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
An Important Message
Submitted by Ashish John
I was a responsible boy in my childhood, a straightly obedient person. However, as I grew up hundreds of experiences taught...
Submitted by judy
The year was 1923, and Genia was 13. Genia's father had just died. In 1923 , if someone had an upstruction of the bowels ,...
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...
Everyday Hero Stories
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...
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...
My hero is my father. Through thick and thin in my life, no matter what, I can always count on my dad. Now I have a daughter...
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!
I love this website! It is so good for kids and older to go to this website!
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