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when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men."
Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do — but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it."
I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended."
War on the other hand is such a terrible thing, that no man, especially a Christian man, has the right to assume the responsibility of starting it."
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life."
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws."
A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten,' he does not say 'My men were beaten.'"
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility."