Own your decisions using these quotes
Responsibility can be shared but accountability is more personal. How you hold others and yourself to account is a significant part of your character, principles, and demonstration of values.
Seeking help through accountability partners is common for those seeking goals. Other experiences of accountability are seen in daily life, politics and the business world alike.
For those that demonstrate and retain personal accountability for their actions enhance their standing of integrity with others.
Here we celebrate voicing thoughts, ideas, and wisdom about accountability by sharing these great quotes with you.
These are not here to give you comfort, but more to help to provide perspective and encourage a personal review to see how you uphold accountability in each area of your life.
JAMSO encourages you to take accountability out of your head and into daily actions for yourself and those around you.
Whilst you read through these quotes as yourself some questions.
- How have I made others accountable today?
- What areas of life am I not holding myself to account?
- When was the last time I reviewed accountability for my personal actions and interactions?
- List the best areas you demonstrate personal accountability.
- How can I help share and shape accountability of my community?
- Which quotes resonate with me the most and why?
- Which quotes come from names you have not heard of before?
We have gathered some of the great minds to provide you these quotes and inspirations.
It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one’s own acts. – Gandhi
When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else. – David Birn
A body of men not holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody. – Thomas Paine
As for the journey of life; at some point, you will realize that YOU are the driver and you will drive. – Steve Maraboli
If you think someone or something other than yourself is responsible for your happiness or success, I'd guess you're not that happy or successful – Rob Liano
The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity, and accountability. – Simon Mainwaring
True love does not only encompass the things that make you feel good, it also holds you to the standard of accountability. – Monica Johnson
When your teammate looks you in the eye and holds you accountable, that’s the greatest kind of leadership there is.” Doug Collins, NBA Analyst
You are what you do, not what you say you will do.
Don’t play victim to the circumstances you created.
A mistake made more than once is a decision. – Paulo Coehlo
More people would learn from their mistakes if they were not so busy denying them.
Don’t be upset with the results you didn’t get from the work you didn’t do.
There is no better test of a man’s integrity than his behavior when he is wrong. – Marvin Williams
Expectation is the root of all heartache. – William Shakespeare
It takes courage to live through suffering, and it takes honesty to observe it. – C.S.Lewis
There are only two options. Make progress or make excuses.
Some people create their own storms and get mad when it rains.
The only Zen you will find at the top of the mountain is the Zen you bring up there with you. – Alan Watts
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month. – Theodore Roosevelt
Wrong is wrong, even if everyone else is doing it. Right is right even if no one else is doing it.
Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide? – Rumi
Thinking is difficult, that’s why most people judge. – Carl Jung.
Be the reason someone smiles today.
The solution to your problem is within your thinking.
Women feel we need permission. We need to lead and change that. – Emma Watson
You will never have this day again so make it count.
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