Accountability Quotes

Let these accountability quotes encourage and inspire you. Accountability means you are responsible or accountable for something. 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.

An accountability partner is able to perceive what you can't see when blind spots and weaknesses block your vision. Such a person serves a a tool in God's hand to promote spirtual growth, and he or she watches out for your best interest. Charles Stanley
Inspirational Quotes



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



So let us summon a new spirit of patriotism, of responsibility, where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look after not only ourselves but each other. President Barack Obama
Words of Encouragement



Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together. Napoleon Hill
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
Napoleon Hill Quotes



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
Motivational



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



How can we resent the life we've created for ourselves? Who's to blame, who's to credit, but us? Richard Bach
How can we resent the life we've created for ourselves? Who's to blame, who's to credit, but us? Who can change it, any time we wish, but us? Richard Bach
Poems about Life



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
Customer Service



What is 'the blame game' you ask? Well, simply put, it's not accepting responsibility and blaming others for outcomes that you don't care for in your life. Joseph E. McGuire, The Great Blame Game Escape
Blame



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



Accountability is a statement of personal promise, both to yourself and to the people around you, to deliver specific defined results. Brian Dive, The Accountable Leader: Developing Effective Leadership Through Managerial Accountability
Promises Made



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: The Fine Print to Becoming an Accountable Leader
Challenge



The time has come to carry accountability forward, to take it offline and into the real world. Craig Gross
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, Open: What Happens When You Get Real, Get Honest, and Get Accountable
Sharing



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  |     Integrity Quotes



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



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



Teams keep leaders accountable for the goal. John C. Maxwell
Teams keep leaders accountable for the goal. Individuals connected to no one can change the goal without accountability. John C. Maxwell, The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork Workbook: Embrace Them and Empower Your Team
Goals



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



. . . a business requires leaders who are accountable for driving success. Barry Linetsky
To function effectively, a business requires leaders who are accountable for driving success. Barry Linetsky, The Business of Walt Disney and the Nine Principles of His Success
Leadership



Building a family plan with expectations and accountability for all members builds up the family and motivates each person to do their personal best everyday. Keith and Maya Traver, Parental Leadership
Family  |     Good Day



If you try to take on changes on your own, it is easy not to keep yourself accountable. Try telling a close friend or family member what you're doing and have them check in on you periodically. Kathy Stanton, Simple Living And Loving It
Encouraging Poems



Blaming does not solve a problem it usually only makes people defensive. Catherine Pulsifer
When we assign blame we are pointing the finger to who or what is responsible for a fault or for a wrong doing. We are trying to make others accountable. Blaming does not solve a problem it usually only makes people defensive. Catherine Pulsifer
Motivational Poems



If you will analyze those who cry "no opportunity" you will find that they are using this as an alibi for their own unwillingness to assume responsibilities and use their minds. Andrew Carnegie, The Wisdom of Andrew Carnegie as Told to Napoleon Hill
Opportunity



To be concerned only about one's own life, is to deny that anyone else is worthy. However, you cannot be held accountable for someone else's life, or how they feel or react to a variety of different circumstances or situations. Byron Pulsifer
Responsibility for Happiness



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



I'll be honest with you that I've come to find that in my own life, but I've tried to accept my responsibility to myself, and responsibility for myself, and to face up to my difficulties. Francis Brennan, Counting My Blessings - Francis Brennan's Guide to Happiness
Encouraging Quotes



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



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



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



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
Wise



Responsibility is a grace we give ourselves. It is not something imposed from outside of us. We have a say in how our life goes. Kristen Moeller, Waiting for Jack
Inspirational Books



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



It's just that we're all accountable for our own happiness. And being happy does matter. Peter Jennings
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. Peter Jennings, Why Being Happy Matters: Discover How the Power of Joy Will Energize Your Life
Happiness



Simple organizational structure and clear accountability are necessary conditions for the exercise of effective leadership. John Adair
Leadership vs Management



In a fast-changing and increasingly complex world, accountability of leaders is acquiring a renewed focus. R Gopalakrishnan
Helping Others



Be accountable for doing the right things. Sam Silverstein
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, No More Excuses: The Five Accountabilities for Personal and Organizational
Graduation Poems



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



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



A friend can inspire enthusiasm as well as accountability, and that serves to challenge you. Deanna Cosso; Romuald Andrade
A friend can inspire enthusiasm as well as accountability, and that serves to challenge you. Deanna Cosso; Romuald Andrade, Success Cloning: The Ultimate Guide To Copy The Success Secrets Of The Top 1%
Friend



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 the commitments we make. Dr. Kenton D. Wiley, I Know I'm Married But. . . 25 Principles To Avoid Cheating
Commitment



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, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Purpose



Responsibility changes everything.  John B. Izzo
Responsibility changes everything. The moment we decide that we are the ones who are capable of and responsible for changing things everything shifts. John B. Izzo, Stepping Up: How Taking Responsibility Changes Everything
Decision



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



Some think success is all about 'choices' and 'personal responsibility.' Yes, those are real, but it's so much more complicated than that. Robert H. Frank, Success and Luck
Choices



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



You must be accountable constantly to those demands that are made
 on your time  Byron Pulsifer
You must be accountable constantly to those demands that are made on your time and it is only you that can allocate what time can be used for what purpose. Byron Pulsifer
Time



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
Character



Exercise. It made me accountable to myself by teaching me how to feel strong. But I don't mean just on the outside. It got to me in a deeper way by showing me how to have a healthy relationship with myself. Stacey Griffith, Two Turns from Zero
Health   |     Quotes about Being Strong



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



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. Robert Lebow; Randy Spitzer, Accountability: Freedom and Responsibility Without Control
Poems about Regret



At times it is difficult to see the forest through the trees, and other tragedies have come and gone, but the main thing that I have learned is that I am accountable for my thoughts, my words, my actions, and my inactions. Scott Schwab, Standing Accountable: Increase Your Success by Holding Yourself Responsible
Discouraged



If I could give one tip for people ....It's your accountability to your word. Brett Hoebel
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
Believe In Yourself



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, The Responsibility Process: Unlocking Your Natural Ability to Live and Lead with Power
Responsibility for Happiness



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, Trust Leadership: Take Responsibility, Use Success and Transform
Mistake



I believe that accountability is the basis of all meaningful human achievement.  Sam Silverstein
I believe that accountability is the basis of all meaningful human achievement. Sam Silverstein, No More Excuses: The Five Accountabilities for Personal and Organizational
Achievement



To achieve life mastery and be worthy of a life well lived, we must take action, ownership, and responsibility for our choices. Our date with destiny is not about reaching a final destination. It is about how fully we live the journey. Will Craig, Living the Hero's Journey: Exploring Your Role in the Action-Adventure of a Lifetime
Destiny



I learned how I wanted to treat people - not only on my team, but in life. I learned the importance of accountability and being invested in every one of your teammates. I realized character could be as valuable as a home run, and my behavior and that attitude helped extend my career. David Ross, Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages
Attitude



Excuses have a very cascading effect 
on future behavior.  Anwar Williams
It's the big E-word: Excuses. Excuses have a very cascading effect on future behavior. Success in one's profession and fostering interpersonal relationships play a crucial part in how a person handles taking responsibility over making excuses. Anwar Williams, Make An Excuse To Succeed
Excuses



To be able to work at home successfully takes all of the following: motivation, perseverance, work, good habits, no excuses, balance, accountability, and action. Byron Pulsifer
Successful  |     Don't We All Want To   |



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, Winning With Accountability: The Secret Language of High Performing Organizations
Making A Difference



Accountability is a two-way street. Greg Bustin
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. Greg Bustin, Accountability
Trust


For those of you who hand out the drinks, or serve drinks, you also have a responsibility. Maybe if the decision on alcohol consumption was a shared illegal activity in that accountability reached beyond the drunk driver, this malady, this lack of good judgment would start to change. Byron Pulsifer
Making Mistakes



Becoming a good father is not automatic - it takes time and effort. We must be willing to invest in this job - our most important, second to being a husband - as any other career we might pursue. A father should present the fundamental qualities of leadership, responsibility, and accountability, as well as the capabilities of planning, disciplining, and loving. Fathering is a full-time job. Myles Munroe, Fatherhood Principle, The: God's Design and Destiny for Every Man
Father



You are the only one responsible for your actions and must understand that you will be held accountable. Actions that move you towards a goal or the accomplishment of a specific achievement must be positive, not negative, and must be of your own choice and not those of any other person no matter who they are. Byron Pulsifer
Key Instructions For Life   |


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