Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.
Everyone has a responsibility towards this larger family of man, but especially if you’re privileged, that increases your responsibility.”
(The Power of One: Belief.net Interview; July 2005)
Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past.
You’re afraid of imagination. And even more afraid of dreams. Afraid of the responsibility that begins in dreams. But you have to sleep, and dreams are a part of sleep. When you’re awake you can suppress imagination. But you can’t suppress dreams.
The questions of God – meaning in Milton’s phrase “The god who hung the stars like lamps in heaven
You couldn’t say: It’s not my fault. You couldn’t say: It’s not my responsibility.
You could say: I will deal with this.
You didn’t have to want to. But you had to do it.
In my generation, there was a single girl given the strength and skill to fight the spread of darkness…but in your generation, there are nearly two thousand with the powers of the slayer, and not all of them have chosen to use their newfound abilities conscientiously.
When you have a good heart, kindness becomes a responsibility you take up.
Success and greatness in life belongs to those who take responsibility.
The duty of planning the morrow’s work is today’s duty…