Quotes: responsibility

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  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
  • Henry Winkler
    Henry Winkler
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    A human being's first responsibility is to shake hands with himself.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
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    Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual
  • Antony Jay
    Antony Jay
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    'Referring the matter to a committee' can be a device for diluting authority, diffusing responsibility and delaying decisions.
  • Arnold Toynbee
    Arnold Toynbee
    British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
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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 up to us.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
  • Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
  • Peter F. Drucker
    Peter F. Drucker
    American management consultant and writer 1909-
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    The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    A corporation's responsibility is to the shareholders, not its retirees and employees. Companies are doing everything they can to get rid of pension plans and they will succeed.
  • Ronald Knox
    Ronald Knox
    English Catholic priest, theologian and author 1888-1957
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    A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
  • Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan
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    A nation is formed by the willingness of each of us to share in the responsibility for upholding the common good.
    Source: Speaking the truth with eloquent thunder
  • Aaron Sorkin
    Aaron Sorkin
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    A news organization has a much different responsibility. I might not be telling you the whole story. I might not be telling you a story in a manner that is properly sophisticated.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
    Dag Hammarskjöld
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    A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    A tiny blue dot set in a sunbeam. Here it is. That's where we live. That's home. We humans are one species and this is our world. It is our responsibility to cherish it. Of all the worlds in our solar system, the only one so far as we know, graced by life.
    Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 58 min 56 sec
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