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#1. 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. - Author: Jim Cramer
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#2. He who fails to know his real and true competitor shall never be able to give a good account of his stewardship in life! Your true and real competitor is your real and true solemn duty to your Maker! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#3. The Nazis, for him, are merely available movie tropes
articulate monsters with a talent for sadism. By making the Americans cruel, too, he escapes the customary division of good and evil along national lines, but he escapes any sense of moral accountability as well. In a Tarantino war, everyone commits atrocities. Like all the director's work after 'Jackie Brown,' the movie is pure sensation. It's disconnected from feeling, and an eerie blankness
it's too shallow to be called nihilism
undermines even the best scenes. - Author: David Denby
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#4. Because we do not understand all the circumstances surrounding someone's suicide, the level of the person's accountability, and the penalty that the Lord, in his infinite love and wisdom, may see fit to inflict upon the person, we must avoid judgment. Regardless of those circumstances and the Lord's divinely imposed punishment, followers of Christ are to be loving and compassionate to those who are hurt by the act of suicide. - Author: Brent L. Top
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#5. When I'm at the bottom looking up, the main question may not be 'how do I get out of this hole?' In reality, the main question might be 'how do I get rid of the shovel that I used to dig it? - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#6. It's my job as president and Congress's job to make sure that there's some rules of the road that people are gonna abide by, and that we've got transparency and accountability. But this stuff is being posted. And one of the things that we're gonna do is put together an independent board on the recovery package. - Author: Barack Obama
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#7. Millions of people are asking for accountability, for responsibility, for truth from their elected officials, truth about how Obamacare is failing the men and women of America. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#8. Again, the truth of the matter is we haven't paid that much attention to high school accountability. - Author: Margaret Spellings
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#9. Anger is an assertion of rights and worth. It is communication, equality, and knowledge. It is intimacy, acceptance, fearlessness, embodiment, revolt, and reconciliation. Anger is memory and rage. It is rational thought and irrational pain. Anger is freedom, independence, expansiveness, and entitlement. It is justice, passion, clarity, and motivation. Anger is instrumental, thoughtful, complicated, and resolved. In anger, whether you like it or not, there is truth.

Anger is the demand of accountability. It is evaluation, judgment, and refutation. It is reflective, visionary, and participatory. It's a speech act, a social statement, an intention, and a purpose. It's a risk and a threat. A confirmation and a wish. It is both powerlessness and power, palliative and a provocation. In anger, you will find both ferocity and comfort, vulnerability and hurt. Anger is the expression of hope. - Author: Soraya Chemaly
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#10. A heck of a lot more accountability comes from individuals or the church doing it than the government, that signs off on helping people at 5 o'clock, because it comes from the heart, not from a badge or a mandate. - Author: Doug LaMalfa
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#11. The best way to deal in a transparent world is just be transparent. Let your life be authentic and let people look in. Because if they want to find out, they're gonna find out. And so to me it's given me a greater sense of accountability as a CEO. It's given me a greater opportunity to lead. - Author: Michael Hyatt
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#12. But the man is, as it were, clapped into jail by his consciousness. As soon as he has once acted or spoken with eclat, he is a committed person, watched by the sympathy or the hatred of hundreds, whose affections must now enter into his account. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#13. Remember that the mantle of leadership is not the cloak of comfort, but the robe of responsibility. Accountability is not for the intention but for the deed. You must continue to choose the harder right, instead of the easier wrong. - Author: Thomas S. Monson
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#14. A basic premise of restorative practices is that the increasingly inappropriate behavior in schools is a direct consequence of the overall loss of connectedness in our society. By fostering inclusion, community, accountability, responsibility, support, nurturing and cooperation, circles restore these qualities to a community or classroom and facilitate the development of character. As a consequence of fostering relationships and a sense of belonging, academic performance, too, flourishes. - Author: Bob Costello
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#15. There is a mysterious dance that happens in the family between privilege and responsibility, between trust and accountability. One step forward of responsibility allows for a step forward of privilege. The weight of trust requires the counterweight of accountability. Cloistered parents allow space between themselves and their children for this dance to take place. We don't smother our kids. Neither do we abandon them. We dance together with them. - Author: David Robinson
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#16. You don't have to worry about burning bridges, if you're building your own - Author: Kerry E. Wagner
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#17. 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. - Author: Cesar Chavez
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#18. It is only within the context of the church that ongoing spiritual care, encouragement, and accountability can occur. It is only as we use the powerful word of the gospel in each other's lives that we can change. - Author: Elyse M. Fitzpatrick
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#19. It sometimes happens that evidence accumulates across many studies to the point where scientists must change their minds. I've seen this happen in my colleagues (and myself) many times,34 and it's part of the accountability system of science - you'd look foolish clinging to discredited theories. But for nonscientists, there is no such thing as a study you must believe. It's always possible to question the methods, find an alternative interpretation of the data, or, if all else fails, question the honesty or ideology of the researchers. - Author: Jonathan Haidt
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#20. I don't like the idea of something where you have to depend upon the integrity of the man and not the integrity of the institution. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#21. There is no fault, only responsibility. - Author: Rob Liano
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#22. Why is it that we all - myself included - believe these stories? Why are we so quick to assume that the TSA is a bunch of jack-booted thugs, officious and arbitrary and drunk with power? It's because everything seems so arbitrary, because there's no accountability or transparency in the DHS. - Author: Bruce Schneier
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#23. When there is no accountability ... there will be no accountability. - Author: Steffan Piper
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#24. You cannot have democratic accountability in anything bigger than a nation state. - Author: Vaclav Klaus
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#25. The enemy of accountability is ambiguity - Author: Patrick Lencioni
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#26. 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. - Author: Brett Hoebel
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#27. Under the oppression of the devil, we will eventually reject structure and accountability. - Author: Steven B. Curington
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#28. If high-tech companies are serious about doing the right thing, they can join together and lobby for more transparency and accountability in the way in which Chinese officialdom deals with Internet services. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#29. A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten', he does not say 'My men were beaten. - Author: Antoine De Saint Exupery
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#30. For with primacy in power is also joined an awe inspiring accountability to the future. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#31. It should be some kind of goal to be absolutely clear about your past experiences and have let them all go and accepted them in full. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#32. There is a strong movement towards increased accountability for software developers and software development organizations. - Author: Kent Beck
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#33. When a New York attorney general brings a lawsuit against a prominent business person, there are two things you can count on out of that office - lots of political bluster and little accountability. - Author: Kenneth Langone
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#34. Texas is a national leader in education reform and student achievement. Through our college- and career-ready standards and assessments, strong school accountability, and a focus on educator development, we have created an education system that prepares our students for success after graduation. - Author: Rick Perry
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#35. There is no time and space limitation for public accountability on the Internet. Creative commonality is standard and does not resemble the authoritarian style of the dead communist experience. It seems that it is no longer society's obligation to understand legislation; it is a duty for governments to be understood by their people. - Author: Eduardo Paes
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#36. The key is that unless there is accountability, we will never get the right system. As long as there are no consequences if kids or adults don't perform, as long as the discussion is not about education and student outcomes, then we're playing a game as to who has the power. - Author: Albert Shanker
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#37. Because people who aren't good at their jobs don't want to be measured, because then they have to be accountable for something. Great employees love that kind of accountability. They crave it. Poor ones run away from it. - Author: Patrick Lencioni
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#38. Forgiveness does not relieve someone of responsibility for what they have done. Forgiveness does not erase accountability. It is not about turning a blind eye or even turning the other cheek. It is not about letting someone off the hook or saying it is okay to do something monstrous. Forgiveness is simply about understanding that every one of us is both inherently good and inherently flawed. Within every hopeless situation and every seemingly hopeless person lies the possibility of transformation. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#39. Freedom is not the mark of progress, responsibility is. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#40. When a bully is held accountable for his actions, his future actions will change. Bad behavior only continues for those who allow it. - Author: Gary Hopkins
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#41. In the old days, it had been talent and style and brilliance and now it was more and more productivity. - Author: David Halberstam
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#42. Sometimes people feel they need to control everything, as if they could! Matters of life and death are out of your hands. The more you come to realize this, the harder you try to prove that you can control SOMETHING, anything. All you can really control is your response to what happens. You cannot control matters of life or death and because of this you are not accountable. You cannot be held liable for anything that you have no power over. Guilt, shame and blame make no sense when circumstances are beyond your control. - Author: Kate McGahan
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#43. The problem is not that we don't recognize the truth when we hear it. The problem is that we don't want to recognize what the truth might mean for us if we hear it. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#44. Incredible how so many people have no sense of honor. How does this happen? This happens by thriving on how one appears to the world around him rather than cultivating a person inside him that he knows is honorable and that he can be proud of. When all the focus is on what people think about you based upon your facebook profile or based upon the exterior that you put on everyday; you leave no room for looking at yourself and saying, "I want to look into the mirror every day and see someone that I can be proud of." And that's what a life of honor is based upon. It is based upon the knowledge that you know your own actions, your own self, and you can see the things that you do and know the things that you think. You answer to yourself, therefore, your standards need to come up to what you expect of yourself. It doesn't matter at all if anybody is looking. When such a sense of honor is present in a large group of people, that's when we see no crime rate or a very low crime rate, respect for other human life and personas, respect for the surroundings and really a respect for oneself. Because a respect for other people can only first be born from a true respect for oneself. - Author: C. JoyBell C.
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#45. Accountability for the largest financial institutions on Wall Street is the bedrock for a strong economy. Hard-working families and honest businesses cannot survive in a world where the rules don't keep the marketplace honest. - Author: Elizabeth Warren
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#46. The people on Wall Street broke this country, and they did it one lousy mortgage at a time. It happened more than three years ago, and there has been no real accountability, and there has been no real effort to fix it. - Author: Elizabeth Warren
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#47. True love does not only encompass the things that make you feel good, it also holds you to a standard of accountability. - Author: Monica Johnson
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#48. Life is hard. Find some really good people to walk through it with. It makes things a little easier. - Author: Andrena Sawyer
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#49. Rationally speaking, blaming one's behavior on alcohol or drugs is like blaming the ladder by which you descended into a pit, or the staircase that took you down to a cellar, for what you found there. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#50. But we need to search for and find, what we need to own and perfect into a magnificent, shining thing, is a new kind of politics. Not the politics of governments, but the politics of resistance. The politics of opposition. The politics of forcing accountability. The politics of slowing things down. In the present circumstances, I'd say the only thing worth globalizing is dissent. - Author: Megan McKenna
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#51. Take accountability ... Blame is the water in which many dreams and relationships drown. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#52. The choices we make are ultimately our responsibility. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#53. Rwanda is a very open and free country. Key to our recovery as a nation has a range of grassroots, citizen-centered polices we call "homegrown solutions." The idea that Rwanda is highly controlled from the center belies the reality, which is that citizens in every village have a powerful say in how things get done. We prize accountability and Rwandans are quickly adapting themselves to the possibilities of a digital economy. - Author: Paul Kagame
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#54. The word accounting comes from the word accountability. If you are going to be rich, you need to be accountable for your money. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#55. Justice delayed is not necessarily justice denied. There will come a day when God will settle accounts and people will be held responsible for the evil they've perpetrated and the suffering they've caused. Criticizing God for not doing it right now is like reading half a novel and criticizing the author for not resolving the plot. God will bring accountability at the right time - in fact, the Bible says one reason he's delaying is because some people are still following the clues and have yet to find him.15 He's actually delaying the consummation of history out of his great love for them. - Author: Lee Strobel
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#56. In order to improve healthcare, we'll have to spend more on it, increase accountability and decentralize services, enforce standards and reinstate people's faith in it. - Author: N. R. Narayana Murthy
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#57. Consider the situation: Money that was provided because of social networks rather than need; a project designed for prestige rather than to be used; a lack of monitoring and accountability; and an architect appointed for show by somebody with little interest in the quality of the work. The outcome is hardly surprising: a project that should never have been built was built, and built badly. - Author: Tim Harford
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#58. There is no accountability today ... no willingness to focus on big ideas. - Author: Michael Bloomberg
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#59. The promulgation of the great doctrines of religion, the being, and attributes, and providence of one Almighty God: the responsibility to him for all our actions, founded upon moral freedom and accountability; a future state of rewards and punishments; the cultivation of all the personal, social, and benevolent virtues-these these never can be a matter of indifference in any well-ordered community. It is, indeed, difficult to conceive how any civilized society can exist without them. - Author: Joseph Story
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#60. Developing a Culture of Accountability where people take ownership for achieving key organizational results requires a willingness to make the link between where you are and what you have done with where you want to be and what you are going to do to get there. - Author: Roger Connors
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#61. Let my assure you, Brethren, that some day you will have a personal Priesthood interview with the Savior, Himself. If you are interested, I will tell you the order in which He will ask you to account for your earthly responsibilities.

First, He will request an accountability report about your relationship with your wife. Have you actively been engaged in making her happy and ensuring that her needs have been met as an individual?

Second, He will want an accountability report about each of your children individually. He will not attempt to have this for simply a family stewardship but will request information about your relationship to each and every child.

Third, He will want to know what you personally have done with the talents you were given in the pre-existence.

Fourth, He will want a summary of your activity in your church assignments. He will not be necessarily interested in what assignments you have had, for in his eyes the home teacher and a mission president are probably equals, but He will request a summary of how you have been of service to your fellowmen in your Church assignments.

Fifth, He will have no interest in how you earned your living, but if you were honest in all your dealings.

Sixth, He will ask for an accountability on what you have done to contribute in a positive manner to your community, state, country, and the world. - Author: David O. McKay
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#62. As frustrating as the battle for purity must be, I suppose it's easier if you've got company. - Author: Kevin Roose
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#63. If I know the way home and am walking along it drunkenly, is it any less the right way because I am staggering from side to side! - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#64. No Child Left Behind taught us that parents, teachers and state and local leaders are more suited to address students' needs than a one-size-fits-all accountability system developed by Washington bureaucrats. - Author: John Kline
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#65. Accountability is not a consequence. In order for it to become your competitive advantage, you must be willing to change what you expect from yourself and others. - Author: Sam Silverstein
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#66. Sometimes to take two steps in a row, one after the other, I need to make a contract with myself. - Author: Erri De Luca
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#67. Accountability means to say what you do, do what you say. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#68. 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. - Author: William P. Leahy
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#69. I have to trust people. There's no system of controls that can replace trust, so I need to reinforce that trust, and part of reinforcing trust is making sure that people feel accountability, and with accountability comes some degree of autonomy. You don't have one without the other. - Author: Harry West
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#70. A sense of responsibility in teaching pushes us constantly to think about and promote the best interests of our students. In contrast, the demand for accountability often induces mere compliance. - Author: Nel Noddings
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#71. A colleague like Barnabas could comfort him (Paul) in illness and keep him from overstrain when fit. - Author: John Charles Pollock
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#72. On issue after issue, the polls - and these are not snapshot polls; these are polls over a consistent period of time - show that most Americans share what one could call core liberal or progressive values: investment in health care and education over tax cuts; fair trade over free trade; corporate accountability over deregulation; environmental protection over laissez-faire policies; defending Social Security and Medicare over privatizing them; raising the minimum wage over eliminating it. The country prefers progressive alternatives to the failed policies of the conservative right. - Author: Katrina Vanden Heuvel
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#73. FORGIVE FAILURE. The corollary to accountability is forgiveness. Things go wrong all the time in relationships, and the healthiest ones move on from them, leaving behind grudges and blame. This is not to say that failure is accepted; rather, that it is acknowledged and understood. - Author: Charlene Li
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#74. If we are now holding late-night talk-show hosts to the same moral accountability as we hold politicians or clergymen, I'm out. I'm gone. - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#75. Free trade has been proven, time and again, as a reliable path to economic development. It pushes the public and private sectors alike toward greater accountability and transparency. It lifts people out of poverty, and while it can force unsettling changes on a society, those changes prove to be worthwhile in a very short time. - Author: Jonah Goldberg
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#76. I got an accountability partner to call me everyday just to make sure I publish something. Accountability works because it adds social pressure to otherwise self-directed work. - Author: Mike Fishbein
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#77. Generally speaking, the key dimensions of corporate governance are strategy oversight, policy making, accountability, and monitoring. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#78. Track accountability is the best way to describe it. You're looking to see which dog accounts for the most tracks in the smoothest manner. - Author: Edward Higgins White
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#79. Caring for others is not a warm, fuzzy feeling. A caring state requires exceptional professionalism, strong systems and accountability. This - Author: Helen Zille
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#80. Our government has become incompetent, unresponsive, corrupt. And that incompetence, ineptitude, lack of accountability is now dangerous. - Author: Carly Fiorina
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#81. Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. When there is information, there is enlightenment. When there is debate, there are solutions. When there is no sharing of power, no rule of law, no accountability, there is abuse, corruption, subjugation and indignation. - Author: Atifete Jahjaga
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#82. You can present the material, but you can't make me care. - Author: Bill Watterson
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#83. Grace does not cancel out our responsibility or accountability for the things God has given us to do. - Author: Mike Bickle
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#84. But they don't fully appreciate the convenience of it in their lives," Professor Cain argued.
"Because it's not a convenience to them," I shot back, growing stronger. "It's their normal, because their frame of reference is different than yours was growing up. And we'll say it's a convenience when our children have things we didn't. But again, that won't be a convenience to them, either. It will be their normal."
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"And furthermore," I went on, "this discussion isn't useful, because it won't change anything. You're angry, because your generation has given mine advances in technology and then blame us for the altered reality? Where's the accountability? - Author: Penelope Douglas
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#85. Always move forward. Every problem you encounter is an opportunity for you to prove that you are Batman in a business suit. When shit goes down and the sheep freeze up, you need to answer the call and start throwing haymakers. Batman doesn't do damage control. Batman does damage. If you drop me down a well, I won't waste energy crying "Why?" like Nancy Kerrigan after taking a nightstick to the knee. I will tunnel out of there like my grandparents did when they were escaping the Nazis. Eventually there will be a time for reflection, accountability, and divine retribution, but not until you get out of that goddamn hole. - Author: Ari Gold
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#86. The fight against child slavery is the fight against traditional mindset, policy deficit, and lack of accountability and urgency for children across the globe. - Author: Kailash Satyarthi
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#87. Leaders who fail to appreciate this fundamental precept of accountability must also fail to muster the profound commitment true leadership demands. - Author: Peter Cosgrove
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#88. Whether or not you believe in God, you must believe this: when we as a species abandon our trust in a power greater than us, we abandon our sense of accountability. Faiths ... all faiths ... are admonitions that there is something we cannot understand, something to which we are accountable. With faith we are accountable to each other, to ourselves, and to a higher truth. Religion is flawed, but only because man is flawed. The church consists of a brotherhood of imperfect, simple souls wanting only to be a voice of compassion in a world spinning out of control. - Author: Dan Brown
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#89. The plain, unvarnished truth is that public education is a shoddy, fraudulent piece of goods sold t to the public at an astronomical price. It's time the American consumer knew the extent of the fraud which is victimizing millions of children each year. - Author: Samuel Blumenfeld
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#90. When I was at the CIA I asked my civilian advisory board to tackle some tough questions. Among the toughest: In a political culture that every day demands more transparency and more public accountability from every aspect of national life, could American intelligence continue to survive and succeed? That jury is still out. - Author: Michael Hayden
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#91. The MDGs have been useful in moving human rights and development discourse together and in highlighting the need for greater accountability at all levels. - Author: Mary Robinson
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#92. 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. - Author: John F. Smith, Jr.
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#93. In The Theory of the Moral Sentiments, Smith emphasized that trust, responsibility and accountability exist only in a society that respects them, and only where the spontaneous fruit of human sympathy is allowed to ripen. It is where sympathy, duty and virtue achieve their proper place that self-interest leads, by an invisible hand, to a result that benefits everyone. And this means that people can best satisfy their interests only in a context where they are also on occasion moved to renounce them. Beneath every society where self-interest pays off, lies a foundation of self-sacrifice. - Author: Roger Scruton
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#94. After the 11 September attack," March editorializes one morning, "amid all that chaos and confusion, a hole quietly opened up in American history, a vacuum of accountability, into which assets human and financial begin to vanish. Back in the days of hippie simplicity, people liked to blame 'the CIA' or 'a secret rogue operation.' But this is a new enemy, unnamable, locatable on no organization chart or budget line
who knows, maybe even the CIA's scared of them. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#95. We must aim for a zero-tolerance approach to hospital-acquired infections; we have to be clear about who's in charge at ward level, so there's proper accountability, and we need to reduce the reliance on agency nursing staff. - Author: Andrew Lansley
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#96. 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. - Author: Buck Rodgers
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#97. I think we should all be accountable to our parties, but I also think that accountability should be a process of engagement: that MPs do engage with their constituency parties, do engage with their constituents, and MPs do change their minds on things because of local opinion. - Author: Jeremy Corbyn
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#98. A policy of 'naming and shaming' is ineffective if everyone has been named and shamed. - Author: John Kay
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#99. We just have to have visibility. We have to have acknowledgement. We have to have accountability to how we treat one another. - Author: Zachary Quinto
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#100. Faith can cut in so many ways. If you're penitent and not triumphal, it can move us to repentance and accountability and help us reach for something higher than ourselves. That can be a powerful thing, a thing that moves us beyond politics as usual, like Martin Luther King did. But when it's designed to certify our righteousness - that can be a dangerous thing. Then it pushes self criticism aside. There's no reflection. - Author: Jim Wallis
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#101. 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. - Author: Louise Slaughter
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#102. The author describes a previous Bible study with a lot of turnover as "not so much together as in each other's midst. - Author: John Kasich
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#103. There is no ownership. There is only stewardship. - Author: LeeAnn Taylor
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#104. Dating is probably the most fraught human interaction there is. You're sizing people up to see if they're worth your time and attention, and they're doing the same to you. It's meritocracy applied to personal life, but there's no accountability. We submit ourselves to these intimate inspections and simultaneously inflict them on others and try to keep our psyches intact - to keep from becoming cold and callous - and we hope that at the end of it we wind up happier than our grandparents, who didn't spend this vast period of their lives, these prime years, so thoroughly alone, coldly and explicitly anatomized again and again. - Author: Adelle Waldman
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#105. Performance standards and accountability applied to everyone. - Author: Gary J. Byrne
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#106. In an organizational culture where respect and the dignity of individuals are held as the highest values, shame and blame don't work as management styles. There is no leading by fear. Empathy is a valued asset, accountability is an expectation rather than an exception, and the primal human need for belonging is not used as leverage and social control. We can't control the behavior of individuals; however, we can cultivate organizational cultures where behaviors are not tolerated and people are held accountable for protecting what matters most: human beings. We - Author: Brene Brown
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#107. Open collaboration encourages greater accountability, which in turn fosters trust. - Author: Ron Garan
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#108. At the end of this journey, it seems to me that reconciling the long shadows cast by the uneasy past may ultimately depend on elements so basic that they bring to mind a simple Slav proverb I once came across and never forgot: Eat bread and salt and speak the truth. They are the recovery of fact, public accountability and the instituting of fair trials of one sort or another, to help mark ends and beginnings and to return the moral compass as close to the centre as possible. - Author: Erna Paris
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#109. The next shooting will come. And when it does, we will do absolutely everything within our power to avoid addressing the real issue. And the only answer that I have for an insanity of this magnitude is that we are infinitely more committed to building a culture that feeds our greed than constructing a culture that rests in God. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#110. Numbers and maps tell horror stories, but the stories of deepest horror are perhaps those for which there are no numbers, no maps, no possible accountability, no words ever written or spoken. - Author: Valeria Luiselli
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#111. Funny, how good alcohol is at removing things, like blood stains from clothes, and accountability from people. - Author: Erin Anastasia
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#112. My dad, like any coach, has always stressed the fundamentals. He taught me responsibility, accountability, and the importance of hard work. - Author: Steve Young
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#113. 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. - Author: Doc Hastings
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#114. Whatever your storybook carries within its pages, own it with love, courage and compassion. Remember that you can change your story at any time- nothing is fixed and we all have free will. We should not seek to love someone else's journey more than we love our own; the swords of comparison are sharp and cutting to our soul and innermost values. We are all designed unique with our own original paths to walk through; we lose momentum and our natural impulses for creativity and progression when we focus our energy on other people. - Author: Christine Evangelou
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#115. I'm a big proponent of accountability. - Author: Jonathan Klein
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#116. There's been a lot of talk about body cameras as a silver bullet or a solution. I think the task force concluded that there is a role for technology to play in building additional trust and accountability, but it's not a panacea, it has to be embedded in a broader change in culture and a legal framework that ensures that people's privacy is respected and that not only police officers but the community themselves feel comfortable with how technologies are being used. - Author: Barack Obama
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#117. Visit USA.gov and you'll find thousands of directorates, agencies, boards, offices, and services replete with overlapping responsibilities, ancient priorities, and divided accountability. - Author: Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
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#118. The evil of technology was not technology itself, Lindbergh came to see after the war, not in airplanes or the myriad contrivances of modern technical igenuity, but in the extent to which they can distance us from our better moral nature, or sense of personal accountability. - Author: David McCullough
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#119. To me, what you want to do is find a way to let this play out between the virtual world and the physical world ... Ultimately, I think society will get there. It will be messy, but we'll get there. - Author: Eric Schmidt
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#120. When you call us, ladies and gentlemen, just so you know, we do have your phone number, and if you say anything untoward, obscene, or anything like that, Fox security will then contact your local authorities, and you will be held accountable. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#121. No one in the Emirates is above the law and accountability. - Author: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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#122. Telling the truth may cause a few seconds of pain, but there's no medicine that can manage the pain of keeping lies. - Author: R.M. Ford
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#123. I think sometimes making yourself vulnerable before you are ready is exactly what can hold you accountable. Do what you fear. - Author: Brittany Burgunder
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#124. Democracy requires accountability and consent of the governed, which is only possible if citizens know what is being done in their name. - Author: Glenn Greenwald
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#125. Agitator and the Agitar Management Dashboard lower the barriers to accountability in software development and increase the value of developer testing. - Author: Kent Beck
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#126. If any of us were faced with a huge bag of free money and very little accountability, it would be human nature that you would make the most of it. - Author: Heather Brooke
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#127. It is depressing to have to point out, yet again, that there is a distinction between having the legal right to say something & having the moral right not to be held accountable for what you say. Being asked to apologise for saying something unconscionable is not the same as being stripped of the legal right to say it. It's really not very f-cking complicated. Cry "free speech" in such contexts, you are demanding the right to speak any bilge you wish without apology or fear of comeback. You are demanding not legal rights but an end to debate about and criticism of what you say. When did bigotry get so needy? - Author: China Mieville
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#128. Where there is no accountability, there will also be no responsibility. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#129. To tell a ghost story means being willing to be haunted. - Author: Judith "Jack" Halberstam
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#130. Between the mountains,heaven claps for the superior value of accountability (Isa 22:18) - Author: JOEL NYARANGI AKOYA
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#131. It's truly hard to understand how liberal politicians, activists and journalists so consistently escape accountability for stoking the flames of racial disharmony while purporting to dampen them and for dividing our society along racial, gender, and economic lines while claiming to unite us. - Author: David Limbaugh
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#132. Acknowledgment of torture is not accountability for it. - Author: Yousef Munayyer
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#133. Good health is subjective and cumulative depending on individual interpretation. Do not allow someone else's shortcomings to become yours. - Author: Gary Hopkins
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#134. In an age of widespread communication and accountability, people expect political participation and accountability much more than they did in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. The only way the demand for meaningful political participation and choice can be suppressed is to constrain liberty - Larry Diamond, Developing Democracy: Toward Consolidation (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999), Chapter 1 ('Defining and Developing Democracy'). p. 4 - Author: Larry Diamond
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#135. There is an absence of democratic accountability and control in every sphere of government and the state. To address this debilitating legacy requires determined action and a deep commitment to transforming our society from a crisis ridden present into something all South Africans can be truly proud of. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#136. The kind of capitalism we are seeing today under this expansion of property into living resources is a whole, new, different phase of capitalism. It is totally inconsistent with democracy as well as with sustainability. What we have is capital working on a global scale, totally uprooted, with accountability nowhere, with responsibility nowhere, and with rights everywhere. This new capital, with absolute freedom and no accountability, is structurally anti-life, anti-freedom. - Author: Vandana Shiva
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#137. Portraying Mozart is a scary task. Whenever I'm asked to portray actual historic figures, it comes with extra accountability. Not just to your director and playwright, but to the man himself and the beloved persona that the public forms. - Author: Rob McClure
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#138. Accountability is not consequences, but ownership. It is a character trait, a life stance, a willingness to own your actions and results regardless of the circumstances. In - Author: Brian P. Moran
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#139. Watch out for these two kind of fears: the fear of God that gives courage and wisdom to overcome the fears in the world and to accomplish your God given mission distinctively, and the fear of the world that gives you excuses and hinders you from fulfilling your God given vision. No matter what, you shall give an account of your stewardship to God Almighty. There is no day like a day to do something in the day, for each day, you get closer to the journey's end! Feel the urgency to do something as long as you meet a new day! Have a true passion for living to accomplish your true mission! Step out each day like a wounded lion; noble, but not timid; meek, but not weak; courageous, but not proud; wise, but with understanding, and be determined to overcome all obstacles with an unstoppable mindset and wisdom, knowing that God is waiting for you at your journey's end to print the statement of how you took the journey to you. - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#140. Tackling climate change is a collective endeavour, it means collective accountability and it's not too late - Author: Christine Lagarde
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#141. Not in order to justify, but simply in order to explain my lack of consistency, I say: Look at my present life and then at my former life, and you will see that I do attempt to carry them out. It is true that I have not fulfilled one thousandth part of them [Christian precepts], and I am ashamed of this, but I have failed to fulfill them not because I did not wish to, but because I was unable to. Teach me how to escape from the net of temptations that surrounds me, help me and I will fulfill them; even without help I wish and hope to fulfill them.

Attack me, I do this myself, but attack me rather than the path I follow and which I point out to anyone who asks me where I think it lies. If I know the way home and am walking along it drunkenly, is it any less the right way because I am staggering from side to side! If it is not the right way, then show me another way; but if I stagger and lose the way, you must help me, you must keep me on the true path, just as I am ready to support you. Do not mislead me, do not be glad that I have got lost, do not shout out joyfully: "Look at him! He said he was going home, but there he is crawling into a bog!" No, do not gloat, but give me your help and support. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#142. A desacramentalized view of time tends to place the entire burden of doctrinal decision on the present moment: I, in the small moment of time allotted to me, am responsible to make the right theological (and moral) choice before God. The imposition of such a burden is so huge as to be pastorally disastrous. Furthermore, to the extent that as Christians we are captive to our secular Western culture, it is likely that this secular culture will get to set the church's agenda. If we do not see ourselves sacramentally connected to the tradition (and thus to Christ), we sense no accountability to tradition, and we are likely to accommodate whatever demands our culture places on us and capitulate to them. By contrast, when we are faced with a theological and moral conundrum, a participatory approach to tradition will always ask how the catholic, or universal, church throughout time and place has dealt with the issue. The widespread assumption that Christian beliefs and morals are to a significant degree malleable has its roots in a modern desacralized view of time. - Author: Hans Boersma
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#143. There is nothing more valuable in the writing process than a friend to hold you accountable to your own potential. - Author: J.R. Young
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#144. We are reinventing ourselves as a company. Compaq is taking ownership of its customer relationships and accountability of our customer's needs. - Author: Eckhard Pfeiffer
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#145. Reach out, share your truth, tell someone, "This is who I am. This is what I stand for. Hold me to it." Often, we'll do far more for another than we will do for ourselves. - Author: Kamal Ravikant
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#146. The search for a scapegoat is the easiest of all hunting expeditions. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#147. In August 2008, the General Accountability Office issued a report. According to this report, two out of every three corporations in the United States paid no Federal income taxes between 1998 and 2005. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#148. Marriage is not consist upon happiness, it consists upon accountability, before considering the happiness, think about the accountability - Author: Kamaran Ihsan Salih
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#149. If you ask Muslim women why they cover up, ninety-nine percent of them will say it's to avoid arousing men. Fuck that, where's your self-accountability? - Author: Michael Muhammad Knight
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#150. Good relentlessly calls us to accountability, abjectly refusing to hand us free passes for poor choices and unethical decisions. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#151. The accountability of government has gone to the point where the very use of the law is the instrument of illegality. - Author: Ralph Nader
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#152. 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. - Author: Melissa Bean
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#153. Introduction of rational standards to differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable forms of drug related conduct allows us to hold drug users fully accountable for any harm resulting from irresponsible, stupid or 'anti-social' drug use in a manner consistent with current alcohol and tobacco policies, and more importantly, in a manner consistent with our commitment to the principles of liberty, freedom of choice and so on. - Author: Daniel Waterman
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#154. Las Vegas doesn't allow ( tourism ) to dictate the social norms of their community. We don't have to be a boring town that no one is willing to come to. ( But, ) we can't let tourism be the reason for not taking action. Accountability is not there. As a community we can be different. We don't have to be what our visitors are. We can work at policies that will make us a vibrant healthy resort community. - Author: Eric Thomas
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#155. Forgiving someone only absolves you from holding them accountable. When that person has not truly met that accountability, it is a weakness on your end, Miss Rachael. To forgive when they are unrepentant only relieves you of that responsibility. - Author: Deidre Huesmann
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#156. An accountability mind has learned to be agile, wise, courageous, resilient, and high-mature. - Author: Pearl Zhu
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#157. Americans deserve an attorney general that will be honest with them, they deserve an attorney general who will uphold the basic standards of political independence and accountability. - Author: John Cornyn
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#158. To get leaders to become stakeholders in ministry and to understand the DNA of your church, you must invest in them, equip them, and raise the bar of accountability. - Author: Sue Mallory
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#159. For most people, blaming others is a subconscious mechanism for avoiding accountability. In reality, the only thing in your way is YOU. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#160. The idea of the individual had always, of course, been present in Mosaic religion, since it was inherent in the belief that each man and woman was created in God's image. It had been powerfully reinforced by the sayings of Isaiah. With Ezekiel it became paramount, and thereafter individual accountability became of the very essence of the Jewish religion. - Author: Paul Johnson
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#161. Democracy is not about trust; it is about distrust. It is about accountability, exposure, open debate, critical challenge, and popular input and feedback from the citizenry. It is about responsible government. We have to get our fellow Americans to trust their leaders less and themselves more, trust their own questions and suspicions, and their own desire to know what is going on. - Author: Michael Parenti
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#162. 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. - Author: Butch Otter
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#163. 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. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#164. A leader in sports, business, or any other field of endeavor should possess and provide the same qualities inherent in a good parent: character, consistency, dependability, accountability, knowledge, good judgment, selflessness, respect, courage, discipline, fairness, and structure. - Author: John Wooden
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#165. We design our own programmes; we take leadership. Of course the donors come in to support us, to complement our efforts. Our responsibility to the donors is about accountability: about how we use that money. If somebody gives you his money, definitely he will be interested in knowing how you spend the money. - Author: Jakaya Kikwete
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#166. 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 - Author: Sandra Day O'Connor
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#167. For years many in the oil-rich states argued that their enormous wealth would bring modernizations. They pointed to the impressive appetites of Saudis and Kuwaitis for things Western, from McDonald's hamburgers to Rolex watches to Cadillac limousines. but importing Western good is easy; importing the inner stuffing of modern society - a free market, political parties, accountability, the rule of law - is difficult and even dangerous for the ruling elites - Author: Fareed Zakaria
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#168. Let us do our best whilst we live for another tomorrow is coming when whilst we are long gone, another group of people shall come to either suffer from our worst or enjoy and build upon our best. Let us run whole heatedly today with all alacrity for another generation shall come for the baton from our hands to either blame us or congratulate us on how we lived the dream and journeyed in life through the good and the bad times; another generation shall come to ponder over our footprints as a good or a bad lesson for them! Let us run with all necessary zeal such that when we hand over the baton, our next generation will have no reason but to soldier on with courage, enthusiasm and absolute commitment to get to the finishing line with a great accomplishment and a noble story worth pondering over and over! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#169. Bahaism gives you a pluralistic view, and a lot of aspects of Hinduism give you a moral framework with no accountability other than the karmic system. There's no linear movement or point of accountability toward God. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#170. One problem with test-based accountability, as currently defined and used, is that it removes all responsibility from students and their families for the students' academic performance. NCLB neglected to acknowledge that students share in the responsibility for their academic performance and that they are merely passive recipients of their teachers' influence. - Author: Diane Ravitch
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#171. When they say accountability, they mean surveillance and standardization. - Author: Marc Lamont Hill
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#172. In order to escape accountability for his crimes, the perpetrator does everything in his power to promote forgetting. Secrecy and silence are the perpetrator's first line of defense. If secrecy fails, the perpetrator attacks the credibility of his victim. If he cannot silence her absolutely, he tries to make sure that no one listens. To this end, he marshals an impressive array of arguments, from the most blatant denial to the most sophisticated and elegant rationalization. After every atrocity one can expect to hear the same predictable apologies: it never happened; the victim lies; the victim exaggerates; the victim brought it upon herself; and in any case it is time to forget the past and move on. The more powerful the perpetrator, the greater is his prerogative to name and define reality, and the more completely his arguments prevail. JUDITH LEWIS HERMAN Trauma and Recovery - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#173. An authentic spirituality does not cater to culture; it calls culture to accountability. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#174. We all cultivated critique--we were dogmatic in our alliances, self-righteous in our beliefs. But the broader Mission dyke culture we called queer, so much of it was about loyalty at any cost. Loyalty could mean safety but it could also mean reenacting high school popularity contests and taking on the victors' roles. High school was only a few years in the past for most of us, even if we might have been scandalized if anyone had mentioned that. Accountability only occurred when people would get in dramatic fights, and it was more about whose team was stronger or more popular than about what actually happened. - Author: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
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#175. The lesson is the importance of never becoming untethered to oversight and accountability. - Author: James Comey
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#176. The lessons I learned in Vietnam and in the NFL reinforced one another:
teamwork, sacrifice, responsibility, accountability, and leadership. - Author: Rocky Bleier
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#177. Freedom is not the same as lack of accountability. - Author: Kevin Powers
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#178. 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. - Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
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#179. Self-examination is the process of accountability to your soul ... It is far better to "become" your truth than to speak your truth. Self-examination is the practice of becoming your truth. - Author: Caroline Myss
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#180. Issues can only be resolved if each person accepts accountability in the problem. - Author: Carlos Wallace
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#181. The Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 would consolidate and eliminate dozens of ineffective or duplicative programs, enhance the role of job creators in workforce development decisions, and improve accountability over the use of taxpayer dollars. - Author: John Kline
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#182. If it's a monster, we made it that way. - Author: Shane Arbuthnott
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#183. There's not a chance we'll reach our full potential until we stop blaming each other and start practicing personal accountability. - Author: John Miller
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#184. We reject the blame game and accusations so common in efficient groups. With each person accepting full responsibility for their actions, no on can have any more of the blame than anyone else. Let's all be accountable to ourselves, so we can grow and learn from our mistakes and be buoyed by our successes. - Author: Curious George Brigade
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#185. The five behavioral manifestations of teamwork: trust, conflict, commitment, accountability and results - Author: Patrick Lencioni
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#186. Just because you're an adult doesn't mean you're grown up. Growing up means being patient, holding your temper, cutting out the self-pity, and quitting with the righteous indignation.'
'Why do so many people seem to love righteous indignation?'
'Because if you can prove you're a victim, all rules are off. You can lash out at people. You don't have to be accountable for anything. - Author: Brandon Stanton
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#187. We want accountability. We just buried a president [President Gerald Ford] who did not hold another president [President Nixon] accountable for war crimes and that's why we're in Iraq right now. Our leaders who get us into these messes are the ones who need to be held accountable. - Author: Cindy Sheehan
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#188. It takes an extraordinary toll on me to re-live my experiences, the horrors of my past and the pain I had to endure. And yet, I believe remembering is the only way to promote healing, to promote awareness and accountability. - Author: Ger Duany
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#189. One person's embarrassment is another person's accountability. - Author: Tom Price
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#190. It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#191. Innovation can also increase risk, new things always do; therefore the engineering teams must understand that with freedom comes responsibility, ownership and accountability for the new stuff they produce and/or implement. - Author: Anonymous
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#192. Every day we have a choice. We can take the easier road, the more cynical road, which is a road sometimes based on a dream of a past that never was, fear of each other, distancing and blame, or we can take the much more difficult path, the road of transformation, transcendence, compassion, and love, but also accountability and justice. - Author: Jacqueline Novogratz
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#193. We don't need accountability groups; we need fellow warriors, someone to fight alongside, someone to watch our back. - Author: John Eldredge
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#194. Ability is a wonderful thing, but its value is greatly enhanced by dependability. Ability implies repeatability and accountability. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#195. Nothing rose to plug the gap, to address what some called "ultimate concerns," unless you count the arts, the arts that lacked both epistemological methods and accountability, and that drew nutty people, or drove them nuts. - Author: Annie Dillard
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#196. Leadership happens at every level of the organization and no one can shirk from this responsibility. - Author: Jerry Junkins
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#197. the desire is overwhelming. Why? Because there is availability without accountability. - Author: Edward T. Welch
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#198. I think of a man and I take away reason and accountability. - Author: Jack Nicholson
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#199. When you can truly understand how others experience your behavior, without defending or judging, you then have the ability to produce a breakthrough in your leadership and team. Everything starts with your self-awareness. You cannot take charge without taking accountability, and you cannot take accountability without understanding how you avoid it. - Author: Loretta Malandro
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#200. Ironically, for peer-to-peer accountability to become a part of a team's culture, it has to be modeled by the leader. That's right. Even though I said earlier that the best kind of accountability is peer-to-peer, the key to making it stick is the willingness of the team leader to do something I call "enter the danger" whenever someone needs to be called on their behavior or performance. That means being willing to step right into the middle of a difficult issue and remind individual team members of their responsibility, both in terms of behavior and results. But most leaders I know have a far easier time holding people accountable for their results than they do for behavioral issues. This is a problem because behavioral problems almost always precede results. That means team members have to be willing to call each other on behavioral issues, as uncomfortable as that might be, and if they see their leader balk at doing this, then they aren't going to do it themselves. - Author: Patrick Lencioni
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