The more you mature, the more you recognize that responsibility is the hallmark of a worthwhile life.
To be liberated from perfectionism, you must undergo a shift from dependence to interdependence; you must honor yourself as an adult who stands on your own two feet and takes responsibility for your life, all the while recognizing how much others can contribute to it.
Duke Robinson, Good Intentions
In the process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Lete us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.
Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., I Have A Dream The Book Of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories. edited by Bennett, William J.
People love to place blame so they don't have to feel responsible or so that their anger is justified and so forth. They deem themselves a victim. When they do this they are throwing away the key to their freedom of it and also throwing away the key to their growth from it.
J. Q. Hannah, Lessons From The Heart Room
You need the skill to manage risk-taking ventures. There's no success without risk-management skills. Essentially the secret is to know that, without risk, death is certain.
Robert H. Schuller, The Peak To Peek Principle
Like the electronic "information" we consume, the sphere of our activity and of the connections that make up the little world we live in have become a collection of disconnected fragments. We consume or use with little sense of the repercussions beyond our immediate surroundings.
David Suzuki, Time To Change Essays.
When you are emotionally charged, reality is primarily what you perceive reality to be.
Paul Witz, One Powerful Mind; The Complete Approach To Emotional Management At Home And At Work
Dependability means more than just wanting to take responsibility. That desire must also be coupled with good judgement to be of real value to the team.
Barry Silverstein, Motivating Employees
"I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the human race."