Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands.
The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. If you would take a man's life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
People like to say love is unconditional, but it's not, and even if it was unconditional, it's still never free. There's always an expectation attached. They always want something in return. Like they want you to be happy or whatever and that makes you automatically responsible for their happiness because they won't be happy unless you are ... I just don't want that responsibility.
If you hang out with chickens, you're going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you're going to fly.
Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life — is the source from which self-respect springs.
The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same.
Some of the most beautiful things we have in life comes from our mistakes.
Still, he figured, sometimes you've got to do what you've got to do, and then sometimes you've just got to run like hell after it's done.
The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up.
you don't have to worry about burning bridges, if you're building your own
Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must — at that moment — become the center of the universe.
The function of freedom is to free someone else.
And the fox said to the little prince: men have forgotten this truth, but you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.
If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.
The victim mindset dilutes the human potential. By not accepting personal responsibility for our circumstances, we greatly reduce our power to change them.
Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self.
I realized that conservatism was the philosophy that best suited me, with its emphasis on individual liberty, personal responsibility, and merit.
Faith, in its most correct form, never removes responsibility; it removes fear of responsibility. The results are complete opposites with the greater saying, 'God's will is my delight.