Accountability Quotes

Accountability means you are responsible or accountable for something. Let these accountability quotes encourage and inspire you. We often use the example of being part of a team whereby you are accountable to other team members to be the best that you can be. We all are accountable for many different aspects of our lives. What we do with our lives is a choice we all make every day.

"At the end of the day we are accountable to ourselves - our success is a result of what we do."
Success   |


"Blaming, whining, deflecting accountability, risk aversion, and resistance to change are but a handful of symptoms of the adversity-beaten individual and organization."
Paul G. Stoltz PhD, . Adversity Quotient Work: Finding Your Hidden Capacity For Getting Things Done
Quotes about Taking A Risk   |


Neither age nor experience matters when it comes to being personally accountable for any and all outcomes. Kory Livingstone
"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: unlocking the gates to unlimited success!
Age  |


"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: How Great Leaders Build a High Performance Culture of Accountability and Responsibility
Focus  |


"Regardless of the complexity around us or the briskness of the winds of change that may attempt to drive us off course, taking initiative, being consistent and having others count on us to do what we say will we do -true acCOUNTability -sets people apart -particularly if we intend to make the most of what we do, and who we ARE, in service to others."
Dr. Zara F. Larsen
Change  |


Creating a culture 
of integrity and accountability . . . generates a respectful, enjoyable and life-giving setting in which to work.
"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, Ph.D.; Birgit Zacher Hanson, M.S., M.C.C., Who Will Do What by When?: How to Improve Performance, Accountability, and Trust with Integrity
Work  |


"Concerns about accountability measures are especially relevant because quantitative evaluation has come to permeate social life. If it seems difficult to escape talk of accountability and assessment, it is because these ideas are now far more common than in the past."
Wendy Nelson Espeland, Engines of Anxiety: Academic Rankings, Reputation, and Accountability
Stress  |


"I believe the best way for teachers to deal with test-based accountability pressures -the way that benefits students -is to accept those pressures as a given, then plan and carry out instruction knowing that it will take place on an accountability-spotlighted stage."
W. James Popham, Instruction That Measures Up: Successful Teaching in the Age of Accountability
Teacher  |


"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 Vaulkner, Accountability: 8 Thoughts to Manifest Mental Focus at a Moment's Notice
Positive Thinking  |


My experience is that accountability is an extremely powerful tool to align an organization toward its objectives. Susan Gomez
"My experience is that accountability is an extremely powerful tool to align an organization toward its objectives."
Susan Gomez
Experience  |


"Break the riddle of accountability, the thinking goes, and you will have solved one of the thorniest issues in modern business."
Mihnea Moldoveanu, The Promise: The Basic Building Block of Accountability
Positive  |


"Jesus understood the value of relationships, teamwork, and accountability. Effective ministry often erupts from small teams."
Beth Beutler, Time Management, Jesus' Way
Teamwork   |


"Most goals people set are not achieved because they are not held accountable for them. When goals are made in private they tend to fall off because people stop being motivated, stop focusing and stop prioritizing."
Bola Onada Sokunbi, Goal Setting To Live Your Dreams
Motivation   |


"Good men prefer to be accountable."
Michael Edwardes
Good   |


"To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end in life."
Spinoza
Life   |


Don't get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it. W. R. Inge
"Don't get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it."
W. R. Inge
Wisdom   |


"There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is, not to be true to the best one knows."
Farrar
Failure   |


"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
Action   |


"It means a lot. It means I'm accountable."
Champ Bailey
Nails That Destroy   |


"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."
Ceasar Chavez
Honest   |


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
"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
Key Instructions for Life   |


"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
Famous   |


"When the people become involved in their government, government becomes more accountable, and our society is stronger, more compassionate, and better prepared for the challenges of the future."
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Compassion   |


"Remember that you are unique. If that has not been fulfilled, then something wonderful has been lost."
Martha Graham
Graduation   |


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