Quotes: accounting

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  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Although more than 500 million maritime containers move around the world each year, accounting for 90 per cent of international trade, only 2 per cent are inspected. Strengthening customs and immigration systems is essential.
  • Arthur Laffer
    Arthur Laffer
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    And just remember, every dollar we spend on outsourcing is spent on U.S. goods or invested back in the U.S. market. That's accounting.
  • Bethany McLean
    Bethany McLean
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    Capital isn't this pile of money sitting somewhere; it's an accounting construct.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
    Ben Stein
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    It's really amazing that in the age of unbelief, as a smart man called it, there isn't even more fraud. After all, with no God, there's no one to ever call you to account, and no accounting at all if you can get away with it.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
    Bob Newhart
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    Probably the best advice I ever got in my life was from the head of the accounting department, Mr. Hutchinson, I believe at the Glidden Company in Chicago, and he told me, 'You really aren't cut out for accounting.'
  • Baruch Lev
    Baruch Lev
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    The crux of the accounting problem with intangibles is that to know the past, one must know the future.
    Source: Intangibles: Management, Measurement and Reporting (2001)
  • The Social Sciences are good at accounting for disasters once they have taken place.
  • David Letterman
    David Letterman
    American television host, comedian, writer, and producer 1947-
    David Letterman
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    There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    While it's trendy to outsource your accounting to a third party, once you hit a certain size, it's dangerous.
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