Freedom And Responsibility Quotes by Sigmund Freud, Ronald Reagan, Peg O’Connor, James C. Collins, Abraham Lincoln, Harry Browne and many others.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
Anxiety is the dizziness we experience when we recognize we hold the freedom and responsibility for our life choices. More than anyone, alcoholics have a very clear sense of this dizziness, especially when we were coming to realize our own powerlessness over alcohol and that we could act differently.
Genius of AND. Embrace both extremes on a number of dimensions at the same time. Instead of choosing a OR B, figure out how to have A AND B-purpose AND profit, continuity AND change, freedom AND responsibility, etc.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Freedom and responsibility aren’t interconnected things. They are the same thing.
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.
Better guilt than the terrible burden of freedom and responsibility.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
The more freedom we enjoy, the greater the responsibility we bear, toward others as well as ourselves.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
We cannot learn freedom and responsibility within the confines of our own species. We cannot understand life and death and what they are for in exclusively human terms. Without that which is wild, the world becomes a cell block.
Men must stop being jealous of their power and generously allow freedom and responsibility to others. The reward is harmonious families and society.
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what’s right.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
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