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

The opposition may have the right to doubt every thing, but for myself, I call on opposition to practice its role within limits of objectively, responsibility and country interests.

Ali A. Saleh

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So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialogue between film cultures which are really wonderful and so much closer to us than what we do see on our screens.

Walter Salles

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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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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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I fought for the values of responsibility, and I'm not a man who does not accept his responsibilities.

Nicolas Sarkozy

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France now has a new president and he must be respected. I assume full responsibility for this defeat.

Nicolas Sarkozy

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Every human must take responsibility for his actions.

Jalal Talabani

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Each of us should take personal responsibility for our diet, and our children's diet, and the government's role should be to make certain it provides the best information possible to help people stay healthy.

James Talent

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I believe musicians have a duty, a responsibility to reach out, to share your love or pain with others.

James Taylor

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Here's the teaching point, if you're teaching kids about intelligence and policy: Intelligence does not absolve policymakers of responsibility to ask tough questions, and it doesn't absolve them of having curiosity about the consequences of their actions.

George Tenet

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There are writers who say they have no social responsibility except to write a good book, but that doesn't satisfy me.

Sheri S. Tepper

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Russia is still the leader in world space exploration. But its position of leader involves great responsibility - we have no right to lag behind. We can and we must move constantly forward.

Valentina Tereshkova

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To help all created things, that is the measure of all our responsibility; to be helped by all, that is the measure of our hope.

Gerald Vann

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I think it's the responsibility of a designer to try to break rules and barriers.

Gianni Versace

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Between an uncontrolled escalation and passivity, there is a demanding road of responsibility that we must follow.

Dominique de Villepin

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In a multipolar world, there must be more powers capable of taking responsibility, the U.S. and Europe must be able to unite to achieve peace in the Middle East.

Dominique de Villepin

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Now our job, our duty, our responsibility to ensure the safety and security of our citizens cannot be complete unless we guarantee health care security for our citizens.

Thomas Vilsack

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As federal lawmakers, we have a responsibility to set a precedent for energy efficient practices.

Greg Walden

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

David Ortiz

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