Everyone says they want community and friendship. But mention accountability or commitment to people, and they run the other way.— Timothy Keller
Cheerful Responsibility And Accountability quotations
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
Restoring responsibility and accountability is essential to the economic and fiscal health of our nation.
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.
I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand.
It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
We will seek to implement specific changes in the manufacturing and distribution practices to promote more responsibility and accountability.
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.
Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.
Leadership happens at every level of the organization and no one can shirk from this responsibility.
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.
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.
No individual raindrop ever consider itself responsible for the flood.
It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts.
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.
My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals.
He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work.
Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or responsive, man up and get rid of them.
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.
Subsidiarity is the principle that government works best most responsibly and responsively when it is closest to the people it serves and the needs it addresses. Fiscal accountability is the principle that institutions collecting and disbursing taxes work most responsibly when they are transparent to those providing the money.
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.
People do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
You will launch many projects, but have time to finish only a few.
So think, plan, develop, launch and tap good people to be responsible. Give them authority and hold them accountable. Trying to do too much yourself creates a bottleneck.
Music is so strong, so powerful, and such an amazing tool and bands that don't take that into account and feel that they are not responsible for their message is a bunch of baloney.
It is a very unusual sector and the one thing I would ask of them is to understand that for most of them one-third of their films are being financed by the taxpayer and that carries huge accountability and responsibility.
We're all flawed heroes. Responsibility is power. Take responsibility for the consequences of your actions, and the world is yours. Everything is a choice.
Move decisions out to the Cabinet and agencies.
Strengthen them by moving responsibility, authority, and accountability their direction.
We won the war, but we are losing the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq.
It is past time for a new approach, one that relies on accountability, responsibility, and phasing down the scope of our military commitment.
While expanding market access for American industry, financial markets and farmers is critical, I believe it needs to be done responsibly, accounting for the treatment and protection of workers and the environment.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
have a lot of respect for the responsibility that journalists have to ask tough questions, to hold the administration accountable and to be advocates for the citizens of the United States.
Although we have responsibilities to others, we are primarily accountable to God. It is before him that we stand, and to him that one day we must give an account. We should not therefore rate human opinion too highly.
Now, we are seeing many of these same companies face the truth about their financial standing. Congress is faced with the challenge of reforming our accounting industry and holding corporate executives responsible for their actions.
Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do.
If you know what's going on and know how society can be improved and happiness advanced, you tend to focus on how to get things done that will help health, safety, opportunity, justice, accountability of powerful institutions to the people they are supposed to serve.
The American people do not have the information upon which they can hold the administration and responsible agencies accountable. I call that a coverup.
Collective insurance policies and social protections have given way to the forces of economic deregulation, the transformation of the welfare state into punitive workfare programs, the privatization of public goods and an appeal to individual accountability as a substitute for social responsibility.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
Quite simply, there can be no popular sovereignty without a real belief in the value of government. If government does not assume and carry out public responsibilities, less accountable institutions such as the corporation will do the job in their own self-interest.
People should be concerned about installing a more sensible, responsible government. What we [the burmese] need is a government that is accountable and transparent, so that the people know what it is doing and can judge for themselves whether or not they like what is being done.
All we want is justice for John Crawford and everyone responsible for John Crawford's death should be held responsible, the criminal justice system refused to hold those accountable so the civil system must.
Teaching respect takes responsibility. Being respectful takes courage. Showing respect takes passion.
In Serbia's case, the unresolved accountability for the Bytyqi brothers massacre needs to be resolved. And we would urge you to give this matter prompt and immediate attention to bring those responsible to justice for this tragedy.
I think it's one thing to be part of a very important group called the Senate of the United States and cast a vote. You're one of 100. I think it says even more to be a governor, where you ultimately have that political responsibility and accountability to succeed.
Responsibility equals accountability equals ownership.
And a sense of ownership is the most powerful weapon a team or organization can have.
As we pursue our strategies world-wide, we accept a social and environmental responsibility as well. These responsibilities include the promotion of a sustainable economy and recognition of the accountability we have to the economies, environments, and communities where we do business around the world.
Accountability is essential to personal growth, as well as team growth.
How can you improve if you're never wrong? If you don't admit a mistake and take responsibility for it, you're bound to make the same one again.