quotes tagged with 'responsibility'

I feel itís a great responsibility because I have only the one chance.† If I donít grow up right I canít go back and begin over again

Author: LM Montgomery, Source: Anne of Green GablesSaved by l1nds4y in responsibility chance freshstart growingup 2 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations
become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.

Author: Benjamin Franklin, Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=PbQEAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA604&lpg=PA6...Saved by dtbrewer in freedom virtue responsibility 6 years ago[save this] [permalink]

We are product of neither nature nor nurture; we are a product of choice, because there is always a space between stimulus and response. As we wisely exercise our power to choose based on principles, the space will become larger.

Author: Stephen Covey, Source: ‪The 8th Habit : From Effectiveness to Greatness‎ (2004)Saved by jr00ck in agency responsibility naturevsnuture 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I am for permanent duty on No--Ambulance Train (equipped) which goes up to the Front, to the nearest point on the rail to the fighting line. Did you ever know such luck?

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 26Saved by highflyingbabe in patriotism duty responsibility shield 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is absolutely maddening sitting here with no work yet, when there must be so much to be done.

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 10Saved by highflyingbabe in duty responsibility futility 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

they were afraid of V.A.D.s getting to know too much. In fact they used to say we were there to be useful and not to be taught things, which seems rather a contradictory point of view.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 309Saved by highflyingbabe in duty responsibility hospital trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

some of us were ready to confront danger and suffer martyrdom to the limit of endurance.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 294Saved by highflyingbabe in duty experience responsibility 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"Nothing-beyond sheer necessity-would induce me to stop doing what I am doing now, and I should never respect myself gain if I allowed a few slight physical hardships to make me give up what is the finest work any girl can do now."

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 213Saved by highflyingbabe in duty responsibility hospital 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"I had no time to wonder whether I was going to do things right or not," I noted; "they simply had to be done right."

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 212Saved by highflyingbabe in duty responsibility hospital shield 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I feel as if I couldn't go on much longer without news of some sort, and yet it is no good feeling like that because one has to go on, come what may...

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 173Saved by highflyingbabe in responsibility hospital shield horror trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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