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Top 100 Quotes About Being Held Accountable

#1. Overnight, all comment boards became civil, all posters held accountable. The trolls, who had more or less overtaken the internet, were driven back into the darkness. - Author: Dave Eggers
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#2. Vice President Joe Biden said today that 'Syria must be held accountable.' Unfortunately, the Obama administration has never employed an accountant, so they have no idea how to do that. - Author: Jay Leno
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#3. Under the United States Constitution, the federal government has no authority to hold states "accountable" for their education performance ... In the free society envisioned by the founders, schools are held accountable to parents, not federal bureaucrats. - Author: Ron Paul
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#4. 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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#5. Nobody has been held accountable for the Bytyqi murders. Those in command of the camp and the forces operating there have never been charged. - Author: Avis Bohlen
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#6. Choose your allies carefully: it's highly unlikely that you'll ever be held morally, legally, or historically accountable for the actions of your enemies. - Author: L. Neil Smith
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#7. Democratic leaders, whose power is ultimately dependent on popular support, are held accountable for failing to improve the lives of their citizens. Therefore, they have a powerful incentive to keep their societies peaceful and prosperous. - Author: Natan Sharansky
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#8. An effective apology contains within it the answer to the question, "How am I to be held accountable?" - Author: John Kador
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#9. Pakistan is rich in sporting talent, but the only thing needed is to have sincere and honest administrators who should be held accountable by the government. Pakistan should be recognised as a sporting nation and not as a terrorist country. - Author: Jahangir Khan
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#10. 'Madame Bovary' advanced slowly, as slowly as it would have to have, given an author who held himself accountable to each word, that it be the right word, of which there could be only one. - Author: Kathryn Harrison
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#11. The president has outlined a new strategy for success in Iraq, but in order for this effort to be successful the Iraqi government must be held accountable ... If we fail in Iraq, or withdraw our troops prematurely, the terrorists will follow us home. Success is our only option. - Author: John Boehner
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#12. Human beings should be held accountable. Leave God alone. He has enough problems. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#13. In the old days, the media is who held people accountable when they lied in politics. That isn't happening anymore. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#14. I'm not somebody that just wants to hold up a white flag and say, 'Let's all just get along.' I think people that do horrible things should be held accountable. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#15. When morality is reduced to personal preferences and when no one can be held morally accountable, society quickly falls into disorder. - Author: Charles W. Colson
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#16. We are looking to the FTC to see whether companies that break their promises and collect personal information in an unfair and deceptive manner will be held accountable. - Author: Marc Rotenberg
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#17. You know, Democratic and Republican administrations alike have supported individuals and regimes that have slaughtered millions across the globe. And they need to be held accountable for that. - Author: Aaron McGruder
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#18. Syrians need to prepare for the aftermath if the Assad regime falls. Atrocities that could be considered war crimes have been committed in this country, and Syrians should rightly demand that the perpetrators be held accountable. - Author: Richard Engel
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#19. We must have systems of checks and balances to make sure that those people who are making critical decisions for our country are held accountable, and nowhere is that more important than in the area of national security. - Author: Chris Van Hollen
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#20. Today further EU targeted sanctions on Syria come into force. The message is clear and unambiguous: those responsible for the repression will be singled out and held accountable. - Author: William Hague
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#21. A girl is a good deed and a boy is a bounty. Good deeds are rewarded while people are held accountable for bounties. - Author: Ali Ibn Abi Talib
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#22. What I didn't expect was that she would recognize that I needed to be held accountable.
I needed it.
I needed accountability so that I could change. - Author: Penny Reid
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#23. The assholes are always puzzled when the order of the universe is restored, when they are held accountable for their cowardly, pretentious, loveless ways. - Author: Caroline Kepnes
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#24. It's not a cost of doing business when the corporation executives go to jail, and that's why they fight so hard to make sure the prosecutors' budget are very limited and that the campaign cash-greased lawmakers keep defending them against being held accountable. - Author: Ralph Nader
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#25. 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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#26. Religious and spiritual leaders should be held accountable for environmental activism, not only because they have access to large communities and can influence votes, but because service is integral to religious and spiritual life. - Author: Radhanath Swami
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#27. It's interesting that there are only two groups of people in our country who are not held accountable for their behavior or decisions. One is exempted by the constitution, and that is foreign diplomats. The other, through a loophole, is HMOs. - Author: Debbie Stabenow
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#28. If people have done something wrong then they should be held accountable. - Author: Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa
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#29. In a sinful world, no community can exist for long where nobody is ever held accountable: no teacher would grade a student's performance; no citizen would sit on a jury or call a failed leader to account. - Author: Lewis B. Smedes
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#30. I think the NBA players have to be held accountable in a reasonable way, just like any other professionals. - Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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#31. Unless we members of the Church do all we can to preserve the freedoms we have within the bounds of the laws of God, we will be held accountable. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#32. Recruit entrepreneurial leaders and give them freedom to determine the best path to achieving their objectives. On the other hand, individuals must commit fully to the system you use and be held rigorously accountable for their objectives. You give them freedom, but freedom within a framework. - Author: James C. Collins
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#33. Hold yourselves accountable before you are held accountable. - Author: Umar
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#34. This president has been reluctant to hold anybody accountable. No one was held accountable after September the 11th. Nobody's been held accountable after the clear flaws in intelligence leading up to the war in Iraq. - Author: Bob Graham
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#35. I'm only afraid of dying if I'm to be held accountable for what I did while living. If there's no God or reckoning, I'm like, whew! - Author: Dana Gould
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#36. Politicians don't like to face unpleasant realities. In truth, nobody does, but as individuals, we have no choice; if we neglect to plan ahead, we are held accountable. Fail to meet your responsibilities at work, and you get fired. Ignore your car's gas gauge, and you get stranded. - Author: Nathan Myhrvold
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#37. I'm never nervous when I go to meet heads of state. I feel they should be nervous, because they are the ones who'll be held accountable for the lives their decisions will impact the most. - Author: Bono
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#38. The whole reason we organize grassroots is, we think any politician that gets elected needs to be held accountable 365 days a year. - Author: Chris Matthews
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#39. I'm the only one that can be held accountable for the way my life turns out. - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#40. While people out there on the spot certainly have to be held accountable for what they've done personally, the chain of command responsibility for this strikes me as just as important and should be dealt with. - Author: William Odom
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#41. These people have to be talented, inspired and held accountable for and must be given the opportunity for success and failure on their own. - Author: Robert Dino
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#42. It is rare for people to say they want to be held accountable, but in reality, everyone wants everyone else to be held accountable. - Author: David Cottrell
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#43. Ron Reagan amazingly qualifies as an honest broker. I asked him if he was a mama's boy and he said no, more of a papa's boy. At the same time he was willing to say that his father had many shortcomings and needed to be held accountable. - Author: Eugene Jarecki
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#44. Should each individual snowflake be held accountable for the avalanche? - Author: Franz Wright
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#45. Global warming is held accountable: people must stop burning things up, it is said. Gasoline, oil, whole forests. But they won't stop. Greed and hunger lash them on, as usual. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#46. If you say something that undermines the stability of the country, then you have to be held accountable. - Author: Najib Razak
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#47. We should never forget the government should be held accountable for providing services. - Author: Margaret Chan
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#48. We continue to see undeniable evidence that abuse and torture has been widespread and systematic, yet high-level government officials have not been held accountable for creating the policies that led to these atrocities. - Author: Anthony Romero
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#49. Championship teams are built on being prepared, playing unselfishly and being held accountable - Author: Jason Kidd
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#50. Human beings were held accountable long before there were corporate bureaucracies. If the knight didn't deliver, the king cut off his head. - Author: Alvin Toffler
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#51. When you make speeches you elicit expectations against which you will be held accountable. - Author: Bill Bradley
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#52. The present is swollen with self-regard for itself, but soon enough the present becomes the past. This present, this day, this very moment we inhabit--it all will be held accountable for the things it didn't know, didn't understand. - Author: Laura Lippman
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#53. And they've got to be held accountable; our broadcasting system has to be made accountable; and unless it is, it's going to be very hard to change anything else for the better in this country. - Author: Robert McChesney
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#54. The most volatile current debate among American school administrators, teachers, parents, and students concerns "high-stakes" testing. The stakes are considered high because instead of simply testing students to measure their progress, schools are increasingly held accountable for the results. - Author: Anonymous
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#55. I'm not saying people should not be held accountable for their hurtful behavior. But the only thing blaming does is to keep the focus off you. It means you aren't dealing with your problems. - Author: Art E. Berg
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#56. Rather than justice for all, we are evolving into a system of justice for those who can afford it. We have banks that are not only too big to fail, but too big to be held accountable. - Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz
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#57. 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. - Author: Erskine Bowles
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#58. What was the need for law enforcement when it held victims more accountable than the criminals? - Author: C. Hope Clark
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#59. Scripture is God speaking. Though the words they'd read had been penned more than a thousand years earlier, still God spoke in the reading of those words. Jesus held them accountable for the words of Scripture as if God Himself had spoken those words directly to them! - Author: James R. White
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#60. I am not saying people shouldn't be held accountable for terrible acts. But holding people in prisons does not necessarily make them responsible or accountable. It makes them bad. It makes them evil. It puts an end to any process of transformation. It hardens them spiritually and psychologically. - Author: Eve Ensler
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#61. Is it impossible to believe that I think a day will come where I'll be held accountable for each life I've taken, every drop of blood I've spilled . . . and yet I continue to do whatever is necessary to keep my people? - Author: Jeaniene Frost
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#62. One of the principles that we operate on in this country is that leaders are held accountable. The simple truth is that we went into Iraq on the basis of some intuition, some fear, and some exaggerated rhetoric and some very, very scanty evidence. - Author: Wesley Clark
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#63. I think that the thing you have to do is, people have to start being held accountable for their decisions. If somebody's not buying insurance, then they're going to have to be selling their car, or whatever it is to try to help cover that. - Author: Todd Akin
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#64. If we hold the married man accountable for finances gone legally awry, then the married woman should be held accountable for children who go awry. - Author: Warren Farrell
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#65. The foundations demand that public schools and teachers be held accountable for performance, but they themselves are accountable to no one. If their plans fail, no sanctions are levied against them. They are bastions of unaccountability. - Author: Diane Ravitch
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#66. I have a lot of sympathy with the ideas and frustration of the Occupy movement. I absolutely agree with the sense that Wall Street has brought an economic calamity to the middle class and that no one has been held accountable. - Author: Susan Bysiewicz
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#67. As Serbia continues to move towards rectifying the evils of its past and joining the ranks of democratic nations, it is important that the individuals involved in the death of the Bytyqi brothers are held accountable for their actions[.] - Author: Tim Bishop
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#68. In the Narcisstic parent's eyes, they do no wrong nor do they feel they should be held accountable for the bad and wrong things that they have done. - Author: Katherine Childress
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#69. [The Bytyqi Brothers were] American citizens and we have been seeking answers to why no one's been held accountable for these atrocities. [Family members] expect our government to do everything we can. - Author: Ben Cardin
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#70. The evidence is there and it is clear. We want the people to be held accountable. Everybody who played a role in the death of Martin Anderson, we want them to be held accountable. - Author: Benjamin Crump
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#71. The presidential news conference is indispensable because it is the only forum in our society where you can be questioned on a regular basis and held accountable. - Author: Helen Thomas
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#72. Both parties promote "changing Washington," but in reality they like Washington just the way it is: little gets done that they don't like, and none of our officials are truly held accountable. - Author: Andrew P. Napolitano
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#73. I hope that people will be held accountable, even if accountability just means naming it and letting the citizens of the country know where you're at. I think that has a huge impact on the way people think. - Author: Christy Clark
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#74. 69The righteous are not in any way held accountable for the wrongdoers; their only duty is to remind them, so that they may be mindful of God. - Author: Anonymous
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#75. One-on-one approaches to overcoming abuse work well only when the wider community pulls together to create an environment in which the victims are supported and the abusers held accountable. - Author: Lundy Bancroft
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#76. The rule of the people has the fairest name of all, equality (isonomia), and does none of the things that a monarch does. The lot determines offices, power is held accountable, and deliberation is conducted in public. - Author: Herodotus
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#77. 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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#78. Rodney turned me to look at him and held my upper arms in his hands. "If he hurts you, I can't be held accountable for what I do." "I love you, you know that?" I replied and reached up on my toes to hug him. - Author: Shelly Crane
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#79. Totalitarian states killed with impunity and no one was held accountable. That didn't happen in the West. - Author: John Le Carre
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#80. After all, I have spent the better part of my adult life insisting that government be open ... that government be accessible ... and that government be held accountable to people who voted us into office. - Author: Roy Barnes
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#81. I love the way business works, when there's a crisis or a scandal, there is blood on the floor. Somebody pays, people are held accountable, that's just not politics. - Author: Suzy Welch
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#82. I've found that people work harder when they are held accountable, and their confidence level rises along with that. - Author: Donald J. Trump
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#83. We can either own our circumstances and be creative in them, or we can throw up our hands and say, I cannot be held accountable because the conditions are not ideal. - Author: Patti Digh
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#84. The other thing we have to do is to take seriously the role in this problem of ... older men who prey on underage women ... There are consequences to decisions and ... one way or the other, people always wind up being held accountable. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#85. There are no holy atheist scriptures, no atheist pope and no atheist rituals, tenets, creeds, code or authority. Atheism cannot be held accountable for the activities of atheists in the same way that religion can be judged by its doctrine because atheism has no doctrines. - Author: Armin Navabi
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#86. Why don't we call on the credit card companies to be accountable? They need to be held accountable for their predatory lending practices. - Author: Paul Wellstone
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#87. The highest levels of the U.S. military, the Defense Department, and the White House must be held accountable for putting our troops at greater risk and diminishing Americas moral authority across the globe. - Author: Lawrence Korb
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#88. I was always the type of person that whenever I started something I finished it. And, I was always held accountable for my actions. - Author: Victor Cruz
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#89. Our men and women fighting in Iraq are held accountable for their performance and their conduct. On duty and off, twenty-four hours a day. They're fighting for us, for our safety, our rights, and our freedoms. - Author: Wesley Clark
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#90. When something horrible happens, it's human nature to want to blame it on someone. We want someone to be held accountable, even though sometimes things just happen. - Author: Meg Cabot
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#91. You exert a certain degree of influence, and be it ever so small, it affects some person or persons, and for the results of the influence you exert you are held accountable. You, therefore, whether you acknowledge it or not, have assumed an importance before God and man that cannot be overlooked. - Author: Lorenzo Snow
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#92. We are held accountable for every intention, which is why you are sitting where you are right now. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#93. Lawmakers need to be held accountable and should feel the impact of a government shutdown just like many other Americans will. - Author: Debbie Stabenow
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#94. Not only will you be held accountable for the things you do, but you will be held responsible for the very thoughts you think. - Author: Karl G. Maeser
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#95. Over time it's going to be important for nations to know they will be held accountable for inactivity. You're either with us or against us in the fight against terror. - Author: George W. Bush
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#96. To wage war, we need a commander in chief who has made tough calls in tough times and stood up to be held accountable over and over, not first-term senators who've never made an executive decision in their life. - Author: Carly Fiorina
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#97. Hamas is responsible and Hamas should held accountable for civilian deaths. - Author: Benjamin Netanyahu
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#98. You wanna know people are held accountable if they engage in misconduct and that no one is above the law. - Author: Eric Schneiderman
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#99. All we want is justice for John Crawford and everyone responsible for John Crawford's death should be held responsible, the criminal justice system refused to hold those accountable so the civil system must. - Author: Michael Wright
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#100. I don't think anybody can be held accountable or responsible for anyone's behaviors expect the individual. This goes beyond that particular situation. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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