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

We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.

Barack Obama

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As a nuclear power - as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon - the United States has a moral responsibility to act.

Barack Obama

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I see a New York where people who are down on their luck can get back on the road to responsibility, a job and dignity.

Carl Paladino

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I said that America's role would be limited; that we would not put ground troops into Libya; that we would focus our unique capabilities on the front end of the operation, and that we would transfer responsibility to our allies and partners.

Barack Obama

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Although I don't have a prescription for what others should do, I know I have been very fortunate and feel a responsibility to give back to society in a very significant way.

Bill Gates

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I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don't take counsel of your fears.

Thomas S. Monson

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Everybody has something to prove each year. Everybody has a responsibility in this game. Even the batboy.

David Ortiz

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Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.

Calvin Coolidge

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We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman.

Daniel J. Boorstin

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Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men.

Bede Griffiths

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Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.

Chuck Palahniuk

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I'm not really conservative. I'm conservative on certain things. I believe in less government. I believe in fiscal responsibility and all those things that maybe Republicans used to believe in but don't any more.

Clint Eastwood

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Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.

James L. Farmer, Jr.

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The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.

Daniel Webster

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Caring for our children and making sure they do not get addicted to drugs is all of our responsibility.

Joe Baca

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Only when we realize that there is no eternal, unchanging truth or absolute truth can we arouse in ourselves a sense of intellectual responsibility.

Hu Shih

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You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.

Denis Waitley

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I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.

Coretta Scott King

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Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.

Frank Lloyd Wright

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It's a responsibility of the writer to get the reader out of the story somehow.

Michael Ondaatje

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