Responsibility Quotes

Top 50 Responsibility Quotes To Be More Accountable (DUTY)


This collection of responsibility quotes, will make you feel more accountable and more successful. Do you ever feel like you’re just too busy to do anything? Like there’s not enough hours in the day to get everything done? It seems like everyone is always talking about how busy they are, and it can start to feel like a competition. But why do we put ourselves through that? Why do we feel like we have to be so busy all the time? Maybe we should all take a step back and ask ourselves what’s really important. What matters most in life? For me, it’s family, friends, and doing things that make me happy. And I don’t need to be constantly busy to accomplish that. In fact, when I take some time for myself, I often find that I’m more productive. Here is an article to make you feel better and more energised.

As I said above, having responsibility is not a burden. However, people often talk about responsibility in a negative way. It’s seen as a burden, something that’s not fun or desirable. But responsibility doesn’t have to be like that. There are many great things about being responsible, and I’d like to share some of my favorite Responsibility Quotes with you today. As you read them, think about how responsibility can be a positive thing in your life!

How can we be more responsible?

Being responsible can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be hard. Just remember three things: be honest, be reliable, and be accountable for your actions. If you can do those three things, you’ll be well on your way to being a responsible person. Let’s break it down a little further.

First, being honest means being truthful in what you say and do. It also means being open and transparent with others, and not hiding anything from them.

Second, being reliable means that people can count on you to keep your promises and follow through on your commitments. And finally, being accountable for your actions means taking ownership of your choices and consequences – both good and bad. So there you have it: the three key ingredients of responsibility. Just mix them all together, and voila – you’re well on your way to becoming a more responsible person!

Here are some quotes that can help you navigate through every situation in life.

Here are some responsibility quotes to inspire you

“The price of greatness is responsibility.” — Winston Churchill

Responsibility Quotes

“The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it.” — Lou Holtz

“Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.” — General Colin Powell

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” — Jim Rohn

“The reason people blame things on the previous generation is that there’s only one other choice.” — Doug Larson

“In the old days, words like sin and Satan had a moral certitude. Today, they’re replaced with self-help jargon, words like dysfunction and antisocial behavior, discouraging any responsibility for one’s actions..” — Don Henley

Responsibility quotes and life

“In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. — Eleanor Roosevelt

“Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.” — George Washington Carver

Responsibility Quotes

“All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you.” — Wayne Dyer

“In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.” — Abraham Lincoln

“It is my daily mood that makes the weather. I possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration, I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis is escalated or de-escalated, and a person is humanized or de-humanized. If we treat people as they are, we make them worse. If we treat people as they ought to be, we help them become what they are capable of becoming.” — J. W. Goethe

Responsibility Quotes and freedom

“Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of..” — Jim Rohn

Responsibility Quotes

“Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” — Sigmund Freud

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” — George Bernard Shaw

“In dreams begin responsibilities.” — W.B. Yeats

Here is an article about ambition and goals which can help you to achieve them easier.

Responsibility quotes to help you in difficult situations

“Eventually we all have to accept full and total responsibility for our actions, everything we have done, and have not done.” — Hubert Selby Jr., Requiem for a Dream

“You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is that you are responsible for what you think, because it is only at this level that you can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think.”— Marianne Williamson, Return to Love

Responsibility Quotes

“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.” — George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.”— Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“Men who reject the responsibility of thought and reason can only exist as parasites on the thinking of others.” — Ayn Rand, The Virtue of Selfishness

“There is always an alternative to the present urgency—and it’s not a vacation, it’s acknowledging deeper responsibility.” — Stewart Brand

More responsibility quotes and sayings

“Like crying wolf, if you keep looking for sympathy as a justification for your actions, you will someday be left standing alone when you really need help.”  – Criss Jami

“Choices may be unbelievably hard but they’re never impossible. To say you have no choice is to release yourself from responsibility and that’s not how a person with integrity acts.”  – Patrick Ness

“And a step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction.”  – Kurt Vonnegut

“I believe in recovery, and as a Role Model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.”  – Ann Richards

“Accepting personal responsibility for your life frees you from outside influences – increases your self-esteem – boosts confidence in your ability to decisions – and ultimately leads to achieve success in life.”  – Roy T. Bennett

Responsibility Quotes

“You always have a choice. Don’t ever imagine you don’t. Whatever you do, it’s a decision and you have to accept responsibility for it. That’s when honor becomes more than empty words.”  – Lynn Flewelling

Responsibility quotes that will help improve your daily activities

“We must all work in harmony with each other to stand up for what is right, to speak up for what is fair, and to always voice any corrections so that the ignorant become informed and justice is never ignored. Every time a person allows an act of ignorance to happen, they delay our progress for true change. Every person, molecule and thing matters. We become responsible for the actions of others the instant we become conscious of what they are doing wrong and fail to remind them of what is right.”  – Suzy Kassem

“Among the greatest tragedies is a person who believes that they aren’t meant to win, by winning I mean find their purpose, passion, and joy in life. They believe that other people have better DNA or happiness genes or something, but that they themselves are missing a critical chromosome. This is a lie and it is begging to be unbelieved. For the moment we know the truth about ourselves, we can take both responsibility for our own lives and inspired action to create exactly the life which is our birthright. In other words, you were meant to win.” – Jacob Nordby

Responsibility Quotes

“Be active! Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. If you do not, you are surrendering your fate to others.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self- respect springs.”  – Joan Didion

“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.”  – Denis Waitley

“Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility . . .. In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.”  – Michael Korda

“Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.”  – George Washington Carver

Responsibility quotes to inspire you

“Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will – his personal responsibility.” – Albert Einstein

“When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.” – Louis Nizer

Responsibility Quotes

“A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with — a man is what he makes of himself.” – Alexander Graham Bell

“No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.” – William Penn

“No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.” – Gerald W Johnson

“To decide to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life.” – Arbie M. Dale

“Where there is great power, there is great responsibility.”  – Sir Winston Churchill

“Most relationships fall apart because two people get sick of blaming each other for the things they will not take responsibility for.” –  Nitya Prakash

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Did you enjoy these quotes?

We hope you enjoyed these responsibility quotes. They are a reminder that we all have the power to make a difference in this world, and it’s up to each of us to choose what kind of impact we want to make. Let us know which quote was your favorite in the comments below, or share with us on social media using the hashtag #myresponsibilityquotes. Thank you for being part of our community!




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