Irresponsible Quotes and Sayings

Following are the collection of wise and funny quotes about being irresponsible and irresponsibility saying.

Irresponsible Quotes

“Irresponsible people are transforming their own society a hell as responsible people have been ignoring their responsibility against them.” — C. Jay

“Irresponsibility was something which, in the very nature of things, could not co-exist with independence.” —  C.S. Forester

“The complete irresponsibility of man for his actions and his nature is the bitterest drop which he who understands must swallow.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

“If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture, then this poses a serious challenge.” — James S. Coleman

“Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.” — Margaret Chase Smith

“The fun of talk is to explore, but much of it and all that is irresponsible should not be written. Once written you have to stand by it. You may have said it to see whether you believed it or not.” — Ernest Hemingway

“There is nothing more helpless and irresponsible than a man in the depths of an ether binge.” — Hunter S. Thompson

“For thousands of years, you humans have been throwing in everything as you come across–hopes, dreams, wishes that never came true. Irresponsible waste management, if you ask me.” — Rick Riordan

“When you make music or write or create, it’s really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you’re writing about at the time.” — Lady Gaga

“Adolescence is society’s permission slip for combining physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.” — Terri Apter

Priority Quotes

“I’m arrogant, but not so much that I’d irresponsibly save someone just to brag about it”  Yana Toboso

“In a liberal scientific society, to claim that you are above error is the height of irresponsibility.” — Jonathan Rauch

“I’ve learned one thing, and that’s to quit worrying about stupid things. You have four years to be irresponsible here, relax. Work is for people with jobs. You’ll never remember class time, but you’ll remember the time you wasted hanging out with your friends. So stay out late. Go out with your friends on a Tuesday when you have a paper due on Wednesday. Spend money you don’t have. Drink ’til sunrise. The work never ends, but college does…” — Tom Petty

“You cannot subsidize irresponsibility and expect people to become more responsible.” — Thomas Sowell

“It really is the height of irresponsibility, and it appears to be a calculated effort to mislead people for personal monetary gain.” — Ed Whitfield

“Apathy takes root when I refuse to remember that which I can ill-afford to forget.” — Craig D. Lounsbrough

“His bondage had softened him. Irresponsibility had weakened him. He had forgotten how to shift for himself. The night yawned about him.” — Jack London (White Fang)

“Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize.” —  Pauline Kael

“Negativity may misguide a person to see daylight as moonlight; and then he goes to sleep instead of rising up to work. No every irresponsible act is caused by laziness; negative attitudes take a bigger share.” — Israelmore Ayivor

“Psychoanalysis is a science conducted by lunatics for lunatics. They are generally concerned with proving that people are irresponsible; and they certainly succeed in proving that some people are”  G.K. Chesterton

“All I want to be is very young always and very irresponsible and to feel that my life is my own-to live and be happy and die in my own way to please myself.” — Zelda Fitzgerald

“Nature is the ultimate technology; a technology we are still too immature, arrogant, possessive and careless to care for responsibly.” — Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

“The hare-brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity.” — Benjamin Disraeli

“Today, we can see with our own eyes what global warming is doing. In that context it becomes truly irresponsible, if not immoral, for us not to do something.” — Joe Lieberman

“From this point of view, to avoid your strengths and to focus on your weaknesses isn’t a sign of diligent humility. It is almost irresponsible. By contrast the most responsible, the most challenging, and, in the sense of being true to yourself, the most honorable thing to do is face up to the strength potential inherent in your talents and then find ways to realize it.” —  Donald O. Clifton

“A man’s life is always dealing with permanence, that is the most dangerous kind of irresponsibility is to think of your doings as temporary.” — Wendell Berry

“Give no answer to contentious arguments or irresponsible accusations. Let such things “fly out open windows” until they spend themselves.” — Stephen Covey

“To permit irresponsible authority is to sell disaster.” —  Robert A. Heinlein

“Perhaps it is better to be irresponsible and right, than to be responsible and wrong.” —  Winston S. Churchill

“The age of lost innocence varies for each person. Some lose it when they learn that their childhood fantasies are merely myth, while others lose theirs due to trauma. As adults, we often look down our noses at those who manage to retain their innocence; we scoff at these few as being immature or irresponsible. Could it be that we hide our envy behind the cloudy eyes of our lost innocence?” — J.D. Stroube

“A managed democracy is a wonderful thing… for the managers… and its greatest strength is a ‘free press’ when ‘free’ is defined as ‘responsible’ and the managers define what is ‘irresponsible’.” —  Robert A. Heinlein

“Happiness is almost always irresponsible.” — José Eduardo Agualusa

“Exasperation with the threefold frustration of action — the unpredictability of its outcome, the irreversibility of the process, and the anonymity of its authors — is almost as old as recorded history. It has always been a great temptation, for men of action no less than for men of thought, to find a substitute for action in the hope that the realm of human affairs may escape the haphazardness and moral irresponsibility inherent in a plurality of agents.” — Hannah Arendt

“We can surely no longer pretend that our children are growing up into a peaceful, secure, and civilized world. We’ve come to the point where it’s irresponsible to try to protect them from the irrational world they will have to live in when they grow up. The children themselves haven’t yet isolated themselves by selfishness and indifference; they do not fall easily into the error of despair; they are considerably braver than most grownups. Our responsibility to them is not to pretend that if we don’t look, evil will go away, but to give them weapons against it.” —  Madeleine L’Engle

“Choosing only the things you like isn’t irresponsible. If you can’t find anything you like then why take the responsibility? I take only the possibilities that I’m ready to accept.” — Ayumi Hamasaki

“Problems arise when people act as if their “boulders” are daily loads, and refuse help, or as if their “daily loads” are boulders they shouldn’t have to carry. The results of these two instances are either perpetual pain or irresponsibility.” — Henry Cloud

“There are two reasons why people fail. One is irresponsibility. The second is fear.” — Wally Amos

Selfishness Quotes

“We are responsible enough to be irresponsible when we want…” Matt Heger

“There is always a great price to pay for irresponsibility.” — Sunday Adelaja,

“Truly in the short term, there tends to be no consequences to our act of irresponsibility. However in the long run most of those kids we refused to pay attention to are now grown ups and are the fearful nocturnal visitors with weapons attacking the same neighbourhood, raping our daughters and wives, maiming our sons and husbands, turning our lives into a nightmare. Our response? Another blame game.” — Sunday Adelaja

“It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.” —  Murray N. Rothbard

“Is there anything more dangerous than dissatisfied and irresponsible gods who don’t know what they want?” Yuval Noah Harari

“We think there is an ecological problem, but the real problem is irresponsible growth of human population.” — Sadhguru

“We can certainly run from a lot of things. But when we eventually pull up exhausted and entirely out of breath, we are rather shocked to discover that we haven’t been able to create any distance between ourselves and what we’ve been running from regardless of how fast we might have been running and how far we think we might have gotten.” — Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsibility and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values.” — Helen Merell Lynd