If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. -Abigail Van Buren

"I must do something" always solves more problems than "Something must be done." -Author Unknown

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. -James Allen

If you mess up, 'fess up. -Author Unknown

Responsibility's like a string we can only see the middle of. Both ends are out of sight. -William McFee, Casuals of the Sea, 1916

The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs. -Joan Didion

Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it's addressed to someone else. -Ivern Ball

The great thought, the great concern, the great anxiety of men is to restrict, as much as possible, the limits of their own responsibility. -Giosué Borsi

We need to restore the full meaning of that old word, duty. It is the other side of rights. -Pearl Buck

Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. -Colin Powell

With every civil right there has to be a corresponding civil obligation. -Edison Haines

When there is hell to pay, it is usually cheaper to pay it than to finance an endless purgatory. -Robert Brault

We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities. -Bill Maher

When you blame others, you give up your power to change. -Author Unknown

The ultimate folly is to think that something crucial to your welfare is being taken care of for you. -Robert Brault

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

Duty is what one expects from others. -Oscar Wilde

A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed. -William James

Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow. -Henry S. Haskins