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Responsibility is being reliable and dependable.


  • “Responsibility finds a way. Irresponsibilty makes excuses!”

    —Gene Bedley National Educator Of The Year

  • “The price of greatness is responsibility.”

    —Sir Winston Churchill British Statesman, Prime Minister, Author, Nobel Prize Winner

  • “To decide, to be at the level of choice, is to take responsibility for your life and to be in control of your life.”

    —Abbie M. Dale

  • “Parents can only give good advice or put [their children] on the right path, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.”

    —Anne Frank Diarist

  • “Ability is a wonderful thing, but its value is greatly enhanced by dependability. Ability implies repeatability and accountability. ”

    —Robert A. Heinlein Novelist, Short Story Author, Essayist, Screenwriter

Stories About Responsibility

Haunted House Ceo

Submitted 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...

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What Is Responsability

Submitted 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...

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My Hero

Submitted 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...

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Everyday Hero Stories

James A

Daddy served in the Army and fought in the Korean War. There were some close calls but He made it home. Not long after he got...

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Isaiah Portillo

A Hero should be responsible,loyal, and courageous!There are many heroes in our society, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington,...

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Evelyn Kershaw

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...

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abebe, Addis Ababa

I love this website, I use it all the time in my classroom when we talk about values. It has great videos too! Very short one but meaningful!
Arianna, Mexico

I love this website! It is so good for kids and older to go to this website!
ivy, utica

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.
Scott, Dallas

My father had this saying: You can pretend to care but you can't pretend to show up. George L. Bell 1927-2007
Greg B, Fruit Heights, UT