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Accountability Quotes

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I'll continue to fight for school choice and home schooling.
Do I believe in accountability? You bet I do.
- Charlie Crist

A local company has more accountability.
- Paul Hawken

Using these unnamed sources, if done properly,
carefully and fairly, provides more accountability in government.
- Bob Woodward

When it comes to privacy and accountability,
people always demand the former for themselves and
the latter for everyone else.
- David Brin

 

We must perfect a worldwide system of accountability for nuclear,
biological and chemical weapons.
- Richard Lugar

What we are missing, utterly and completely,
in this government is accountability.
- Paul Hawken

Tax breaks can serve a vital role in keeping and bringing jobs to our state;
however,
without accountability, they are little more than loopholes at taxpayers' expense.
- Jeanne Kohl-Welles

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We need, first of all, for there to be accountability,
for there to be somebody who is responsible for enforcing
standards and holding people's feet to the fire.
- Jennifer Granholm

There is no accountability in soft money.
None.
- Zack Wamp

It was accountability that Nixon feared.
- Bob Woodward

There's accountability in the mutual fund industry.
And they've been tremendous engines of wealth for people
and they're going to continue to be so.
- Jim Cramer

Again, the truth of the matter is we haven't paid that
much attention to high school accountability.
- Margaret Spellings

Acknowledgment of torture is not accountability for it.
- Yousef Munayyer

It's time for these people to have accountability for what is being done.
- Sonny Landham

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

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

While I do commend the Administration on its commitment
and focus on high school reform,
I believe that we must focus on graduation as the key accountability measure.
- Ruben Hinojosa

Now where people are - at least the people I talk to -
they are focused on issues of trust.
Accountability also comes up, to make sure that this doesn't happen again.
- William P. Leahy

The taxpayers deserve accountability.
- Byron Dorgan

It does not matter what party you are a member of in
this great Nation of ours.
Accountability and competence are characteristics that
Americans value throughout our great land.
- Jim Costa

I feel an independent accountability commission should
audit all government services.
- Imran Khan

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

In addition to demanding answers and accountability
from the Veterans Administration,
Congress had to act to ensure veterans do not suffer
because of the actions of a federal agency.
- Doc Hastings

Great companies have high cultures of accountability,
it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before,
and I think our culture is strong on that.
- Steve Ballmer

Republicans are pushing legislation forward that will
improve the effectiveness of and bring more accountability to U.S.
foreign assistance around the world and bring democracy
even further into the light.
- Virginia Foxx

I also do not like the idea of soft money,
these issue ads - people don't know where the money is coming from,
millions and millions of dollars outside of the control of a candidate -
there's no accountability.
- Scott McCallum

Of everyone else who was running, and there were some very talented people,
none of them had anywhere near the experience I had in hiring people,
holding them accountable, creating systems for accountability.
- John Hickenlooper

If we want to truly regain the public's trust,
we can provide greater accountability and transparency with a simple step.
Let's start by communicating to our constituents about the votes we take.
- Melissa Bean

We should insist that governments receiving American
aid live up to standards of accountability and transparency,
and we should support countries that embrace market reforms,
democracy, and the rule of law.
- Lee H. Hamilton

'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

It should be pursued as in the presence of God,
and under the solemn sanctions created by a lively
sense of his omniscience,
and of our accountability to him for the right use
of the faculties which he has bestowed.
- Simon Greenleaf

However, as a parent, as a grandparent,
as a former educator, I know that these practices alone
when we are dealing with young children are insufficient.
We will never control this rising epidemic without
greater accountability from the food industry.
- Bob Filner

Greater personal choice, individually tailored services,
stronger local accountability, greater efficiency -
these are all central to the new direction of travel
we have set for our public services.
- John Hutton

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

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.
- Estelle Morris

I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people.
My position is that we respect international resolutions
but in return demand justice and accountability for
those who stole Iraq's money.
- Ahmed Chalabi

But in this Congress, accountability is just a catch phrase,
usually directed elsewhere.
Demands to personal responsibility or corporate accountability abound,
but rarely congressional accountability or fiscal responsibility.
- Melissa Bean

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

I have observed private and proprietary colleges,
like the University of Phoenix, and the market they serve.
And I found it intriguing the way in which they are
trying to deliver the product,
with more accountability, for a price.
- Roy Romer

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.
- Earl Blumenauer

In the last analysis, of course, an oath will encourage
fidelity in office only to the degree that officeholders
continue to believe that they cannot escape ultimate
accountability for a breach of faith.
- James L. Buckley

You see so many artists who are so talented end up living sad,
empty lives.
This industry takes so much out of you that without
the accountability and leaving God in the center,
you can be left so empty and void.
- Stacie Orrico

Another cause for the increase in alienation and cynicism
is a feeling that too many policy decisions that affect
individuals have been taken out of any system that
has accountability or that they can influence.
- Robert Teeter

I am the lord of myself, accountable to none.
- Benjamin Franklin

I repeat...
that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise;
that from the people and for the people all springs,
and all must exist.
- Benjamin Disraeli

That's what I think regions are about,
making central government more accountable and fairer.
- John Prescott

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

Lord of myself, accountable to none,
but to my conscience,
and my God alone.
- John Oldham

I ask the rights to pursue happiness by having a voice
in that government to which I am accountable.
- Victoria Woodhull

I think part of the problem is the education system doesn't work -
it's not accountable.
- Luis Guzman

I decided to run for governor because I got mad...
I want to make government more directly accountable to the people.
- Jesse Ventura

Meat consumption is just as dangerous to public health as tobacco use...
It's time we looked into holding the meat producers
and fast-food outlets legally accountable.
- Neal Barnard

From cutting back on state contracts to reducing the number of state cars,
We're making state government smaller,
smarter, more efficient, and more accountable.
- Jim Doyle

Hold everybody accountable? Ridiculous!
- W. Edwards Deming

How do you keep war accountable to the American people
when war becomes invisible and virtual?
- Michael Ignatieff

The White House alone cannot hold its opponents accountable.
- Paul Weyrich

Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone.
I'm going to fight for you.
I'm going to fight for what's right.
I'm going to fight to hold people accountable.
- Barbara Boxer

Let me be clear - no one is above the law.
Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal,
not a police officer.
We are all accountable for our actions.
- Antonio Villaraigosa

And I believe in having an administration that has clearly defined goals,
objectives and time lines such that it and its people can be held accountable.
- Erskine Bowles

If evil is inevitable, how are the wicked accountable? Nay,
why do we call men wicked at all? Evil is inevitable,
but is also remediable.
- Horace Mann

Debate is almost non-existent and no one is apparently
accountable to anybody apart from their political party bosses.
It is bad news for democracy in this country.
- Helen Suzman

I think the NBA players have to be held accountable in a reasonable way,
just like any other professionals.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Men are more accountable for their motives,
than for anything else; and primarily,
morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections.
- Archibald Alexander

Life is not accountable to us.
We are accountable to life.
- Denis Waitley

Can postmodernism hold the perpetrators of genocide accountable?
- Catharine MacKinnon

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

The more accountable I can make you,
the easier it is for you to show you're a great performer.
- Mark V. Hurd

If you were a public official, you had to be accountable,
and you had to be reachable.
- James Jarrell Pickle

A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps,
than one less attractive.
- Samuel Richardson

It is time for us to insist that we are accountable
for the money that we are spending.
- Eric Cantor

A man is accountable to no person for his doings.
- James Otis


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