October: Responsibility

2019

It's easier to be ignorant and say I don't know about the problem. But once you know, once you've seen it in their eyes, then you have a responsibility to do something. There is strength in numbers, and if we all work together as a team, we can be unstoppable.

Craig Kielburger (1982 - ) Canada

2018

There comes a time in your life when you can no longer put off choosing. You have to choose one path or the other. You can live safe and be protected by people just like you, or you can stand up and be a leader for what is right. Always, remember this: People never remember the crowd; they remember the one person that had the courage to say and do what no one would do. 

Shannon L. Alder (USA)

2017

Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual you have an obligation to be one.

Eleanor Roosvelt (1884 – 1962) USA

2016

Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.

Confucius (551 BC – 479 BC) China

2015

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865) USA

2014

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962) USA

2013

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950) Ireland

2012

You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince (1900 – 1944) France

2011

Today is only an ordinary day of many others to come. However, what you will do in the days to come depends on what you will do today. It has been so many times.

Ernest Hemingway (1899 – 1961) USA

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