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Definition of Responsibility

Responsibility

  1. The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable, as for a trust, debt, or obligation.
  2. That for which anyone is responsible or accountable; as, the resonsibilities of power.
  3. Ability to answer in payment; means of paying.

Responsibility Quotations

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. - Khalil Gibran
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Khalil Gibran

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Denis Waitley

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

Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty. - John D. Rockefeller
Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
John D. Rockefeller

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
Max de Pree
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Responsibility Translations

responsibility in Dutch is verantwoordelijkheid
responsibility in German is Veantwortlichkeit
responsibility in Portuguese is responsabilidade
responsibility in Spanish is responsabilidad
responsibility in Swedish is ansvar
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