quotes tagged with 'budget'

"Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger."

Author: Ron Paul, Source: unknownSaved by tracyann in budget 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Has anyone stopped to consider that we might come closer to balancing the budget if all of us simply tried to live up to the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule?

Author: Ronald Reagan, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in federal budget nationaldebt ronaldreagan 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

[A Budget] won't be perfect the first time you do it. It will start working much better after three or four months.

Author: Dave Ramsey, Source: The Money Answer BookSaved by dustin in money budget 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.

Author: John C. Maxwell, Source: quoted by Dave Ramsey in The Total Money MakeoverSaved by dustin in money budget 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

RUN A HOME LIKE A BUSINESS Make a budget and keep track of earnings, expenses and debts. And structure your business as a partnership; when it comes to making big financial decisions and setting goals, do it together. “When they are making the decisions together, they really have ownership of those decisions and any results of those decisions,” said Mary Ann Sisco, national wealth adviser at JPMorgan's private wealth management division. “Even if you have negative results, you tend to weather the storm better.”

Author: TARA SIEGEL BERNARD, Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/10/business/businessspecial3/10...Saved by mlsscaress in money business shelter home marriage unity finances structure partnership ownership storms budget 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr., Source: http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkatimetobreaksilenc...Saved by cboyack in government society spirituality military budget 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
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The cost of one modern heavy bomber is this: a modern brick school in more than 30 cities. It is two electric power plants, each serving a town of 60,000 population. It is two fine, fully equipped hospitals. It is some fifty miles of concrete pavement.

We pay for a single fighter plane with a half million bushels of wheat. We pay for a single destroyer with new homes that could have housed more than 8,000 people.

This is, I repeat, the best way of life to be found on the road the world has been taking. This is not a way of life at all, in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron. . . .

This is one of those times in the affairs of nations when the gravest choices must be made, if there is to be a turning toward a just and lasting peace. It is a moment that calls upon the governments of the world to speak their intentions with simplicity and with honesty. It calls upon them to answer the question that stirs the hearts of all sane men: is there no other way the world may live?

Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Source: http://www.eisenhower.archives.gov/chance.htmSaved by cboyack in defense war foreignpolicy peace economy weapon military budget 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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