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

Well, the responsibility for maintaining a reliable transmission grid is one that's shared by an awful lot of players who have a role in the grid: Companies that either generate and transmit energy or just play the role of being the transmission systems or monitoring them.

Spencer Abraham

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The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up.

John C. Maxwell

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

Denis Waitley

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I will work to restore fiscal responsibility to our country's budget and to provide for a more robust economy.

Ed Pastor

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I believe in trying to get a balance between individual freedom on the one hand and social responsibility on the other.

Chris Patten

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Responsibilities are given to him on whom trust rests. Responsibility is always a sign of trust.

James Cash Penney

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As Americans, we don't see the role of government as guaranteeing outcomes, but allowing free men and women to flourish based on their own vision, their hard work and their personal responsibility.

Rick Perry

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I believe that it is my responsibility as the prime minister of Israel to do whatever can be done to exploit the unique opportunities that lie ahead of us to move towards peace. Not everything can be done by one act.

Yitzhak Rabin

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Ken Lay has, does and will continue to accept responsibility for the fall of Enron. He was the man at the controls. But failure is not a crime.

Michael Ramsey

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It is the responsibility of Afghanistan's new government to gain better control over the country's administration and to resolutely fight the drug trade and corruption.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society.

Joseph Ratzinger

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I believe that the responsibility of the winemaker is to take that fruit and get it into the bottle as the most natural and purest expression of that vineyard, of the grape varietal or blend, and of the vintage.

Robert M. Parker, Jr.

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I don't think any one person, whether artist or not, has been given permission by anyone to put the responsibility of the way things are on anyone else.

Robert Rauschenberg

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The main professional responsibility of a person in business is business.

Lee R. Raymond

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He or she must be successful in economic terms, but always within an ethical framework. Whether his or her constituency is a corporation and its shareholders or the customers in a small and privately held business, his or her first responsibility is to serve that constituency.

Lee R. Raymond

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I have a responsibility, and it's something that I did wrong, and if I could personally apologize to every single person that has lost a loved one from drunk driving I would.

Nicole Richie

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Presidents do not go into war lightly. It's a tremendous responsibility in making decisions, and I know Bush must deeply believe this is the only course.

Julie Nixon Eisenhower

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

Mitt Romney

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A sense that with the blessings that God bestowed upon this land, came the responsibility to make the world a better place.

Marco Rubio

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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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