119 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.

  1. 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



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



  4. 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? Catherine Pulsifer, Live Each Day This Way
    Night



  5. Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together. Napoleon Hill
  6. Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together. Napoleon Hill
    Quote of The Day



  7. 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



  8. 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
    Taking Risks



  9. We are all responsible and accountable for what we do or say even if those behaviors occur in stressful times. Byron Pulsifer, Nails That Destroy
    Quotes to Live By



  10. How can we resent the life we've created for ourselves? Who's to blame, who's to credit, but us? Richard Bach
  11. 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



  12. Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. Les Brown
    Famous Quotes about Life



  13. 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



  14. Neither age nor experience matters when it comes to being personally accountable for any and all outcomes. Kory Livingstone
  15. 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
    Age



  16. 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
    Words of Encouragement



  17. 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
    Challenge



  18. The time has come to carry accountability forward, to take it offline and into the real world. Craig Gross
  19. 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
    Sharing



  20. 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
    Focus



  21. 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



  22. Creating a culture 
of integrity and accountability . . . generates a respectful, enjoyable and life-giving setting in which to work.
  23. 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?
    Work



  24. 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
    Stress



  25. 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



  26. Teams keep leaders accountable for the goal. John C. Maxwell
  27. 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
    Goals



  28. 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
    Teacher



  29. 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 at a Moment's Notice
    Positive Thinking



  30. . . . a business requires leaders who are accountable for driving success. Barry Linetsky
  31. 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



  32. 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  |    



  33. 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



  34. Blaming does not solve a problem it usually only makes people defensive. Catherine Pulsifer
  35. 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



  36. In reality, we all have our lives, and the accountability for achievement of our dreams and goals falls strictly on our own shoulders. Thomas Matt, Maximize Your Quality Of Life
    Dream



  37. 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
    Feeling



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



  40. 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
    Positive



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



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



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



  45. Don't get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it. W. R. Inge
  46. Don't get up from the feast of life without paying for your share of it. W. R. Inge
    Wise



  47. 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



  48. It's just that we're all accountable for our own happiness. And being happy does matter. Peter Jennings
  49. 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
    Happiness



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



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



  52. Be accountable for doing the right things. Sam Silverstein
  53. 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
    Graduation Poems



  54. It means a lot. It means I'm accountable. Champ Bailey
    Meaningful



  55. 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



  56. A friend can inspire enthusiasm as well as accountability, and that serves to challenge you. Deanna Cosso; Romuald Andrade
  57. A friend can inspire enthusiasm as well as accountability, and that serves to challenge you. Deanna Cosso; Romuald Andrade, Success Cloning
    Friend



  58. 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. . .
    Commitment



  59. 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
    Purpose



  60. 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



  61. 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



  62. 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
  63. 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
    Funny



  64. 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



  65. 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



  66. You must be accountable constantly to those demands that are made
 on your time  Byron Pulsifer
  67. 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



  68. 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



  69. 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
    Quotes about Being Strong



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



  72. 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
    Poems about Regret



  73. 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
    Discouraged



  74. If I could give one tip for people ....It's your accountability to your word. Brett Hoebel
  75. 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



  76. 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
    Cool



  77. 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
    Mistake



  78. I believe that accountability is the basis of all meaningful human achievement.  Sam Silverstein
  79. I believe that accountability is the basis of all meaningful human achievement. Sam Silverstein, No More Excuses
    Achievement



  80. 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
    Destiny



  81. 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
    Attitude



  82. Excuses have a very cascading effect 
on future behavior.  Anwar Williams
  83. 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



  84. 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  |    



  85. 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
    Make A Difference



  86. Accountability is a two-way street. Greg Bustin
  87. 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



  88. 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
    Decision



  89. 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
    Father



  90. 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
    Accomplishment


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