Quotes of Debt

“ Do not accustom yourself to consider debt only as an inconvenience. You will find it a calamity. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift… The hangover comes the day after. ”

- Joyce Brothers

“ A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing. ”

- Alexander Hamilton

“ He that dies pays all debts. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Better to go to bed hungry than to wake up in debt. ”

- Unknown

“ Debt is the worst poverty. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world, at no practical cost to creditor countries. ”

- Kenneth Clarke

“ He that dies pays all his debts. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ If one wants to get out and stay out of debt he should act his wage. ”

- Unknown

“ If someone takes your time, it is the only debt that can't be repaid. ”

- Unknown

“ In the midst of life we are in debt. ”

- Ethel Watts Mumford

“ It is very iniquitous to make me pay my debts — you have no idea of the pain it gives one. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Loans and debts make worry and frets. ”

- Unknown

“ Never run into debt, not if you can find anything else to run into. ”

- Josh Billings

“ Out of debt, out of danger. ”

- Unknown

“ Rather go to bed without dinner than to rise in debt. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Running into debt isn't so bad. It's running into creditors that hurts. ”

- Unknown

“ Some people use one half their ingenuity to get into debt, and the other half to avoid paying it. ”

- George Dennison Prentice

“ The 1980s are to debt what the 1960s were to sex. The 1960s left a hangover. So will the 1980s. ”

- James Grant

“ There are but two ways of paying debt: Increase of industry in raising income, increase of thrift in laying out. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Words pay no debts. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage. ”

- Bill Balance

“ A man in debt is so far a slave. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Wilt thou seal up the avenues of ill? Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ If one considered life as a simple loan, one would perhaps be less exacting. We possess actually nothing; everything goes through us. ”

- Eugene Delacroix

“ A small debt produces a debtor; a large one, an enemy. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ A mortgage casts a shadow on the sunniest field. ”

- Robert Green Ingersoll

“ He who promises runs in debt. ”

- Talmud

“ We can pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves. ”

- Sir John Buchan

“ Never spend your money before you have earned it. ”

- Thomas Jefferson
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