The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.
Joan Didion quotes
- Du kannst dir nicht aussuchen wie du stirbst. Oder… Du kannst dir nicht aussuchen wie du stirbst. Oder wann. Du kannst nur entscheiden wie du lebst. Jetzt. Joan Baez
- Aforisma di Joan Crawford «Adoro interpretare le prostitute. C'è un po' di prostituta in ogni donna. E molto in ogni uomo.»
- Josh Cyganik – respect "I am not a hero. I was raised to respect the people who came before you, to help others out who don’t have much." ~Josh Cyganik (, a Union Pacific railroad inspector) On A guy heard teens laughing at a 75-year-old man's house. Source: Bright Side, FB
- "The word adult is misleading. It’s a… "The word adult is misleading. It's a word used to describe one who is legally responsible for his or her actions. That's it. It doesn't in anyway confer or guarantee that a person, while gladly accepting the perks afforded adults, will accept any responsibility." - Bobby W. Miller