Responsibility Quotes

The fulfillment of your dreams lies within you and you alone. When you understand and accept this, then nothing, or no one, can deny your greatness. The power to succeed to fail is yours. And no one can take that away. 

The day you take complete responsitility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, tha’s the day you start to the top.
O J Simpson

More powerful that all the success slogans ever penned by human hand is the realization for every man that he has but one boss. That boss is the man – he – himself.
Gabriel Heather

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when they all they need is one reason why they can.
Willis R Whitney

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility … In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have  … is the ability to take on responsibility.
Michael Korda

I was taught very early that I would have to depend entirely upon myself, that my future lay in my own hands.
Darius Ogden Mills

There is a kind of evelation which does not depend on fortune. It is a certain air, which distinguishes us and seems to destine us for great things. It is a price which we imperceptibly set upon ourselves.
Francois de la Rochfoucauld

The mould of a man’s fortune is in his own hands.
Francis Bacon

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
Henry Ward Beecher

Nothing happens by itself … It all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions.
Ben Stein

Life will always be to a large extent what we ourselves make it.
Samuel Smiles

We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Rudyard Kipling

As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
Arnold J Toynbee

A man carries his success or his failure with him. It does not depend on outside conditions.
Ralph Waldo Trine

Not in time, place or circumstances, but in the man lies success …
Charles B Rouss