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You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
Marie Curie

Every right implies a responsibility. Every opportunity, an obligation. Every possession, a duty.
John D Rockefeller

The federal government has a responsibility to protect all Americans from potential terrorist attack.
Bob Etheridge

We have been given the privilege and responsibility of living on Earth to see it isn't ruined.
Allen Johnson

The young British players need to take responsibility themselves for their form and ability.
Tim Henman

An individual step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual.
Robert Baden-Powell

I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility...
King Edward VIII

Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
Peter F Drucker

Men don't want any responsibility, and neither do I.
Julie Christie

The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility of the writer in all ages of man.
Nelson Algren

It is hard to imagine a greater responsibility and honour [than being given this job by Gordon Brown which was a big surprise to everyone]
Jacqui Smith

When I was young, it was very exciting to have a thought that we can change the world if we all collaborated, but I think it's not just an artist's responsibility as I think we all have responsibilities to different things, whatever we choose in our lives.
Gates McFadden

The political tradition of ancient thought, filtered in Italy by Machiavelli, says one thing clearly: every prince needs allies, and the bigger the responsibility, the more allies he needs.
Silvio Berlusconi

Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society.
Pope John Paul II

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
Ronald Reagan

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement and, at the same time, share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
Marie Curie

To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man.
Alan Paton

I've done movies with a sword before. But I haven't really been given the full responsibility of something like a Ridley Scott film.
Orlando Bloom

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.
Geoffrey Fisher

I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must, I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby carriage and I wheel it into the traffic.
Grace Abbott

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
Henry Adams

It's not about using the stage as a platform to preach. It's about people coming together with the responsibility to do something. Hopefully, they'll be galvanised.
James Blunt

The fact is that democracy brings with it a serious element of responsibility and all parties have to accept that fact to move forward.
Daniel Greenberg

One can pass on responsibility, but not the discretion that goes with it.
Benevenuto Cellini

The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.
Tom Stoppard

We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
Richard Feynman

Responsibility is the price of freedom.
Elbert Hubbard

I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
Coretta King

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Kahlil Gibran

It's the responsibility of the media to look at the president with a microscope, but they go too far when they use a proctoscope.
Richard Nixon

It's frightening to think that you mark your children merely by being yourself. It seems unfair. You can't assume the responsibility for everything you do -or don't do.
Simone De Beauvoir

The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that's the day you start to the top.
O J Simpson

Some pretty senior young individuals in and around the Cabinet should share the responsibility for talking up an election and referring publicly on the radio to where the risk lies.
David Winnick

But when reporters say to me I'm only doing this because it's my job... that's the same abdication of moral responsibility at the thin end of the wedge that in its most extreme and horrific version ends up with others being prepared to stand as a concentration camp guard.
Ken Livingstone

It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for the families of those who have died to defend our nation.
Brian Baird

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Anthony Robbins

When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again
Edith Hamilton

A baby is an alimentary canal with a loud voice at one end and no responsibility at the other.
Ronald Reagan

Software companies should take more responsibility for security holes, especially in browsers and e-mail clients. There are some straightforward things the industry should be doing right now to fix things, and I don't know why they haven't been done yet.
Tim Berners-Lee

For how many people do you think might yet stand on this planet before the sun grows cold? That's the responsibility we hold in our hands.
David Brower

Patriotism is a lively sense of collective responsibility. Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on its own dunghill (The Colonel's Daughter)
Richard Aldington

He treated me like a son and I let him down. I must take some responsibility for him getting the sack. I regret letting him down so much.
Kieron Dyer

I understand it's my responsibility to uphold the spirit of the game
[on yet another fine for dissent - is he fit to captain?]
Ricky Ponting

Baby: An alimentary canal with a loud voice at one end and no responsibility at the other.
Elizabeth Adamson

To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man.
Alan Paton

Some things are a dying art in this country, particularly the idea of individual responsibility and dignity.
Andrew Goodman

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.
Albert Schweitzer

A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Bob Dylan

This is about shifting habits and attitudes and asking people to take responsibility for what is in their coffee cup. The bottom line is that if farmers donít get a fair price for their coffee they will starve.
Claire Goose

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
Max Depree



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