64 Accounting Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing accounting sayings.

Contents

  1. Accounting Sayings
  2. Short Accounting Sayings
  3. Top Ten Accounting Sayings

Accounting Sayings

 

“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.” —Charlie Munger

 

“Only accountants can save the world – through peace, goodwill and reconciliations.” —Unknown

 

“There is nothing wrong with good accounting, except that it does not necessarily lead to good science.” —Gerhard Herzberg

 

“And he read Principles of Accounting all morning, but just to make it interesting, he put lots of dragons in it.” —Terry Pratchett

 

“Life as we know it, with all its ups and downs, will soon be over. We all will give an accounting to God of how we have lived.” —William Wilberforce

 

“Mathematics is less related to accounting than it is to philosophy.” —Leonard Adleman

 

“People always ask me, ‘Were you funny as a child?’ Well, no, I was an accountant.” —Ellen DeGeneres

 

“There is always something for which there is no accounting. Take, for example, the whole world.” —Unknown

 

“Accounting for the most part, remains a legalistic and traditional practice, almost immune to self-criticism by scientific methods.” —Kenneth E. Boulding

 

“Destiny gave me only two things: a few accounting books and the gift of dreaming.” —Fernando Pessoa

 

“Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; A good accountant is debit to his profession.” —Unknown

 

“The word accounting comes from the word accountability. If you are going to be rich, you need to be accountable for your money.” —Robert Kiyosaki

 

“In the long run managements stressing accounting appearance over economic substance usually achieve little of either.” —Warren Buffett

 

“In the corporate world, sometimes things aren`t exactly black and white when it comes to accounting procedures.” —George W. Bush

 

“People don’t pay attention. And then one day there’s an accounting. And after that, nothing is the same.” —Unknown

 

“Balanced budget requirements seem more likely to produce accounting ingenuity than genuinely balanced budgets.” —Thomas Sowell

 

“There are only two things as complicated as insurance accounting and I have no idea what they are.” —Andrew Tobias

 

“Balance Sheets are meaningless. Our accounting systems are still based on the assumption that 80% of costs are manual labor.” —Peter Drucker

 

“To be successful, you should concentrate on the world of companies, not arcane accounting mathematics.” —Warren Buffett

Short Accounting Sayings

 

“Accounting is the language of business.” —Warren Buffett

 

“Accounting was the course that helped me more than anything.” —Julian Robertson

 

“Creativity is great-but not in accounting.” —Charles Scott

 

“Month end is approaching – Keep calm and carry on accounting.” —Unknown

 

“Life is like accounting everything must be balance.” —Unknown

 

“Each generation makes it’s own accounting to its children.” —Unknown

 

“Aggressive accounting does not mean illegal accounting.” —Kenneth Lay

 

“Any difficult task seems easier if you break it down into manageable steps.” —Unknown

 

“There is no accounting for tastes.” —Ann Radcliffe

 

“A good accountant never makes mistakes.” —Unknown

 

“Life is like accounting, everything must be balanced.” —Unknown

 

“I have to say accounting almost killed me.” —Venus Williams

 

“Behind every good businessman there is a great accountant.” —Unknown

 

“If there was a tax difference, my accountants have paid everything off.” —Unknown

 

“Cost Accounting is enemy number one of productivity.” —Eliyahu M. Goldratt

 

“The older I get, the more interesting I find lawyers and accountants.” —Alex James

 

“I am no weakling, I deal with accounting.” —Unknown

 

“Life is like a balance sheet.One wrong entry could change everything.” —Unknown

 

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

 

“Happiness is debet=credit.” —Unknown

 

“To get qualified accountants, it’s extremely difficult.” —Craig Scott

 

“There’s no accounting for laws. Or the changes wrought by men and time.” —James Crumley

 

“There’s no accounting for the mysteries of the human heart.” —Susan Elizabeth Phillips

 

“Accountants are dynamic, interesting, highly intelligent, hard-working individuals.” —Alexa Loo

Funny Accounting Sayings

 

“To multiply the years and divide by the desire to live is a kind of false accounting.” —Peter Heller

 

“In the beginning God created man…and the costs followed afterwards.” —Unknown

 

“There are only two things as complicated as insurance accounting and I have no idea what they are.” —Andrew Tobias

 

“10 out of 9 accountants can’t count!” —Unknown

 

“Behind every good businessman there is a great accountant.” —Unknown

 

“Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; A good accountant is debit to his profession.” —Unknown

 

“Creativity is great-but not in accounting.” —Charles Scott

 

“And God said to accountants: Go forth and multiply.” —Unknown

 

“If my father had hugged me even once, I’d be an accountant right now.” —Ray Romano

 

“There are 3 types of accountant – those that can count and those that can’t.” —Unknown

Top Ten Accounting Sayings

 

Here you will find Top Ten accounting sayings selected by our team.

  1. “Accounting is the language of business.” —Warren Buffett
  2. “To multiply the years and divide by the desire to live is a kind of false accounting.” —Peter Heller
  3. “There are 3 types of accountant – those that can count and those that can’t.” —Unknown
  4. “Behind every good businessman there is a great accountant.” —Unknown
  5. “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.” —Charlie Munger
  6. “To be successful, you should concentrate on the world of companies, not arcane accounting mathematics.” —Warren Buffett
  7. “Only accountants can save the world – through peace, goodwill and reconciliations.” —Unknown
  8. “Life is like accounting everything must be balance.” —Unknown
  9. “Life as we know it, with all its ups and downs, will soon be over. We all will give an accounting to God of how we have lived.” —William Wilberforce
  10. “Creativity is great-but not in accounting.” —Charles Scott