Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.” – Erica Jong, quoted in Thestreet.com
The ability to “turn off” responsibility is now in vogue. “Let’s just quit” are household words. – Chuck Swindoll
The price of greatness is responsibility. – source unknown
A responsibility worth shouldering is a commitment worth expressing. – William A. Ward
When the Roll is Called Up Yonder, Who’ll Be There? It may not be Johnny. He was on your roll for a long time but never came, so you dropped him. It may not be Jim. He wasn’t a Christian when he came into your department, and he wasn’t when he promoted out. It may not be Chris. Her family were members here, but she never was. Don’t guess you ever really knew her. Hey, Lord, they weren’t my responsibility, were they?
Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality. – Martin Luther King, Jr., REV Magazine, July/August 2004