Quotes About Responsibility

In dreams begin responsibilities.

W. B. Yeats

Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains, and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work.

Adrienne Rich

And a step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction.

Kurt Vonnegut

The student:

  • fulfills responsibilities and commitments within the learning environment;
  • completes and submits class work, homework, and assignments according to agreed-upon timelines;
  • takes responsibility for and manages own behaviour.

Growing Success, p. 11

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off! But if you don’t have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors.

Jonas Salk