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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 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

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

Power is only too happy to make football bear a diabolical responsibility for stupifying the masses
Jean Baudrillard

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

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

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

Don't be a bottleneck. If a matter is not a decision for the President or you, delegate it. Force responsibility down and out.
Donald Rumsfeld

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

Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Jim Rohn

What on earth is he going to get paid for? [on John Prescott keeping all his favours for zero departmental responsibility]
Kate Hoey

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Van Buren

Whatever happens, take responsibility.
Anthony Robbins

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

But without a caring society, without each citizen voluntarily accepting the weight of responsibility, government is destined to grow even larger, taking more of your money, burrowing deeper into your lives.
Jeb Bush

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

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

Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us, gives us manhood or womanhood fibre.
Frank Crane

As a member of Congress, I believe it is the responsibility of those elected to represent the people at every level of government to ensure that our government works to ensure that every person who wants gainful employment has it.
Leonard Boswell

The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.
Michael Jordan

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 Führer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.
Martin Heidegger

Find your place on the planet. Dig in, and take responsibility from there.
Gary Snyder

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 don’t get a fair price for their coffee they will starve.
Claire Goose

Since we humans have the better brain, isn't it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from, oddly enough, ourselves?
Joy Adamson

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



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