Response-Able Quotes Worth Reading Twice

Account-ability breeds response-ability. – Stephen R. Covey

Between stimulus and response is a space. In this space lies our freedom to choose our response. In these choices lie our growth and our happiness. – Stephen Covey

History can be written in a simple little formula: Challenge, Response. – Arnold Toynbee

How we react to things is our greatest freedom. – Charlie Mackesy

I wish it need not have happened in my time, said Frodo. So do I, said Gandalf, and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time given to us. – J.R.R Tolkien

If you are to be, you must begin by assuming response-ability. You alone are response-able for every moment of your life, for every one of your acts. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

In dreams begin response-abilities. – W.B. Yeats

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, not the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin

It is our response-abilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously. – Sir Peter Ustinov

Nature loves courage. You make the commitment and nature will respond to that commitment by removing impossible obstacles. Dream the impossible dream and the world will not grind you under, it will lift you up. This is the trick… how magic is done. By hurling yourself into the abyss and discovering it’s a feather bed. – Terence McKenna

Response-ability is to keep the ability to respond. – Gustav Mahler

The price of greatness is response-ability. – Winston Churchill

We all wake up with the same fears. The difference is how we respond. Some people will go to bed with their fears, wake them up in the morning, speak to them, feed them, blocking out other messages from coming in. – Rich Thawley

We are free to choose our response in any situation, but in doing so we chose the attendant consequence. If we pick up one end of the stick, we pick up the other. – Stephen Covey

We are happy when for everything inside us there is a co-responding something outside us. – W.B. Yeats

We have to do the best we are capable of. This is our sacred response-ability. – Albert Einstein    

When life does not go our way or we inadvertently make a mistake, it is so easy to make excuses, place blame on others, or argue that circumstances were against us. But we only progress in life to the extent that we take response-ability for our actions and attitudes and put forth the initiative necessary to create our own circumstances. – Stephen Covey 

Your nervous system cannot tell the difference between an imagined experience and a real experience. In either case, it reacts automatically to information which you give to it from your forebrain. Your nervous system reacts appropriately to what you think or imagine to be true. – Maxwell Maltz

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