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Explore the value of Responsibility

Responsibility Quotations

RESPONSIBILITY
Our children need our presence, not our presents.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

RESPONSIBILITY
The greatest ability is dependability.

Robert "Bob" Jones

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Personal Stories About ‘Responsibility’

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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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    "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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    What Is Responsability

    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...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Responsibility’

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    Umekia Carr

    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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    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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    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 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. ...

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