50 Best Quotes about Accounting

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A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. - Mahatma Gandhi

Before the 1970s, banks were banks. They did what banks were supposed to do in a state capitalist economy: they took unused funds from your bank account, for example, and transferred them to some potentially useful purpose like helping a family buy a home or send a kid to college. - Noam Chomsky

Banks Quotes, Economy Quotes, Potential Quotes, Purpose Quotes

The payouts for starting a business are just terrible when you account for risk. A tiny minority of entrepreneurs ever get rich. And the majority of entrepreneurs would probably make far more money, and have more stable personal relationships, if they just worked for someone else. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Business Quotes, Rich Quotes, Risk Quotes, Work Quotes, Money Quotes, Relationship Quotes

By most accounts, Aristide is the most popular figure in Haiti. - Noam Chomsky


As an accountant by trade, my work for blue chip companies took me all over the world. - Marta Andreasen, Public Servant

Work Quotes

It appears from Mr. Smith's account that there is no scarcity of buffalo as he penetrated the country. - William Henry Ashley, Businessman

Ability is of little account without opportunity. - Lucille Ball

Opportunity Quotes, Ability Quotes

With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people, who keep their own accounts. - Joseph Addison, Writer

I'm 36, but I still feel like a punk kid with $200 in my savings account. - Steve Aoki , Musician

If you spend your life competing with business men, what do you have? A bank account and ulcers! - Marilyn Monroe

Life Quotes, Banks Quotes, Business Quotes, Men Quotes

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, President

Action Quotes, American Quotes, Time Quotes, Guilt Quotes

The primary problem in the psychology of becoming is to account for the transformation by which the unsocialized infant becomes an adult with structured loves, hates, loyalties, and interests, capable of taking his place in a complexly ordered society. - Gordon W. Allport, Psychologist

Love Quotes

Descriptive grammar is an attempt to give an account of what the current system is for either a society or an individual, whatever you happen to be studying. - Noam Chomsky

Studying Quotes

All the Congress, all the accountants and tax lawyers, all the judges, and a convention of wizards all cannot tell for sure what the income tax law says - Walter B. Wriston

Taxes Quotes, Get Well Soon Quotes, Lawyers Quotes

As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Silence Quotes

Typically, your corporate e-mail account is not, today, that spam-targeted. It's more the free e-mail accounts that are spam-targeted. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

The company accountant is shy and retiring. He's shy a quarter of a million dollars. That's why he's retiring. - Milton Berle, Comedian

Company Quotes

I believe - we all pay taxes. I'm happy to pay it, but I hate to have it abused, money wasted, no accountability. That's going to bother you. - Lou Holtz

Taxes Quotes, Ability Quotes, Money Quotes

Maine's long and cold winters may help keep our State's population low, but our harsh climate also accounts for what is unique and valuable about our land and our people. - Tom Allen , Politician

Help Quotes, Winter Quotes

I have an accountant, obviously, because I'm self employed, and I use an independent financial adviser. I trust my accountant because we have worked together for a long time now. - Richard Armitage , Politician

Time Quotes, Trust Quotes, Work Quotes

Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections. - Archibald Alexander , American Clergyman

No one was ever saved because his sins were small; no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins. Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound. - Archibald Alexander , American Clergyman

Greatness Quotes, Grace Quotes

A soul which gives itself to prayer, either much or little, should on no account be kept within narrow bounds. - Saint Teresa of Avila, Saint

Prayer Quotes

People always ask me, 'Were you funny as a child?' Well, no, I was an accountant. - Ellen DeGeneres

A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. - Mahatma Gandhi

Help Quotes, Religion Quotes

For me, you've got to play football first. We're not trying to be accountants. The money takes care of itself. That's kind of how I think anyway. - Shaun Alexander , Athlete

Money Quotes

I support voluntary personal retirement accounts for Social Security. It should be people's free choice. - Sharron Angle, Politician

Retirement Quotes, Choice Quotes, Security Quotes

I am formally accountable to the steering board of the PIC, and I meet with nine ambassadors from the PIC every week. I have to have the capitals' broad agreement with what I do. - Paddy Ashdown , Politician

This truth is a remedy against spiritual pride, namely, that none should account himself better before God than others, though perhaps adorned with greater gifts, and endowments. - Johann Arndt , Theologian

God Quotes, Great Quotes, Spiritual Quotes, Truth Quotes, Pride Quotes

Accountability breeds response-ability. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Ability Quotes

I hope that no American will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant. - John F. Kennedy

American Quotes, Hope Quotes, Religious Quotes

Individualism. Narcissism. Value-free choices. These are all key elements in the decline of the practice of mutual accountability in Western churches, among clergy and laity alike. - David Augsburger, Author

Ability Quotes, Choice Quotes, Practice Quotes

It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be. - Isaac Asimov, Scientist

Change Quotes, Decision Quotes

If the City Council wants to hold the police accountable, it has the subpoena power and oversight responsibility to do so. They don't have the courage to do it. - Sal Albanese , Politician

Responsibility Quotes, Courage Quotes, Power Quotes

O most merciful Father, put far from me all my iniquities and all my offences; so that, by Thee made whole in body and in soul, I may be accounted worthy to approach the Holy of holies. - Saint Ambrose, Saint

Worth Quotes

This may sound a little bit idealistic, but when I go to my blog, my Facebook page, my Twitter account, I talk to different people from all over the world, and you see how it's easy to establish a dialogue. - Paulo Coelho, Novelist

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be. - Isaac Asimov, Scientist

Decision Quotes

No one in the Emirates is above the law and accountability. - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Royalty

Ability Quotes, Law Quotes

We go on a lot in this country about offences being caused by drugs. The truth is just as many offences are caused by drink. And that should be taken into account. - Jeffrey Archer , Politician

Truth Quotes

Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness. - Thomas Carlyle, Philosopher

Love Quotes

My observations of Japanese naval fighting men, their abilities and equipment led me to believe that they gave a better account of themselves than we did. - Jack Adams, Athlete

Men Quotes, Observation Quotes

No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle. - John F. Kennedy

In fact, I had a series of offers which would have brought me a lot of money to make films and package TV programs. There were people who said to me, we'll put a million dollars in your bank account tomorrow, which is a hard thing to turn down. - Roone Arledge , Journalist

Banks Quotes, Money Quotes

Presumably what happened to Jesus was what happens to all of us when we die. We decompose. Accounts of Jesus's resurrection and ascension are about as well-documented as Jack and the Beanstalk. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care to trace his own. - Ambrose Bierce, American Journalist

History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce, American Journalist

Important Quotes, History Quotes

There are so many things to take into account - your ambition, your ego, the press, the consumers. You can never be sure that you'll be on top of the pile again. - Giorgio Armani , Designer

Ambition Quotes

On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does. - Will Rogers, Actor

Democracy Quotes

The rehabilitation of order as a universal principle, however, suggested at the same time that orderliness by itself is not sufficient to account for the nature of organized systems in general or for those created by man in particular. - Rudolf Arnheim , Artist

Time Quotes, Nature Quotes, Organize Quotes

I got into acting as a young child on account of a sort of arbitrary thing. A friend of my mom's was a casting director, so really, as kind of a lark, I had a couple of acting jobs that had just enough exposure to give me the option to continue if I wanted to. I followed through with it. - Ben Affleck, American Actor

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

Trust Quotes, Faith Quotes, Despair Quotes, Facts Quotes, Future Quotes