Quotes of Accounting

“ as long as we have the courage and wisdom to make the tough choices, hold ourselves accountable for the results and steer clear of the deadly 'if only' scourge. ”

- Joe Klock

“ I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion. ”

- Bill Gates

“ There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting. ”

- David Letterman

“ We're seeing the convergence of IT and the accounting business, as every year there's more opportunity to provide clients with advice that may have historically been thought of more as technology-related. ”

- Bob Lewis

“ One of the great things about being older is you can be a sounding board, a good listener. But to be honest, I'd just as soon look down a loaded shotgun barrel than snap my fingers and suddenly be 94 today! Growing old isn't for the the weak at heart… ”

- Amy Grant

“ There are a lot of empty seats that are about to be filled with corporatists surrounded by corporate hospitality suites funded by $13 million of taxpayers money. That's a pretty sickly witches' brew for a private convention where corporations have poured $100 million into it… ”

- Ralph Nader

“ I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting. ”

- Anna Chlumsky

“ A man who has work that suits him and a wife, whom he loves, has squared his accounts with life. ”

- Friedrich Hegel

“ There's not a note of mine that's worth the noting. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ There's not going to be any details. They don't want the budget accounting to get in the way of the message... of the benefits (of overhauling Social Security). ”

- Chris Edwards

“ There's not going to be any details,... They don't want the budget accounting to get in the way of the message... of the benefits (of overhauling Social Security). ”

- Chris Edwards

“ There's not going to be enough people in the system to take advantage of people like me. ”

- George W. Bush

“ Political elections are a good deal like marriages, there's no accounting for anyone's taste. ”

- Will Rogers

“ Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it. ”

- Stendhal

“ If you want an accounting of your worth, count your friends. ”

- Merry Browne

“ There is no business like show business. There is also no business like certified public accounting, but that doesn't rhyme as well. ”

- Craig Shaw Gardner

“ This corporation resorted to a variety of legal, regulatory and accounting contortions to keep investors and the public in the dark,... It is now high time for the Congress to flip on the light and get to the bottom of this situation. ”

- Ron Wyden

“ I don't think we'll completely close the book until there is a full and complete accounting of those who are still listed as missing in action, but I think this is progress, I think this is good for America, and I think it's good for the Vietnamese people because this will be a boost to their economy and increased trade between our two nations. ”

- John McCain

“ To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social intercourse. There are three cardinal rules — don't take somebody else's boyfriend unless you've been specifically invited to do so, don't take a drink without being asked, and keep a scrupulous accounting in financial matters. ”

- W. H. Auden
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