Accountants Quotes

Quotes tagged as "accountants" (showing 1-5 of 5)
Ian Lamont
“Excel suffers from an image problem. Most people assume that spreadsheet programs such as Excel are intended for accountants, analysts, financiers, scientists, mathematicians, and other geeky types. Creating a spreadsheet, sorting data, using functions, and making charts seems daunting, and best left to the nerds.”
Ian Lamont, Excel Basics In 30 Minutes

Thomas Pynchon
“Maxine recoils, only partly out of the classic accountant's allergy to real folding money”
Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Millions of business people are each constantly forced to choose between their desire to not be a bad person and their desire to be a good business person, that is to say, to make as much money as they possibly can by maximizing their revenue while minimizing the cost of producing whatever it is that they sell.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Habeeb Akande
“Making money is one thing, paying tax is another.”
Habeeb Akande

Erica Bauermeister
“September was a busy time of year for accounants, and not particularly Al's favorite. All the corporations that had filed extensions in April had to have their taxes in by the middle of September, with the procrastinating individuals following close behind. Al's clients who hadn't been able to get their finances together in the spring were even less inclined to now, any more than they wanted to tuck in the loose ends of their carefree summer spending... In September, accountants were firmly planted in the role of curmudgeon, grown-up when everyone wanted only to remember the feeling of bare feet for as long as possible.”
Erica Bauermeister, The Lost Art of Mixing