Favorite Quotations ~  Responsibility, 2 What It Takes To Be Number #1

"Look twice before you leap." ~ Charlotte Brontė

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Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.~ Samuel Smiles

If we really want to know who is responsible for the mess we're in, all we have to do is look in the mirror. You and I own this country, and we are responsible for what happens to it.~ H. Ross Perot

You can't take responsibility for everything. You can't have that kind of control At some point, it's all out of our hands.~ Faye Dunaway

The conflict is one thing I've been waiting for. I'm well and strong and young-- Young enough to go to the front. If I can't be a soldier, I'll help soldiers. ~ Clara Barton

The emotion, the ecstasy of love, we all want, but God spare us the responsibility. ~ Jessamyn West

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another. ~ George Eliot

We do not do what we want, and yet we are responsible for what we are.~ John-Paul Sartre

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained. ~ Helen Keller

You can delegate authority, but not responsibility. ~ Stephen W. Comiskey

You can't dodge your responsibilities by saying they don't exist! ~ Douglas Adams

Many have forgotten this truth, but you must not forget it. You remain responsible forever, for what you have tamed. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince

Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them; power flows to the man who knows how. ~ Elbert Hubbard

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