Quotes about Responsibility
If you want to know how your life is going to turn out, you just have to know where you’re heading.
Be your own worst critic. When things go wrong it’s tempting to shift the blame. Don’t. Accept responsibility. People will appreciate it, and you will find out what you’re capable of.
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.
If it`s never your fault, you can`t take responsibility for it. And if you can`t take responsibility for it, you`ll always be its victim.
The present system means joyless drudgery, semi- starvation, rags and premature death; and they vote for it and uphold it. Let them have what they vote for! Let them drudge and let them starve!
Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances: It was somebody`s name, or he happened to be there at the time, or, it was so then, and another day it would have been otherwise. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual.
I met an old lady once, almost a hundred years old, and she told me, "There are only two questions that human beings have ever fought over, all through history. How much do you love me? And Who`s in charge?"
There are no innocents. There are, however, different degrees of responsibility.
There are so many things to be thought over and decided when you`re beginning to grow up. It keeps me busy all the time thinking them over and deciding what is right. It`s a serious thing to grow up, isn`t it [...]?
To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just like a hundred thousand other little boys. And I have no need of you. And you, on your part, have no need of me. To you, I am nothing more than a fox like a hundred thousand other foxes. But if you tame me, then we shall need each other. To me, you will be unique in all the world.