"Oh, what the hell, I'll add another zero."
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"Daddy doesn't know any magic tricks. Daddy knows accounting tricks."
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"On the other hand, their accounting procedures are impeccable."
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"Remember, 'accounting' and 'accountability': nothing in common."
"I see you brought the pie charts."
"As it happened, my work as an accountant transcended the genre."
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"The whole fun of accounting was that willingness to suspend disbelief."
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"Legally, I have the right to talk as slowly and boringly about all your options as I want."
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"Here are the numbers you wanted cooked, sir."
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"I never discuss my clients with their mothers."
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"The unexamined life is 5 percent cheaper over the course of an average lifespan."
"Other folks have to pay taxes, too, Mr. Herndon, so would you please spare us the dramatics!"
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"Is there anyone else in bookkeeping who would like one last picture with Mr. Pinkston?"
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"Perhaps we've cut the royal budget too much."
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"New from accounting, sir. Two and two is four again."
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"I don't consider a missing four million dollars to be 'monkeyshines'."
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"I'm David and I'm a bean-counter."
"We've done what we can. Now it's all in the hands of the accountants."
"He's charged with expressing contempt for data-processing."
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"We don't need to reinvent the wheel - just the earnings report."
"I never let me bookkeepers forget, I'm a patriot first."
"Oh, that three billion dollars."
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