100+ Best Rent Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Profoundly inspirational rent quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Rent Quotes

But there isn’t anything like rent control in Hawaii. Other than some tenants associations and groups, there is very little help out there for tenants. — Laura Thielen

For exercise, I tend to like the outdoors. In Paris, I rent a bike in the street and cycle around, and in L.A. I live up in the hills so I go hiking a lot. I like to stay fit by being generally active. — Diane Kruger

I enrolled in a race car driving school, where you go for three days, and they wanted to rent me a video camera and charge me $100 for every half-hour. — Nick Woodman

I don’t think prices will go up, in part because gamers can always rent the games. — Trip Hawkins

Over half a million children live in families that struggle to pay the rent and put food on the table. This is unbelievable in a state as wealthy as New Jersey. — Cecilia Zalkind

Money can’t buy happiness; it can, however, rent it. — Source Unknown

We rent one in three tuxedos in the U.S. and Canada, and if we make a mistake, our employees will deliver to the customer’s home, office, or wedding. We get a couple hundred letters a week praising the service in our stores. — George Zimmer

We regularly help people with poor credit find both the home they need and the credit repair assistance necessary to finance the purchase in the future. We have investors and a rent to own program, both of which can help you purchase a home and rebuild your credit. If someone can afford a house payment and has some money for a down payment, but just needs help qualifying for the mortgage, we can help. We have homes that are ready to move into through our lease to own program. — Jason Sant

Rent a furnished apartment and put your belongings in storage, — Marcia Williams

We really have some people, especially women, who go all out. They rent limos for before and dress up in the formalwear and the furs. — Kristy Servati

It is not a university function; it is a church function. We just rented out the room. We rent facilities out to all kinds of groups. — John Daley

I was unemployed after finishing Save the Last Dance and I went out for this other role. It wasn’t like, Okay, now I’m going to do tv. It was like, I have to pay my rent and my student loan, what can I do? I’m lucky that the show is doing well, so it looks like I’ve got this balanced plan. — Sean Thomas

This project was approved before Terry Johnson was mayor. When Terry lived in the house (on Barnwell), he paid $2,000 a month rent just like anyone else. He didn’t get any favors. He paid rent. He paid utilities. — Loren Ritter

Basically we need somebody to rent us a four bedroom house. — Joe Long

When two months were up, I called his landlord. His landlord said he hadn’t paid his rent and no one in the neighborhood had seen him. — Jane Marshall

There are companies that will rent furniture for houses on sale. — Ryan Thompson

When I got to New York, I had no place to sleep. The pay from ‘Sesame Street’ wasn’t enough to rent an apartment. I was staying on people’s couches. I stayed in the dressing room until they found out. I stayed with Jim Henson and his family for a week, and I wanted to do that permanently. I didn’t dare ask, though. — Caroll Spinney

She heard with patience all unto the end, / And strove to maister sorrowful assay, / Which greater grew, the more she did contend; / And almost rent her tender hart in tway / And love fresh coles unto her fire did lay: / For greater love, the greater is the losse… — Edmund Spenser

That change devastated restaurant owners. It shifted the spending patterns of many restaurant patrons. Instead of taking their clients and potential customers to lunch, they would send them flowers instead. Or, as an alternative, they would rent a hotel conference room, have lunch sent in and roll the cost into the hotel bill, which is still fully deductible. — Deborah Dowdell

She was looking over our information and noticed we paid $700 a month in rent and that we qualified for a special grant through the state of Michigan. She wanted to know if we wanted to be homeowners. — Amy McConnell

If it’s your oil that I’m storing, it seems reasonable that I expect you to pay rent more than you did than 30 days ago. It’s another way to play energy. — Jerry Paul

We can give them a voucher and say you can go anywhere you want to go, and we will support 100 percent fair market value rent for up to 18 months from the date of the hurricane. The big presumption is that where they want to go has housing available. — Brian Sullivan

Because of this, we can’t rent. And money is not an issue. We have money saved in the bank and I have even offered to pay one month ahead in cash to rent a place. But everywhere we try, they say no because of my credit report. — Lisa Morris

I remember the first pangs of stress arriving at the end of school. Once I graduated I had to get a full-time job, worry about health insurance, saving money, paying rent – things I’d never thought about before. — Ezra Koenig

It can be quite profitable. It all depends on how much you own, how much rent you charge and where it’s located. — Cindy Frailing

We rent a booth, and then we have display racks, and then the wines that we bring to display. There are hotels, the food, the show itself. The company probably lays out five digits, easily. — Tony Jackson

We had bought a house in The Villages, and planned to rent it out for a while. However, we had a day that was 40 below. My husband came home and announced that we were moving to Florida right away. — Patty Krueger

Our rent has gone from $1,000 a month to $2,500. That’s basically our whole budget. — Donnie Wilson

News used to be the rent that the station paid to you, the landlord. Today, it has been turned into a license to make money. — Mike Donahue

There is a lot more choice for students in terms of housing, whether they want to rent or if their parents want to make an investment. Condos are on the market that parents will buy for students and investors who will rent to students. — Carol Clarke

Landlords can price their properties high, and people with sufficient funds can buy the buildings. They can then turn around and charge in rent whatever they need to charge to make money. — Jim Clarke

I think investors need to invest. I think the risk of being out of the market and missing the upturn is important. As we go down the road, I think we’re going to get further increases. I don’t think you should be investing next week’s rent check. But I think your long term investment is going to really grow in the market and technology will lead that. — John Davidson

Rent always is going up, and when the economy is bad, as it has been, people don’t buy as many new clocks. People are also buying new clocks on the Internet now. — Tami McLaughlin

Building for the high end of the market isn’t working. High-income people don’t necessarily want to buy or rent the most expensive units. — Janet Smith

When your power bill is almost half of what your rent is it creates a real problem. — Duane Wallace

Ownership it’s not necessarily the mark of success anymore. Consumers are finally realizing that they don’t have to buy and store it for the rest of their lives. They can rent it, love it and trade it in. — Marshall Cohen

If Amazon can get to that fast track, it would eliminate the need for people to go out to rent or buy movies. If it doesn’t, this service could be dead on arrival. — Gene Munster

From an economic development standpoint, most of the people who work there spend income on basics, and there’s an immediate turnover into local economy. They buy groceries, pay rent and the money is quickly put back into the local economy. — Jay Shows

The things I have sold to film, I’ve sold because I was happy to rent out the right to adapt those works. Some things, I haven’t sold to film, because I was less interested in having no control over the adaptation. — Warren Ellis

I rent movies once or twice a month. It’s more convenient for me. — Stuart Allard

We’re expecting to be packed. We own Mattie’s House of Mirrors next door, and we’re going to open that up and rent some big-screen TVs in there to handle overflow. — James Edwards

Our target customers are movie lovers who want a more convenient way to rent the movies they want to watch when they want to watch them and value the overall quality of the experience. … Movies are always available for instant viewing, with no trips to video store, no out-of-stock titles, no damaged discs, no late return fees and no waiting by the mailbox for DVDs. — Tres Izzard

I go to Australia probably once every two years. It’s wide-open spaces there, so I just rent a motorcycle and ride out to the middle of the continent. For hours, you don’t see anybody. — Larry Fitzgerald

If the government wants to know how much rent I pay or who I talk to on the phone I would find it strange, but so what. If you have nothing to hide does it really matter. — Jim Barnett

Our first choice is to stay where we are at, but we understand the community’s concerns, … We could live with the Sloan site depending on the rent and that fuel prices are reasonable. — John Sullivan

When they rent space, the money goes to Miles of Smiles. — Sara Brown

Plato’s system was . . . rent by an irreconcilable dualism of mind and body, spirit and matter, good and evil, with all of his great ideas unable to bridge this gulf. He could see the ideal, but he could not bring it to pass. — Jimmy Swaggart

She had to sell her house because Steven had helped her make her rent payments and now he isn’t here to help. She needs to be able to survive. So I thought, why don’t we release the footage? — Stephan Sirard

From a list management standpoint, there aren’t too many e-mail lists out there in the marketplace. A lot of list marketers would like to play a role in it, but the e-mail names to rent are pretty limited. — Eric Snider

I’d love to have to rent two trucks. — Lisa Campbell

Starting in my teens, I was always standing on the corner near our apartment singing harmony with friends. We’d also go to the park and sing under the bridge near the lake for the echo. When it was cold out, we’d stand in the little heated lobby in the project’s administration building, where my mom paid the rent each month. — Frankie Valli

I can’t even pay the rent out of that. Nobody can survive on $5.50 an hour. We all need to pay rent, buy groceries and take care of our families. — Mary Miller

So, I guess motherhood and the threat of not being able to pay my rent inspired me to be a novelist. But as far as what inspired me to be a writer, it’s the stories. It sounds very cliched, but the stories rise up and demand to be told. They always have done, long before I became a writer. — Gayle Forman

I have mud all along the front of my house. There are inches of dirt inside my window sills, and they’re always shut. We can’t even open our garage, the dirt is so deep. I rent my house and my carpets are ruined. I’m not going to get my deposit back. — Connie Smith

She has people calling already wanting to rent because there were a lot of things to see and do there before the hurricane hit. It was a tourist destination for many people. The people there are trying to restore those businesses on the bay. — Gayle Korczyk

I rent a Jacobean-fronted hunting lodge in Hampshire from the National Trust and like to go there as much as possible. I’ve grown to love it so much, especially when writing my memoirs there at weekends. — Nicholas Haslam

I remember having to quit school and quit my job. I just sort of moved all my stuff into other people’s places. Within, like, six months, I was able to earn enough money from touring to rent a place again. — Conor Oberst

I was the singing voice of a cartoon character. I did dog food commercials. I did a lot of commercials, actually, and helped pay my rent and my classes. Then I’d get one good line or two good scenes. I was building my career and building my own experience and learning technically what it was like to be on a set and all of those things. — Cheryl Ladd

The service we render others is the rent we pay for our room on earth. — Wilfred Grenfell

There are thousands of units across the District that are unaffordable but still under rent control. We’re proposing to tighten up a system that in many cases hasn’t controlled anything at all. — Jim Graham

I don’t listen to the radio, cause I don’t have a driver’s license. But if I’m in L.A. or somewhere where we have to rent a car, I’ll hear my songs. Sometimes I hear them when I’m in stores, and I’m still like a little kid in a candy shop: ‘Oh my God, that’s my song!’ I don’t know how that could ever get old. — Benny Blanco

When I moved here I had a two bedroom, simple, 900 square feet, and rent was eight to nine hundred. For that same size unit it’s now $1,500 per month. You take a $10-an-hour worker, pretty much all of their wages for the year would only cover rent. — Kent Anderson

I was sent to boarding school – a grim place. The only good thing the headmaster did for us was every Sunday evening in the winter he would show us films in the chapel. He couldn’t afford a sound projector, so we saw silent films, which you could then still rent from photographic shops. — Kevin Brownlow

One woman will rent out her RV for a family until they can find something more permanent here, … Another couple said they will lend their duplex rent free for as long as it takes until they can get their feet on the ground. — Jack Allen

It even surprises us, the number of people who work but live on the street. They can’t afford first- and last-month’s rent for an apartment. — Sarah Snyder

I have seen American determination in people like Debbi Sommers. She runs a furniture rental business for conventions in Las Vegas. When 9/11 hit, and again, when the recession tanked the conventions business, she didn’t give up, close down, or lay off her people. She taught them not just to rent furniture, but also to manufacture it. — Mitt Romney

Rent is a real steal. It’s one of the last spots to get rent along Lakewood Ranch Boulevard at a reasonable rate. — Cynthia Bartlett

My wife is a designer, and we need to move to San Diego pretty soon so we can open up our own design business. We were going to rent an apartment in San Diego, but we really don’t want to carry costs in two places. — E. B. White

It does have all sorts of implications in the lives of these kids as they’re trying to grow up. Whether it’s a job, looking to rent an apartment it complicates life in so many ways. — Paul Holland

We are already ahead of where we were last year. The only thing we have to rent is the casino equipment. — Paula Carney

We rent them now for a minimum of six months, not a few days. — Clay Martin

We have reservations a year in advance. For those purposes we rent three vans to handle our traffic, 15-passenger – whatever we can get. — Katy McKim

We’re seeing white bass up to 2 pounds again. That reminds me of the days when my dad would take me to the Chain. We’d rent a wooden row boat and just slay the stripers. Well, they’re back! — Mike Jackson

People were buying thinking they’d rent it out and make 15 or 20 percent appreciation, but now they’re left with only the rental yield. — Ed Stansfield

I think DVD has been a real gold mine for a lot of reasons. You were selling a packaged good in a big mass market, so you could make it huge. You were selling or renting a thing that people didn’t consume. You go to Blockbuster, rent five movies, and only watch two. That’s a good business to be in. — Michael Lynton

We took this old toy store nobody wanted to rent and made it very, very beautiful. Now everything’s getting pulled out from underneath us. — John Ross

Historically, rent prices and sale prices have moved together. — Dean Baker

If I owned Hell and Texas I would rent out Texas and live in Hell — O. Henry

Now we’re going to lose $5,000 of $6,000 in rentals. And if anyone needs rent money about now, it’s us. On Nov. 11, we have a big insurance premium due, around $18,000. — Commander Norton

I’m proud I’ve been able to pay my rent doing what I love because I hate real jobs. — Travie McCoy

Many people who buy at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Las Vegas are second-home buyers. This type of purchase is ideal for them because they can purchase a unit, use it as they please and rent if out when they’re not using it. The buyers are able to enjoy all of the amenities and services Trump has to offer without anything to worry about. — Jack Christie

He couldn’t find anybody who would rent him a place to live, so he had to live in this woman’s house, — Orlando Cepeda

If we see an increase in rent we could really see inflation numbers pick up in a meaningful way. — Mark Vitner

There are ways we can help renters who are paying more in rent than they would pay in a mortgage payment today, … We have to find those ways to help people accomplish that dream. — Carol Woods

Residents in the complex cannot pay more than 30 percent of their gross income for rent. The highest amount they could pay for rent would be $320 (a month). — Dave Cooper

He looked at me and just shook his head. I said, ‘How much free rent do you want?’ But the guy just walked away. — David English

My expectation is that I want to see actual leases. If they have to be redacted somewhat to ensure privilege, OK. But I want to see lease terms — square footages and rent levels — to ensure consistency with the original plan. We want to feel assured that there is a real likelihood that they will be capable of securing the construction loans they need to complete the project. — Carl Goldberg

I’d always keep going back to the acting. Once the rent was paid, and the phone bill, the next money you had was for acting classes. — Dennis Christopher

Shane has got a tremendous passion to be a pilot. It’s not something that he could do here from an academic standpoint so he’s going to be going down there because he wants to be a corporate pilot. I told him that when he gets his license we’ll rent a corporate jet and he can fly me around or something. — Randy Edsall

When you’ve got such a large honey pot, it’s unlikely that some of these funds aren’t going to be put away for a rainy day. I wouldn’t bet the rent money that there aren’t going to be any offshore bank accounts. — George Grayson

There are tremendous barriers to building housing. If we could break them down, the need for rent controls would go away. — Tom Golisano

When I pull into a city and I rent a car and it’s Nashville, or it’s London, or I’m driving in the taxi to the hotel, and on comes one of my songs, it’s like, ‘Oh my God, they’re still playing these songs on the radio.’ And you still feel tearful and very grateful that somebody still likes these songs that you made up. — Randy Bachman

Web services fits into the original vision of the ASP model in that there are these functions out on the Internet and you can just go out there and rent them. — John Meyers

Rent is often the largest chunk of a family’s monthly budget. So the concern would be that these families would be tempted to use money they don’t have by putting it on plastic. — Travis Plunkett

Knowing who will want to rent your vacation home and then buying based on their demands, rather than just your own family’s demands, will make it much easier in the long haul when you want to rent that property out. — Christine Karpinski

If they’re trying to tell me that they can’t afford $300 a week rent for the turnover they have down the strip then there’s something desperately wrong with their finances. — Gary Moore

Hopefully we can use enforcement mechanisms work with the attorney, work with police, community policing, community watches, tougher laws, and hold property owners responsible for who they rent to. — David Campbell

Paris is a danger for people like me. We spend our rent money in Paris on clothes. — Bridget Kelly

The Owner Occupied Building Incentive Grant works much like the existing Rent Grant, however, we want to promote building ownership and this Grant does just that. — Kathy Bethune

Our rent calls have really gone up. People pay their heat and can’t pay their rent, or pay their rent and can’t pay their heat. — Amy Olson

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