Responsibility Quotations, Quotes, Quotation Collection

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.

Michael Armstrong

Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.
 

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

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

What a man does defiles him, not what is done by others.
 

William Golding

Responsibility is the price of freedom.
 

Elbert Hubbard

Ambivalence about family responsibilities has a long history in the corporate world.
 

Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
 

John F. Kennedy

Only lies and evil come from letting people off.
 

Iris Murdoch

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.

Theodore Roosevelt

You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.
 

Antoine de Saint - Exupéry