Quotes of Budget

“ And I think we're going to have a healthier and a better educated workforce if the president's budget requests for increases are approved. ”

- Thad Cochran

“ Democrats were quick to point out that President Bush's budget creates a 1 trillion dollar deficit. The White House quickly responded with "Hey, look over there, it's Saddam Hussein.". ”

- Craig Kilborn

“ Budgets are for cutting, that's why you set them. ”

- Dr. Laurence Buckman

“ Changes start occurring when budgets are cut. ”

- Unknown

“ Some couples go over their budgets very carefully every month. Others just go over them. ”

- Sally Poplin

“ The budget evolved from a management tool into an obstacle to management. ”

- Frank C. Carlucci

“ We didn't actually overspend our budget. The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure. ”

- Keith Davis

“ I'm always looking for a low-budget script with an interesting character to play. ”

- Walter Koenig

“ The opponents of my budget propose taking $200 million out of our classrooms and instead spending it on a larger school employee pay raise. Our focus should be on making sure our children come first. ”

- Bob Riley

“ No one should kid themselves. This is not a budget that is going to have a significant impact on the fiscal policy of this country. ”

- Pete Domenici

“ I was put on a budget and tried to stay in it,... You can always call and say, 'I need some money.'. ”

- Stan Mikita

“ What George Bush did is he picked his tax cut and then sort of built a budget around it,... Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer. ”

- Barbara Boxer

“ The U.S. pays 22 percent of the U.N.'s operating budget, the largest of any county, yet this should not be our only reason for pushing reform. ”

- Norm Coleman

“ Roth IRA funds come from after-tax money,... The change wouldn't cause a budget loss in the short-term, which would please those concerned about the deficit. ”

- Chris Edwards

“ Right now we are in the escalation mode, and right now our budgets are absorbing that. We're still moving forward. ”

- John DePasquale

“ It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come. ”

- Dalai Lama

“ With debt servicing ratios at record highs, house prices likely to remain soft and petrol prices stressing some household budgets a sharp resurgence in consumer spending seems unlikely. ”

- Bill Evans

“ As if Hoosiers' budgets weren't being stretched enough to pay for record gas prices, Mitch Daniels is trying to pile new taxes on the backs of Hoosier motorists,... Tripling tolls is not a creative idea and it's not a new idea. It's just a bad idea. ”

- Dan Parker

“ This budget is, in my view, a good budget. It does begin to exercise some fiscal discipline, but it is a modest exercise of fiscal discipline. ”

- Lamar Alexander

“ The trouble with a budget is that it's hard to fill up one hole without digging another. ”

- Dan Bennett

“ The defense budget is more than a piggy bank for people who want to get busy beating swords into pork barrels. ”

- George Bush

“ 'Land on Mars' as a project still comes down to something like 'Call Fred about the Mars budget proposal' that can be accomplished as soon and as easily as any other activity in our inventory of work at hand. ”

- David Allen

“ In a time of tight budgets, difficult choices have to be made. We must make sure our very limited resources are spent on priorities. I believe we should have no higher priority than investing in our children's classrooms and in their future. ”

- Bob Riley

“ Every dollar governors are forced to cut out of our budgets is a dollar that's not going into the economy.... Every job that must be cut is another statistic in already escalating unemployment figures.... Every person who loses the support and services on which they rely for their livelihood and security leaves us poorer as a people and as a nation. ”

- Bill Richardson

“ Overall, this is a good budget for this year,... We're in a presidential election and next year a new president will tell us what he wants. If it's a president of the Republican party, a President Bush, we will be seeking different priorities. ”

- Pete Domenici

“ In the environment we're in right now with tight federal budgets and the demands of responding to Hurricane Katrina, it is particularly disturbing to learn that a federal agency is not being a more careful steward of the taxpayers' dollars. There's also a waste of fuel here, too. ”

- Susan Collins

“ One of the things that keeps you from dropping them in the nearest volcano is that you had to work too hard to get them. You had to cry, you had to scream, you had to sweat, you had to cuss out health care officials, and when that's all over with, you'll be willing to put up with a lot more from your kids. ”

- Barbara Hall

“ We can have balanced budgets every single year, and still set aside (funds) to pay down the debt and eliminate the debt by the year 2012. You'll find that all the pieces fit together, and it's highly specific. ”

- Al Gore

“ The budget is like a mythical bean bag. Congress votes mythicals beans into it, then reaches in and tries to pull real ones out. ”

- Will Rodgers

“ You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising budget is big enough. ”

- Ed Rollins
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