„I was responsible for everything so I accept responsibility and blame but show me, comrade, one document proving that I was personally responsible for the deaths.“

—  Pol Pot, As reported by David Ashley (1995) and quoted in Brother Number One (1999) by David P. Chandler
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„I take full responsibility for what happened. That's why the person who was responsible went immediately.“

—  Gordon Brown British Labour Party politician 1951
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