quotes tagged with 'personalresponsibility'

We are told in scripture that with God all things are possible. But Lewis states that this does not mean that God can do anything. God cannot, for example, answer nonsensical questions...He cannot do both of two mutually exclusive things; for example, He cannot create creatures with free will and at the same time withhold free will from them.

Author: Armand M. Nicholi, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in personalresponsibility freewill armandmnicholi 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I never hurt nobody but myself and that's nobody's business but my own.

Author: Billie Holiday, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in personalresponsibility billieholiday 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The American heritage was one of individual liberty, personal responsibility and freedom from government … Unfortunately … that heritage has been lost.  Americans no longer have the freedom to direct their own lives … Today, it is the government that is free – free to do whatever it wants. There is no subject, no issue, no matter… that is not subject to legislation.

Author: Harry Browne, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government freedom america tyranny legislation heritage personalresponsibility harrybrowne 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

One of the annoying things about believing in free will and individual responsibility is the difficulty of finding somebody to blame your problems on.  And when you do find somebody, it's remarkable how often his picture turns up on your driver's license.

Author: P.J. O'Rourke, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in problem blame annoying personalresponsibility freewill driverslicense pjorourke 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Libertarianism is the philosophy which says that you can run your life better than the government can, and you have the right to be left alone in order to do it.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government freedom tyranny selfgovernment libertarian personalresponsibility anonymous 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The private actions of men which in no way offend public order or morality, nor injure a third party, are only reserved to God and are exempted from the authority of judges. No inhabitant of the Nation shall be obliged to perform what the law does not demand nor deprived of what it does not prohibit.

Author: unknown, Source: Section 19, Argentine ConstitutionSaved by ImaWriterIII in constitution tyranny selfgovernment unknown politicalpower argentina argentine personalresponsibility 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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