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Explore the value of Responsibility

Responsibility Quotations

RESPONSIBILITY
The greatest ability is dependability.

Robert "Bob" Jones

RESPONSIBILITY
Our children need our presence, not our presents.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Personal Stories About ‘Responsibility’

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    "Learning Responsibility"

    The year was 1923, and Genia was 13. Genia's father had just died. In 1923 , if someone had an upstruction of the bowels , they would have to wait until morning for surgery. Genia's father didn't make it until morning , and died at the age of 39. Having come from Poland just 10 years before, Josef had worked for...

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    My Hero

    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...

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    Stugo

    In middle school, I was on student council. Every year our STUGO (Student Government) held a Talent Show. There was a week of auditions before the talent show. We had 10-20 kids from the local high school's STUGO come and judge the auditions and the show. There were only 6 people total on our STUGO team. All of...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Responsibility’

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    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 back to the USA he married my Mother. May 13, 1964 my mother was killed in a car wreck, leaving my little brother age 3, sister age 5 and myself age 10. My hero, Daddy, owned his own...

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    Helen S

    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...

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    Michael C

    My hero is just a simple man. Michael is the one who made a lot of sacrifice to his career since he was just 16 years old. He didn't know how to enjoy life; how to spend time with friends in those days because he had too many dreams to fulfill. He's been focused on his dreams since he was really...

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GRATITUDE
LEARNING
COMPASSION
PATIENCE
COMPROMISE
PARENTING
COMPLIMENTS
CHARACTER
SPORTSMANSHIP
OVERCOMING
GRIT
PURPOSE
HEALTH
OPTIMISM
LOYALTY
SACRIFICE
SHARING
CLASS AND GRACE
LITERACY
EDUCATION
GREAT MUSIC
RESPECT
HELPING OTHERS
COURAGE
HONESTY
COURTESY
REACHING OUT
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
GOOD EXAMPLES
BELIEVE
GIVING BACK
RESPONSIBILITY
JUSTICE
LIVE LIFE
RISING ABOVE
FORGIVENESS
IMAGINE
HOPE
INGENUITY
INSPIRATION
CHARITY
ENCOURAGEMENT
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
PERSISTENCE
MOTIVATION
LAUGHTER
EQUALITY
UNITY
GENEROSITY
DEDICATION
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
COMMON GROUND
VOLUNTEERING
DRIVE
VISION
CREATIVITY
AMBITION
DEVOTION
APPRECIATION
OPPORTUNITY
TRUST
LEADERSHIP
MENTORING
FORESIGHT
ACHIEVEMENT
COMMITMENT
PIONEERING
FAMILY
SOUL
PEACE
GOOD MANNERS
DO THY BEST
TRUE BEAUTY
STEWARDSHIP
LISTENING
DO YOUR PART
DETERMINATION
INTEGRITY
EXCELLENCE
PERSEVERANCE
BEING THERE
SMILE
FRIENDSHIP
KINDNESS
MINDFULNESS
CIVILITY
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
PASSION
FITNESS
STRENGTH
PREPARATION
HUMILITY
TEAM WORK
INNOVATION
HARD WORK
APPRECIATING NATURE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
RIGHT CHOICES
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
SERVICE
CARING
LOVE
JOY
PRACTICE
INCLUDING OTHERS
HONOR
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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