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They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do for which we are accountable.
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 and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have ? life itself.
The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
Responsibility is the price of greatness.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Accept the consequences of your actions in order to become the agent of your mental, physical, spiritual and material success.
The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you, never excuse yourself.
If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
An individual without information can't take responsibility. An individual with information can't help but take responsibility.
All business depends upon men fulfilling their responsibilities.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
We are responsible for actions performed in response to circumstances for which we are not responsible.
In the last analysis, the individual person is responsible for living his own life and for finding himself. If he persists in shifting his responsibility to somebody else, he fails to find out the meaning of his own existence.
Accountability breeds response-ability.
Good men prefer to be accountable.
Whatever happens, take responsibility.
Each of us has the right and the responsibility to asses the road which lie ahead and those over which we have traveled, and if the feature road looms ominous or unpromising, and the road back uninviting-inviting, then we need to gather our resolve and carrying only the necessary baggage, step off that road into another direction. If the new choice is also unpalatable, without embarrassment, we must be ready to change that one as well.
You take on the responsibility for making your dream a reality.
We are each responsible for all of our experiences.
If you load responsibility on a man unworthy of it he will always betray himself.
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Each is responsible for his own actions.
We have a Bill of rights. What we need is a Bill of responsibilities.
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does.
To shun one's cross is to make it heavier.
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man.
I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession, a duty.
The way to avoid responsibility is to say, I've got responsibilities.
Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us, gives us manhood or womanhood fiber.
Much misconstruction and bitterness are spared to him who thinks naturally upon what he owes to others rather than what he ought to expect from them.
Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.
We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
To be a man is to be responsible. It is to feel shame at the sight of what seems to be unmerited misery. It is to take pride in a victory won by one's comrades. It is to feel, when setting one's stone, that one is contributing to the building of the world.

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