Words of encouragement for accounting students

Words of encouragement for accounting students

  • “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” — Thomas Jefferson
  • “The highest reward for man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.”— John Ruskin
  • “Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.”— Paul Coffey
  • “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.”— Jim Rohn
  • “Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”— Muhammad Ali
  • “Believe you can and you are halfway there.”— Theodore Roosevelt
  • “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t yet found it, keep looking. Don’t settle.”— Steve Jobs
  • “Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.”— Will Rogers
  • “The more I want to get something done, the less I can it work.”— Richard Bach
  • “Success is the sum of all efforts repeated day in and day out.”— Robert Collier
  • “If everything seems under control, you are not going fast enough.”— Mario Andretti
  • “Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.”— Albert Einstein
  • “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”— E. Cummings
  • “What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.”— Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”— Dale Carnegie
  • “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and liking how you do it.”— Maya Angelou
  • “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”— Stephen Hawking
  • “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”— Paulo Coelho
  • “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.”— Newt Gingrich
  • “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.”— Henry Ford
  •  Happiness is starting your study with 3 principles of accounting and your profession with 3 principles of life. CHALLENGE it, ACHIEVE it, Loop it. I am a Chartered Accountant.
  • CA means Can do Attitude. I may fail, but I would not give up because I believe I can. I am a Chartered Accountant.
  • CA means Chakra of Ambitions. I am a Chartered Accountant.
  • CA means Charismatic Amalgamation of great experiences of life. I am a Chartered Accountant.
  • CA means Challenge it, Achieve it, Loop it. I am a Chartered Accountant.
  • Challenges Ahead? Huh! Who cares! I am a Chartered Accountant.
  • CA study course in India is not the toughest study course. It’s for them who are the toughest, the determined. I am a Chartered Accountant.
  • Someone asked, “Does CA mean Can Anybody?” A CA replied, “Yes, and I don’t think I just can, I know I will. I am a Chartered Accountant.”
  • From the Balance sheet of humanity to the Profit & Loss account of emotions, I am all in good books. I am a Chartered Accountant and the last one, especially for CA students.
  • CA student is a composition of a Compassionate, Cheerful, and Cool Aspirant. I will be a Chartered Accountant.
  • Don’t ever let your business get ahead of the financial side of your business. Accounting, accounting, accounting. Know your numbers. Tilman J. Fertitta
  • Accounting does not make corporate earnings or balance sheets more volatile. Accounting just increases the transparency of volatility in earnings. Diane Garnick
  • You have to know accounting. It’s the language of practical business life. It was a very useful thing to deliver to civilization. I’ve heard it came to civilization through Venice which of course was once the great commercial power in the Mediterranean. However, double entry bookkeeping was a hell of an invention. Charlie Munger
  • Legacy accounting: Will you have been an asset or a liability on the world’s balance sheet? Ryan Lilly
  • You have to understand accounting and you have to understand the nuances of accounting. It’s the language of business and it’s an imperfect language, but unless you are willing to put in the effort to learn accounting – how to read and interpret financial statements – you really shouldn’t select stocks yourself. Warren Buffett  
  • 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
  • Balanced budget requirements seem more likely to produce accounting ingenuity than genuinely balanced budgets. Thomas Sowell
  • 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
  • There’s no accounting for laws. Or the changes wrought by men and time. James Crumley 
  • Aggressive accounting does not mean illegal accounting. Kenneth Lay
  • Accounting is a hot domain with the number of accounting majors up nationwide. I think the recent scandals have brought a new level of attention to the accounting profession as gatekeepers and custodians of social interest. Paul Browne
  • Life is like accounting, everything must be balanced. unknown
  • Accounting for the most part, remains a legalistic and traditional practice, almost immune to self-criticism by scientific methods. Kenneth E. Boulding
  • Mark-to-market accounting is like crack. Don’t do it. Andrew Fastow
  • It sounds extraordinary, but it’s a fact that balance sheets can make fascinating reading. Mary Archer
  • Creative accounting is an absolute curse to a civilization. One could argue that double-entry bookkeeping was one of history’s great advances. Using accounting for fraud and folly is a disgrace. In a democracy, it often takes a scandal to trigger reform. Enron was the most obvious example of a business culture gone wrong in a long, long time. Charlie Munger
  • Creativity is great-but not in accounting. Charles Scott
  • Managers and investors alike must understand that accounting numbers are the beginning, not the end, of business valuation. Warren Buffett
  • In the corporate world, sometimes things aren`t exactly black and white when it comes to accounting procedures. George W. Bush
  • Accounting rules give financial institutions flexibility about when they choose to recognize venture capital profits. Alex Berenson
  • There is nothing wrong with good accounting, except that it does not necessarily lead to good science. Gerhard Herzberg
  • Accounting is a big subject and there are huge forces in play. The entire momentum of existing thinking and existing custom is in a direction that allows terrible follies to happen, and the terrible follies have terrible consequences. Charlie Munger
  • Cost Accounting is enemy number one of productivity. Eliyahu M. Goldratt
  • 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
  • Balance Sheets are meaningless. Our accounting systems are still based on the assumption that 80% of costs are manual labor. Peter Drucker
  • Accounting is the language of business. Warren Buffett
  • There is no accounting for tastes. Ann Radcliffe
  • There’s no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting. David Letterman
  • Each generation makes it’s own accounting to its children. Robert Kennedy
  • False accounting is not growth; it is growth’s mirror image. Morgen Witzel
  • Never ask of money spent / Where the spender thinks it went / Nobody was ever meant / To remember or invent / What he did with every cent. Robert Frost
  • Companies run by engineers don’t make money, but companies run by accountants don’t make anything at all. Peter Krueger
  • Count your blessings, name them one by one / Count your blessings, see what God hath done / Count your blessings, name them one by one / And it will surprise you what the Lord hath done! Johnson Oatman Jr.
  • Creative accounting refers to the presenting of financial information in such a way that it influences whoever peruses it toward a contrived conclusion and possibly hides some unwelcome facts. Leo Bloom
  • Accounting noise: the current mess of confusing financial statements, created by a combination of excessive rules, and occasionally management manipulation. Luke Johnson
  • In many respects, this case appears to be eerily similar to the accounting hocus-pocus taht occured at Enron. R.H. Tawney
  • O Christian, whose chastened curiosity loveth things mysterious. Accounting them shadows and eclipses of Him,the one great light. Martin Farquhar Tupper
  • Count, count your hopes, heirs of immortality and love; And hear my kindred faith, and turn again to bless me. Martin Farquhar Tupper
  • This agency is out here in a sense to try to hold accountable a financial-services industry that ran wild, that brought our economy to the edge of collapse. Elizabeth Warren
  • E’en as a toper from the dram-shop reeling, / Sees in his garret’s blackness, dazzling fair, / All that he might have been, and, heart-sick, kneeling, / Sobs in the passion of a vast despair: / So my ideal self haunts me alway–/ When the accounting comes, how shall I pay? Robert William Service
  • I will go to the lovely Sur Rivers / And dip my arms in them up to the shoulders. / I will find my accounting where the alder leaf quivers / In the ocean wind over the river boulders. Robinson Jeffers
  • But, in the valley of the Gauri, men / Beneath the shadow of the big new dam, / Relate a foolish legend of the flood, / Accounting for the little loss of life. Rudyard Kipling
  • Looks like accounting’s not accountable /For anything or anyone at all / Johnny took the fall / Johnny took the fall. Isaac Brock
  • These are the souls of the broken factories / The subject slaves of the broken crown / The dead accounting of old guilty promises / These are the souls of the broken town. Gordon Sumner
  • For the needs of many are the sins of a few / And the day is forthcoming when accounting is due / Sing a song for sweet justice with a fire in her eyes / Sing of Stone haven mountain home, Stone haven Sunrise. John Denver
  • When it’s all over but the shoutin’ / When God the Father’s done his final accounting / And I find out that I made the cut / Boys I’m gonna get me a chariot. John Caldwell
  • I love women / Have all my life / Love my dear mother / I love my wife / God bless her / Even love my teenaged daughter / There’s no accounting for it / Apparently I don’t care how I’m treated / My love’s unconditionally or something. Randy Newman
  • There’s no accounting for the mysteries of the human heart. Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • People always ask me, ‘Were you funny as a child?’ Well, no, I was an accountant. Ellen DeGeneres
  • In the long run managements stressing accounting appearance over economic substance usually achieve little of either. Warren Buffett
  • Companies figured out that the easiest way to make money was to reissue records that the accounting department had paid for years ago and already made a profit. Chris Cornell
  • If you want an accounting of your worth, count your friends. Mary Browne
  • history, like nature, has its own economy, its own balancing of forces in the final accounting. Nothing can be lost, except to awareness. Helen Foster Snow
  • We have the most crude accounting tools. It’s tragic because our accounts and our national arithmetic doesn’t tell us the things that we need to know. Susan George
  • To multiply the years and divide by the desire to live is a kind of false accounting. Peter Heller
  • What is meat for one is not for another–no accounting for fancy. Abigail Adams
  • The wildlife of today is not ours to do with as we please. The original stock was given to us in trust for the benefit both of the present and the future. We must render an accounting of this trust to those who come after us. Theodore Roosevelt
  • The scriptures make the danger of delay clear. It is that we may discover that we have run out of time. The God who gives us each day as a treasure will require an accounting. Henry B. Eyring
  • Almost all decisions based on cost accounting are utterly wrong. Eliyahu Goldratt
  • “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”
  • “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
  • “Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.”
  • “Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.”
  • “Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.”
  • “Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.”
  • “Things may come to those who wait…but only the things left by those who hustle.”
  • “If you put off everything till you’re sure of it, you’ll never get anything done.”
  • “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
  • “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?”
  • “I’m looking forward to eventually becoming a marvelous – excuse the word marvelous – character actress. Like Marie Dressler, like Will Rogers.”
  • “Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.”
  • “Great things are done when men and mountains meet”
  • “It shows exactly what you can do if you’re a total psychotic.”
  • “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.”
  • “You cannot believe in honor until you have achieved it, better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world”
  • “Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”
  • “Students achieving Oneness will move on to Twoness.”
  • “The value of achievement lies in the achieving.”
  • “Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it.”

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