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  • The company has good income, but a weak balance sheet.
  • The fixed Swedish assets were unassailable and genuine, available to public scrutiny, balance sheets, and audits.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • We need to think about what our marriage is really based on …. not this balance sheet, who owes who what.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • But on the balance sheets of Taggart Transcontinental, the checks of Jim’s subsidies for empty trains bore larger figures than the profit brought by the best freight train of the busiest industrial division.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

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  • And the law pertaining to checks and shares and balance sheets was decidedly that kind.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • Were the injured party; we want the balance sheet corrected.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • His only active client now was Salander—each month he wrote up a balance sheet and a report for the Guardianship Agency.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • But the balance sheet still has to be sorted out.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • I rolled my eyes again, picking up my pen and going back to my balance sheet.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • Fund managers understand the balance sheets and market momentum driving volatile stocks.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic

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  • I’ve never cast a balance sheet on Nevia, it’s not my responsibility.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • African countries are littered with incomplete and abandoned projects, so skepticism was in order for a project driven less by balance sheets than by dreams.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Now he was himself swayed by the impulse to unmask himself, to reappraise his whole life, to draw up a balance sheet, while monstrously distorting everything in his feverish excitement.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Therefore, in casting up this dread balance sheet and contemplating our dangers with a disillusioned eye, I see great reason for intense vigilance and exertion, but none whatever for panic or despair.
    Winston Churchill  --  Their Finest Hour
  • Regardless of how profitable Teknologik might be, big black numbers at the bottom of the balance sheet did not exempt corporate officers and executives from the law, not even here in Los Angeles, where the lack of money was known to be the root of all evil.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • In this ledger was made out an exact balance-sheet of his affair’s.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I’ve proved the balance-sheet to be as honestly made out as it could possibly be; we have had no trouble; there have been no evasions and no concealments.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • Then he laughed at himself for being likely to have felt jealous, as if he had been a man able to marry, which, added he, it is as clear as any balance-sheet that I am not.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Still, when she learned he was coming to Rome she felt all afraid; it would be more disagreeable for him than for any one else to make out—since he WOULD make it out, as over a falsified balance-sheet or something of that sort—the intimate disarray of her affairs.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • Something pretty improbable has got to show up on the balance sheet if it’s all going to add up into a pretty sum."
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Still, when she learned he was coming to Rome she felt all afraid; it would be more disagreeable for him than for any one else to make out—since he WOULD make it out, as over a falsified balance-sheet or something of that sort—the intimate disarray of her affairs.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • The account—click—email—click—balance sheets—click.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • "Gentlemen," he said, "over and above the assets that we’ve been talking about, and that appear on the balance-sheet, there be these.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • Finally he says in what sounds like a hurt voice, "Well, I know our marriage is based on a lot more than a balance sheet.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • Just look at my balance sheet-and then look at the books of a certain competitor of mine, who’s got all the customers, all the raw materials, all the technical advantages and a monopoly on secret formulas-then tell me who’s the profiteer! …. But, of course, the public does need railroads, and perhaps I could manage to absorb a certain raise in rates, if I were to get-it’s just a thought-if I were to get a subsidy to carry me over the next year or two, until I catch my stride and-"
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • But unlike the first Wennerström affair, this time Millennium could present a convincing burden of proof: Wennerström’s own emails and copies of the contents of his computer, which contained balance sheets from secret bank assets in the Cayman Islands and two dozen other countries, secret agreements, and other blunders that a more cautious racketeer would never in his life have left on his hard drive.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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