Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Responsibility.

The repository contains 24 quotes in the category “Responsibility.”
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Never trouble another for what you can do yourself.

President Thomas Jefferson
1743 — 1826

When things don’t go well they like to blame Presidents; and that’s something that Presidents are paid for.

President John F. Kennedy
1917 — 1963

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

George Bernard Shaw
1856 — 1950

Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson
1809 — 1892

"Charge of the Light Brigade" (1864)

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard
1856 — 1915

One of the great meaningless phrases of our times is: “I take full responsibility.” This does not mean that you are prepared to pay the consequences for what you have done. On the contrary, this statement is usually offered instead of taking the consequences.

Thomas Sowell
1930 —     

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.

Albert Ellis
1913 — 2007

Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him and to let him know that you trust him.

Booker T. Washington
1856 — 1915

Don’t find fault; find a remedy.

Henry Ford
1863 — 1947

An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded.

Alexander Pope
1688 — 1744

We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.

Rudyard Kipling
1865 — 1936

We have only one person to blame and that’s each other.

Barry Beck
1957 —     

As always, victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is always an orphan.

Count Galeazzo Ciano
1903 — 1944

He on whom heaven confers a sceptre knows not the weight till he bears it.

Pierre Corneille
1606 — 1684

When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.

Marquis de la Grange
1639 — 1692

Everyone thinks his sack heaviest.

George Herbert
1593 — 1633

Man is condemned to be free because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.

Jean-Paul Sartre
1905 — 1980

If you don’t have the time to do something right, where are you going to find the time to fix it?

Stephen King
1947 —     

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