No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Some say we are responsible for those we love. Others know we are responsible for those who love us.
We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment. But often it is the powerful, including governments, that are responsible.
Sir Hugh Greene is the man I hold most responsible for the state of our country today. For 11 years hardly a week went by without a sniping reference to me. And he gave access to anyone who was prepared to say anything morally subversive.
I am responsible only to God and history.
Choice of attention – to pay attention to this and ignore that – is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
Robert Burns enriched Scottish song with his genius and is mainly responsible for the rich treasure house of song that we enjoy today. He collected folk songs, retained the melodic line, kept what words were usable and rewrote the rest. He didn’t claim ownership.
I often say that shareholders should feel very responsible for how responsive corporations are to the public trust.
You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.