Explore the value of Responsibility
Here are some inspiring stories about responsibility.
RESPONSIBILITY
WHAT IS RESPONSABILITY When I was about 7, my Father gave me regular task to perform- taking out the trash. I noticed that my friend Bobby next door had the same chore , but always seemed to miss or forget? I thought that was not right and asked my Father about it one night. What he said has been with me ever since: Responsibility is...
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RESPONSIBILITY
HAUNTED HOUSE CEO I was in 8th grade, and every year the 8th grade science teacher set up a haunted house for our school's fall carnival. The year that I was in his class, he decided that he wanted to put me in charge of the set-up of the haunted house. I gladly accepted this challenge. I was in control of planning what the...
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RESPONSIBILITY
STUGO In middle school, I was on student council. Every year our STUGO (Student Government) held a Talent Show. There was a week of auditions before the talent show. We had 10-20 kids from the local high school's STUGO come and judge the auditions and the show. There were only 6 people total on our STUGO team. All of...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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RESPONSIBILITY QUOTATIONS
Thursday
“Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.”

Chuck Palahniuk

Monday
“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”

Les Brown

20170612 monday quote
“The price of greatness is responsibility.”

Sir Winston Churchill

20170613 tuesday quote
“I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession a duty.”

John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Tuesday
“The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.”

Anne Frank

20170615 thursday quote
“It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.”

Moliere

20170614 wednesday quote
“The moment you accept responsibility for EVERYTHING in your life is the moment you gain the power to change ANYTHING in your life.”

Hal Elrod

Friday
“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.”

Jim Rohn

Wednesday new
“The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours - it is an amazing journey - and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.”

Bob Moawad

20170616 friday quote updated
“What we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all our tomorrows. ”

Alexandra Stoddard

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'responsibility'.
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Phillip Horne My birth father died when I was 5 years old. He died active military, while stationed in Hawaii. My mom moved 3 girls, myself, her other daughter, and my birth fathers daughter back to Texas. She met the man I call dad at parents without partners, a military function, and that was the greatest day of my life. I...
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Michael C My hero is just a simple man. Michael is the one who made a lot of sacrifice to his career since he was just 16 years old. He didn't know how to enjoy life; how to spend time with friends in those days because he had too many dreams to fulfill. He's been focused on his dreams since he was really...
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Dalia P I wanted to write about a person named D. What inspires me about her is the courage with which rises every time there is an adversity in her life. She made me realize people don’t become heroes when they fight others; they become greater heroes when they fight their inner self. I know of no other person in my...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

Tell Us Your Story Everyday Hero Stories

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Your Comments
abebe from Addis Ababa APRIL 14, 2014
Nice information!!

Arianna from Mexico MARCH 16, 2013
I love this website, I use it all the time in my classroom when we talk about values. It has great videos too! Very short one but meaningful!

ivy from utica FEBRUARY 6, 2013
I love this website! It is so good for kids and older to go to this website!

Scott from Dallas MAY 13, 2011
We need to leave behind: "I didn't know, I didn't understand, I didn't think" and take responsibility for our actions. It is time to take responsibility to know, to understand and to think for ourselves without blaming others or expecting others to do it for us.

Greg B from Fruit Heights, UT DECEMBER 12, 2009
My father had this saying: You can pretend to care but you can't pretend to show up. George L. Bell 1927-2007