Motivational Budget Quotes On Finance, Life, Savings

These budget quotes will inspire you. Budget an estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time or allow or provide a particular amount of money in a budget.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging budget quotes, budget sayings, and budget proverbs.

Best Budget Quotes

  1. “A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it.” ~ William Feather
  2. “People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance.” ~ Taylor Caldwell
  3. “The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.” ~ Kin Hubbard
  4. “A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.” ~ Bob Hope

  5. “The course of unbalanced budgets is the road to ruin” ~ Herbert Hoover
  6. “Arizona faces many challenges ahead. None is more important or more pressing than passing a new state budget.” ~ Jane D. Hull
  7. “The failure to work out sensible budgets makes it impossible for government agencies to make long-term plans, and instead leaves them scrambling to spend money in the short term.” ~ Matt Taibbi
  8. “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” ~ Yogi Berra

  9. “Some couples go over their budgets very carefully every month. Others just go over them.” ~ Katherine Mansfield
  10. “I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.” ~ Jackie Mason
  11. “I’m just glad that on a budget like this I don’t have to make any of those hard decisions because I feel it must be a real job to direct this, as there’s so much going on.” ~ Matt Lucas
  12. “Creativity starts when you cut a zero from your budget.” ~ Jaime Lerner

  13. “Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you’re a director. Everything after that you’re just negotiating your budget and your fee.” ~ James Cameron
  14. “Low budgets force you to be more creative. Sometimes, with too much money, time and equipment, you can over-think. My way, you can use your gut instinct.” ~ Robert Rodriguez , Low budget quotes
  15. “To reduce deficit spending and our enormous debt, you reign in spending. You cut the budget. You don’t take more from the private sector and grow government with it. And that’s exactly what Obama has in mind with this expiration of Bush tax cuts proposal of his.” ~ Sarah Palin
  16. “The Trump International is way under budget and way ahead of schedule. And we should be able to do that for our country.” ~ Donald Trump

  17. “When it comes to policing, since it can have literally fatal consequences, I have said, in my first budget, we would put money into that budget to help us deal with implicit bias by retraining a lot of our police officers.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  18. “The other piece of this is that we call for cutting our bloated and dangerous military budget. And this is something that is made possible by moving to 100% clean renewable energy, where we cannot justify wars for oil, and where we cannot justify having some 700, 800 bases gathered around the world in something like 100 countries in significant measure protecting either access to fossil fuels or protecting routes of transportation.” ~ Jill Stein
  19. “Right now we have a $600-billion or so Defense Department budget, but when you add in, for example, a trillion-dollar nuclear weapons program over the next decade or two, it adds significantly to it. So it’s somewhere around $600 billion. We call for approximately cutting that in half and instead putting those dollars into true security here at home.” ~ Jill Stein
  20. “Governments have budgets but no money, companies have money but no budgets.” ~ Shimon Peres

  21. “According to the National Priorities Project, military expenditures are 54% of the budget. The next biggest line item is 7%. And there are a whole bunch of 7 percents. So in short, we have a military budget surrounded by a lot of footnotes. This is not serving us well.” ~ Jill Stein
  22. “Both [of my granddaughters] Octavia and Lavinia have May birthdays. I’ve just been birthday shopping with them. But the shopping has a budget. I say, “Okay, if you pick this out, then you’ll have how much left?” I wait for them to do the calculation, and they’ll say, “$18.” And we stand there and talk about, hmm, is that sweater really worth that much? And the girls work it through.Doing that takes away some of the magic of money.” ~ Elizabeth Warren
  23. “Get your friends involved. Let your shopping buddies know that you’re on a tight budget, and they can help you out when your willpower starts to weaken at the mall.” ~ Jean Chatzky
  24. “Be judicious with your budget and buy things that are going to last.” ~ Michael S. Smith

  25. “It’s a very stressful thing, directing a movie. You have the budget, you have the schedule, you are in certain confines, and you have everybody giving you advice about what to do.” ~ Robert De Niro
  26. “The impresario function is about intervening with the company’s more administrative management structure. It is about trying to establish a sense of boundaries and budgets and milestones and so forth on a project that does not necessarily lend itself to milestones. It is about translating between the intimate interior environment of the creative work team and the company’s need to make money. And finally, it is about positioning the fruits of the creative process in the marketplace and selling them.” ~ John Kao
  27. “I am very grateful that the Russian budget has a yearly budget for film. And usually this budget goes to “auteur” cinema, which actually needs this support and which indeed contributes to creating “national culture”.” ~ Ivan Tverdovsky
  28. “The great movies that I want to do now are being made for $2.5-million budgets.” ~ Billy Bob Thornton

  29. “I will bring our energy companies back. They’ll be able to compete. They’ll make money. They’ll pay off our national debt. They’ll pay off our tremendous budget deficits, which are tremendous.” ~ Donald Trump
  30. “I think everybody’s contemplating TV now, because mid-level and high-budget independent films are not being made now.” ~ Billy Bob Thornton
  31. “The true danger is the expansion of empire and the huge diversion of public budgets overseas at the neglect of domestic necessities, including, for example, a major public works program to employ millions of people. The Democrats want that. The Republicans may be pressured from back home to want it, but it hasn’t happened yet under the Obama administration.” ~ Ralph Nader
  32. “It’s a combination of yes – making a movie about the characters – and then, also, budget.” ~ Ti West

  33. “Even in these tough economic times, Barack [Obama] has left the VA budget as is so that they’re prepared to deal with this influx of men and women who are coming home and dealing with a whole array of issues, not just around mental health but just caregiving and the stresses of reconnecting with families who have been away from each other for a very long time.” ~ Michelle Obama
  34. “I think my home is in that sort of the part of cinema that’s disappeared is where I lived, that sort of mid-budget you know, drama. I suppose that’s what I am known for.” ~ Ewan McGregor
  35. “This middle-budget drama movies are just gone.” ~ Ewan McGregor
  36. “Having a trade deficit and a budget deficit, it’s two different things.” ~ Stephanie Ruhle

  37. “I feel like I’m long overdue for a “one for me” movie, so I’ve got two low-budget indy personal things I’m working on.” ~ Greg Mottola
  38. “It [Doral] is 800 acres in the middle of Miami. If you look at the ballroom, that was brand-new ballroom that didn`t exist. And it`s, you know, one of the great places on earth. We had a construction crew here of 1,600 people. We rebuilt the whole place in about 14 months. We did it under budget, although I did increase the scope of the work, because we decided to use the finest marbles.” ~ Donald Trump
  39. “If my campaign is not in the debate, we will not be talking about how we really fix this problem of endless and expanding war, why we need to cut the military budget by 50%, why we need to bring back our troops scattered overseas, the police force of the world, in over a hundred countries, something like eight hundred bases, but who’s counting, why we need to basically bring those troops home and why we need to stop this policy of regime change, these wars on terror, which only create more terror. This needs to be debated.” ~ Jill Stein
  40. “Both [Donald] Trump and Hillary [Clinton] want bigger military budgets and Hillary supports President Obama’s one trillion dollar expenditure to so-called upgrade nuclear weapons. P” ~ Ralph Nader

  41. “The bigger budget films only shoot about a page or two a day, so there’s very specific amount of time spent on detail and getting each tidbit exactly how they want it. In a movie or TV show, you shoot eight or ten pages and you aren’t afforded as much time to do each scene.” ~ Dan Payne
  42. “I do the meatball recipe a lot. I think the army stew probably too. It’s the most useful dish because it was born out of necessity and poverty and any idiot can make it in 20 minutes on a hot plate. It’s cheap and uses readily available commercial ingredients. And it’s delicious. It should be the great American dish – perfect late-night stoner dorm food for college kids on a budget.” ~ Anthony Bourdain
  43. “They [ the government of Puerto Rico] are asking to be given the right to declare bankruptcy, which I think should be an option, as a last resort, if there is no other resource. But there also need to be measures, changes within the government of Puerto Rico, in the ways that the island’s funds are administered, not just to deal with this budget issue, but also to have, to attract the economic growth that is necessary for Puerto Rico to begin to grow economically. They are losing population, and they are losing economically.” ~ Marco Rubio , Government budget quotes
  44. “I think the politics have gotten better in the United States, which makes it easier to pass legislation, budgets and treaties.” ~ Jamie Dimon

  45. “There’s all kind of evidence that there is enormous corruption in the distribution of that money. For example, they gave about $100 to $150 dollars to each of the teachers. They gave about $500 dollars to those who were getting married. Through this process, they obviously collected a lot of votes, but these monies could not solve the structural problems that these people face. But the only result, the only consequence, was that a big sum from the budget was wasted this way.” ~ Akbar Ganji
  46. “When I say that I am opposed to this budget, everyone says, “Well, what do you think the United States should do?” My response is, “Why should the United States do anything?”” ~ Akbar Ganji
  47. “It will be an unusual dynamic [in Congress]. It won’t be like the rallying behind President [Barack] Obama in 2009 or behind President [George W.] Bush, even at the beginning of his presidency, or even [Bill] Clinton in ’93, when he got his budget through on a partisan vote.” ~ William Kristol
  48. “[Donald Trump] supports the modernization of the U.S. nuclear arsenal, while complaining about budget expenditures. He presumably intends to go forward with the $1 trillion nuclear modernization plan.” ~ David Krieger

  49. “I think that sometimes you don’t have the opportunities for some of the most A-list-type movies, big-budget movies. But I think it’s important to keep working and make the best of what’s available. Because otherwise, what? Are you just going to get bitter and moan? What does my mom always say? “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.”” ~ Judd Nelson
  50. “Even in these tough economic times, Barack [Obama] has left the VA budget as is so that they’re prepared to deal with this influx of men and women who are coming home and dealing with a whole array of issues, not just around mental health but just caregiving and the stresses of reconnecting with families who have been away from each other for a very long time.” ~ Michelle Obama , Family budget quotes
  51. “Nowadays the movies that people are going to see in the theaters are the big-event movies, like Spider-Man or something, or they’re 25-year-old models who are vampires, or they’re very broad comedies, or they’re standard action movies. So if you’re going to work for a studio and do a movie for the budget that the movie needs, those are the kinds of movies you’ll be in.” ~ Billy Bob Thornton
  52. “Hillary Clinton is going to find common ground with the Republicans on foreign and military affairs. They both want to enhance the military budget.” ~ Ralph Nader

  53. “I know what I’m talking about and I’ve never been over budget, in 70 films.” ~ Werner Herzog
  54. “Orson Welles, one of the best of the best. One of the strongest. As strong as an animal. He somehow was pushed out of the business because he would spend the entire budget of the film before he had even done half the pre-production.” ~ Werner Herzog
  55. “Just the fact that we can’t pass budgets in our Congress, just the fact that we are gridlocked in our own democracy, the fact that everybody who travels can see that we’re not investing in our airports, in our rail, in our infrastructure and so forth, people are noticing a United States that is not getting the job done in some ways.” ~ John F. Kerry
  56. “Every three years, we have to go to the governments and say, okay, you know you’re saving millions of lives and even though your budgets are tight, helping Africa avoid this disaster really is a priority.” ~ Bill Gates

  57. “–°ount dollars, not pennies. Look at the big-ticket items, in your budget.” ~ Elizabeth Warren
  58. “Look at the big-ticket items, in your budget. Your home or apartment. Your car. Your insurance. If you are overspending on these big monthly bills, then money’s draining out of your pocket a lot faster than you can replace it by clipping coupons or buying cheaper coffee.” ~ Elizabeth Warren
  59. “Well the Global Fund, because of how well it’s worked on not only AIDS, but also malaria and tuberculosis, I’d say it’s well accepted. I mean, it’s not politically controversial that this is a great humanitarian effort. But budgets are very very tight.” ~ Bill Gates
  60. “You have the refugee crisis triggered by Syria. That’s got a lot of costs associated with it. Domestically, budgets are incredibly tight because the economy’s not generating the growth that makes for easy trade-offs.” ~ Bill Gates

  61. “There are very specific demands, though, in television, and you notice the budget constrictions. It’s the time constraint and a purse constraint more than anything else that you notice. But the ambition of the writing and, hopefully, the delivery of it gets better and better because we want to outdo ourselves to keep ahead of a very expectant and hungry public.” ~ Benedict Cumberbatch
  62. “We have gotten so nuanced into social issues that we fail to understand that China is buying up America, we have fallen into debt in such a pervasive way that social security is compromised, we are living longer than we lived before and in order to secure the kind of healthcare that we need without the deficits on our budget, we need really strong leadership that is focused only on the plethora of issues and not just the traditional concerns that have driven us to the ballot box.” ~ T. D. Jakes
  63. “Most budget airlines anywhere in the world are going to leave you dissatisfied after using them.” ~ Chris Hadfield

  64. “The Brexiteers promised their supporters wonderful things, almost none of which can ever come true. The billions that London transfers to Brussels will most certainly not land in the budget of the country’s National Health Service. Brexit is going to be very bitter for many of its supporters.” ~ Nicholas Bloom
  65. “I hadn’t done a comedy for a while. I had directed a very low-budget movie called The Ape and it was playing at a festival in Austin. Judd [Apatow] was there and he came and saw it and it’s kind of funny.” ~ Seth Rogen

A budget is an estimation of revenue and expenses over a specified future period of time and is usually compiled and re-evaluated on a periodic basis.

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