Today’s Hump Day Quote Day theme is Responsibility. You can check out the last theme, Imagination, here. Next weeks quote theme will be Fear.
Definition of Responsibility:
1) The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable, as for trust, debt, or obligation.
2) That for which anyone is responsible or accountable; as, the responsibilities of power.
So then what does it mean to be responsible?
Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.
- Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
An individual without information can’t take responsibility. An individual with information can’t help but take responsibility.
- Jan Carlzon
If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
- Les Brown
Quality is everyone’s responsibility.
- W. Edwards Deming
It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.
- Henry Kissinger
You can delegate authority, but you can never delegate responsibility for delegating a task to someone else. If you picked the right man, fine, but if you picked the wrong man, the responsibility is yours — not his.
- Richard E. Krafve
The most dangerous aspect of present-day life is the dissolution of the feeling of individual responsibility. Mass solitude has done away with any difference between the internal and the external, between the intellectual and the physical.
- Eugenio Montale
Champions take responsibility. When the ball is coming over the net, you can be sure I want the ball.
- Billie Jean King
The average American is just like the child in the family. You give him some responsibility and he is going to amount to something. He is going to do something. If, on the other hand, you make him completely dependent and pamper him too much, you are going to make him soft, spoiled and eventually a very weak individual.
- Richard Nixon
Whatever happens, take responsibility.
- Anthony Robbins
I feel more self-aware and I hope you feel the same. What was your favourite quote?