Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
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.