“It Is Not Only For What We Do That We Are Held Responsible…”

“…But Also For What We Do Not Do.

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3 responses to ““It Is Not Only For What We Do That We Are Held Responsible…”

  1. This reminds me of one of my favorite Faulkner quotes (particularly the final sentence):

    A gentleman can live through anything. He faces anything. A gentleman accepts the responsibility of his actions and bears the burden of their consequences, even when he did not himself instigate them but only acquiesced to them, didn’t say No though he knew he should.

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