Responsibility—The Ultimate Quotation Collection
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37 Page Quotation Collection on Responsibility
This 37 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Responsibility. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Responsibility, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.
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Daddy said: ‘All children must look after their own upbringing.’ Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.
--Booker T. Washington
Every human being has a responsibility for injustice anywhere in the community.
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
—Stephen R. Covey
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man’s training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.
--Thomas Henry Huxley
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
God gives every bird his worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.
Those who take responsibility for their actions are the real winners in life. Winners meet life challenges and head on, knowing there are no guarantees, and give it all they’ve got, and never think it’s too late, or too early to begin.
What bothers me is smokers who don’t take responsibility for their own actions. Claiming ignorance: ‘I started smoking when I was kid and now I can’t stop!’ Yeah, I used to wet my pants when I was younger…I got over it.
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
--John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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