Budgeting Quotes by William Feather, Ridley Scott, Alfred Amoroso, George Weigel, John Rampton, Anthea Turner and many others.
A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.
As soon as you’re at the higher levels of budgeting, you’ve got to get the film made, and the only way to support the film is to have actors who can support the budget.
Major markets are a key factor in advertise and budgeting decisions.
The colossal mess in Vatican finances that [Pope] Francis inherited has been cleaned up, and cleaned out. Real budgeting and accounting procedures are in place; so are real professionals, not somebody’s nephew.
A cardinal rule in budgeting and saving is to pay yourself first. Once your paycheck hits your account, wisdom has it that you should move some amount to savings even before you pay the bills.
I grew up in a world before people had credit cards. There were no magic cards – it was all about budgeting.
The foundation stone of wealth accumulation is defense, and this defense should be anchored by budgeting and planning.
I’ve been a conservative when it comes to budgeting issues and streamlining government.
Right now we’re concerned about budget. Right now we’re concerned about the prospect of interest rate rise. We’re concerned about government corruption, government handing out deals to specific groups. Coolidge fixed a problem like that. He came into a rough time and he, and Harding before him, fixed that by budgeting.
The important aspect as we look at this budget, and as we look at previous budgets, is the budget system – what I’m trying to get at is changing budgeting itself in Wisconsin.
Carli Fiorina thinks the answer for Social Security and Medicare is…zero-based budgeting! Christ. People of a certain age are all banging their heads on the table right now.
For as long as I can remember the slogan has been … the federal government ought to behave more like families, because families balance their budgets. It turns out that families looked around and said, “You know what? Let’s behave more like the government!”
My parents started with very little and were the only ones in their families to graduate from college. As parents, they focused on education, but did not stop at academics – they made sure that we knew music, saw art and theatre and traveled – even though it meant budgeting like crazy.
You’ll notice that for many progressives, taking from the rich is not simply a necessity of budgeting but a moral imperative and a tool to institute fairness that capitalism supposedly hasn’t.
I think we have to notice that the business processes we use right now for thinking and planning and budgeting and strategy are all delivered on very tight agendas.
Before Mint.com, I was a long-time user of ‘Microsoft Money’ and Intuit’s ‘Quicken.’ Both were powerful tools, loaded with features and functionality around taxes, investment, budgeting – too feature-laden, in fact. They took hours to set up, forever to learn, and an hour a week to maintain.
Husbands, recognize your wife’s intelligence and her ability to counsel with you as a real partner regarding family plans, family activities, and family budgeting. Don’t be stingy with your time or with your means. Give her the opportunity to grow intellectually, emotionally, and socially as well as spiritually.
Whenever I think about the budgetary problems, I think about the problems of Errol Flynn … reconciling net income with gross habits.
The administration has a disturbing pattern of behavior when it comes to budgeting not only for the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but also for military requirements not directly related to these conflicts.
Adhering to budgeting rules shouldn’t trump good decision-making.
What you don’t do, if you’re an adult, is decide that you’re going to budget things through a sequester. What does that word have to do with budgeting? It’s like if you have a family budget and go, ‘We really don’t know what to take out economically from the budget, so we’re going to whack out protein for this week.’
Completing annual appropriations bills would be an important step in responsible federal budgeting.