225 Accountability Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of accountability quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about self accountability.

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The Most Famous Accountability Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Real men hold themselves accountable for stuff. — Ice T

Embrace accountability, and take business risks under your own name. — Naval Ravikant

Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy. — Anita Brookner

I learned early that if I wanted to achieve anything in life, I'd have to do it myself. I learned that I had to be accountable. — Lenny Wilkens

Championship teams are built on being prepared, playing unselfishly and being held accountable. — Jason Kidd

Grace does not cancel out our responsibility or accountability for the things God has given us to do. — Mike Bickle

Trust, honesty, humility, transparency and accountability are the building blocks of a positive reputation. Trust is the foundation of any relationship. — Mike Paul

Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible. — H. A. Hodges

It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do. — Moliere

On good teams coaches hold players accountable, on great teams players hold players accountable — Joe Dumars

Short Accountability Quotes

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  • A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody. — Thomas Paine
  • Americans' right to free speech should not be proportionate to their bank accounts. — Bernie Sanders
  • Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest. — Irwin Corey
  • Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest. — Irwin Cory
  • Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account. — Anne Wilson Schaef
  • Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency. — Barack Obama
  • We are public servants. Like consumers, who come to us like kings. — Joko Widodo
  • No one gets into trouble without his own help. — Danish Proverbs
  • Accounting is the language of business. — Warren Buffett
  • The teacher found out. The student says: Oh forgive me. — Vietnamese Proverbs

Top 10 Accountability Quotes

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We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions. — Ronald Reagan

It certainly strikes the beholder with astonishment, to perceive what vast difficulties can be overcome by the pigmy arms of little mortal man, aided by science and directed by superior skill. — Henry Tudor

Trust, honesty, humility, transparency and accountability are the building blocks of a positive reputation. Trust is the foundation of any relationship. — Mike Paul

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

My experiences with science led me to God. They challenge science to prove the existence of God. But must we really light a candle to see the sun? — Wernher Von Braun

A jump shot can get you a shoe deal, a big house, a supermodel, fancy cars, a bunch of yes men, a Swiss bank account. But none of these things can get you a jump shot — Allen Iverson

Americans' right to free speech should not be proportionate to their bank accounts. — Bernie Sanders

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

Everyone says they want community and friendship. But mention accountability or commitment to people, and they run the other way. — Timothy Keller

Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. — Alice Paul

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Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or responsive, man up and get rid of them.

Taking Accountability Quotes

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In the life of the body a man is sometimes sick, and unless he takes medicine, he will die. Even so in the spiritual life a man is sick on account of sin. For that reason he needs medicine so that he may be restored to health; and this grace is bestowed in the Sacrament of Penance. — Thomas Aquinas

The true Logic for this world is the Calculus of Probabilities, which takes account of the magnitude of the probability. — James Clerk Maxwell

Our corporate executives speculate with their shareholders’ assets because they get big personal rewards when they win—and even if they lose, they are often bailed out with public funds by obedient politicians. We privatize profit and socialize risk. — Edward O. Thorp

Accountability quote Your diet is a bank account, good food choice are good investments.
Your diet is a bank account, good food choice are good investments.

Branding requires accountability. To build a great personal brand — Naval Ravikant

If we want to make a statement about a man's nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed. — Paracelsus

It is impossible to understand history, international politics, the world economy, religions, philosophy, or ‘patterns of culture’ without taking geography into account. — Kenneth C. Davis

The best operators take action immediately on tasks. They don’t let anything sit on their desk. They are delegation and accountability machines. NOT systems people. They get mountains of work done through leading others to think for themselves. Only dumb people need rules. — Alex Hormozi

I am convinced that there is no sort of boundary between the living and the mental or between the biological and the psychological. From the moment an organism takes account of a previous experience and adapts to a new situation, that very much resembles psychology. — Jean Piaget

Take business risks under your own name. — Naval Ravikant

If the public understands the central bank's views on the economy and monetary policy, then households and businesses will take those views into account in making their spending and investment plans; policy will be more effective as a result. — Jerome Powell

Self Accountability Quotes

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If the statement applies to you, admit it or do something about it. — Icelandic Proverbs

Work with the language of love, because that's what everyone wants for him, love will bring accountability, society will discipline itself if he already knows how he loves himself, the environment and god. — Joko Widodo

The self-same atoms which, chaotically dispersed, made the nebula, now, jammed and temporarily caught in peculiar positions, form our brains; and the 'evolution' of brains, if understood, would be simply the account of how the atoms came to be so caught and jammed. — William James

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

Taking responsibility for your life means owning your failures and faults as well as your successes and strengths. — William Ury

As our own species is in the process of proving, one cannot have superior science and inferior morals. The combination is unstable and self-destroying. — Arthur C. Clarke

Self-will seems to be the only virtue that takes no account of man-made laws. — Bruce Lee

A good way to rid one's self of a sense of discomfort is to do something. That uneasy, dissatisfied feeling is actual force vibrating out of order; it may be turned to practical account by giving proper expression to its creative character. — William Morris

I worry about anthropomorphism as a form of self-deception. (The Christian religion is an anthropomorphic account of the universe.) — A. S. Byatt

I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account. — Preston Brooks

Lack Of Accountability Quotes

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Well, I have my own article on where the heck is global warming?...The fact is that we can't account for the lack of warming at the moment and it is a travesty that we can't. — Kevin E. Trenberth

I have no idea how to account anything. — Joe Gatto

Taking into account the public's regrettable lack of taste, it is incumbent upon you not to fit in. — Janeane Garofalo

Our government has become incompetent, unresponsive, corrupt. And that incompetence, ineptitude, lack of accountability is now dangerous. — Carly Fiorina

You don't serve God by saying: the Church is ineffective, I'll have none of it. Your pain at its lack of effectiveness is a sign of your nearness to God. We help overcome this lack of effectiveness simply by suffering on account of it. — Flannery O'Connor

Equally important is the lack of cultivable land for farmers, a profound problem when you take into account that Afghanistan has always largely been an agricultural country, and that even before the wars destroyed lands and irrigation canals, only 5 per cent of the land was cultivable. — Khaled Hosseini

I learned so much about myself from reading this script and doing this movie [Shelter] because the level of judgment and the lack of humanity I saw in myself was disgusting. I never took into account what a homeless person might have been through. — Paul Bettany

Under the interlocking regimes of neoliberal power, violence appears so arbitrary and thoughtless that it lacks the need for any justification, let alone claims to justice and accountability. It is truly as limitless as it appears banal. — Henry Giroux

The degradation of our environment is undeniably a direct result of our lack of regard, lack of accountability, and lack of responsibility. — Nikki Reed

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

Leadership Accountability Quotes

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Poor leaders motivate those following them with false promises of promotions, success, and a great tomorrow but rarely deliver on those promises. — Lewis Howes

Leadership happens at every level of the organization and no one can shirk from this responsibility. — Jerry Junkins

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

Let's start therefore with a universal truth: leaders are fundamentally accountable. — Peter Cosgrove

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

Leaders who fail to appreciate this fundamental precept of accountability must also fail to muster the profound commitment true leadership demands. — Peter Cosgrove

Leadership is stewardship, it's temporary and you're accountable! — Andy Stanley

As buoyancy is not contrary to other characteristics of leadership, including decisiveness, accountability and performance standards, I don't ever think it can be self-defeating. — Kevin Allen

God has administered to us of the present age, a bitter draught and a harsh physician, on account of our abounding infirmities. — Desiderius Erasmus

I've made tough calls and tough times and been held accountability. I think that is the kind of leadership that the American people need now to produce results. — Carly Fiorina

No Accountability Quotes

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In order to escape accountability for his crimes, the perpetrator does everything in his power to promote forgetting. If secrecy fails, the perpetrator attacks the credibility of his victim. If he cannot silence her absolutely, he tries to make sure no one listens. — Judith Lewis Herman

I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants. — Elvis Presley

Despite all expectations, the time of my last campaign and of my passing is near. I wish to die at home. Let not my end disarm you, and on no account weep for me, lest the enemy be warned of my death. — Genghis Khan

I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant. — John F. Kennedy

'No Child Left Behind' requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms. — Dianne Feinstein

No crime is left unpunished. — Filipino Proverbs

I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science. — Heinz Pagels

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. — Douglas Adams

No scientific subject has ever aroused quite the same mixture of hopes and fears [as atomic energy]. — Edward Victor Appleton

People always ask me, 'Were you funny as a child?' Well, no, I was an accountant. — Ellen DeGeneres

Team Accountability Quotes

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In well-functioning teams, each individual has high accountability for their part. — Naval Ravikant

To succeed as a team is to hold all of the members accountable for their expertise. — Mitch Caplan

When you don't make people accountable, it leads to a superstar mentality where not everyone on the team is important. — Mike Babcock

Many of my personal passwords are still being held by the Chapter 11 team–to say nothing about data. — Sam Bankman-Fried

Home base is the support system where we have a culinary team, my own writers because of the shows and the books and stuff, we have a culinary team of about six people. Marketing, public relations, accounting and all that sort of stuff. — Emeril Lagasse

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

My first act after being named head coach of the Bulls was to formulate a vision for the team. I had to take into account not only what I wanted to achieve, but how I was going to get there. — Phil Jackson

The most important quality I look for in a player is accountability. You've got to be accountable for who you are. It's too easy to blame things on someone else. — Lenny Wilkens

If you managed a baseball team, would you listen more closely to the team accountant or the director of player personnel? — Jack Welch

If you don't hold your team accountable then you will lose credibility and your team will be spoiled. — John Brady

Not Taking Accountability Quotes

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The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer

To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust. — John F. Kennedy

When you say you want to talk about racial justice, that`s not the same as I want to do something about racial justice. Saying I want to hold police accountable is doing something. Saying that I want to take money out of politics, big money, is doing something. — Killer Mike

Also not being afraid to stand up for what you believe in while taking into account that you could very well be wrong, or maybe there's another way to look at it- that things are not what they seem to be, and that everything is subjective. — Surya Das

Take full account of what Excellencies you possess, and in gratitude remember how you would hanker after them, if you had them not. — Marcus Aurelius

[What if my advisor talks only about returns, not risk?] ... It's his job to take risk into account by telling you the range of possible outcomes you face. If he won't, go get a new planner, someone who will get real. — William Forsyth Sharpe

A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. — Mahatma Gandhi

One ought not to be unkind to a woman merely on account of her plainness, any more than one had a right to take liberties with her merely because she was handsome — Murasaki Shikibu

Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them. — Saint Basil

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. — Brie Larson

Integrity And Accountability Quotes

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When we use punishment, our children are robbed of the opportunity to develop their own inner discipline-the ability to act with integrity, wisdom, compassion, and mercy when there is no external force holding them accountable for what they do. — Barbara Coloroso

Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House. — Louise Slaughter

Justice demands integrity. It’s to have a moral universe — not only know what is right or wrong but to put things in perspective, weigh things. Justice is different from violence and retribution; it requires complex accounting. — Bell Hooks

We've got a daunting enough task to provide a definitive account of what happened in 9/11, without fear or favor, something that will last and will survive criticism over time. And we think we can do that with integrity in a bipartisan report. — Richard Ben-Veniste

Vote to protect your family. Vote for honesty, integrity, and accountability. — Rush Limbaugh

It is a privilege to join the campaign to support Bradley Manning for his courage and integrity in serving his country by helping make the government accountable to its citizens, and to inform the world of what its people should know. — Noam Chomsky

A fundamental premise of American democratic theory is that government exists to serve the people. ... Public records are one portal through which the people observe their government, ensuring its accountability, integrity, and equity while minimizing sovereign mischief and malfeasance — Sandra Day O'Connor

Religious and spiritual leaders should be held accountable for environmental activism, not only because they have access to large communities and can influence votes but because service is integral to religious and spiritual life. — Radhanath Swami

If you want a convincing account of just how deep the shift in our new axial age is and must be, look no further than this brilliant book by Charles Eisenstein, one of the deepest integrative thinkers active today. — Michel Bauwens

Part of the strength of science is that it has tended to attract individuals who love knowledge and the creation of it. ... Thus, it is the communication process which is at the core of the vitality and integrity of science. — Philip Abelson

Bank Account Quotes

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When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can't eat money. — Alanis Obomsawin

If the government has the capacity to shut down your bank account and starve you to death and get you thrown out of your home and make it so you can’t feed your children, it has the capacity to make slaves of all of us. — Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

You become wealthy in your mindset long before you become wealthy in your bank account. — Jaspreet Singh

He may not survive in office. He has offended, aggravated and angered many Ukrainians. He's lead them down the path to total disaster. I'm sure he has many escape routes to various places where his bank accounts and homes are located, but this war is over! — Douglas Macgregor

Bitcoin is a bank in cyberspace, run by incorruptible software, offering a global, affordable, simple and secure savings account to billions of people that don't have the option or desire to run their own hedge fund. — Michael Saylor

When I talk to girls, they go, 'I'm not a feminist.' And I say: 'What? You don't want to vote? Do you want to be owned by your husband? Do you want your money from your job to go into his bank account? If you were raped, do you still want that to be a crime? Congratulations : you are a feminist.' — Caitlin Moran

You have to be wealthy in your mind before you become wealthy in your bank account. — Jaspreet Singh

Aging is an inevitable process. I surely wouldn't want to grow younger. The older you become, the more you know; your bank account of knowledge is much richer. — William Holden

Worried about an IRS audit? Avoid what's called a red flag. That's something the IRS always looks for. For example, say you have some money left in your bank account after paying taxes. That's a red flag — Jay Leno

A business is money in, and nothing else. It’s not money out, it’s not your account, it’s not your logo, it’s not your website, a business is money into a bank. — Andrew Tate

Personal Accountability Quotes

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Our problem with President Obama isn't that he's a bad person. By all accounts, he too is a good husband, and a good father - and thanks to lots of practice, a pretty good golfer. — Marco Rubio

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

For years now I have been talking about personal responsibility and accountability, both in our private lives and in the halls of government. Those are important principles here in Idaho, and they will form the basis of this administration. — Butch Otter

Edward Snowden made an audacious claim: “I, sitting at my desk, could wiretap anyone, from you or your accountant, to a federal judge or even the president, if I had a personal email. — Glenn Greenwald

You are the only person alive who has sole custody of your life ... Your entire life ... Not just the life of your mind, but the life of your heart. Not just your bank account, but your soul. — Anna Quindlen

While people out there on the spot certainly have to be held accountable for what they've done personally, the chain of command responsibility for this strikes me as just as important and should be dealt with. — William Odom

It's time to stop the raid on the Social Security trust fund and start allowing Americans to invest their Social Security taxes in personal savings accounts. — Mike Pence

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

Senator McConnell is by all accounts a decent person. He's pretty conservative, too. — Tucker Carlson

Apart from creating a vibrant branded Twitter account for your startup, business owners should consider creating their own personal account on Twitter. — Lewis Howes

Responsibility And Accountability Quotes

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Restoring responsibility and accountability is essential to the economic and fiscal health of our nation. — Carl Levin

We will seek to implement specific changes in the manufacturing and distribution practices to promote more responsibility and accountability. — Kweisi Mfume

Every time I enter the field, it’s like, ‘Smriti, you have to score.’ And I love that responsibility. — Smriti Mandhana

Embrace accountability and take business risks under your own name. Society will reward you with responsibility, equity, and leverage. — Naval Ravikant

To begin by always thinking of love as an action rather than a feeling is one way in which anyone using the word in this manner automatically assumes accountability and responsibility. — Bell Hooks

Labour has the responsibility to give a lead where the government will not. We need to bring people together, hold the government to account, oppose austerity and set out a path to exit that will protect jobs and incomes. — Jeremy Corbyn

It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts. — Mahatma Gandhi

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

Photography in our time leaves us with a grave responsibility. While we are playing in our studios with broken flowerpots, oranges, nude studies and still lifes, one day we know that we will be brought to account: life is passing before our eyes without our ever having seen a thing. — Brassai

The first world is going to have to account for this sort of horrible poverty in our midst. We have to, first of all, become aware of it. We have to take responsibility for it. And then we have to do something about it for our own freedom, for our own salvation, for our own humanity. — Martin Sheen

New Account Quotes

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It was like a new world opened to me, the world of science, which I was at last permitted to know in all liberty. — Marie Curie

On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean. — Aldous Huxley

Nassim Taleb asked why, after a driver crashes his school bus, killing and injuring his passengers, he should be put in charge of another bus and asked to set up new safety rules. — Edward O. Thorp

We have, without any fanfare or much conversation, moved into a era in which news organizations are expected to explain themselves. Twenty years ago, it would not be expected that the New York Times would explain itself. The concept of what accountability. — Alex Jones

Restoring accountability will be one of the major priorities of our new government. Accountability is what ordinary Canadians, working Canadians, those people who pay their bills, pay their taxes, expect from their political leaders. — Stephen Harper

Among the many acts of gratitude we owe to God, it may be accounted one to study and contemplate the perfections and beauties of His work of creation. Every new discovery must necessarily raise in us a fresh sense of the greatness, wisdom, and power of God. — Jonathan Edwards

In matters of science, curiosity gratified begets not indolence, but new desires. — James Hutton

In our recovery package we put new standards of accountability and transparency, which we hope will now apply. — Nancy Pelosi

A new report says ISIS is trying to recruit professionals like doctors, engineers, and accountants. Sorry, kids, even ISIS says they're not hiring liberal arts majors. — Conan O'Brien

I am all about new beginnings. A new grandchild, another new hairstyle, a new email account. Why not a new relationship with the press? — Hillary Clinton

Savings Accounts Quotes

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All my money is in a savings account. My dad has explained the stock market to me maybe 75 times. I still don't understand it. — John Mulaney

How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case. — Robert G. Allen

How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds or savings accounts? Income property is the most historically proven asset class in America, if not the entire world. I rest my case. — Jason Hartman

Just as fastening a seatbelt can save your life, scrupulous attentions to the change in quality of earnings can save you your fortune. — Thomas Phelps

Election is an act of God before creation in which He chooses some people to be saved, not on account of any foreseen merit in them, but only because of His sovereign good pleasure. — Wayne Grudem

Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data. In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings, wreck their credit and cause financial ruin. — Melissa Bean

Im 36, but I still feel like a punk kid with $200 in my savings account. — Steve Aoki

Mary was made Mother of God to obtain salvation for many who, on account of their wicked lives, could not be saved according to the rigor of Divine justice, but might be saved with the help of her sweet mercy and powerful intercession. — Saint John Chrysostom

We really think health savings accounts were kind of invented in Indiana. — Mike Pence

My success is not measured in money. I have no financial security, I have no savings account. I measure my success by asking myself if I’m telling a story that the world needs to hear, if I am educating people. — Aaron Huey

Account Quotes

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For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed? — Bell Hooks

When I open my mouth and sing, the truth comes out. When I write, the truth comes out. I can't lie. That, I think, is one of the strongest elements of my music. When people talk about my writing as though I'm doing it from an accountant's perspective, it really pisses me off. — George Michael

The civil rights of none, shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established, nor shall the full and equal rights of conscience be in any manner, or on any pretext infringed. — James Madison

I cannot help wondering sometimes what I might have become and might have done if I had lived in a country which had not circumscribed and handicapped me on account of my race, that had allowed me to reach any height I was able to attain. — Mary Church Terrell

Positivism is a theory of knowledge according to which the only kind of sound knowledge available to human kind is that if science grounded in observation. — Auguste Comte

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

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. — Mark Twain

That Book, the Bible, accounts for the supremacy of England. England has become great & happy by the knowledge of the true God through Jesus Christ. — Queen Victoria

Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote...that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country. — Samuel Adams

Marriages should culminate on account of the wishes of the couple. It is their knitting of the hearts that should lead to marriages. — Periyar E. V. Ramasamy

Accountable Quotes

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The ocean is like a checking account where everybody withdraws but nobody makes a deposit. This is what's happening because of overfishing. — Enric Sala

I am who I am. In the end, I feel that what I'm accountable for is doing a good job as a football coach. — Bill Belichick

By their victory, the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Divisions and other units of the Fifth Amphibious Corps have made an accounting to their country which only history will be able to value fully. Among the Americans who served on Iwo Island, uncommon valor was a common virtue. — Chester W. Nimitz

This House cannot function without an open, accountable, and independent ethics process; and the molestation of that process by the majority is an abuse of power that cannot stand. — Louise Slaughter

There will definitely be a tribunal for this crime [attack on peaceful Ukrainian Cities]. Internationally. This is a violation of all conventions. — Volodymyr Zelenskyy

While I have served in public office for 30 years, my professional training is as a pharmacist, not a lawyer or an accountant. — George Ryan

If a male primate is mean to a female primate, her whole family will come after him. We don't have that sort of accountability in industrial societies. — Robert M. Sapolsky

The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell. — Aleister Crowley

The Mole had long wanted to make the I acquaintance of the Badger. He seemed, by all accounts, to be such an important personage and, though rarely visible, to make his unseen influence felt by everybody about the place. — Kenneth Grahame

After all, sustainability means running the global environment - Earth Inc. - like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital. — Maurice Strong

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More Accountability Quotes

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White America has seen to it that Black history has been suppressed in schools and in American history books. The bravery of hundreds of our ancestors who took part in slave rebellions has been lost in the mists of time, since plantation owners did their best to prevent any written accounts of uprisings. — Huey Newton

You have to know accounting. It's the language of practical business life. It was a very useful thing to deliver to civilization. I've heard it came to civilization through Venice which of course was once the great commercial power in the Mediterranean. However, double entry bookkeeping was a hell of an invention. — Charlie Munger

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