responsibility quotes

We have one authority and one law and everyone has the responsibility to follow that law and that authority.Mahmoud Abbas

I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must, I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby carriage and I wheel it into the traffic.Grace Abbott

Since we humans have the better brain, isn't it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from, oddly enough, ourselves?Joy Adamson

In the abstract conception of universal wrong, all concrete responsibility vanishes.Theodor Adorno

As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians.Daniel Akaka

If the City Council wants to hold the police accountable, it has the subpoena power and oversight responsibility to do so. They don't have the courage to do it.Sal Albanese

If I'm working as an engineer for another band, the responsibility for brilliance pretty much rests on their shoulders. I think I'm pretty good, but I'm not good enough to turn a trout into a sausage, or the other way around.Steve Albini

Being first outside the spacecraft would bring much more responsibility, and I really wasn't looking for that.Buzz Aldrin

The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility of the writer in all ages of man.Nelson Algren

People who hardly ever cook at all, suddenly at the holidays, feel like it's their responsibility to not only cook dinner for large groups of people suddenly, but to serve things that are fussy or fancy or formal. And I don't think that's what anybody really wants, especially if you're not good at it.Ted Allen

I am the one who got myself fat, who did all the eating. So I had to take full responsibility for it.Kirstie Alley

I tell my students you have an absolute right to write about people you know and love. You do. But the kicker is you have a responsibility to make the characters large enough that you will not have sinned against them.Dorothy Allison

I think that what scares me more than getting fat during pregnancy is the responsibility of a child.Carol Alt

Honestly, I don't know if I'd want to be an educator. I find teachers to have more responsibility, in a way, than being a parent. You're molding hundreds of minds every year.Eva Amurri

Self-preservation is the first responsibility.Margaret Anderson

It's almost a responsibility for all the people of the United Kingdom, regardless of race, color or creed, and an understanding that you have an individual connection with each and every one.Prince Andrew

It sounds really over the top to say you're responsible for the city of New York, but I do feel responsibility to the city of New York, to this country, to people everywhere. So many people were affected by the events of September 11, and I feel this is one of the ways that that event will be understood and defined.Michael Arad

I'm doing it, I took responsibility in my country and I've done it with my bare hands.Alexis Arguello

I am the constitutionally and legitimately elected sheriff, and I absolutely refuse to surrender my responsibility to the federal government.Joe Arpaio

It's really fun to go back and forth from acting projects to directing projects. You don't have as much responsibility when you're acting, but you have more fun. But then you miss having that responsibility, and so you go back and torture yourself and make a movie.Katie Aselton