How to Make People More Responsible

Liberty Quotation: Harry Browne on Freedom and Responsibility

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Harry Browne“It’s often said that freedom and responsibility are two sides of the same coin—that if you want freedom, you must first accept the responsibility that goes with it.

“The truth is simpler.  Freedom and responsibility aren’t interconnected things.  They are the same thing.

“Freedom is responsibility.  Responsibility is experiencing the consequences of your own acts—not the consequences of others’ acts or making others pay for what you do.”

Harry Browne, “How to Make People More Responsible” (21 Feb 2002)