Accountability Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Accountability quotes and Accountability sayings, and Accountability proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"On good teams coaches hold players accountable, on great teams players hold players accountable."

Joe Dumars

"It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters."

Epictetus

"The greatest discovery of our generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. As you think, so shall you be."

William James

"And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account."

Hebrews 413

"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."

Bob Ladouceur

"Responsibility equals accountability equals ownership. And a sense of ownership is the most powerful weapon a team or organization can have."

Pat Summitt

"Leaders must develop a lower threshold for alibis and become better communicators and enforcers of what they want done. Holding people accountable to high standards and results is nothing to apologize for. Failing to stretch them to their potential is."

Dave Anderson

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

Denis Waitley

"If a picture speaks a thousand words, your actions forever record what you believe in."

Jerry Fernandez

"Accountability is the measure of a leaders height."

Jeffrey Benjamin

"What you do, tells me everything about you."

Jerry Fernandez

"Every person’s work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of that person."

Samuel Butler

"Think of these things, whence you came, where you are going, and to whom you must account."

Benjamin Franklin

"Duties are not performed for duty’s sake, but because their neglect would make the man uncomfortable. A man performs but one duty – the duty of contenting his spirit, the duty of making himself agreeable to himself."

Mark Twain

"Mankind must put an end to war, before war puts an end to mankind."

John F. Kennedy

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

Harry S. Truman

"A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer."

Dean Acheson

"It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them."

Alfred Adler

"Never promise more than you can perform."

Publilius Syrus

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

Moliere

"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

"God judges men according to the use they make of the light which He gives them."

Joseph Smith

"God gave burdens, also shoulders."

Yiddish Proverb

"The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit of doing them."

Benjamin Jowett

"If you let other people do it for you, they will do it to you."

Robert Anthony

"The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that’s the day you start to the top."

O. J. Simpson

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

Plato

"We preach accountability. A player has to understand what he’s doing and why. And we have to be responsible for improving them."

Jeff Banister

"…if a man is not faithful to his own individuality, he cannot be loyal to anything."

Claude McKay

"I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion."

Mia Hamm

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