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Accounting Quotes

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Quotes Regarding the Accounting Industry

There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting. - David Letterman

There are no accounting issues, no trading issues, no reserve issues, no previously unknown problem issues. - Ken Lay, Chairman of the Board at Enron, just before the scandal

Did you ever hear of a kid playing accountant - even if they wanted to be one? - Jackie Mason

I probably wouldn't make a good accountant. I don't even understand what my accountant tells me. But the charcter is a sort of exaggerated version of me, he's a lttle more frightened than I am, everything seems so much bigger to him than it does to me. - Matthew Broderick

If my father had hugged me even once, I'd be an accountant right now. - Ray Romano

No, when I worked as an accountant I was falling asleep waiting for 5 o'clock. - Heston Blumenthal

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

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

I have no use for bodyguards, but I have very specific use for two highly trained CPAs. - Elvis Presley

My secret vice is Sudoku puzzles. Can't stop playing them. My parents are accountants. I blame them entirely. - Lisa Gardner