Quotes: responsibility

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  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
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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
    Frank Lloyd Wright
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    Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual
  • Arnold Toynbee
    Arnold Toynbee
    British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
    Arnold Toynbee
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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.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    Corporation. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.
  • John D. Rockefeller
    John D. Rockefeller
    American industrialist: founder Exxon 1839-1937
    John D. Rockefeller
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    Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
    Denis Waitley
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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.
  • Peter F. Drucker
    Peter F. Drucker
    American management consultant and writer 1909-
    Peter F. Drucker
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    The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.
  • Ronald Knox
    Ronald Knox
    English Catholic priest, theologian and author 1888-1957
    Ronald Knox
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    A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
  • 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.
  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
    Henry Brooks Adams
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    Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    German pastor, theologian, spy, anti-Nazi dissident, and key 1905-1945
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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    Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
  • Jan Carlzon
    Jan Carlzon
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    An individual without information can't take responsibility. An individual with information can't help but take responsibility.
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