Quotation: The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs. Joan Didion

“THE WILLINGNESS TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ONE'S OWN LIFE IS THE SOURCE FROM WHICH SELF-RESPECT SPRINGS.”

—Joan Didion

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