Quotes of Accountability

“ Accountability breeds response-ability. ”

- Stephen R. Covey

“ Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy. ”

- Anita Brookner

“ To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate. ”

- Michael Jordan

“ I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion. ”

- Mia Hamm

“ I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives. ”

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“ My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. ”

- Indira Gandhi

“ It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. ”

- Adam Smith

“ It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served. ”

- Napolean Hill

“ I think I've been a great citizen. ”

- O. J. Simpson

“ Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Capitalism is using its money; we socialists throw it away. ”

- Fidel Castro

“ States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions. ”

- Noam Chomsky

“ Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in. ”

- Andrew Jackson

“ I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. ”

- Lucille Ball

“ Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. ”

- Malcolm X

“ A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual. ”

- Sigmund Freud

“ Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. ”

- Anne Frank

“ Responsibility for learning belongs to the student, regardless of age. ”

- Robert Martin

“ Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they are the money of fools. ”

- Thomas Hobbes

“ The right of nature… is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life. ”

- Thomas Hobbes

“ Get off your butt and join the Marines. ”

- John Wayne

“ Get off your horse and drink your milk. ”

- John Wayne

“ A man's got to do what a man's got to do. ”

- John Wayne

“ You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration. ”

- Andrew Carnegie

“ Freedom is the will to be responsible for ourselves. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ My responsibility is not to say 'do exactly what I've done.' It's just to say this is what I did. ”

- Brooke Shields

“ Quality is everyone's responsibility. ”

- W. Edwards Deming

“ If people concentrated on their responsibilities, others would have their rights. ”

- Stuart Briscoe

“ Only you can hold yourself back, only you can stand in your own way. Only you can help yourself. ”

- Mikhail Strabo
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