A weakened sense of responsibility does not weaken the fact of responsibility.
Within each of us lies the power of our consent to health and sickness, to riches and poverty, to freedom and to slavery. It is we who control these, and not another.
Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the high road to pride, self--esteem and personal satisfaction.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self--discipline, and effort.
Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
What a man does defiles him, not what is done by others.
Make it a point to do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
~ Mark Twain
There is no duty we so underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
Creative ability and personal responsibility are strongest when the mind is free from supernatural belief and operates in an atmosphere of freedom and democracy.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
~ Winston Churchill
The ancient Romans had a tradition: whenever one of their engineers constructed an arch,
as the capstone was hoisted into place, the engineer assumed accountability for his work in the most profound way possible: he stood under the arch.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a
sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
~ Dalai Lama
Let every man shovel out his own snow and the whole city will be passable.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Responsibility is the price of freedom.
Only lies and evil come from letting people off.
We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.
John Henry Newman
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.
You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
A warrior takes responsibility for his acts, for the most trivial of acts. An average man acts out his thoughts, and never takes responsibility for what he does.
Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.
Nobody can do it for you.
In dreams begin responsibility.
William Butler Yeats
Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
I will not surrender responsibility for my life and my actions.
John Enoch Powell
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility.
Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather must recognize that it is he who is asked. In a word,
each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
Known for his contributions of modern astronomy. He was a Polish astronomer and mathematician who, as a student, studied
canon law, mathematics, and medicine at Cracow, Bologna, Padua, Rome, and Ferrara. Copernicus became interested in
astronomy and published an early description of his "heliocentric" model of the solar system.
The heliocentric theory by Copernicus marked the beginning of the scientific revolution, and of a new view of a greatly enlarged universe.
(1473 - 1543)
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
~ Abraham Lincoln
Mathematics is written for mathematicians.
~ Nicolas Copernicus
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.
~ Mark Twain