We’ve collected the best Responsible Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Erich Fromm, Charles Evers, Mary Whitehouse, Gabrielle Giffords, Neale Donald Walsch. Use them as an inspiration.
Every time guns fall into the wrong hands and are used to intimidate, injure, or murder women, it erodes the rights of responsible gun owners everywhere.
The sad part about our past is that religions, ironically enough, are responsible for creating the most destructive idea that has ever been visited upon the human race: the idea that there is such a thing as ‘better.’
A single agency responsible for systemic risk would be accountable in a way that no regulator was in the run-up to the 2008 crisis. With access to all necessary information to monitor the markets, this regulator would have a better chance of identifying and limiting the impact of future speculative bubbles.
Well, I mean, Russia was responsible for shooting down MH17. Russia was responsible for invading Ukraine. Russia is responsible for taking away the chemical weapons in Syria that they didn’t take away. Russia was responsible for having honest athletes in the Olympics when they did the whole doping program.
I have been working for years to promote a responsible energy policy that works to increase energy efficiency and invest in alternative and renewable energy sources.
Because at the end, when you’re responsible for an entire team, certainly the race event is important, but the entire… management of the entire team is even more important.
I’m a very positive person. My grandmother taught me that happiness is both a skill and a decision, and you are responsible for the outcome.
Violent crime is a solved problem – all they have to do is repeal the laws that keep those intelligent, capable, and responsible men and women from arming themselves, and violent crime evaporates like dry ice on a hot summer day.
The Janus-like nature of innovation – its responsible use and so on – was evident at the very birth of human ingenuity, when humankind first discovered how to make fire on demand.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
The U.S. should be equally responsible for diminishing the cocaine market within the United States as it is in fighting the drug elsewhere.
We don’t have enough support for maternal leave and the kinds of things that some of the European countries do. So we still make it hard on women to go into the work force and feel that they can be good at work but then doing the most important job, which is raising your children in a responsible and positive way.
What is responsible for the phenomenal development of the Internet? Well, it certainly wasn’t heavy-handed government regulation.
Poverty is a solved problem – all they have to do is abolish taxes and regulations which cripple those intelligent, capable, and responsible men and women and destroy their productive capacity, then stand back and watch the economy boom.
One of the things you learn in rehab is that you’re responsible for your own actions.
President Obama has expressed his commitment to responsible stewardship of our land, water, and other natural resources. And one way of restoring the land to its natural condition is what we are doing here today – breaking pavement for the People’s Garden.
White males are the most responsible for the destruction of human life and environment on the planet today.
A lot of readers want characters to behave in a responsible way, or they want to understand the characters’ dilemma and act, in a way, on their behalf.
The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters, provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites to seize power in order to impose their own vision on a newly socially regimented Europe.
I really don’t like going out. I don’t like restaurants because I don’t like the idea of someone, a waitress, being responsible for my evening. I like seconds, and more, and lots of conversation, and I’ve always hated the idea that in a restaurant an evening just ends. I find that incredibly depressing.
I just have to be myself. I’m not perfect, and I’m going to make mistakes; I might say the wrong thing. I have to be responsible to my community, and I feel like I am, but then I have to not be so hard on myself.
It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.
If you keep on buying things made by child slaves in such conditions, you are equally responsible for the perpetration of slavery.
The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that’s why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It’s not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible.
I’m responsible. I even did a commercial for MTV saying how I was going to register to vote. And I still haven‘t.
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.
The death tax robs parents of the opportunity to pass something along to their children, and it is responsible for destroying a lot of family-owned businesses.
Just like families must live within their budgets, the Federal Government must live within its means. We have passed appropriations bills that have been fiscally responsible while recognizing our national priorities.
We are for reasonable and sensible gun ownership so long as it’s responsible in the way that criminals can’t get it.
If you’re financially responsible, your children have a much better chance to grow up financially responsible.
I’m pro responsible choice. You know, there is choice to abstain, choice to do contraception. There are all kinds of good choices.
I’m pleased with our state’s willingness to support responsible off-shore energy production while also giving special focus to enhance the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast.
When you keep things responsible and manageable, you can make some interesting movies that you maybe couldn’t make otherwise.
And it’s important to remember we are all responsible – or certainly the elected members in Washington of both parties are responsible for making decisions and choices to ensure that the economy grows and jobs are created.
I am not responsible for the actions of Saakashvili and even for those of Gamsakhurdia.
Bravo can’t be responsible for the mental state of every single person that comes onto their network.
In the IPL, you are often single-handedly responsible for the fortunes of your team. It makes you more responsible as a player.
To what extent is any given man morally responsible for any given act? We do not know.
Athletes know kids look up to them, and it’s important for athletes to be responsible.
The requirements for our evolution have changed. Survival is no longer sufficient. Our evolution now requires us to develop spiritually – to become emotionally aware and make responsible choices. It requires us to align ourselves with the values of the soul – harmony, cooperation, sharing, and reverence for life.
You know, true love really matters, friends really matter, family really matters. Being responsible and disciplined and healthy really matters.
We are all responsible to Jesus first, and then, under him, to various other persons and offices. Discerning the path of love and obedience when two or more of these submissive relationships collide is a call to humble, Bible-saturated, spiritual wisdom.
When you know your intention, you are in a position to choose the consequences that you will create for yourself. When you choose an intention that creates consequences for which you are willing to be responsible, that is a responsible choice.
We need, first of all, for there to be accountability, for there to be somebody who is responsible for enforcing standards and holding people’s feet to the fire.
If you are going to make companies, corporations, actually responsible for the safety of other people’s lives, then if they fail in their duty, the only thing to prevent them failing in their duty is the fear that they would be put behind bars.
Only by taking responsibility for oneself, to the greatest extent possible, can one ever be free, and only a free person can make responsible choices – between right and wrong, saving and spending, giving or taking.
Our republic is a responsible nuclear state that, as we made clear before, will not use nuclear weapons first unless aggressive hostile forces use nuclear weapons to invade on our sovereignty.
Reparations – not just aid – should be provided by those responsible for devastating Iraqi civilian society by cruel sanctions and military actions, and – together with other criminal states – for supporting Saddam Hussein through his worst atrocities and beyond. That is the minimum that honesty requires.
I think that we have a responsibility to make certain that we are fiscally responsible in order to assure, frankly, future generations don’t have to pay our bills.
Obama’s not down for the civil rights struggle, and he certainly wasn’t down for the apartheid struggle, but he’s clearly gonna take advantage of it and insert himself in such a way as to make it look like he is single-handedly responsible for apartheid going by the wayside.
Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps them responsible and cheerful.
You know, one of the things I think you understand as president is you’re held responsible for everything, but you don’t always have control of everything, right?
As a parent, the most responsible thing I can do is get as much information about my children as possible so I can then think through how I can make them as healthy as possible.
It’s very different to have this kid that I’m truly responsible for.
Anytime you get an idea, you need people to help you put it together. That is the beginning of an institution. When you create an institution, levels of authority and boundaries need to be established. If everybody owns it, nobody owns it. If everybody is responsible for it, nobody will be responsible.
In this industry, the new owners prefer to kill anything they weren’t responsible for.
I am a responsible person. I plan a lot. I am disciplined.
I’ve come to the conclusion that we’re all responsible for our own happiness and the happiness in your life depends on the quality of your thoughts. I’m a big believer in positive thinking.
In the absence of sound oversight, responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.
The LGBT Community was mostly responsible for birthing my career, and I am deeply indebted to you… You have loved me faithfully and unconditionally, and for so many years you provided me with work even though my star had long since faded.
You can’t take it on that you’re responsible for somebody else’s well-being, but you can be positive and bring them up.
Cities are responsible for the vast majority of the creation of the economy. They’re also places into which we pour the vast majority of resources, the vast majority of energy and the places where a huge percentage of the decisions about how systems are built and how products designed, etc., happen.
Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary.
The federal government was responsible for building the levees, engineering the levees, and consequentially, the federal government is responsible for repairing the damage that has been done, which has not been completed yet.
In recent years, Republicans have argued that Congress is a more responsible policymaker than the executive branch. But when it comes to regulation, Congress is often much worse, and for just one reason: Executive agencies almost always focus on both costs and benefits, and Congress usually doesn’t.
The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
It means, people who are in high and responsible positions, if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself will get transformed into a destroyer.
I’ve never covered the president in any way other than that he is ultimately responsible.
We must have a fair tax in the United States. We have to re-adjust it, we must be fiscally responsible.
I’m responsible for what I say, and that is the identity for Prakash Raj.
As a kid, I was the neighbourhood baby-sitter – very responsible, always in charge.
You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.
The responsibility of a minister is to step aside when there is a criminal investigation of the department. That protects the propriety of Parliament and of responsible government.
In order to encourage private investors to pursue long-term, responsible projects, governments need to promote consistent policies and frameworks.
The institutions of the European Union, and the states that belong to this union, each and every one, are paying the price of our failures, hesitations and contradictions. We should each ask ourselves how personally responsible we are.
I’m responsible for what I say, but I’m not responsible about how people interpret my situation.
You have to act like a responsible professional in the industry regardless of your age.
A feminist is a person who wants equal things for men and women, and I definitely believe in that. This doesn’t mean I will degrade anyone. In our house, I want my mother and father to have equal importance and that’s the only way to bring up a socially responsible child.
The possession of wealth leads almost inevitably to its abuse. It is the chief, if not the only, cause of evils which desolate this world below. The thirst for gold is responsible for the most regrettable lapses into sin.
I am a responsible parent and have always provided for my children. That fact cannot be disputed. I have made mistakes in my life, but failing to care for my children is not one of them.
If everyone is to be made responsible for everything they do, you must extend responsibility beyond the level of conscious intention.
People want a grounded government. They want a government that’s going to be responsible to them.
I am absolutely not saying that Milosevic might not be responsible for all sorts of atrocities, but I believe that what’s been left out of public debate and the press is that there was a civil war going on there.
We must differentiate between guilt and duty. The soldier on the front, like the common man, who does his duty everywhere, should not be held responsible for the actions of a few who also called themselves Germans.
In the case of Iraq, notwithstanding the violence there at the moment, the very fact that a hideous regime – responsible for genocide, for the use of chemical and biological weapons, aggression against two neighbors – has been removed in itself is a positive development.
I don’t consider myself an artist necessarily, but craftsmen or people in the arts, their spiritualism is sort of when you’re writing well or performing well or doing whatever you do well, there’s an element of that that’s either God-given, a talent that you’re not necessarily responsible for.
Television and film acting is really fun because you are working with other people and you are not completely responsible for the outcome of the project.
Those who have the power and should be the most responsible are often the least responsible.
Shareholder activism is not a privilege – it is a right and a responsibility. When we invest in a company, we own part of that company and we are partly responsible for how that company progresses. If we believe there is something going wrong with the company, then we, as shareholders, must become active and vocal.
I grew up around a whole bunch of girls, and one thing I realized is what they had on their plate was very different than what I had on mine. The things girls are made to be responsible for is a heavy burden – take care of your younger siblings, do good in school, have some extracurriculars. The pressure is intense.
Today further EU targeted sanctions on Syria come into force. The message is clear and unambiguous: those responsible for the repression will be singled out and held accountable.
Education must lead us from the irresponsible opinion to true responsible judgment. It must lead us from chance and arbitrariness to rational clarity and intellectual order. Therefore, let us guide our students over the road of discipline from materials, through function, to creative work.
I’m not very comfortable with what people sometimes say or think about me – things I don’t feel responsible for.
I haven’t had a successful life; and now that God has blessed me with some success, I’m doing my best to be responsible with that success.
Our forefathers got it; they got it, man. They took godly principles and they put them into action, and they developed our Constitution – the land of freedom where each man is accountable and responsible for his actions.
And their conviction is that if it is done with that kind of purity it will go somewhere. I believe that with all my heart, but I’m not responsible for its going somewhere.
I didn’t really enjoy being at college, because I was putting myself through college. We just didn’t have the money. I was responsible for that, so I was constantly looking for scholarships, grants, and work-study opportunities.
I’ve heard this before from people: early 20s kind of screws with your head a little bit because you’re transitioning into adulthood and actually becoming an adult with responsibilities and paying bills. So all of a sudden, it’s like you’re responsible now.
I think it’s very important that you make your own decision about what you are. Therefore you’re responsible for your actions, so you don’t blame other people.
Yet the effort to inform the public also encouraged responsible public discussion that succeeded in developing a consensus for the measured approach that many scientists supported.
The Philippines has vast minerals that are still untapped. It has one of the world’s largest deposits of gold, nickel, copper and chromite. Through responsible mining, we intend to generate more revenues from the extraction of these resources.
The single most important thing that I feel responsible for is that the company cherishes the work.
While neurological studies have tried to identify components responsible for fear and greed, the impact on finance is less clear.
Justice can help reduce sexual violence: bringing to justice those soldiers responsible for sexual violence discourages other soldiers from committing such crimes.
My first job after college was at Magic Quest, an educational software startup company where I was responsible for writing the content. I found that job somewhat accidentally but after working there a few weeks and loving my job, I decided to pursue a career in technology.
We all share the same goal to keep guns out of the hands of people who should not have them, while fully protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding, responsible Americans.
TV chefs are not responsible for people’s consumption of fibre; this is not our job.
Our legislation addresses broadcasts over the public airwaves, but I hope the cable and satellite industries see the importance of this issue and voluntarily create a family tier of programming and offer culturally responsible products.
The world’s richest half billion people – that’s about seven per cent of the global population – are responsible for fifty per cent of the world’s emissions.
To say a scientist is not at all responsible is wrong. But to say that someone who invents a piece of knowledge or technology is responsible for all future uses is ridiculous. It doesn’t have to be that binary.
Coal is responsible for as much atmospheric carbon dioxide as other fossil fuels combined and it still has far greater reserves. We must stop using it.
My father, in 1952, just in his 20s, my father became the chief spokesman for the Nation of Islam. From 1952 to 1959, there were four temples. My father was responsible and credited for having maximized this membership. From four temples to 50 temples, there was so much work involved.
I’m really only responsible for my own actions.
I have two young sons that are very interested and work in real estate. I made it a policy they need to work five years in progressively responsible jobs outside of the company, preferably in New York, and then get a masters degree, so I am making it hard for them to join.
A lot of people think that the music was responsible for a lot of changes in the Sixties, but I think the music came out of it. The music wouldn’t have happened without the social changes.
Being socially responsible is one of Gucci‘s core values, and we will continue to strive to do better for the environment and animals.
We can come from our own particular point of view and lay it down. We should not be throwing verbal rocks at each other. We’re all responsible to continue the growth of Hip Hop.
Everybody is responsible for their own actions. It’s easy to point the finger at somebody else, but a real man, a real woman, a real person knows when it’s time to take the blame and when to take responsibility for their own actions.
Prosecutors necessarily weigh a number of factors before bringing charges. There are obvious considerations, like the strength of the evidence, especially regarding intent. Responsible decisions also consider the context of a person’s actions and how similar situations have been handled in the past.
There are a lot of editorials that have nothing to do with anything like that. But I was just thinking of that sense of prose as being very responsible and perceptive, thoughtful, intimate, and contriving a quote statement.
‘A Different World,’ for me, was in a lot of ways responsible for me going to college. I wanted to go to a black college, and I wanted to get out of Los Angeles. It’s just a natural part of all of our journeys, that idea of leaving home.
I do feel pressured sometimes because I feel responsible for so many people.
We all have experiences in our lives that change us, and we all learn from people, like my dad, but at the end of the day, it’s only us. And we’re only responsible to make ourselves happy.
I feel responsible; I feel I’ve got to do something that will leave the kids a place where they can live healthy, safe, productive, creative and prosperous lives.
My main aim in ‘Gandhi‘ was to project him as the vanguard of non-violence. Nowhere in the world has a movement of non-cooperation sans violence received so much support from masses as Gandhi’s movement in India did. He was, to a great extent, responsible for freeing his nation from the British Raj.
But to say that Sarah Palin and the tea party movement is responsible for vandalism or threats is just a way to dismiss the American people and, and their dissatisfaction with this health care bill.
Chewing gum actually lowers your cortisol levels, the hormone responsible for stress. But chewing gum doesn’t just reduce stress, it also makes you more alert and improves your performance in memory-oriented tasks. It does so by increasing the blood flow to your brain and alerting your senses.
I never rebelled against my parents – I worked hard, I was responsible, and I didn’t go to high-school parties.
The SuperPACs and the Citizens United ruling that gives corporations a voice in the political process are all bad news. They made it so you can now lie, and the politician being promoted on that lie will not be held responsible for it.
There is a real fear around shifting from our existing economic system because people believe it gives us social organisation, a sense of freedom, and the ability to be nice to each other. Growth is seen as a social lubricant that allows us to be socially responsible.
I initially wanted to work in the music industry more on the A&R side. While I was in school, I began working in the New Business department of an advertising firm, and very quickly I was responsible for roughly 70% of their business, so you could say I had a natural knack for the advertising world.
I want to ensure and the Government wants to ensure that Australia is well prepared to tackle dangerous climate change with a scheme which is both responsible and which meets our international commitments.
People buy a cat and think, ‘Oh that’s a beautiful collar. I’ll put that on,’ but that doesn’t make them a responsible pet owner.
When you go out on a football field, you are responsible for taking care of yourself. The more rules you get, the less players truly take care of themselves.
While most people in the world probably haven’t heard my name, Vladimir Putin thinks about my name on a very regular basis. He really dislikes me because I’m the guy responsible for the Magnitsky Act.
I think what they’re looking for is for us to keep our promises and to do the simple things, like cutting spending and being responsible.
Design, if it is to be ecologically responsible and socially responsive, must be revolutionary and radical.
The problem is not Hamas, the problem is not people. The root of the problem is Islam itself as an idea, as an idea. And about Hamas as an organization, of course, the Hamas leadership, including my father, they’re responsible; they’re responsible for all the violence that happened from the organization.
I know there are lots of positives in the evolution of technology, but I also think it will be responsible for the end of a unique character, of a specific kind of geographical culture. The world is getting so small, and mass production is getting so big. Everything is in danger of becoming the same.
In baptism, new Christians become part of a body of fellow believers who are called to spiritually encourage one another and hold one another responsible for consistent Christian living.
I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequences of every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime.
And those of us who have business opportunities and the capital to do it are going to sit in fear of the President. And a lot of people don’t want to say that. They’ll say, God, don’t be attacking Obama. Well, this is Obama’s deal and it’s Obama that’s responsible for this fear in America.
I know that nurses are not only the largest healthcare profession but are responsible for the delivery of most healthcare, and are often in the best place to be able to see the whole pathway of care.
A responsible choice is a choice that creates consequences that you are willing to assume responsibility for.
Intelligence, if it is clever in the direction of the better, is responsible for the greatest benefits of all.
In the city of Pyongyang, you don’t have to look very far to see an image of the Great Leader, Kim Il Sung. They love the guy. He is responsible for the wonder that is North Korea.
We are ultimately alone in that we are ultimately responsible for ourselves.
I am responsible only to God and history.
If you eat something and get fat, you should be responsible for it. I think that is the attitude of the great majority of Americans, that you should be responsible for what you eat.
As an artist, I can’t be responsible for how people interpret material.
I got into being vegan because I was simply looking to benefit from being more compassionate. I have since come to learn that it is an animal-based diet that is responsible for the overwhelming majority of cases of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, multiple sclerosis, and all kinds of other problems.
When you’re invested in your own business, you’re going to run it better. When people are financially responsible for whether their store succeeds, they’re going to have that kind of entrepreneurial spirit that’s harder to get if headquarters is running things.
I demand my kids be respectful, responsible and grateful. And they have to love the Lord with all their hearts.
Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended-not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority.
We create our own government. We are responsible for its beauty and for its ugliness. We are responsible for its glories and for its failures and, most important, we are responsible for amending those failures no matter who are their most immediate architects.
I think that, with anything creative, you should have the freedom to experiment, and that experimentation means not feeling totally responsible for how other people perceive it.
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self-respect, you have enough.
The Obama administration is not helping small businesses create jobs. In fact, it is responsible for the regulatory uncertainty nearly 50 percent of small-business owners cite as responsible for their lack of hiring.
We want to start them thinking that they’re responsible for their own career.
We would very much like to see Iran take a position as a responsible leader that doesn’t intimidate or threaten or scare its neighbors and others. But the choice is really up to Iran and we’re going to keep working to try to come out with the right decision.
Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices.
I’m responsible for what I am and what I want to be. I’m not trying to live by another’s standards.
I’m not responsible enough to have a dog – or a child.
There are level-headed actors and outlandish actors and financially responsible actors and financially irresponsible actors.
I must be responsible and accountable for my actions.
In a mature economy like India’s, which is becoming modern and a financially-oriented economy, an independent central bank, responsible central bank, is really central to success.
I think that capitalism in general is responsible, not for the worldwide recession, but for a lot of suffering, both in the United States and around the world.
Put together, what we want is a system that supports, protects, and properly pays good teachers and makes it possible in a responsible and fair way to remove teachers judged to be incompetent or abusive – that’s it.
Work that mobilizes you 24 hours per day and makes you responsible to all of the people in the country is worth propelling yourself through jetlag and uncomfortable news for.
Both Othello and Iago seem a bit cracked. If you spend 15 years being responsible for death and destruction, that sense of suppressed horror is strong.
L. Ram Saran Das was a member of the revolutionary party which was held responsible for many a violent deed. But this by no means proves that revolutionaries are bloodthirsty monsters, seeking pleasure in destruction.
Motherhood has been a wonderful experience! It’s a tough job as you are responsible for a human being, not just for their physical well-being and safety, but also their mental upbringing and formation of personality in some ways.
We may not find the answers. We may not find Bigfoot. We may not find a chupacabra. We may not find out who was responsible for killing JFK, but we’re going to keep looking, asking, probing. And one day – you know what? – we may get some of those answers.
Actors are responsible to the people we play.
If I’m being honest, I think I’d be good at television; I just don’t know if I am interested, because you are kind of geographically responsible to a location, and frankly I don’t know if I retired from tennis so that I could sit around tennis tournaments 12 hours a day.
Burt Lancaster was largely responsible for me becoming a director.
The simple fact is we do not live in a democracy. Certainly not the kind our Founding Fathers intended. We live in a corporate dictatorship represented by, and beholden to, no single human being you can reason with or hold responsible for anything.
We must defend our NATO allies, but we should also ensure that everyone pays their fair share. The United States shouldn’t be responsible for funding other countries‘ shares.
You can’t be responsible for the way people respond to you. You’re only responsible for yourself.
Don’t have good ideas if you aren’t willing to be responsible for them.
Our party and the Republic’s government will go hand in hand with anyone who truly desires the country’s reunification and the nation’s peaceful prosperity and will make responsible and patient efforts to accomplish the historic cause of the fatherland‘s reunification.
If you are a responsible scientist, you are going to present your new results in a paper, and maybe if, over time, things are established, and it’s prime time for the public to hear about it, then you include it in a book.
If you run a business, if you are responsible for a lot of people, you come to grips with the reality that you have to have discipline. You have to protect the enterprise in order to take care of the employees. So, therefore, you can’t be wasteful. You can’t squander things, or you jeopardize other people.
Russia’s leaders, rich with oil wealth and corrupt with power, have rejected democratic ideals and the obligations of a responsible power.
The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.
Action for which I become responsible, or for which my administration becomes responsible, shall be within the law.
Choice of attention – to pay attention to this and ignore that – is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be.
Problems or successes, they all are the results of our own actions. Karma. The philosophy of action is that no one else is the giver of peace or happiness. One’s own karma, one’s own actions are responsible to come to bring either happiness or success or whatever.
Ninety-nine point nine percent of the people that are gun owners are very responsible.
I want to add something worthwhile rather than just chucking loads of stuff into the world. I don’t want to feel responsible for adding to the soup of mediocrity.
No individual is alone responsible for a single stepping stone along the path of progress, and where the path is smooth progress is most rapid.
It’s disappointing that President Obama – who ran for office in 2008 saying he was going to be a fiscally responsible president – has caused the largest deficits and the largest debt in American history.
As intelligent and responsible filmmakers, working in a free society, we have a duty to ensure that our chosen medium is a force for good. Especially in this ever-more complex and difficult world.
At the point when I lost my father, it really made me want to be like a father and be like my father. It was a real turning point for me because it helped me mature – it made me think about being responsible because I wasn’t the only one I had to think about.
I often say that shareholders should feel very responsible for how responsive corporations are to the public trust.
Shale gas has provided the United States the opportunity to have 100 years of supply that is domestically produced. If we are going to develop natural gas from shale, it has to be done in a safe and responsible manner.
Having dealt with a lot of real firefighters, I know there are a lot of guys who, for lack of a better term, become addicted to the grief because it has kept them connected to these guys that they felt responsible for having lost.
New industries are created by entrepreneurs who don’t necessarily have subject matter expertise when they get started, yet they are still responsible for most of the innovation we see in society.
The most important part of fashion photography, for me, is not the models; it’s not the clothes. It’s that you are responsible for defining what a woman today is. That, I think, is my job.
We’ve been sitting at the compromise table for a long time. We’re just waiting for that cold chair to be warmed up by the Republican leadership. They still have time to do the right thing and be responsible. They just seem to be moving further and further away from it.
We have a responsibility to be responsible stewards of tax dollars.
I don’t think that artists of any kind would or could sacrifice their artistic freedom by being more responsible with their influence on people, especially young people.
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you I the best place for the next moment.
I think Netflix is responsible for what will become how we view television.
Mostly the problems when I was down were caused by myself. There were times when I was not responsible enough or decisive enough.
I will not be responsible for the loss of the Democratic majority in the United States Senate.
Executives can no longer hide behind the corporate veil. They need to be accountable for what their companies do, because entities are responsible for socially irresponsible behavior.
I am very much aware of my own double self. The well-known one is very under control; everything is planned and very secure. The unknown one can be very unpleasant. I think this side is responsible for all the creative work – he is in touch with the child. He is not rational; he is impulsive and extremely emotional.
Women are responsible for creating their own roles.
I owe my dogs much – more than I can say – but they are not my ‘companions‘ – as if we voluntarily chose to hang out together but none of us has authority over the others. I bought and/or acquired them. I own them. I am profoundly responsible for their care and well being.
The erosion of extended family concept and losing out on values are the two things that are primarily responsible for the growing mismatch in the parent-child relationship.
The values, the programs, the formula, the determination, and the patriotism responsible for America’s past success are still here to be tapped.
This Budget reflects a choice – not an easy choice, but the right choice. And when you think about it, the only choice. The choice to take the responsible, prudent path to fiscal stability, economic growth and opportunity.
Therefore, I reasoned that study of the cell cycle responsible for the reproduction of cells was important and might even be illuminating about the nature of life.
The public has been told repeatedly that terrorism is ‘evil,’ which it undoubtedly is, and that ‘evildoers’ are responsible for it, which doubtless they are. But beyond these justifiable condemnations, there is a historical void.
Some say we are responsible for those we love. Others know we are responsible for those who love us.
Instantaneous and mass communication is the mother of mass naivety. Should we then lose hope? Is there any hope? But to lose hope is as dangerous as to nurture false hope. Where then can we find hope that is responsible?
Most Americans are very responsible.
I am subject to very powerful lows. When you have highs, you have terrible lows. When you pinpoint that you are responsible for everything that happens to you, it is very frightening.
I like being a foreigner. For me, to live in California is very pleasant – I’m more comfortable not feeling a part of everything, not feeling responsible for the government or the roads or the health system.
Each is responsible for his own actions.
And who is responsible for this appalling child slavery? Everyone.
I don’t feel responsible for things I didn’t vote for.
Whether you want to be a good actor or singer, you need to be responsible and professional – and you have to learn to work well with other people and be a team player.
You will launch many projects, but have time to finish only a few. So think, plan, develop, launch and tap good people to be responsible. Give them authority and hold them accountable. Trying to do too much yourself creates a bottleneck.
I think there are other issues that the Democrats could use to rally evangelicals. There are a lot of us, for instance, who believe that the Bible calls us to be environmentally responsible.
Motorcycle riding has been a passion of mine since my 20th birthday, and as a proud member of the American Motorcyclist Association and the Harley Owners Group, I can attest that responsible riding has many unique recreational benefits for millions of Americans.
I’m very responsible. And with ability you have to have responsibility. I’m not perfect. But you have to make sure that your children will know that daddy makes mistakes.
While I strongly encourage my readers to take advantage of the Internet and social networking platforms to gain a greater understanding of their personal finances, it is extremely important to be safe, smart, and responsible when it comes to sharing, discussing, and managing your finances online.
Every one of my opponents, every one of my critics, will tell you that I am a generalist spread far too thin in an age when this is not done anymore, when responsible knowledge is specialized knowledge.
When you go independent, if you fail, you’re totally responsible for it. If you succeed, you’re totally responsible for it. You are responsibly for who you are… and what you do and what you make.
Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that our growing economy needs without increasing emissions. This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy.
As Eric Weitz argues, the Weimar Republic (1919-1933) was not responsible for the Reich; it was a democratic, socially aware and progressive government, way ahead of many other European governments in its introduction of workers‘ rights, public housing, unemployment benefit and suffrage for women.
I believe that writers have a responsibility to evolve the language, whether by introducing new words or new usages. Shakespeare alone is responsible for something like 3400 words and phrases.
I can assure you we are a responsible nuclear power.
The artist is not responsible to any one. His social role is asocial… his only responsibility consists in an attitude to the work he does.
Sometimes, when I hear people without experience of addiction blame addicts for their behaviour, I feel like saying to them: ‘You simply don’t understand – how can a child be held responsible for doing such a dreadful thing to himself?’ But then again, at other times I have to acknowledge: it was done wilfully.
I had that hunger to work and keep growing. So I started to cut hair. When I started getting better, I got my own barbershop. I had a lot of clients in my hometown, so I wouldn’t stop cutting hair. That’s why I think I have such discipline in my job because I’ve always been very responsible.
I was married to someone who wanted me to change. Become more adult, more responsible. I began not to like myself, not like what I do. I lost my identity. Everything began collapsing around me.
I try to lead by example, being conscious of others and being responsible.
What we want is responsible journalism. We want to avoid bigotry.
Our teachers are responsible for our children’s welfare for the six or eight hours they are at school and we need to know without question that their safety will be paramount on the minds of teachers, faculty and volunteers.
My belief in God is responsible for what I am… How can I refuse to talk about something which is so much a prt of my life both as a man and as a actor?
As I have said before, that Federal Penal Code could never have been enacted into law if we had had a responsible press who was willing to tell the American people the truth about what it actually provides. Nor would we have had a bill had it not been for the United States Supreme Court.
We passed important laws to give the authorities responsible for investigation wide powers to defend us.
The first thing one must remember about film is that it is a young medium. And it is essential for every responsible artist to cultivate the ground that has been left fallow.
Instead of being critical of people in authority over you and envious of their position, be happy you’re not responsible for everything they have to do. Instead of piling on complaints, thank them for what they do. Overwhelm them with encouragement and appreciation!
I believe in justice, and I believe in people being held responsible for their actions.
It has been recognized since the dawn of microbiology that the soil is inhabited by a living microscopic population which is responsible for the numerous reactions that take place in the soil and that affect the life and economy of man in many ways.
Leaders are responsible not for running public opinion polls but for the consequences of their actions.
Spending and tax cut decisions must be both fiscally responsible and fair to our working families. I believe that fiscal responsibility is the way to create prosperity for America and secure the retirement of America’s seniors.
Practically, the desirable situation ought to be one in which any reasonably responsible person willing to accept available employment can find a job paying a living wage within 48 hours.
Our intellect, our awareness, and our consciousness is the most powerful form of life on this planet. It’s totally worthwhile. If our animal instincts stopped, we would die. We don’t think about it, but if your consciousness were responsible for all of your bodily functions, you would die.
What we try to say is that it doesn’t matter if you are a Republican or a Democrat or conservative or independent. You are equally responsible for your place in the culture, and you must make a contribution, and you must accept responsibility for what goes down on your watch.
In many cases, Obama’s exercise of authoritarian power is criminal. His executive branch is responsible for violations of the Arms Export Control Act in shipping weapons to Syria, the Espionage Act in Libya, and IRS law with regard to the targeting of conservative groups.
We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind’s greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear.
We obviously want to produce things that people want. We are going to continue to do that in an environmentally responsible way, while still being aware of the physical, scientific, and practical issues that we have to deal with.
And as the hour approached for the execution, in his own mind, Collins became both the executioner and the victim. He would pace up and down, transformed in almost a kind of exorcism when he knew he was responsible for taking someone’s life.
The more control you have over your life, the more responsible you feel for your own success – or failure.
In every case, the environmental hazards were made known only by independent scientists, who were often bitterly opposed by the corporations responsible for the hazards.
The 1st Congressional District contains almost half of the biotech and biomedical companies in Washington, and my job often allows me to meet the people responsible for this exciting research.
I am not responsible for the financial crisis, I hate to tell you.
I am responsible for creating and overseeing the future products that make up Google Advertising.
Don’t depend on other people to be responsible for you. Don’t make yourself stressed out over nonsensical things like material things.
It sounds really over the top to say you’re responsible for the city of New York, but I do feel responsibility to the city of New York, to this country, to people everywhere. So many people were affected by the events of September 11, and I feel this is one of the ways that that event will be understood and defined.
I feel very responsible for young models of colour. They come to me and tell me they’re not getting jobs, and I do what I can to speak up for them.
If a child goes the wrong way, it is not the child who is to be blamed; it is the parents who are responsible.
Being raised Catholic in a pressure-cooker household besieged by alcohol and bill collectors enforced and heightened a sense of sentry duty in me, the oldest of five children and the one most responsible for keeping everything from capsizing. Wild indulgence was for other people, the non-worriers.
There is universal consensus among experts that the earth’s atmosphere is heating up – and that we are responsible for it by putting carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. We also know that the consequences of global warming are catastrophic. But how do we make sure that all countries reduce greenhouse gases?
What is nice about this sport is that I am responsible for most everything.
I thank all of those deputies who supported the government and gave it a vote of confidence. I believe each of those votes represents a responsible decision to avoid placing our country’s membership of the eurozone in danger.
‘Good Times‘ is a story about the loss of innocence, how adults are responsible for their actions but children aren’t.
The best thing about me is that I am generally very honest – not hurtfully honest, but honest. The worst thing about me is that everybody can make me feel guilty. I feel responsible about things that don’t even concern me.
Americans deserve journalists who provide responsible, objective reporting.
The Gulf War is responsible for the huge and horrifying rise in Islamic terrorism.
Move your personal investments and retirement funds to socially responsible investment (SRI) funds that support only those corporations that uphold higher standards of behavior. Returns on SRI funds are usually equal to, if not better than, many of the well-known traditional mutual funds.
Filmmaking is a business and at the bottom line people who don’t make fiscally responsible decisions end up going into another line of work.
We are responsible for actions performed in response to circumstances for which we are not responsible.
You are responsible for the energy that you create for yourself, and you’re responsible for the energy that you bring to others.
I know I’m responsible for not having got the kind of roles that I’d have liked to. ‘
At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.
Voters cannot hold officials responsible if they do not know what government is doing, or which parts of government are doing what.
Every footstep we take, every action has a consequence. We breathe in weather, but we breathe out CO2. We’re responsible for weather and for climate.
We got babies raising babies, and its important for us as responsible adults to go out and do what we can to make sure that our kids are steered in the right direction.
It’s sometimes too easy to point fingers when circumstances dramatically go awry, but as an addict, I’m ultimately responsible for my own decisions, no matter how benign or tragic the consequences.
I think the difference between finding happiness, or moments of happiness, is how you choose to interpret things. That’s a rather shocking responsibility. That we’re responsible for our own happiness. It’s not those around us.
Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.
Remember, you and you alone are responsible for maintaining your energy. Give up blaming, complaining and excuse making, and keep taking action in the direction of your goals – however mundane or lofty they may be.
The inherent purpose of American government is let people seek their own goals and to encourage them to be responsible on the various adventures they have on their way to those goals, good, bad, and otherwise.
That artists are called to be more responsible and ‘true’ is a tip of hat to their power.