by Stewart Zayn
If you are an accountant and want motivation for your work, then our listed captions that you should read every day when at work to get the required burst of motivation.
I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.
Proper accounting is like engineering. You need a margin of safety. Thank God we don’t design bridges and airplanes the way we do accounting.
I just wanted to be a businessman, and to me, the best way to understand business was to be an accountant.
I do what I do, and write what I write, without calculating what is worth what and so on. Fortunately, I am not a banker or an accountant. I feel that there is a time when a political statement needs to be made and I make it.
If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation – unfairly.
Accountants are in the past, managers are in the present, and leaders are in the future.
People always ask me, ‘Were you funny as a child?’ Well, no, I was an accountant.
There’s no accounting for laws. Or the changes wrought by men and time.
The word accounting comes from the word accountability. If you are going to be rich, you need to be accountable for your money.
Balanced budget requirements seem more likely to produce accounting ingenuity than genuinely balanced budgets.
An accountant is a man who puts his head in the past and backs his @ss into the future.
Did you ever hear of a kid playing accountant – even if they wanted to be one?
Day in and day out, your tax accountant can make or lose you more money than any single person in your life, with the possible exception of your kids
Over the long haul of life on the planet, it is the ecologists, and not the bookkeepers of business, who are the ultimate accountants.
It sounds extraordinary, but it’s a fact that balance sheets can make fascinating reading.
I was never a Certified Public Accountant. I just had a degree in accounting. It would require passing a test, which I would not have been able to do.
Legacy accounting: Will you have been an asset or a liability on the world’s balance sheet?
Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.
Accounting does not make corporate earnings or balance sheets more volatile. Accounting just increases the transparency of volatility in earnings.
Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it. I don’t know of any other country where the accountant enjoys a higher social and moral status.
Aggressive accounting does not mean illegal accounting.
Every day in life there are challenges; whether you’re an accountant, a race car driver or whatever you do.
Life is like accounting, everything must be balanced.
A judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail.
Creativity is great-but not in accounting.
I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which field you can get into and hold a job in, whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse, for example.
Accounting for the most part, remains a legalistic and traditional practice, almost immune to self-criticism by scientific methods.
The company accountant is shy and retiring. He’s shy a quarter of a million dollars. That’s why he’s retiring.
[Professional accountants ] should be encouraging companies to enhance their green credentials by switching to renewables, and to respect core labor standards and human rights.
All the flower children were as alike as a congress of accountants and about as interesting.
For almost anyone who chooses to be a writer, since so very few writers are able to learn a living from their work that is equivalent to the living earned by the average dentist or accountant.
Put you energy into music. If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist. And then if you become a dentist or an accountant, it’s too late to become a musician afterwards.
Mark-to-market accounting is like crack. Don’t do it.
Now record companies are run by lawyers and accountants. The shift from the one to the other was definitely related to when the takes started to get big.
One day my wife went and saw the accountant and said she’s pulling the plug. She said you guys are done. I said, how bad can it be? 10 grand? She said you’re not even close. It came out to almost $50,000 in alcohol for two months.