Explore the value of Responsibility
The only rule is, do what you really, impulsively, wish to do. But always act on your own responsibility, sincerely. And have the courage of your own strong emotion.
George Bernard Shaw
One of the annoying things about believing in free will and individual responsibility is the difficulty of finding somebody to blame your problems on. And when you do find somebody, it's remarkable how often his picture turns up on your driver's license.
Stanley Martin Lieber
Sir Winston Churchill
Ability is a wonderful thing, but its value is greatly enhanced by dependability. Ability implies repeatability and accountability.
Robert A. Heinlein
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 responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
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Personal Stories About ‘Responsibility’
My HeroSubmitted by Amairani
On March 28th 2013 my mom received a call. It was from Metro Country Jail turns out it was my dad calling her saying that he got pulled over for not having a license and having opened beer cans & for speeding. He told my mom that he needs her help to get out, if not immigration can go and get him and send him...
Haunted House CeoSubmitted by Christine
I was in 8th grade, and every year the 8th grade science teacher set up a haunted house for our school's fall carnival. The year that I was in his class, he decided that he wanted to put me in charge of the set-up of the haunted house. I gladly accepted this challenge. I was in control of planning what the...
What Is ResponsabilitySubmitted by Tom Meyer
When I was about 7, my Father gave me regular task to perform- taking out the trash. I noticed that my friend Bobby next door had the same chore , but always seemed to miss or forget? I thought that was not right and asked my Father about it one night. What he said has been with me ever since: Responsibility is...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Responsibility’
Helen SSubmitted by Lila Van Horn
Helen was abused and had a very rough life as a child. She had been married four times and had three children by the age of 21. She finished high school, went to college and raised her children alone without welfare. She's a highly trained professional. If anyone had a right to lay back and think 'the world owes...
Evelyn KershawSubmitted by Karen Collinsworth
My Mom is my hero. As a single mom, she worked as a waitress or cook to raise four children. She worked every day no matter the weather or if she was ill. She road the bus to work or walked there if needed. We never had much, but we never felt deprived either. She was always there for us when we needed her. ...
Umekia CarrSubmitted by Kyyonna Gray
My hero is my mom because she is there for me when I need her. She helps me with my homework. She may have different ways of doing but she finds a way to help me. Even when she's busy she will stop what she's doing just to help me. But she has showed me how to be responsible threw out life. Because when I was...
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abebe, Addis Ababa
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We need to leave behind: "I didn't know, I didn't understand, I didn't think" and take responsibility for our actions. It is time to take responsibility to know, to understand and to think for ourselves without blaming others or expecting others to do it for us.
My father had this saying:
You can pretend to care but you can't pretend to show up.
George L. Bell
Greg B, Fruit Heights, UT