104 Total Quotes

Accountability Quotes

Accountability doesn't mean cutting all the other interested parties out of the process.
Patrick Callan Permalink
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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 Permalink
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Byron Dorgan
We simply must ensure accountability for these massive expenditures -- so that these dollars don't just wind up lining the pockets of unscrupulous contractors, as we've seen all too often in Iraq,
Byron Dorgan Permalink
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Gary Lunn
I think the saddest part of all of this is there is not one mention of any type of accountability from their political masters, ... They are in this mode of blaming it on the civil servants.
Gary Lunn Permalink
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Mark Twain
If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.
Mark Twain Permalink
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Accountability teaches us lessons, and it protects us. This plea does not hold (Daniel Robbins) accountable. He has no conscience.
Dan Harris Permalink
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I've got an accountability and responsibility to do whatever I can to help this team win a ballgame,
Clint Hurdle Permalink
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Nobody's plotting to escape the accountability; they're just trying to help students get a fair chance. These are not malicious errors.
Dan Clark Permalink
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They have a structural accountability problem; they're federally funded, state managed and locally staffed, therefore accountable to no one.
Scott Henson Permalink
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You are measured by whether you take personal accountability, or not.
Jeffrey Benjamin Permalink
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Trust is best illustrated, and demonstrated, to be implicated.
Jeffrey Benjamin Permalink
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The budget process is in shambles, devoid of accountability, transparency, and enforcement measures, ... A vote for the status quo is a clear sign of contentment with the spending explosion in Washington.
Tom Schatz Permalink
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We don't want hosts of these large parties to think they can remain anonymous. Eventually, accountability catches up with them.
Mike Hanson Permalink
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Those 12 years (of Liberal rule) helped make (accountability) a hot-button issue for the public because Chretien was such an unethical, undemocratic, dictatorial leader.
Duff Conacher Permalink
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We think Stephen Harper got off to a very bad start. When he has accountability as one of his lead priorities and he's had the terrible question marks around ethics and accountability himself, we feel we need to be ready to go as quickly as possible.
Mike Eizenga Permalink
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Stephen Harper talks about accountability, but his own ministers are not accountable. They are muzzled.
Scott Brison Permalink
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We think [Baker's proposal] would not have the same accountability and transparency for the American taxpayer that the normal appropriations process would.
Allan Hubbard Permalink
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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 Permalink
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Ronald Reagan
We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Ronald Reagan Permalink
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We have an accountability program that also holds students accountable in history and science. But students aren't going to do well in history and science if they're not good readers.
Charles Pyle Permalink
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The budget process is in shambles, devoid of accountability, transparency and enforcement measures. While most representatives shrugged their shoulders at this dire situation, Rep. Coble voted for seven budget reform amendments and bills rated by CCAGW.
Tom Schatz Permalink
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Waiting for someone else to make you happy is the best way to be sad.
Jeffrey Benjamin Permalink
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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.
Ed White Permalink
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They can tax and spend, but there is not a whole bunch of accountability.
Amy Henderson Permalink
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not to point fingers and assign blame. We've got to ensure that this won't happen again -- ensure accountability of all involved.
Marc Morial Permalink
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You have a law that provides funding for certain schools, but the accountability applies to all schools, even those who do not receive Title I funding.
Charles Pyle Permalink
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You succeed at being a failure when you blame someone else.
Jeffrey Benjamin Permalink
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It's not a blame game. It's accountability! It's accountability!
Terry Moran Permalink
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When you're among 60,000 of your closest friends, your accountability diminishes. It's very different than if you're at a bar with 10 people.
Christian End Permalink
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Gore's attack on the Texas education system is a thinly veiled attempt to discredit the education reform and accountability measures that have taken place in states around the nation. While Gov. Bush is offering bold reforms for our public schools through accountability, high standards, and reading, Al Gore is making the case for the status quo.
Dan Bartlett Permalink
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