Nobody wants a job where they don’t have authority to go along with the responsibility. Quite the contrary. The more authority you give people, the better people you can attract, and the harder they’re going to work, and the more loyal they are going to be.
– Michael Bloomberg
Freedom is not synonymous with an easy life. … There are many difficult things about freedom: It does not give you safety, it creates moral dilemmas for you; it requires self-discipline; it imposes great responsibilities; but such is the nature of Man and in such consists his glory and salvation.
– Margaret Thatcher
Being a father
My feeling of responsibility for the safety and well being of my children is so strong, (perhaps pathologically so) that should an asteroid threaten to wipe out all life on earth, I would still hold myself responsible for their fate.
– Boghos L. Artinian