October 1884 - Wednesday 7 November 1962
Denis Waitley
3 quotes about responsibility
American Writer, Author, Speaker, Consultant
Born 1933
John F. Kennedy
3 quotes about responsibility
American President
Tuesday 29 May 1917 - Friday 22 November 1963
Joseph Ratzinger
2 quotes about responsibility
German Clergyman
Born Saturday 16 April 1927
Les Brown
3 quotes about responsibility
American Businessman
Born 1945
Rachel Maddow
3 quotes about responsibility
American Author, Journalist
Born Sunday 1 April 1973

I have the right to interpretation as a dramatist. I research. It's my responsibility to find the research. It's my responsibility to digest it and do the best that I can with it. But at a certain point that responsibility will become an interpretation.

Oliver Stone

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But there is a corollary to freedom and that's personal responsibility, and the real challenge is how you generate that personal responsibility without imposing it.

Esther Dyson

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If it's never our fault, we can't take responsibility for it. If we can't take responsibility for it, we'll always be its victim.

Richard Bach

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Everyone has a responsibility towards this larger family of man, but especially if you're privileged, that increases your responsibility.

Susan Sarandon

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By imposing too great a responsibility, or rather, all responsibility, on yourself, you crush yourself.

Franz Kafka

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It's not someone else's responsibility to honor my marriage. It's my responsibility.

David Duchovny

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God's forgiveness is the only thing. And, well, I take full responsibility for the adultery. It was my fault and, you know, no matter what went on, the man has to take responsibility; and I do.

Jim Bakker

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And I'm the kind of manager that doesn't believe that you micro-manage professionals. They should understand their responsibility and carry out those responsibility.

Alphonso Jackson

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When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves.

George Pataki

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To me, its seems necessary to rediscover - and the energy to do so exists - that even the political and economic spheres need moral responsibility, a responsibility that is born in man's heart and, in the end, has to do with the presence or absence of God.

Joseph Ratzinger

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I look at modern life and I see people not taking responsibility for their lives. The temptation to blame, to find external causes to one's own issues is something that is particularly modern. I know that personally I find that sense of responsibility interesting.

Edward Zwick

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Whenever we seek to avoid the responsibility for our own behavior, we do so by attempting to give that responsibility to some other individual or organization or entity. But this means we then give away our power to that entity.

M. Scott Peck

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In the one defence, briefly, we accept responsibility but deny that it was bad: in the other, we admit that it was bad but don't accept full, or even any, responsibility.

J. L. Austin

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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 our responsibility.

Arnold J. Toynbee

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But if I were to sum up who Barack Obama is and how he plans to meet this moment with one word, that word would be 'responsibility.' Responsibility to each other, our families, our communities, our country, and our world.

Valerie Jarrett

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

Sigmund Freud

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Formerly government was the responsibility of people; now people were the responsibility of government.

Garet Garrett

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No police department should hire more quickly than they can assimilate the people that they bring in, and we did. I take responsibility for it. It was the first opportunity I had to hire, and I wanted to do it, and I take responsibility.

Daryl Gates

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Just as men must give up economic control when their wives share the responsibility for the family's financial well-being, women must give up exclusive parental control when their husbands assume more responsibility for child care.

Augustus Y. Napier

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With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S military uniform and standing in the gap between an enemy threat and civilian life.

Zack Wamp

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