Accountability Related Quotes



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


“Accountability: If I vote an idiot into power ... who is to blame?”

Edman Van Schalkwyk


“Any time you separate economic interest from voting interests, it leads to all kinds of problems. It lessens the accountability. I haven't heard of any good reason for dual-class stock. I think the proposal will strike a chord with a lot of people.”

Charles Elson


My books may highlight corruption, brutality and venality, but they also show that if these things come to light, there is rectification. The voiceless do have a voice; democratic mechanisms and accountability do exist.

Vikas Swarup


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.

Jane Jacobs


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

Richard Lugar


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.

David Mccullough


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


“Accountability breeds response-ability.”

Stephen R. Covey


The most shattering thought I've ever had is my personal accountability to God one day

Leonard Ravenhill