Top 24 Quotes and Sayings about "ACCOUNT"


"Take account of yourselves before you are brought to account."

--- Umar


"The United States, knowing no distinction of her own citizens on account of religion or nationality, naturally believes in a civilization the world over which will secure the same universal laws."

--- Ulysses S. Grant


"At 25, my idea of success may have been more vain, like, "I'll be good the day that there's $20 million in my account and I have this particular house and the wife and 2.5 kids." But at 40 - and I know it's kind of silly telling you guys this - but as long as my Metacritic rating stays above 80, that's all I care about."

--- Questlove


"It is a test of true theories not only to account for but to predict phenomena."

--- William Whewell


"More often than not I've found, a rut is a consequence of sticking to tried and tested methods that don't take into account how you or the world has changed."

--- Twyla Tharp


"Self-will seems to be the only virtue that takes no account of man-made laws."

--- Bruce Lee


"There are all too many who, on account of their notorious ineptitude, thrive better in a rationalist system than in freedom. Freedom is one of those difficult things."

--- Carl Jung


"The first business of philosophy is to account for things as they are; and till our theories will do this, they ought not to be the ground of any practical conclusion."

--- Thomas Malthus


"No state has hitherto existed (at least that we have any account of) ... that no check whatever has existed to early marriages, among the lower classes, from a fear of not providing well for their families, or among the higher classes, from a fear of lowering their condition in life."

--- Thomas Malthus


"Only a group lack of imagination could account for people not wondering what went on in the dark around them."

--- Charlaine Harris


"Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness."

--- Thomas Carlyle


"Jnana teaches that the world should be given up, but not on that account to be abandoned. To be in the world but not of it-is the true test of the sannyasin."

--- Swami Vivekananda


"Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk."

--- Dalai Lama


"I am giving an account of what was, not of what ought or ought not to be."

--- Daniel Defoe


"Hope is different from optimism. Hope is a tough virtue, not a psychological predisposition. Hope insists on taking facts and reason into account and still insisting that improvement ... is always a real possibility."

--- E. J. Dionne


"He has more of a right to ask us why so many people are starving [than we do to ask Him]. As much as we want God to explain himself to us, His creation, we are in no place to demand that He give an account to us."

--- Francis Chan


"If you are training properly, you should progress steadily. This doesn't necessarily mean a personal best every time you race ... Each training session should be like putting money in the bank. If your training works, you continue to deposit into your 'strength' account ... Too much training has the opposite effect. Rather than build, it tears down. Your body will tell when you have begun to tip the balance. Just be sure to listen to it."

--- Grete Waitz


"At some time, here or hereafter, every account must be settled, and every debt paid in full."

--- John H. Vincent


"The most central truth to the creation account is that this world is a place for God's presence."

--- John H. Walton


"My mother opened a bank account for me when I made $60 on my first day of work as an extra. She's that kind of mother."

--- Laura Dern


"There are people who will say that this whole account is a lie, but a thing isn't necessarily a lie even if it didn't necessarily happen."

--- John Steinbeck


"I account this world a tedious theater, For I do play a part in 't 'gainst my will."

--- John Webster


"My account is paid up. Your records are wrong."

--- Jon Jones


"Nature takes no account of even the most reasonable of human excuses."

--- Joseph Wood Krutch