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"Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life." - William Blake

"If you are not taking responsibility for your state of consciousness, you are not taking responsibility for life." - Eckhart Tolle

"You need responsibility in life." - Gordon Strachan

"Taking responsibility and having faith in your own judgment will help you make good choices and decisions at the end of your pet's life." - Jon Katz

"Taking responsibility takes all the joy out of life, and drains a man to dust." - Robert Jordan

"Taking responsibility for your own life is not a Left wing idea" - Dennis Prager

"One of the greatest challenges in creating a joyful, peaceful and abundant life is taking responsibility for what you do and how you do it. As long as you can blame someone else, be angry with someone else, point the finger at someone else, you are not taking responsibility for your life." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Having an experience is taking part in the world. Taking part in the world is really about sharing responsibility." - Olafur Eliasson

"Someone might steal your childhood, but they can't steal your will. There is a point where you're given the opportunity in life to stop blaming everyone else and start taking responsibility for your life." - Buck Brannaman

"You will look in vain to see Donald Trump ever taking responsibility for anybody and apologize." - Tim Kaine

"The ultimate step in taking responsibility is making sure our actions line up with our words." - John C Maxwell

"Peak performance begins with your taking complete responsibility for your life and everything that happens to you." - Brian Tracy

"Everybody blames the culture without taking responsibility." - James Levine

"One main condition of aristocratic life was present in the South and not in the North-personal responsibility to other human beings for education and material welfare. (A Carnegie or a Ford, like a bureaucracy, molds the lives of millions without taking any responsibility.)" - Marshall Mcluhan

"Taking a life, is not worth getting life in prison." - Anthony Liccione

"Life has no meaning except in terms of responsibility." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"Life is moral responsibility." - Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward

"Some part of getting a second chance is taking responsibility for the mess you made in the first place." - Jack Bauer

"There's a responsibility in being a person. It's more than just taking up space where air would be." - John Steinbeck

"The key is taking responsibility and initiative, deciding what your life is about and prioritizing your life around the most important things." - Stephen Covey

"Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual." - Viktor E Frankl

"My life is immeasurably enriched by taking personal responsibility to do what I can, with what I have, where I am...." - Rob Waldrop

"Say no to an ephemeral, superficial and throwaway culture, a culture that assumes that you are incapable of taking on responsibility and facing the great challenges of life!" - Pope Francis

"A life of adventure is ours for the taking, whether we're seven or seventy. Life for the most part is what me make it. We have been given a responsibility to live it fully, joyfully, completely, and richly, in whatever span of time God grants us on this earth." - Luci Swindoll

"In one of my recent books, 'The Success Principles,' I taught 64 lessons that help people achieve what they want out of life. From taking nothing less than 100 percent responsibility for your life to empowering others, these are the fundamentals to success - and to great leadership." - Jack Canfield

"Justice is never advanced in the taking of human life." - Coretta Scott King

"In taking life for granted, we fail to notice it." - Stephen Batchelor

"Taking joy in life is a woman's best cosmetic." - Rosalind Russell

"You can't get anywhere in life without taking risks." - Esme Bianco

"Leadership is taking responsibility while others are making excuses." - John C Maxwell

"Taking responsibility gives me a sense of control." - Yanni

"Leadership, leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses." - Mitt Romney

"Leadership - leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses." - Mitt Romney

"'Activate Your Goodness' explains how we all have a stake in our collective future, each and every person in their own unique way. As I see it, it is all about personally taking responsibility for our actions, and fully realizing that by thinking good, speaking good and doing good, you can find your place in life." - Shari Arison

"I live in a universe in which blame doesn't exist. I don't believe in being at fault; I believe in taking responsibility for your actions. If I do something wrong, I take responsibility for it." - Concha Buika

"Optimism sprouts from the knowledge that you are in control of your own life, not your past and not those around you. Part of being in control is taking responsibility for how you feel. This means not just admitting to uncomfortable feelings but then examining your circumstances to see what can be done to change these feelings at the source." - Augusten Burroughs

"Taking life seriously requires taking death seriously." - Studs Terkel

"Political action means taking on responsibility. This cannot happen without power. Power is to serve responsibility." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"By its very definition, civic responsibility means taking a healthy role in the life of one's community. That means that classroom lessons should be complemented by work outside the classroom. Service-learning does just that, tying community service to academic learning." - John Glenn

"You can't argue with someone who believes, or just passionately suspects, that the poet's function is not to write what he must write but, rather, to write what he would write if his life depended on his taking responsibility for writing what he must in a style designed to shut out as few of his old librarians as humanly possible." - J D Salinger

"Karma means that all actions have consequences. Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned." - Marianne Williamson

"Things don't change in a marriage until the spouse who is taking responsibility for a problem that is not hers decides to say or do something about it." - Henry Cloud

"Every time I see someone taking care of a baby, I think why in the world would anyone willingly saddle themselves with that responsibility?" - Dov Davidoff

"Prosperity comes from leaving people free in a legal system that respects their persons and property so they can pursue their dreams while taking responsibility for their actions." - John Stossel

"One of the ways that people avoid taking responsibility for their role in their own pain is what I call the BPs - blame and projection." - Iyanla Vanzant

"In dreams begin responsibility." - William Butler Yeats

"... in dreams begins responsibility." - Edna O'Brien

"In dreams begins responsibility." - William Butler Yeats

"Don't blame anyone or anything for your situation or problems. When you do that, you are saying that you are powerless over your own life-which is utter crap. An empowering step to reclaiming your life is taking responsibility." - Jillian Michaels

"Responsibility means being able to respond to whatever situation you may face in your life." - Jaggi Vasudev

"Ethics is in its unqualified form extended responsibility to everything that has life." - Albert Schweitzer

"Take full responsibility for your life, move forward in the direction of your dreams" - Gary Blair

"Your responsibility as a father and a husband transcends any other interest in life." - Boyd K. Packer

"Work at our responsibility as parents as if everything in life counted on it." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Taking responsibility nurtures self-confidence, and self-confidence can help you to be a more interesting and attractive person. And best of all, the more you believe in yourself, the more power you possess to attract your good. . . . Those who speak constantly of their right to freedom must understand that an irresponsible act does not bring greater freedom but only greater bondage to the action. One law of life says, "If we are to enjoy freedom, we must accept responsibility." A great awareness is expressed in this statement." - John Templeton

"If I find here and Now unacceptable, I have three choices: 1-Totally accept it. 2- Change it. 3-Remove myself from the situation. That is taking responsibility for my life." - Eckhart Tolle

"Take responsibility for your finances or get used to taking orders for the rest of your life. You're either a master of money or a slave to it. Your choice." - Robert Kiyosaki

"I see life as both a gift and a responsibility. My responsibility is to use what God has given me to help His people in need." - Millard Fuller

"It did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us. We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life-daily and hourly. Our answer must consist, not in talk and meditation, but in right action and in right conduct. Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual." - Viktor E Frankl

"We have many years to eat and sleep, but how many years do we have to make a difference in the lives of others? That's the highest calling any of us can have: Living our life so as to intentionally add value to others. But to do this, we have to make ourselves more valuable. We have to keep learning, growing, developing as leaders and taking responsibility for being the change we want to see in the world." - John C Maxwell

"Blaming is so much easier than taking responsibility, because if you take responsibility ... then you might be to blame." - Jennifer O'Neill

"Today I acknowledge that I am not in position to judge what mistakes anyone is making or what lessons anyone needs to learn. I don't know how far someone has come or when that person will have a breakthrough, I simply don't know what other people should be doing. But when I think I do know, I clearly am not doing what I should be doing, which is taking responsibility for my own life." - Hugh Prather

"Save your world. Love it. Protect it, and respect it and don't let haters represent it. Don't leave the saving to anyone else, ever, because, exhibit A - why, hello there - it's way too much for one person. And if you want to skip out on the responsibility train, my whole life - and death - will have been in vain. It's yours. It's all yours for taking! You're not going to waste it now, are you?" - James Patterson

"People can glum onto all sorts of things. And some might use this in that way instead of taking personal responsibility for their lives. But if you discover the addiction is not all your own, you can ask, "Do I want to drink or smoke on behalf of Uncle Fred? Or do I realize I need to get rid of Uncle Fred and live my own life."" - Robert Moss

"Today I acknowledge that I am not in position to judge what mistakes anyone is making or what lessons anyone needs to learn. I do' know how far someone has come or when that person will have a breakthrough, I simply do' know what other people should be doing. But when I think I do know, I clearly am not doing what I should be doing, which is taking responsibility for my own life." - Hugh Prather

"Thousands of years ago, man lived in harmony with the rest of the natural world. Through what we would today call Telepathy, he communicated with animals, plants, and other forms of life-none of which he considered "beneath" himself, only different, with different jobs to perform. He worked side by side with earth angels and nature spirits, with whom he shared responsibility for taking care of the world." - Benjamin Hoff

"In life, as in love, graceful leave-taking is the epitome of gratitude." - Yahia Lababidi

"There is nothing easy about becoming conscious. My own life was much easier before I knew about the deeper meaning of choice, the power of choice that accompanies taking responsibility. Abdicating responsibility to an outside source can seem, at least for the moment, so much easier. Once you know better, however, you can't get away with kidding yourself for long." - Caroline Myss

"I look at modern life and I see people not taking responsibility for their lives. The temptation to blame, to find external causes to one's own issues is something that is particularly modern. I know that personally I find that sense of responsibility interesting." - Edward Zwick

"You get most things in life not by taking, but by giving." - Bryant H Mcgill

"I don't believe in taking unnecessary risks, but a life without risk isn't worth living." - Charles Lindbergh

"Taking the company private was not the easiest thing I've done in my life." - David H Murdock

"Few of us go through life without taking part in some kind of rite of passage." - Hank Nuwer

"Taking LSD was a profound experience, one of the most important things in my life." - Steve Jobs

"I'm taking all the negatives in my life, and turning them into a positive." - Pitbull

"The only journeys worth taking in life are those that test us to the very core" - Justin Somper

"I had enjoyed life in Paris, and, taking all things into consideration, enjoyed it wholesomely." - James Weldon Johnson

"There's always a possibility of richer maturation - of taking more and more responsibility for yourself and for your life...And this is what I hope...to make you understand how much you gain by taking re-sponsibility for every emotion, every movement you make, every thought you have...We touch each other by honestly being what we are, not intentionally making contact." - Frederick Salomon Perls

"We're just trying to figure out what being a good citizen is, what participating in a democracy is, what taking responsibility for being an American citizen in a global context means to us." - Cecily McMillan

"In a multipolar world, there must be more powers capable of taking responsibility, the U.S. and Europe must be able to unite to achieve peace in the Middle East." - Dominique De Villepin

"Placing blame on others is easy. Taking responsibility for yourself is empowering." - Tony DiCicco

"To avoid taking responsibility, I become unresponsive but hang on until the other person leaves me." - Mason Cooley

"Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people." - Seth Godin

"Taking responsibility as a co-creator with God presupposes a basic understanding of how creation works." - Carl Johan Calleman

"Taking responsibility means never blaming anyone else for anything you are being..... doing.... having, or feeling." - Susan Jeffers

"Maybe the body is taking responsibility where the mind is not. It's scrapbooking for us." - Heidi Julavits

"One of the biggest challenges is for women to find an organization thats willing to accept them back after they leave the work force to raise children without taking a cut in compensation and responsibility." - Diane Garnick

"In the U.S., we've given corporations all the powers and freedoms of an individual but with none of the responsibility. Corporations need to be giving back to their communities just as much as they're taking away." - Morgan Spurlock

"I'm approaching the idea of taking on a responsibility as great as saying, "I'm good enough to be in your movie." It's a huge statement to make, and every time I do it, I think, "Is this the right choice?"" - Kristen Stewart

"The copyright industry has managed to kill civil liberties for their own children, ushering in a dystopian surveillance machine, merely to avoid taking responsibility for their own business failures. I lack words to quantify my contempt for these utter parasites." - Rick Falkvinge

"I expect to see the State, which is in a position to calculate the marginal efficiency of capital-goods on long views and on the basis of the general social advantage, taking an ever greater responsibility for directly organizing investments." - John Maynard Keynes

"This 'oh let's hug it out' without taking any responsibility is exactly the problem. ... We are not silly irrational little girls. We are running a serious business with investments from the biggest VCs in the Valley." - Sarah Lacy

"The truth is that fear cannot coexist with love. Therefore, we must learn how to dissolve all boundaries with love by taking responsibility for our own energy. In doing so, we'll raise the energy around us." - Gabrielle Bernstein

"I do like taking on responsibility, sometimes too much. But I was aware of that early on and it's something that came up in the previous set of interviews, and that is the actor?s contribution." - William Mapother

"Taking on the responsibility of portraying a real person in history, preserving his genius while demonstrating the vulnerable crumbling of his personality, I researched carefully, and gained great respect for the contributions Mr. Hughes shared with the world." - Carson Grant

"I expect to see the State, which is in a position to calculate the marginal efficiency of capital goods on long views and on the basis of the general social advantage, taking an ever greater responsibility for directly organising investment;" - John Maynard Keynes

"People who laugh so heartily at what they themselves have said, when it is not funny, dispense us accordingly, by taking upon themselves the responsibility for the mirth, from joining in it." - Marcel Proust

"The elderly are all someone's flesh and blood and we cannot just shut them in a cupboard and hand over the responsibility for taking care of them to the state." - Simon Callow

"One of the biggest challenges is for women to find an organization that's willing to accept them back after they leave the work force to raise children without taking a cut in compensation and responsibility." - Diane Garnick

"Just from being with my grandmother, my maturity escalated. And now I'm in tune to the needs of people. It was a large responsibility, taking care of a human being." - Steve Garvey

"In all of my books, I'm taking them on an emotionally challenging and sometimes physically dangerous process with a bit of fun and anarchy along the way. With the power comes responsibility." - Morris Gleitzman

"There is no more important task in Washington than cleaning up the culture of corruption. Yet the president - whose White House has become the cradle of Republican corruption - is not taking responsibility for the costs of that corruption." - Harry Reid

"Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person." - Warren Bennis

"The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit, so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners." - Florence King

"Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person." - Warren G. Bennis

"We need government and business to work together for the benefit of everyone. It should no longer be just about typical "corporate social responsibility" where the "responsibility" bit is usually the realm of a small team buried in a basement office - now it should be about every single person in a business taking responsibility to make a difference in everything they do, at work and in their personal lives." - Richard Branson

"I think in the end, God's justice is redemptive, it's restorative, it's about giving life, not taking life." - Shane Claiborne

"Your responsibility is to be an explorer, not a tourist in this adventure that is your life." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"I started my political life in the Resistance. It was there that I had my first responsibility." - Francois Mitterrand

"Leadership, pure and simple, is the assumption of responsibility for the pursuit of excellence in group life." - Philip Selznick

"In whatever way change comes, the important thing is to take responsibility for this moment. Then, life becomes cooperative." - Eckhart Tolle

"There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them." - Denis Waitley

"Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"We all have a responsibility in life to do what we can to help those less fortunate." - Roger Moore

"I can accept no responsibility for any changes in your existence, miraculous or otherwise. You must take responsibility for your own life. You must have your own life because if you haven't had at least that, what have you had?" - Martin Firrell

"Did Donald Trump apologize for taking after somebody in a Twitter war and making fun of her weight? Did he apologize for saying African-Americans are living in Hell? Did he apologize for saying President Obama was not even a citizen of the United States? You will look in vain to see Donald Trump ever taking responsibility for anybody and apologizing." - Tim Kaine

"We made a sacred covenant to follow the Creator's life plan at all times, which includes the responsibility of taking care of this land and life for His divine purpose. We have never made treaties with any foreign nation, including the United States, but for many centuries we have honored this Sacred Agreement. Our goals are not to gain political control, monetary wealth nor military power, but rather to pray and to promote the welfare of all living beings and to preserve the world in a natural way." - Thomas Banyacya

"I do not at all believe in human freedom in the philosophical sense... Schopenhauer's saying, "A man can do what he wants, but not will what he wants," has been a very real inspiration to me since my youth; it has been a continual consolation in the face of life's hardships, my own and others", and an unfailing wellspring of tolerance. This realization mercifully mitigates the easily paralyzing sense of responsibility and prevents us from taking ourselves and other people too seriously; it is conducive to a view of life which, in part, gives humour its due." - Albert Einstein

"I do not at all believe in human freedom in the philosophical sense... Schopenhauer's saying, 'A man can do what he wants, but not will what he wants,' has been a very real inspiration to me since my youth; it has been a continual consolation in the face of life's hardships, my own and others', and an unfailing wellspring of tolerance. This realization mercifully mitigates the easily paralyzing sense of responsibility and prevents us from taking ourselves and other people too seriously; it is conducive to a view of life which, in part, gives humour its due." - Albert Einstein

"Oh sorry, I was taking life seriously." - Bill Hicks

"Abortion is the taking of a life." - Mary Calderone

"By taking elements you observe in life, you can develop qualities in your acting life that you don't ordinarily call upon in your personal life." - Stella Adler

"The moment you accept responsibility for EVERYTHING in your life, is the moment you gain the power to change ANYTHING in your life." - Hal Elrod

"I had very, very little training in taking an exam to determine a scientist's life in France." - Benoit Mandelbrot

"The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life." - William Morris

"To achieve major success in life - to achieve those things that are most important to you - you must assume 100% responsibility for your life. Nothing less will do." - Jack Canfield

"To decide to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life." - Arbie M. Dale

"Parenthood changes your outlook on life. Makes you realize what things are important. The responsibility is huge. Just to have that responsibility in your hands is a little frightening, but it's exciting at the same time." - Chris Bosh

"With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S military uniform and standing in the gap between an enemy threat and civilian life." - Zach Wamp

"With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S military uniform and standing in the gap between an enemy threat and civilian life." - Zack Wamp

"Only by taking Jesus' example into every part of our lives will we be able to win in life." - Loren Cunningham

"If you're taking performance-enhancing drugs and you get caught, in my mind, you should be banned for life." - Michael Bisping

"Living simply means concentrating on what's important in light of eternity. And not taking the rest of life too seriously." - Annie Chapman

"Consistency in life is so important for success. It stems from taking what we are doing seriously." - Tsem Tulku

"When I had asked why they were taking English, a boy said: To help us in real life." - Bel Kaufman

"Life is all about toiling and labor. But obviously I get great joy in confronting challenge and taking risk." - Sufjan Stevens

"In 'The Insider,' I had violence - lethal, life-taking aggression - all happening psychologically, all with people talking to other people." - Michael Mann

"The journey of life is a mental one, which is taking place in the sea of illusion." - Neville Goddard

"I don't believe in journalists having 'responsibility.'" - Seth Lipsky

"He is energetic only in evading responsibility." - Isaac Asimov

"A right is a responsibility in reverse." - E B White

"Freedon succeeds from the moment people stop looking to others to improve their lives and start taking responsibility." - Madeleine Albright

"If you see someone taking responsibility, give that person authority. If you see someone looking for authority, watch out!" - Loren Cunningham

"Batterers aren't renowned for taking responsibility for their abusiveness, Sam. They tend to shed blame like a snake molts." - Stephen White

"Perhaps we have been misguided into taking too much responsibility from our children, leaving them too little room for discovery" - Helen Hayes

"Trust doesn't develop from always doing the right thing. Trust comes from taking responsibility when we do the wrong thing." - Simon Sinek

"When I'm tired of taking on too much responsibility as a director I then look for an acting gig." - Lake Bell

"Every aspect of our lives must be subjected to an inventory...of how we are taking responsibility." - Nancy Pelosi

"I don't think I'm egotistical as much as I'm taking responsibility for what I'm putting out there." - Jon Favreau

"Taking care of your mental and physical health is just as important as any career move or responsibility." - Mireille Guiliano



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