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Budget quotes you will never forget

From Manmohan Singh to Arun Jaitley, here is a compilation of the most interesting quotes made in Budget speeches

Budget quotes you will never forget

Kashti chalaane walon ne
Jab haar ke di patwar hamein
Laher laher toofan mile
Aur mor mauj majhdaar hamein
Phir bhi dikhaya hai hamne
Aur phir yeh dikha denge sabko
Ki in halaat mein aata hai
Dariya karna paar hamein

- Arun Jaitley, Union Budget, 2016

Kuchh toh phool khilaye hamne, aur kuchh phool khilane hain; mushkil yeh hai baag mein ab tak kaante kai purane hain.
- Arun Jaitley, Union Budget, 2015

Hey Prabhu yeh kaam kaise hoga?
- Suresh Prabhu, Rail Budget, 2015

I must be cruel to be kind.
- Pranab Mukherjee, Union Budget, 2012

Hum aah bhee karte hain toh ho jaate hain badnaam. Woh katl bhee karte hai toh charcha nahin hoti.
- Mamata Banerjee, Rail Budget, 2011

While, like last year, I seek the blessings of Lord Indra to bestow on us timely and bountiful monsoons, I would pray to Goddess Lakshmi as well. I think it is a good strategy to diversify one's risks.
- Pranab Mukherjee, Union Budget, 2011

Everything else can wait, but not agriculture.
- P. Chidambaram, Union Budget, 2008

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
- P. Chidambaram, Union Budget, 2008

If ploughmen keep their hands folded, even sages claiming renunciation cannot find salvation.
- P. Chidambaram, Union Budget, 2008

Income tax is the most difficult thing upon Earth to understand.
- Jaswant Singh, Union Budget, 2003

Yunaan-o-Misr-o-Roma, sab mitt gaye jahaan say. Ab tak magar hai baqi, naam-o-nishan hamara.
- Manmohan Singh, Union Budget, 1991