Quotations on Budgets

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In America, they shoot budgets and schedules, and they don't shoot films any more. There's more opportunity in Europe to make films that at least have a purity of intent.
- Paul Bettany
(Keywords: Opportunity, America, Budgets, Europe, Purity)

I'm coming to Washington, D.C., to do the people's work. And the people's work has to do with reducing spending and cutting budgets and, and trying to get a grip on the size of government.
- Ken Buck
(Keywords: Government, Work, People, Budgets, Trying, Washington)

And then fourth, we have that essential group of people who track programs and budgets to ensure that they align with the needs of preparation and warning, counterintelligence and support to the operational war fighter.
- Stephen Cambone
(Keywords: War, People, Budgets, Needs, Preparation, Support)

Soaring prescription drug costs have placed a tremendous strain on family budgets. They have also imposed a heavy burden on employers - both public and private - who are struggling to provide affordable health insurance coverage to their workers.
- Susan Collins
(Keywords: Family, Health, Budgets, Burden, Public, Workers)

We say that anytime budgets are balanced and an ample savings account has been set aside, government should just stop collecting taxes. Better to leave that money in the pockets of those who earned it, than to let it burn a hole, as it always does, in the pockets of government.
- Mitch Daniels
(Keywords: Government, Money, Budgets, Taxes)

Since Star Wars, that film's success led to bigger budgets, more hardware, that the great movies like the ones I did, which were studio movies, are now independent movies. They range from half a million to several million, and a lot of those have very interesting roles.
- Faye Dunaway
(Keywords: Movies, Success, Budgets, Film, Hardware, Now)

I have voted to make tough decisions in budgetary times, I've served on two recessionary budgets, my opponent has never served on any a budget committee where there was less money to spend than the year before.
- Matt Gonzalez
(Keywords: Money, Budgets, Committee, Decisions)

I don't think you can discriminate against budgets, you know? I'm an actor, I guess, so I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can. If there's a character I think I can play, and they're going to let me do it, I'll do it whether it's $10 or $1 million or more.
- Ryan Gosling
(Keywords: Character, Actor, Budgets, Play, Trying)

I find shoestrings very hard work. I like big budgets.
- Julie Harris
(Keywords: Work, Budgets, Hard work)

Just like families must live within their budgets, the Federal Government must live within its means. We have passed appropriations bills that have been fiscally responsible while recognizing our national priorities.
- Dennis Hastert
(Keywords: Government, Budgets, Priorities)

I'm not sure it's the stimulus money that will necessarily allow the economy to recover. It will help to fortify our budgets, frankly, to ensure that there isn't as much backsliding in the areas of education and healthcare, for example.
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Keywords: Education, Money, Budgets, Economy, Example, Healthcare, Help, Will)

The U.S. government has in recent years fought what it termed wars against AIDs, drug abuse, poverty, illiteracy and terrorism. Each of those wars has budgets, legislation, offices, officials, letterhead - everything necessary in a bureaucracy to tell you something is real.
- Bruce Jackson
(Keywords: Government, Abuse, Budgets, Bureaucracy, Legislation, Poverty, Terrorism, Years)

Without a doubt, first thing we should do is clean up our fiscal house, and that starts with balancing our budgets and digging out of this red ink. We cannot expect to continue in this fashion and remain the leader of the free world.
- Marcy Kaptur
(Keywords: Leader, Budgets, Doubt, Fashion, First, World)

We believe in some basic human principles - everyone should have the opportunities not just to survive, but to excel with their God-given talents and abilities. Those are the values that should be reflected in our budgets.
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Keywords: God, Values, Budgets, Principles)

So many directors are solely focused on their own success in Hollywood and multimillion dollar budgets and deals.
- Shirley Knight
(Keywords: Success, Budgets, Deals, Hollywood)

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
(Keywords: Time, Budgets, Children, Choices, Future, Priorities)

There had to be a hysteria and a fear sent through America in order to get increased war budgets.
- Julius Rosenberg
(Keywords: War, Fear, America, Budgets, Order)

You read a lot about movies with budgets of $25 to 30 million. Hell, if a studio can piss away that kind of money, why not let 'em piss on me?
- Roy Scheider
(Keywords: Movies, Money, Budgets, Hell)

And as you point out, for American families who struggle every day to figure out how do they pay, we talk about gasoline prices. That throws budgets into a real problem when you have budgeted really tight.
- Allyson Schwartz
(Keywords: American, Budgets, Day, Struggle, Talk)

In these difficult financial times for so many of our districts, as our local leaders strive to balance their budgets by cutting services, we would be irresponsible not to invest in the arts.
- Louise Slaughter
(Keywords: Financial, Balance, Budgets, Leaders)

The real goal should be reduced government spending, rather than balanced budgets achieved by ever rising tax rates to cover ever rising spending.
- Thomas Sowell
(Keywords: Government, Goal, Budgets, Tax)

I had learned many years ago in private business never to take responsibility without adequate authority; and the new Secretary of Defense, as budgets were sharply cut, quickly found that out.
- Stuart Symington
(Keywords: Business, Authority, Budgets, Defense, Responsibility, Years)









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