Favorite Quotations ~  Responsibility, 3 Responsibility & Success

"We cannot restore integrity and morality to our society until each of us--singly and individually--takes responsibility for our actions." ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

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I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life. Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character. ~ Walter Anderson

Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility. ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The three most difficult words to speak are, "I was wrong." ~ Richard Nixon, IBD, 9/6/06

Ninety-nine percent of failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses. ~ George Washington Carver, IBD, 1/16/04

Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Every private citizen has a public responsibility. ~ Myra Janco Daniels

You must create your own world. I am responsible for my world. ~ Louise Nevelson

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