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  • The ancient Romans had a tradition: whenever one of their engineers constructed an arch, as the capstone was hoisted into place, the engineer assumed accountability for his work in the most profound way possible: he stood under the arch.
    * Michael Armstrong


  • Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.
    * Sir Winston Churchill


  • 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.
    * Dalai Lama


  • Let every man shovel out his own snow and the whole city will be passable.
    * Ralph Waldo Emerson


  • What a man does defiles him, not what is done by others.
    * William Golding


  • Responsibility is the price of freedom.
    * Elbert Hubbard


  • Ambivalence about family responsibilities has a long history in the corporate world.
    * Rosabeth Moss Kanter


  • Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
    * John F. Kennedy


  • Only lies and evil come from letting people off.
    * Iris Murdoch


  • We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.
    * John Henry Newman


  • The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.
    * Theodore Roosevelt


  • You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.
    * Antoine de Saint-Exupéry