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800 Best Accountability Quotes For The Workplace (2023)

1. Teams keep leaders accountable for the goal. Individuals connected to no one can change the goal without accountability.


2. “On one side of accountability is courage, on the other is freedom.” — Jean Hamilton


3. “When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.” ~ David Brin


4. “Restoring responsibility and accountability is essential to the economic and fiscal health of our nation.” – Carl Levin


5. “Individuals and teams have a sense of ownership, and are focused, disciplined and collaborative, while holding each other accountable for outcomes.” –Di Worrall, Accountability Leadership


6. “True love does not only encompass the things that make you feel good, it also holds you to a standard of accountability.” — Monica Johnson


7. “Accountability separates the wishers in life from the action-takers that care enough about their future to account for their daily actions. ”


8. “Accountability only works if you want it to.” ~ Dillon Burroughs , Accountability quotes for workplace


9. Accountability is a powerful thing. In a company, it improves the culture and governance. And for an employee, it brings about motivation and trustworthiness.


10. Accountability is about us all having a shared sense of responsibility to do our very best in everything we do at work. We take this approach with ourselves, with each other and when interacting with our customers or the general public.


11. “Accountability separates the wishers in life from the action-takers that care enough about their future to account for their daily actions.” — John Di Lemme


12. “Accountability is the only real beginning to change.” – Daniel Abbott


13. “You can’t talk about leadership without talking about responsibility and accountability…you can’t separate the two. A leader must delegate responsibility and provide the freedom to make decisions, and then be held accountable for the results.” ~ Buck Rodgers , Leadership accountability quotes


14. “Remember, only when you assume full accountability for your thoughts, feelings, actions, and results can you direct your own destiny; otherwise someone or something else will.”


15. “Only when everyone embraces the same positive perspective of accountability can the entire organization maximize its effectiveness at getting results.”


16. “Camaraderie doesn’t happen by accident; developing a strong sense of trust, accountability, and togetherness around team goals requires intentional effort.” — Don Yaeger


17. “Great companies have high cultures of accountability, it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before, and I think our culture is strong on that.” – Steve Ballmer


18. “Accountability breeds response-ability.” – Stephen R. Covey


19. Accountability is the word many startups don’t like to talk about. It’s the word that scares people away from building a robust business.


20. “I am lord of myself, accountable to none.” ~ Benjamin Franklin


21. “Having a grateful disposition brings about other virtues, including generosity, compassion, humility, joy, wisdom, trust and integrity.”


22. “Acknowledge and accept reality as the first step toward taking accountability.”


23. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” – Les Brown


24. Accountability is a two―way street. As a leader, you want to know that you can count on people to do what they said they would do. Likewise, your colleagues want to know that they can count on you as the leader to do what you have promised them.


25. “Given the right circumstances, from no more than dreams, determination, and the liberty to try, quite ordinary people consistently do extraordinary things.”


26. When you do amazing work, people can’t help but talk about it. Whether you work for a corporation or as an individual, your best work will spark a personal connection with others and remain fresh long after the original purchase.


27. “I just think we need more accountability and more transparency.” — John Thune


28. Accomplishing a lot today? Great—but don’t forget to stay accountable, learn from your mistakes and do it better tomorrow.


29. “Accountability only works if you want it to.” — Dillon Burroughs


30. “I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.”


31. “If any of us were faced with a huge bag of free money and very little accountability, it would be human nature that you would make the most of it.” — Heather Brooke


32. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”


33. “Your disease is not as powerful as you are. You will come out stronger at the end of this ordeal.”


34. Empathy means caring about the people you work with and putting yourself in their shoes. Regardless of the circumstances, the real leader learns from their mistakes and takes ownership of their actions.


35. “We are all responsible and accountable for what we do or say even if those behaviors occur in stressful times.”


36. I believe that accountability is the basis of all meaningful human achievement.


37. “Your level of integrity, ethical behaviour and sense of fairness will contribute to your success – or lack of it – over the long term.”


38. “If I could give one tip for people – it’s not an exercise or nutrition regimen. It’s to walk your talk and believe in yourself, because at the end of the day, the dumbbell and diet don’t get you in shape. It’s your accountability to your word.” – Brett Hoebel


39. “Think of these things, whence you came, where you are going, and to whom you must account.” ~ Benjamin Franklin


40. “My experience is that accountability is an extremely powerful tool to align an organization toward its objectives.”


41. “Just because you're an adult doesn't mean you're grown up. Growing up means being patient, holding your temper, cutting out the self-pity, and quitting with the righteous indignation.'


42. “A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.” ~ Thomas Paine


43. “Dignity is the reward of holding oneself accountable to conscience.” ~ Wes Fesler


44. Building a culture in which people take accountability to deliver on its promises is hard work and can be difficult to accomplish. Only when every person is held accountable to themselves, their peers, and their shared possibility can the impossible become possible.


45. When you are accountable at your workplace, your work will get noticed, and you’ll be asked to work on more projects. Your company will also reward you with promotions and pay raises.


46. “It takes courage to “join soul and role” in organizations that make it unsafe to show up with integrity and act in alignment with it. But when we find that courage, our lives become more whole, our work reaches deeper, the people we serve are better served, and, in ways large and small, the world becomes a better place.”


47. “It’s not the right time to worry. So I’m sending you all the comfort and love I can think of right now. I hope you get better quickly and return to good health.”


48. “Obligers may find it difficult to form a habit, because often we undertake habits for our own benefit, and obligers do things more easily for others than for themselves. For them, the key is external accountability.” –Gretchen Rubin, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives


49. “Accountability is a key concept in moving an organization forward, especially in a challenging business climate.”


50. “Get well soon so we can catch up on all the TV show episodes we are missing right now!”


51. “I am in such great pain seeing you suffer. I wish I had the power to heal you in a single night. I wish you a speedy recovery, my darling!”


52. “Understanding the true meaning of accountability makes us strong and enables us to learn.” — Sameh Elsayed


53. “Employees engage with employers and brands when they’re treated as humans worthy of respect.”


54. Create a work environment that awakens your true potential, so you can deliver great results and enjoy what you do.


55. This quote highlights the inner strength that addicts and alcoholics working to heal from addiction possess. Recovery requires a person to take a deep look inside and confront their darkest fears. Recovering addicts learn to recognize personal weaknesses, rebuild damaged relationships, develop communication skills, ask for forgiveness, build trust and take accountability for their actions. Many people will never understand the daily work one must do in recovery.


56. “’I AM NOT BOUND TO WIN, BUT I AM BOUND TO BE TRUE. I AM NOT BOUND TO SUCCEED, BUT I AM BOUND TO LIVE UP TO WHAT LIGHT I HAVE.”


57. “If you think someone or something other than yourself is responsible for your happiness or success, I'd guess you're not that happy or successful.”


58. Intentions do not insulate us from the consequences of our actions.


59. “When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.” ― David Brin


60. Understanding the true meaning of accountability makes us strong and enables us to learn.


61. “Leadership is the ability to get people to do what they don’t want to do and like it.”


62. Accountability and responsibility apply to us as employees, but they also apply to each of our co-workers.


63. The accountability of a group environment causes people to change their behaviors.” — Dave Ramsey


64. “It is in your best interest to recognize the difference between being responsible and taking responsibility. You have the freedom and power to choose.”


65. “A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.” – Thomas Paine


66. “The best kind of accountability on a team is peer-to-peer. Peer pressure is more efficient and effective than going to the leader, anonymously complaining, and having them stop what they are doing to intervene.” – Patrick Lencioni.


67. When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.


68. “There are a lot of black-hearted, mean-spirited bastards in the world. It's important that we hold them to acount. But always remember that you might be the most black-hearted and mean-spirited in the lot, so hold yourself the most accountable of all.”


69. “Break the riddle of accountability, the thinking goes, and you will have solved one of the thorniest issues in modern business.”


70. “Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.”


71. “When you prohibit failure, you kill innovation.”


72. “If I could give one tip for people – it's not an exercise or nutrition regimen. It's to walk your talk and believe in yourself, because, at the end of the day, the dumbbell and diet don't get you in shape. It's your accountability to your word.”


73. If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.


74. “Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.”


75. Democratic accountability means that governments must be popularly accepted, with citizens empowered to replace corrupt or incompetent rulers.


76. “A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.”


77. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”


78. Good men are bound by conscience and liberated by accountability.


79. “Do they desire to join me in thanksgiving when they hear how, by your gift, I have come close to you, and do they pray for me when they hear how I am held back by my own weight? ...A brotherly mind will love in me what you teach to be lovable, and will regret in me what you teach to be regrettable. This is a mark of a Christian brother's mind, not an outsider's--not that of 'the sons of aliens whose mouth speaks vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of iniquity' (Ps. 143:7 f.). A brotherly person rejoices on my account when he approves me, but when he disapproves, he is loving me. To such people I will reveal myself. They will take heart from my good traits, and sigh with sadness at my bad ones. My good points are instilled by you and are your gifts. My bad points are my faults and your judgements on them. Let them take heart from the one and regret the other. Let both praise and tears ascend in your sight from brotherly hearts, your censers. ...But you Lord...Make perfect my imperfections”


80. “Take accountability… Blame is the water in which many dreams and relationships drown.” — Steve Maraboli


81. We are all accountable for our success in the workplace. Take ownership of your responsibilities, attitude and productivity each day, and strive to improve your performance continuously.


82. “Creating a culture of integrity and accountability not only improves effectiveness, it also generates a respectful, enjoyable and life-giving setting in which to work.” – Tom Hanson


83. Admitting mistakes is hard, but it shows that you’re brave enough to face the consequences.


84. Doing your best work is difficult. You have to put yourself out there, but in the end, it’s worth it.


85. Do your best work and be proud of it. Learn from your mistakes, and find ways to help others succeed. And remember, you’re not in this alone.


86. It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.


87. “Being accountable is somewhat ingrained into the life of a first responder.” ― Asa Don Brown


88. “It's just that we're all accountable for our own happiness. And being happy does matter. It's up to each of us to find out what shape or form that takes.”


89. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”


90. “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability.” Simon Mainwaring


91. It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one’s acts.


92. “It’s easy to have principles when you’re rich. The important thing is to have principles when you’re poor.”


93. “Accountability is the line of control between human and animal behavior.” – Abhijit Naskar


94. “The qualities of a great man are “vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character.”


95. To function effectively, a business requires leaders who are accountable for driving success.


96. “The development and contributing factors to good character is the continual process of understanding the components and actions of love. It is these components that provide the guidance for compassion, integrity, behaviors and actions that transcend living only for self.”


97. “On good teams coaches hold players accountable, on great teams players hold players accountable.”


98. “Warriors never give up; they always fight back! So stay strong and recover quickly.”


99. “You see so many artists who are so talented end up living sad, empty lives. This industry takes so much out of you that without the accountability and leaving God in the center, you can be left so empty and void.” ~ Stacie Orrico


100. “There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow. It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it.”


101. “Read over and over again the campaigns of Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, Gustavus, Turenne, Eugene and Frederic…This is the only way to become a great general and master the secrets of the art of war…”


102. ”There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognise ability.”


103. “Both employees and senior management must accept the fact that feedback creates accountability. Employees must overcome the fear of risk and tell inquiring senior managers what they really need to hear.”


104. Our jobs are like fun puzzle games; the more you play, the better you get. So keep working and stay accountable.


105. Open collaboration encourages greater accountability, which in turn fosters trust. - Ron Garan


106. ‘Saree’, you are the most beautiful attire, a timeless fashion, which refuses to retire.


107. “Good men are bound by conscience and liberated by accountability.” ~ Wes Fesler


108. “Restoring responsibility and accountability is essential to the economic and fiscal health of our nation.” ~ Carl Levin


109. “I believe in integrity. Dogs have it. Humans are sometimes lacking it.”


110. “It is easy to let go of the string and think: This isn’t me, it’s the arrow. My hands do not bear the blood of this boy, it’s the arrow that killed him, not me. But the arrow does not dream at night.” –Andrzej Sapkowski


111. “WASTE NO MORE TIME ARGUING ABOUT WHAT A GOOD MAN SHOULD BE. BE ONE.”


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113. Don’t be afraid of being held accountable; embrace it. It’s the only way you’ll grow confident enough to achieve success


114. “You could consider Wednesday as a day of the week to inspire yourself and others to accomplish all that needs to be done by the end of the week.”


115. “The greatest gift we can give our children is teaching them accountability.” ― Ron Baratono


116. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.”


117. “People are more inclined to pass the buck than they are to take responsibility. The fact is, though, passing the buck doesn’t build your character or give you the opportunity to learn from your mistakes.” – Marshall Goldsmith


118. “Neither age nor experience matters when it comes to being personally accountable for any and all outcomes- no excuses whatsoever- be they positive or negative, nor shifting blame to other people or to external factors.” – Kory Livingstone


119. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.”


120. “Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.”


121. “Reciprocal accountability, or criticism [is] the only known antidote to error.”


122. “Accountability, is the state or condition of being accountable or responsible. That is right. We are responsible for what goes on in our heads.” — John Faulkner


123. “Try holding yourself accountable to yourself. If you had to give yourself a daily, weekly, or monthly report, would you be proud to talk about what you had done, or would you need to be prettying up things, bullsh***ing, or lying to keep your job?” –Loren Weisman, The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business


124. Accountability is key to success. When you are accountable to yourself, you’re more likely to reach your goals and have a better career.


125. You are responsible for the work you choose to do—no one else. To become more effective, be accountable to yourself.


126. “A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.” ~ John Stuart Mill


127. When we are held accountable, we are held to the same standards as others. It can be challenging, but it pushes us to be the best.


128. “Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words.”


129. If we want unity, we must all be unifiers. If we want accountability, each of us must be accountable for all we do.


130. “Every prayer knows where to go, and those for your health found their way to the Almighty. Rest assured that you will get well soon!”


131. Leaders inspire accountability through their ability to accept responsibility before they place blame.― Courtney Lynch


132. Accountability is the issue! If you can’t find a way to get people to be accountable, you’re going to find it hard to make anything else work, let alone your business.


133. “We’re building a culture of accountability, trust, and togetherness. Entitlement will not be tolerated.” — Brad Stevens


134. “Supporting the truth, even when it is unpopular, shows the capacity for honesty and integrity.”


135. “Take accountability… Blame is the water in which many dreams and relationships drown.”


136. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.”


137. “Anyone can possess, anyone can profess, but it is an altogether different thing to confess.”


138. Our tradition calls for a commitment to accountability. This is not an assumption ― this is a promise that I will be there for you; and I can count on you being there for me.


139. “Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.” — General Colin Powell


140. “When people feel accountable and included, it is more fun.” - Alan Mulally


141. “Neither age nor experience matters when it comes to being personally accountable for any and all outcomes—no excuses whatsoever—be they positive or negative, nor shifting blame to other people or to external factors.” –Kory Livingstone, “Quiet Determination”


142. “In the end you should always do the right thing even if it’s hard.”


143. “I take full accountability for everything that happen in my life even when I’m not inna wrong.”


144. “The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely to be the one who dropped it.”


145. People value accountability in workplaces when they see it in others. It’s a difficult trait to master and can be sincere and meaningful.


146. “Today’s seed is tomorrow’s shade, but you must sow it first and nourish it with an uncorrupted accountability.” ― Abhijit Naskar


147. Accountability is not something to be feared—it’s a feeling of confidence and a feeling of empowerment. When you’re accountable, you’re more confident.


148. “If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated, and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.”


149. Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. . .. In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.


150. “Accountability is the measure of a leaders height.”


151. “A leader is a dealer in hope.”


152. “All organisations are perfectly designed to get the results they are now getting. If we want different results, we must change the way we do things.”


153. “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.”


154. Even the toughest days and the most boring meetings are chances to succeed. Give it a rest once in a while and get back to it tomorrow. Keep your head up.


155. “It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.” ~ Josiah Stamp


156. Some want, to be exempt. They do not want to excel; they do not want to exert. They want to be considered excellent, for desiring to be held exempt, from all accountability.


157. “Understanding the true meaning of accountability makes us strong and enables us to learn”


158. It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.


159. “The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same.”


160. When everyone is held accountable to someone, then everyone is more accountable to the organisation.


161. “In a fast-changing and increasingly complex world, accountability of leaders is acquiring a renewed focus.”


162. “Great companies have high cultures of accountability, it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before, and I think our culture is strong on that.” - Steve Ballmer


163. “Accountability is – first and foremost – about being reliable. To get a good picture of your personal accountability, you may want to periodically ask yourself, “Can people count on me to do what I say I’ll do, as I said I would do it?” – Henry J. Evans


164. “Here’s a truth: principled leaders solve moral problems. They have the courage to act rightly. They consistently demonstrate principled conduct under pressure.”


165. “Get well soon so you can continue to offer me joy and happiness as always.”


166. “Teams keep leaders accountable for the goal. Individuals connected to no one can change the goal without accountability.” — John C. Maxwell


167. You know that saying, “do what you do so well they’ll want to see it again”? Well, that applies to work too.


168. “Accountability is the glue that ties commitment to the result.” ~ Bob Proctor


169. “The only people that can ruin a relationship or make that relationship work are the two people in it.”


170. Accountability to one’s work is a duty of each employee. If you don’t account for your time and do not get it done, there will be consequences.


171. “‘You met the Witch?’ said Aslan in a low voice which had the threat of a growl in it.


172. “Maybe you’re not perfect, but you’re willing to actually look at yourself and take some kind of accountability. That’s a change. It might not mean that you can turn everything around, but I think there’s something incredibly hopeful about that.”


173. Accountability breeds response―ability.


174. “Although it can cause a great deal of pain and embarrassment at times, honest input helps create the accurate picture of reality that lies at the core of accountability.”


175. To take responsibility for yourself as a leader and person; you need to learn to unlearn bad habits, and learn from your mistakes.


176. “A friend can inspire enthusiasm as well as accountability, and that serves to challenge you.”


177. “You are accountable for your actions, your decisions, your life; no one else is, but you.” – Catherine Pulsifer


178. “When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self acceptance opened.”


179. “Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.”


180. On good teams coaches hold players accountable, on great teams’ players hold players accountable.


181. No one will watch out for you better than you. It’s up to you to ensure you’re getting what you need to succeed. Become more effective and accountable every day.


182. “Blame is the coward’s solution to his fear of accountability.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough


183. “A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.” – Joseph Fort Newton


184. Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path. — Brené Brown


185. “To function effectively, a business requires leaders who are accountable for driving success.”


186. “One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned about habit development is that you need accountability to stick to a major goal. It’s not enough to make a personal commitment.” – S. J. Scott


187. You’re trying to become more effective, and that’s great. Take control of your actions, and your efforts will be worth it.


188. “You are much more resilient than the illness you are currently experiencing. So, stay strong and recover quickly.”


189. Accountability is good for business. It’s good for business because it enhances your reputation and improves morale. When people know that they will be held accountable for their duties, they tend to give back more.


190. “They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions… but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”


191. Australian Managers - 360 performance review graph


192. My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work.


193. “Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.”


194. “With many overhead schemes for the world’s salvation, everything rests back on integrity and driving power in personal character.”


195. “SUCCESS ISN’T ABOUT HOW MUCH MONEY YOU MAKE; IT’S ABOUT THE DIFFERENCE YOU MAKE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES.”


196. "I take full accountability for everything that happens in my life, even when I’m not inna wrong.” ― Polo G


197. “Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it…. Success is shy-it won’t come out while you’re watching.”


198. ‘Do you?’ asked Aslan; still speaking very low and deep.


199. “Your number one customers are your people. Look after employees first and then customers last.”


200. “Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.”


201. “True love does not only encompass the things that make you feel good, it also holds you to a standard of accountability.”- Monica Johnson


202. The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity, and accountability.


203. It can be scary to hold yourself accountable and address your mistakes, but it’ll help you do your work better.


204. “The keys to brand success are self-definition. transparency. authenticity. and accountability.” – Simon Mainwaring


205. It can be easy to get off track by getting lost in gossip. Try to focus on work and deal with your problems. If you seek advice from one of your coworkers, they will be more than happy to help!


206. “Now where people are – at least the people I talk to – they are focused on issues of trust. Accountability also comes up, to make sure that this doesn’t happen again.” ~ William P. Leahy


207. “When accountability is present, people keep their eyes on a very clear prize. They know what they are working toward and how they are going to get there.” – Henry J. Evans


208. Who has the time these days? Have you been formally introduced to yourself? Made the effort to get to know your faults and your strengths, sat yourself down to tea and listened to all your troubles, answered the call when your self falters? Then how can you say you know yourself in the least?” –Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two


209. “Perhaps nothing in our society is more needed for those in positions of authority than accountability.” ~ Larry Burkett


210. People hire you because they want your expertise and smarts. They’ll fire you because of inconsideration and misunderstandings. Do your best to be accountable on the job.


211. “Some want, to be exempt. They do not want to excel, they do not want to exert. They want to be considered excellent, for desiring to be held exempt, from all accountability.”


212. “When I’m at the bottom looking up, the main question may not be ‘how do I get out of this hole?’ In reality, the main question might be ‘how do I get rid of the shovel that I used to dig it?”


213. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”


214. “If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.” — Henry Cloud


215. “Sometimes you gotta Take accountability for the way you feel no matter what a person put you through. ” – Polo G


216. “Once people have a clear idea of what decisions they should and should not be making, holding them accountable for decisions feels fair.” - Gary L. Neilson


217. “On good teams coaches hold players accountable, on great teams’ players hold players accountable.” — Joe Dumars


218. “Most people do not want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.”


219. “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity, and accountability.” ~ Simon Mainwaring , Accountability quotes and transparency


220. “It was accountability that Nixon feared.” ~ Bob Woodward


221. “I may not be a doctor, but I have the power of friendship that can heal you. Get well soon.”


222. “A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for injury.” — John Stuart Mill


223. “Our commitment to drive accountability for DEI is embedded in our responsibility to living our values. We initially focused on metrics for culture and representation, but now aligning DEI goals to our business strategy allows us to not only hold executives accountable but ensures that every person in our company plays an active role in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.” — Reginald J. Miller, McDonald’s VP, and Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer.


224. “The best kind of accountability on a team is peer-to-peer. Peer pressure is more efficient and effective than going to the leader, anonymously complaining, and having them stop what they are doing to intervene.” - Patrick Lencioni.


225. To be your best, make mistakes. To get better, learn from them. To change, try something new. Do your best to be accountable for each step you take.


226. “Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.” — George Washington Carver


227. “Leaders inspire accountability through their ability to accept responsibility before they place blame.” –Courtney Lynch


228. “Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.” ~ Denis Waitley


229. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.” – Brené Brown


230. “Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.” – Napoleon Hill


231. “An accountable mind has learned to be agile, wise, courageous, resilient, and high-mature.” ― Pearl Zhu


232. “On good teams coaches hold players accountable, on great teams players hold players accountable” ~ Joe Dumars


233. “It means a lot. It means I’m accountable.” ~ Champ Bailey


234. “If you have not confronted true horrors, understood evil, suffered hopelessness and despair, found faith, and made yourself completely accountable for your own choices, actions and outcomes, then I can guarantee that any acceptance you pretend to have will be as brittle and temporary as a snowball in the middle of summer.”


235. “Everything is about accountability to the American people, accountability of the executive branch … [and] accountability of the oversight of the Congress.” ~ Jay Rockefeller


236. “Don’t let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn’t go with it.”


237. Be the kind of worker everyone relies on and admires; a worker who cares about being kind and honest—one who is enthusiastic and can’t wait to surprise others with your ideas.


238. “Your pain will stop soon, and the lively colors will touch your spirit. Just stay strong!”


239. The notion of accountability has emerged as a human tool to motivate people – do what you’re supposed to do or you’ll be held to account.


240. “Talent is part of the equation, but when you combine talent with accountability and authenticity, it is tough to beat.” ― David Ross


241. “Men are more accountable for their motives than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections.” – Archibald Alexander


242. “On one side of accountability is courage, on the other is freedom.”


243. “You are the reason of your own good-luck and bad-luck; success and failure; happiness and pain. Your choices are responsible for your present. Don’t blame someone else for your sufferings or failures.”


244. An honest man is not accountable for the vice and folly of his trade, and therefore ought not to refuse the exercise of it


245. “Make yourself accountable and your employees will hold themselves to a high standard.”


246. “Business is a combination of war and sport.”


247. “If one meets a powerful person–Adolf Hitler, Joe Stalin or Bill Gates–ask them five questions: “What power have you got? Where did you get it from? In whose interests do you exercise it? To whom are you accountable? And how can we get rid of you?” ~ Tony Benn


248. “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability.” — Simon Mainwaring


249. “Be accountable for doing the right things. This means ethical execution of the activities that will actually support the goals you have chosen for yourself.” – Sam Silverstein


250. “BECOMING A LEADER IS SYNONYMOUS WITH BECOMING YOURSELF. IT IS PRECISELY THAT SIMPLE AND IT IS ALSO THAT DIFFICULT.”


251. “When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.”


252. “Trust is the glue that holds everything together. It creates the environment in which all of the other elements win-win stewardship agreements, self-directing individuals and teams, aligned structures and systems, and accountability can flourish.” ~ Stephen Covey


253. ‘She woke up,’ said Digory wretchedly. And then, turning very white, ‘I mean, I woke her. Because I wanted to know what would happen if I struck a bell. Polly didn’t want to. It wasn’t her fault. I—I fought her. I know I shouldn’t have. I think I was a bit enchanted by the writing under the bell.’


254. “Professional accountability is a good thing. Without it, excellence is merely a pipe dream and even average performance isn’t a realistic expectation.” — Leon F.


255. “I’m just going to do what I want now, and let the chips fall where they may.”


256. “If you can’t stand the heat, you’d better get out of the kitchen.”


257. “As for the journey of life; at some point you will realize that YOU are the driver and you will drive!”


258. We all have responsibilities at our workplaces we must take seriously. We have a duty to honour our word and treat others with respect, so they can always have faith in us.


259. “With a company full of accountable people, extraordinary things, even the entirely unexpected, tend to happen.” – Roger Connors


260. “We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.”


261. “Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.” -George Washington Carver


262. “Accountability is a key concept in moving an organization forward, especially in a challenging business climate.” – Cindy Tucker


263. “The worst thing that can happen to you as a young person, is to refuse to grow up. You refuse to grow up when you believe that someone else must take responsibility for your life and life circumstances.” –Saidi Mdala, Know What Matters


264. “Be brave and take accountability for your thoughts and beliefs.” — Jennifer Hyman


265. We need more transparency and accountability in government so that people know how their money is being spent. That means putting budgets online, putting legislation online.


266. “I take full accountability for everything that happens in my life, even when I’m not inna wrong.”


267. “You will not experience dramatic change in your struggle as long as you use accountability to describe your sins instead of declaring your need for help in the midst of temptation.” ― Heath Lambert


268. “Integrity lies in, doing what one speaks; speaking what one does.”


269. “Be accountable for doing the right things. This means ethical execution of the activities that will actually support the goals you have chosen for yourself.” – Sam Silverstein


270. “Be patient and get enough rest to keep blooming like a flower!”


271. “I believe that accountability is the basis of all meaningful human achievement.” – Sam Silverstein


272. “Not in order to justify, but simply in order to explain my lack of consistency, I say: Look at my present life and then at my former life, and you will see that I do attempt to carry them out. It is true that I have not fulfilled one thousandth part of them [Christian precepts], and I am ashamed of this, but I have failed to fulfill them not because I did not wish to, but because I was unable to. Teach me how to escape from the net of temptations that surrounds me, help me and I will fulfill them; even without help I wish and hope to fulfill them.


273. “It means a lot. It means I’m accountable.” – Champ Bailey


274. When you make a mistake, don’t let people be the reason you feel bad about it. Accept responsibility for what you did wrong, learn from your mistakes, and move on. Feet of strength!


275. You have a job, so you won’t starve, but you’re not there to waste your time and energy.


276. There’s not a chance we’ll reach our full potential until we stop blaming each other and start practicing personal accountability.


277. Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.


278. “In life, we can have results or reasons. If you are not getting the results you want, your reasons are the lies that you keep telling yourself.” – Harald Anderson


279. “What you do, tells me everything about you.”


280. “Each day you are leading by example. Whether you realize it or not or whether it's positive or negative, you are influencing those around you.”


281. “For those who find themselves more concerned with how much money they can accumulate for the sake of wealth alone, who find themselves stuck like glue to materialistic possessions that mean more than their personal integrity or their contribution to their fellow human beings, these traps have jaws of steel.”


282. “The time has come to carry accountability forward, to take it offline and into the real world. To share our lives with just a few people we really, truly, honestly trust.” – Craig Gross


283. It’s important to remember that you can’t fix things at your workplace if you don’t own up to your mistakes.


284. “Think P.I.G. – that’s my motto. P stands for Persistence, I stands for Integrity, and G stands for Guts. These are the ingredients for a successful business and a successful life.”


285. For most people, blaming others is a subconscious mechanism for avoiding accountability. In reality, the only thing in your way is YOU.


286. “Consumer accountability drives quality and efficiency.” — Pete Hoekstra


287. “Keep pushing forward, my dear buddy. This illness is just another challenge to overcome with willpower and a positive outlook.”


288. “It is in your best interest to recognize that there is a difference between being responsible and taking responsibility. You Have the Freedom and Power to Choose.” – Christopher Avery


289. Candor and accountability in a democracy is very important. Hypocrisy has no place.


290. ”Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.”


291. “If we want unity, we must all be unifiers. If we want accountability, each of us must be accountable for all we do.” – Christine Gregoire


292. “I made the decision. I’m accountable.” ~ Janet Reno


293. “Accountability means to say what you do, do what you say.” –Pearl Zhu, Digital Agility: The Rocky Road from Doing Agile to Being Agile


294. “The man who starts out going nowhere, generally gets there.”


295. Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.


296. As you go about your day, it’s easy to forget that there are people who depend on you and your actions. Keep up the good work!


297. “One of your most prized possessions is integrity; if this is you, then you should never compromise it.”


298. “Accountability and self-responsibility are critical to our success in personal, professional and public life. However, we often look for those character traits in others, rather than inculcating them in ourselves.”


299. ‘What makes them successful?’


300. “To take responsibility for yourself as a leader and person; you need to learn to unlearn bad habits, and learn from your mistakes.” – Andrea Reibmayr


301. “If you choose to get in there and fight, you have to accept accountability for whatever happens.”


302. “No one can or should try to force another person to be more effective, more righteous, more knowledgeable, more productive, friendlier, braver, more trustworthy, or in any other way more politically or socially correct. Coach them, encourage them, teach them, give them feedback, admonish them, love them, and lead them, but don’t try to coerce them.”


303. “The pride of man hopes but to blame God for the evils of the world, and to praise himself for the good.”


304. “Accountability means to say what you do, do what you say.” ― Pearl Zhu


305. “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” –Denis Waitley


306. “An authentic spirituality does not cater to culture; it calls culture to accountability.” — Joan D. Chittister


307. “A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.” –Joseph Fort Newton


308. 54. “You know, a lot of people feel that sobriety is about just stopping using whatever it was that you appeared to be addicted to, but it really has to do with a way of looking at your life and taking accountability.” — Bonnie Raitt


309. “It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one’s acts.” –Mahatma Gandhi


310. “The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself.” ~ John Stuart Mill


311. You may not realise it, but your work is good, and you do it well. You can do even better, though the truth is that you’re doing just fine.


312. “When people feel accountable and included, it is more fun.” – Alan Mulally


313. “You know, a lot of people feel that sobriety is about just stopping using whatever it was that you appeared to be addicted to, but it really has to do with a way of looking at your life and taking accountability.” — Bonnie Raitt


314. “A president cannot defend a nation if he is not held accountable to its laws.” ― DaShanne Stokes


315. Many of our successes are due to self-motivation and determination, but we sometimes forget that our work environment is a team effort. Working together creates a community that holds everyone accountable for their contributions and attitudes.


316. “The pressure of adversity is the most powerful sustainer of accountability. It's as though everything you do is multiplied by 50 in order to surpass those with a head-start. I was never capable of slacking when at the threshold of failure.”


317. Skelly Dr.


318. “No individual can achieve worthy goals without accepting accountability for his or her own actions.” — Dan Miller


319. “People with integrity do what they say they are going to do. Others have excuses.”


320. “Real leadership involves clear communication, personal accountability, and a zest for bringing out the best in everyone!” – Farshad Asl


321. ”Any business or industry that pays equal rewards to its goof-offs and eager beavers sooner or later will find itself with more goof-offs than eager beavers.”


322. “Open collaboration encourages greater accountability, which in turn fosters trust.” – Ron Garan


323. “We need, first of all, for there to be accountability, for there to be somebody who is responsible for enforcing standards and holding people’s feet to the fire.” ~ Jennifer Granholm


324. Being accountable means owning up to your actions and being truthful at work, even when it is difficult or embarrassing.


325. “The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.”


326. ”To function effectively, a business requires leaders who are accountable for driving success.” – Barry Linetsky


327. Be honest with yourself and be aware of your actions. Do your best on the job and do what is right, both legally and ethically. Be accountable for your duties.


328. Having authority implies accountability. If you reject the blame for failures under your watch, people reject your leadership.


329. “When we are really honest with ourselves we must admit our lives are all that really belong to us. So it is how we use our lives that determines the kind of men we are.” ~ Cesar Chavez


330. You did a great job today, but don’t forget to hold yourself accountable for yesterday.


331. Accountability is a statement of personal promise, both to yourself and to the people around you, to deliver specific defined results.


332. “The first law of leadership is that your foundation is built through integrity, character, and trust.”


333. Reports submitted on time projects completed before deadline, and goals exceeded. That’s what you’ll find at our workplace. Everyone is accountable here.


334. As a team, push each other to improve. Each person on the team has the potential for great achievements, but only if you are all collaborating toward greatness.


335. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”


336. “Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. . . . In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.”


337. “There’s not a chance we’ll reach our full potential until we stop blaming each other and start practicing personal accountability.” — John Miller


338. “I’ve always respected your bravery and capacity to deal with anything life throws you. You will overcome this, too.”


339. “Intentions do not insulate us from the consequences of our actions.”


340. “In our experience, accountable people constantly seek feedback from a wide range of associates, be their friends, family, business partners, consultants, or other advisers.”


341. “Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability, no understanding. The highest form of knowledge… is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than the self kind of understanding.”


342. “Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.”


343. “The price of greatness is responsibility.”


344. “His promises were, as he then was, mighty; But his performance, as he is now, nothing.”


345. “A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.”


346. “Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.”


347. “It can be read in an afternoon, but you’ll be re-reading it for the rest of your life.”


348. “Facebook and Twitter aren’t the real problems in the office. The real problems are what I like to call the M&Ms, the Managers and the Meetings.”


349. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.”


350. “To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.”


351. “In the years I’ve been thinking and talking about leadership, I’ve come to realize that the desperate need for accountable leaders is the fundamental challenge organizations are facing today.” –Vince Molinaro, The Leadership Contract


352. Missing deadlines and not owning up to your mistakes will always hold you back. If you want to feel better about yourself, make sure you hold each other accountable for your actions and words.


353. Accountability can make all the difference between success and failure. The time for excuses is over. Be confident.


354. “One thing I detest most about the financial press is the lack of accountability. All sorts of nonsense is said without penalty.” — Barry Ritholtz


355. Talking with coworkers is inevitable, but you need to keep the conversations focused on work. This will help you all to finish your tasks quicker and also allow you to build friendships with one another.


356. “To take responsibility for yourself as a leader and person; you need to learn to unlearn bad habits, and learn from your mistakes.”


357. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”


358. “There is a fine line between overbearing accountability and an allowance for mistakes.” ― Miles Anthony Smith


359. ” MAKE LIVING YOUR LIFE WITH ABSOLUTE INTEGRITY AND KINDNESS YOUR FIRST PRIORITY.”


360. Simple organizational structure and clear accountability are necessary conditions for the exercise of effective leadership.


361. “The collapse of good conscience and the absence of accountability and public scrutiny have led to crimes against humanity and violations of international law.” ~ Nelson Mandela


362. Neither age nor experience matters when it comes to being personally accountable for any and all outcomes― no excuses whatsoever― be they positive or negative, nor shifting blame to other people or to external factors.


363. “The benefit of truly accountable leaders is that they can create effective structures where their staff know what is expected of them, and can improve the business for customers.”


364. “Accountability breeds response-ability.” –Stephen Covey


365. “Tyrants can no longer hide. There needs to be, and will be, documentation and accountability, and we need to bear witness. And to this end, I insist that all that happens should be known.”


366. “To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.”


367. “True love does not only encompass the things that make you feel good, but it also holds you to a standard of accountability.” – Monica Johnson


368. “Take accountability before an excuse snatches you.” ― Tyconis D. Allison Ty


369. “Integrity is the seed for achievement. It is the principle that never fails.”


370. “My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.”


371. “Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.”


372. “On good teams, coaches hold players accountable; on great teams, players hold players accountable.”


373. “Transparency increases credibility and accountability.” — Park Won-soon


374. Employee Recognition Programs: What Works?


375. “The more difficult the task, the more uncertain the outcome, the more costly talk will be and the farther we run from actual accountability.”


376. “you don't have to worry about burning bridges, if you're building your own”


377. “Being in power is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”


378. “To be accountable means that we are willing to be responsible to another person for our behavior and it implies a level of submission to another’s opinions and viewpoints.” – Wayde Goodall


379. “Accountability separates the wishers in life from the action-takers that care enough about their future to account for their daily actions.” – John Di Lemme


380. “Never promise more than you can perform.” ~ Publilius Syrus


381. “Responsibility equals accountability equals ownership. And a sense of ownership is the most powerful weapon a team or organization can have.” — Pat Summitt


382. “The support of truth takes integrity.”


383. “You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.”


384. “Being sick is a real test of patience and resilience. And I know you will pass it with flying colors!”


385. “If men can learn to be less defensive, more open to others, and more accepting of accountability, they will adapt well to the new global economy.” — John Gerzema


386. “Accountability separates the wishers in life from the action-takers that care enough about their future to account for their daily actions.”


387. Work hard, be humble, and remember people have to work with you. Enjoy your work! Don’t be afraid to ask for help, because you don’t have to do it alone.


388. “Honor your commitments with integrity.”


389. “The word accounting comes from the word accountability. If you are going to be rich, you need to be accountable for your money.” — Robert Kiyosaki


390. “Accountability is a statement of personal promise, both to yourself and the people around you, to deliver specifically defined results.”


391. A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for injury.


392. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.”


393. “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity, and accountability.” – Simon Mainwaring


394. “Some things are kind of obvious when it comes to leadership. You have to be a great communicator, have very high integrity and have tremendous perseverance and stamina.”


395. We’re all hard workers, but sometimes we need a little push to be our best. Take a second to gather your thoughts and get back to doing great things.


396. “In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count like customer satisfaction and performance… you thrive on that.”


397. “The fear of the Lord helps us recognize our accountability to God for the stewardship of leadership. It motivates us to seek the Lord’s wisdom and understanding in difficult situations. And it challenges us to give our all to the Lord by serving those we lead with love and humility.” – Paul Chappell


398. “There is no accountability in soft money. None.” ~ Zach Wamp


399. “Integrity is the ingredient that will enable you to forge rapidly ahead on the highway that leads to success. It advertises you as being an individual who will always come through. Whatever you say you will do, do it even if you have to move heaven and earth.”


400. Your personal and professional reputation are key factors in your success, growth, and the health of our organisation.


401. We are all responsible and accountable for what we do or say even if those behaviors occur in stressful times.


402. “Recover quickly, pal. I’m sending you my best thoughts and prayers.”


403. “Transparency increases credibility and accountability.” – Park Won-soon


404. Accountability begins with you, so don’t hand it off to someone else. You are responsible for your success in the workplace.


405. “Simple organizational structure and clear accountability are necessary conditions for the exercise of effective leadership.”


406. “The benefits and possibilities that are created by being personally accountable are countless.” –Jay Fiset, Reframe Your Blame, How to Be Personally Accountable


407. “Perhaps nothing in our society is more needed for those in positions of authority than accountability.” ― Larry Burkett


408. “When people say "If I only knew then what I know now" makes me wonder why they aren't using that wisdom now.”


409. “I believe that all of us have gangster proclivities and greedy orientations that need accountability. That’s why democracies are necessary. We have to have institutions to try to curtail the use of arbitrary power so that our greedy orientations and gangster-like proclivities don’t get out of hand.” ~ Cornel West


410. “To be accountable or to be a victim is one of those elemental decisions that everyone needs to make. Simply, the former leads you to a happier and more rewarding life.” – Rob Pitfield


411. “I've come to realize that the desperate need for accountable leaders is the fundamental challenge organizations are facing today.”


412. “Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.” –Napoleon Hill


413. “Great companies have high cultures of accountability, it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before, and I think our culture is strong on that.” ~ Steve Ballmer


414. There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.


415. “On issue after issue, the polls – and these are not snapshot polls; these are polls over a consistent period of time – show that most Americans share what one could call core liberal or progressive values: investment in health care and education over tax cuts; fair trade over free trade; corporate accountability over deregulation; environmental protection over laissez-faire policies; defending Social Security and Medicare over privatizing them; raising the minimum wage over eliminating it. The country prefers progressive alternatives to the failed policies of the conservative right.” ~ Katrina vanden Heuvel


416. “Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.”


417. “Although recovery requires a lot of work, you don’t have to do it alone! Whatever you need, we are here to help. Get well soon!”


418. People who have achieved great things at work are those who possess a tremendous amount of focus and determination.


419. “Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I’m going to fight for you. I’m going to fight for what’s right. I’m going to fight to hold people accountable” ~ Barbara Boxer


420. “Goodness makes you accountable, accountability strengthens your goodness.” ― Abhijit Naskar


421. “It amazes me that parents are allowed to raise kids. There’s so much power and often very little accountability.” — Ben Marcus


422. The tools and habits we create for work should improve our lives, not the other way around.


423. “Difficult times disrupt your conventional ways of thinking and push you to forge better habits of thought, performance and being.”


424. “I think sometimes making yourself vulnerable before you are ready is exactly what can hold you accountable. Do what you fear.” – Brittany Burgunder


425. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.”


426. ‘I’m not sure. I just wanted to hold them accountable, if only for a moment,’ says Peeta. ‘For killing that little girl.‘”


427. Your job is to deliver your best work each day. Your success depends on your success skillset. Your hard work will pay off, but only if you don’t give up.


428. “There’s accountability in the mutual fund industry. And they’ve been tremendous engines of wealth for people and they’re going to continue to be so.” ~ Jim Cramer


429. I take full accountability for everything that happen in my life even when I’m not inna wrong.


430. “The notion of accountability has emerged as a human tool to motivate people – do what you’re supposed to do or you’ll be held to account.” – Art Horn


431. Be accountable for doing the right things. This means ethical execution of the activities that will actually support the goals you have chosen for yourself.


432. “The only place you can win a football game is on the field. The only place you can lose it is in your heart.”


433. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.”


434. "I take full accountability for everything that happens in my life, even when I’m not in the wrong.”


435. “Transparency increases credibility and accountability.”


436. “Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.”


437. “Think about all the blessings in your life while you close your eyes. Celebrate the Lord’s goodness. Despite being ill, you can still breathe. God will shortly heal you.”


438. Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.


439. “Responsibility equals accountability equals ownership. And a sense of ownership is the most powerful weapon a team or organization can have.” ~ Pat Summitt


440. “Execution is a systematic process of rigorously discussing hows and whats, tenaciously following through, and ensuring accountability.” — Lawrence Bossidy


441. “We all create the person we become by our choices as we go through life. In a real sense, by the time we are adults, we are the sum total of the choices we have made.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


442. You can’t talk about leadership without talking about responsibility and accountability…you can’t separate the two. A leader must delegate responsibility and provide the freedom to make decisions, and then be held accountable for the results.


443. “We need more transparency and accountability in government so that people know how their money is being spent. That means putting budgets online, putting legislation online.” Carly Fiorina


444. “Don’t get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it.” – W. R. Inge


445. “Leaders inspire accountability through their ability to accept responsibility before they place blame.”


446. Accountability is about owning up to your mistakes, big or small. It might feel tough, but people will appreciate your transparency.


447. As people, we will always make mistakes. We are humans, after all. It’s important to take responsibility for your mistakes and learn from them.


448. “Break the riddle of accountability, the thinking goes, and you will have solved one of the thorniest issues in modern business.” — Mihnea Moldoveanu


449. “Trust gives you the permission to give people direction, get everyone aligned, and give them the energy to go get the job done. Trust enables you to execute with excellence and produce extraordinary results. As you execute with excellence and deliver on your commitments, trust becomes easier to inspire, creating a flywheel of performance.”


450. A president cannot defend a nation if he is not held accountable to its laws.


451. The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability. Click to tweet!– Simon Mainwaring


452. We all have high expectations for ourselves, but sometimes those expectations can be too much to handle. Acknowledge that you are not at fault and don’t beat yourself up.


453. What if we had to give an account each night before we went to sleep of the one thing that we did to make life brighter for someone else?


454. “Truly accountable leadership is the only way to build an organization that can not only survive in our increasingly complicated world but also grow and thrive.” ― Vince Molinaro


455. “Smile, laugh, and be as positive as you can to make a speedy recovery!”


456. A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.


457. True love does not only encompass the things that make you feel good, it also holds you to a standard of accountability.


458. “A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.”


459. Accountability starts with you. Be a worker whose work is impeccable. Be a worker whose work is unfaltering and consistent. If you have a passion for excellence, you can be a worker who doesn’t compromise.


460. “It is no use saying “we are doing our best.” You have to succeed in doing what is necessary.”


461. “[Government] regulation is an imperfect substitute for the accountability, and trust, built into a market in which food producers meet the gaze of eaters and vice versa.”


462. “The worst thing that can happen to you as a young person, is to refuse to grow up. You refuse to grow up when you believe that someone else must take responsibility for your life and life circumstances.”


463. “Accountability means to say what you do, do what you say.”


464. “If you want to influence others, the most important thing you can do is be a living example of the principles, ideals, and faith that you advocate.”


465. “There is no accountability today… no willingness to focus on big ideas.” — Michael Bloomberg


466. The benefit of truly accountable leaders is that they are able to create effective structures where their staff know what is expected of them, and can improve the business for customers.


467. “When a man points a finger at someone else, he should remember that four of his fingers are pointing at himself.”


468. “Be accountable for doing the right things. This means ethical execution of the activities that will support the goals you have chosen for yourself.”


469. “He had learned that close-held secrets could often be cracked by going all the way to the top and there making himself unbearably unpleasant. He knew that such twisting of the tiger's tail was dangerous, for he understood the psychopathology of great power.”


470. Sometimes you gotta Take accountability for the way you feel no matter what a person put you through.


471. “I don’t know a more dignified and effective workforce than one operating from a position of worth, integrity, and confidence, as well as one that excels in language of appreciation.”


472. Creating a culture of integrity and accountability not only improves effectiveness, it also generates a respectful, enjoyable and life-giving setting in which to work.


473. “It was accountability that Nixon feared.” – Bob Woodward


474. “Some favorite expressions of small children: “It’s not my fault…They made me do it…I forgot.” Some favorite expressions of adults: “It’s not my job…No one told me…It couldn’t be helped.” True freedom begins and ends with personal accountability. -Dan Zadra It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.” ~ Josiah Stamp


475. When people feel accountable and included, it is more fun.


476. It’s not just your job; it’s your mission. Remember, you are accountable to your team. Your job demands that you help every one of your colleagues achieve their goals, not just yours.


477. “I wish you could feel the love that is currently enveloping you. We eagerly anticipate your recovery.”


478. “Where there is no accountability, there will also be no responsibility.”


479. “While you recuperate, give yourself time and patience. I’m hoping that each day provides more solace and fortitude.”


480. The benefits and possibilities that are created by being personally accountable are countless.


481. If you can’t stand the heat, you’d better get out of the kitchen.


482. “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.”


483. “It’s not an insult to have a past and to have some accountability to it.” — Grant-Lee Phillips


484. “Compromise: the art of sharing a pie in such a way that everyone thinks he has the biggest part.”


485. Think about the times you were held accountable for something that maybe wasn’t your fault. How did that feel? Let’s work together to create an environment where we can hold each other accountable. It takes everyone working as a team to make this work.


486. “The benefit of truly accountable leaders is that they are able to create effective structures where their staff know what is expected of them, and can improve the business for customers.” – Jane Storm


487. The best kind of accountability on a team is peer―to―peer. Peer pressure is more efficient and effective than going to the leader, anonymously complaining, and having them stop what they are doing to intervene.


488. “Responsibility equals accountability equals ownership. And a sense of ownership is the most powerful weapon a team or organisation can have.” – Pat Summitt


489. Take accountability… Blame is the water in which many dreams and relationships drown.


490. “I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.”


491. “My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey


492. On one side of accountability is courage, on the other is freedom.


493. In a fast―changing and increasingly complex world, accountability of leaders is acquiring a renewed focus.


494. “Tender loving care has consistently been recognized throughout history as a valuable component in healing.”


495. “Rationally speaking, blaming one's behavior on alcohol or drugs is like blaming the ladder by which you descended into a pit, or the staircase that took you down to a cellar, for what you found there.”


496. “I’m pretty good at taking accountability now, and I never did anything to deserve that. It was a really lousy thing for her to do.” — John Mayer


497. “You have a lot of courage. You’ve never lost a war, ever. You will bounce back from this too, I’m sure.”


498. “If you made the choice to get in there and fight, you have to accept accountability for whatever happens.” – Roy Nelson


499. “Building a culture in which people take accountability to deliver on its promises is hard work and can be difficult to accomplish. Only when every person is held accountable to themselves, their peers, and their shared possibility can the impossible become possible.” – Ginger Graham


500. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of love. belonging. joy. courage. empathy. and creativity. It is the source of hope. empathy. accountability. and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives. vulnerability is the path.”


501. Rules are meant to be broken. But not by you. As a worker, you have to comply with policies and be accountable for your actions.


502. “Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. When there is information, there is enlightenment. When there is debate, there are solutions. When there is no sharing of power, no rule of law, no accountability, there is abuse, corruption, subjugation and indignation.” ~ Atifete Jahjaga


503. “When you trust people, you have confidence in them — in their integrity and in their abilities.”


504. “Building a culture where people take accountability to deliver on its promises is hard work and can be difficult to accomplish. Only when every person is held accountable to themselves, their peers, and their shared possibility can the impossible become possible.”


505. “To be successful, innovation is not just about value creation, but value capture.”


506. “A leader… is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.”


507. “Except for you, I have no one else to discuss my daily existence with. So I hope you get well soon!”


508. My experience is that accountability is an extremely powerful tool to align an organization toward its objectives.


509. “It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.” – Sir Josiah Stamp


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511. “All believers must guard the heart and the mind and strive to walk before Christ and with each other in integrity.”


512. Accountability breeds response-ability.


513. “No one is perfect, and we all understand that, but when we decide to make that lifelong commitment, we need to weigh the cost and know God is holding us accountable for our commitments.”


514. “The benefits and possibilities that are created by being personally accountable are countless.”


515. “In reality, we all have our lives, and the accountability for the achievement of our dreams and goals falls strictly on our own shoulders.” – Thomas Matt


516. “If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.”


517. “Your organization needs great leaders at all levels, now more than ever. You need to be the best leader you can possibly be.” –Vince Molinaro, The Leadership Contract Field Guide: The Personal Roadmap to Becoming a Truly Accountable Leader


518. We all make mistakes; own them… learn from them. Don’t throw away the lesson by blaming others.” –Steve Maraboli


519. You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.


520. We are accountable for our actions. We are accountable for how we live our lives and handle our responsibilities at work.


521. “When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated. This is why we sometimes attack who they are, which is far more hurtful than addressing a behavior or a choice.” - Brené Brown


522. “Blame is the coward’s solution to his fear of accountability.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough


523. “I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions.”


524. “When you’re a manager, you work for your company. When you’re a leader, your company works for you.”


525. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.”


526. “If you can’t stand the heat, you’d better get out of the kitchen.” –Harry S. Truman


527. “I know how hard it is for you to stay still in one place, so this must be very hard for you. I pray that you get back on your feet soon!”


528. “It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts.”


529. You’re not giving 110%—you can. Now get to it! Giving 110% is easy when your heart’s in it. Keep it up, champ!


530. “You were thinking how nice it would have been if Aslan hadn’t put the instructions on the stones of the ruined city till after we’d passed it. And then it would have been his fault, not ours. So likely, isn’t it? No. We must own up to it. We’ve only four signs to go by, and we’ve muffed the first three.”


531. “Without accountability time would pass our intentions uncontested, then one day we awaken, finding our objective lost to the penalty of neglect.” –W. Larsen Hughes


532. Break the riddle of accountability, the thinking goes, and you will have solved one of the thorniest issues in modern business.


533. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”


534. “No individual can achieve worthy goals without accepting accountability for his or her own actions.” ~ Dan Miller


535. “Transparency is key to reciprocal accountability, which we use to be both free and smart. It is the miracle tool that enables us to question the lies of monsters.” – David Brin