Debt Quotes

To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.

Benjamin Franklin

Debt is the worst poverty.

Thomas Fuller

By issuing our own money we can eliminate all income taxes and employment taxes and the national debt would cease to exist.

Unknown

A promise is a debt.

Proverb

A man in debt is so far a slave.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Proverb

Out of debt, out of danger.

Proverb

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

Thomas Carlyle

The second vice is lying; the first is running in debt.

Benjamin Franklin

She had called in the debt that parents owe a child for bringing her, unasked, into a strange world. One should never make an offer without knowing full well what will happen if it is accepted.

William M. Kucmierowski

Many of the great achievements in history that are commonly attributed to one geo-cultural domain often owe a great debt to those of others. In this sense, some of the greatest achievements of human civilisation have been collective efforts and are part of the same human story.

Nayef Al-Rodhan

I go on the principle that a public debt is a public curse, and in a Republican Government a greater curse than any other.

James Madison

The sum which two married people owe to one another defies calculation. It is an infinite debt, which can only be discharged through all eternity.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A promise made is a debt unpaid.

Robert Service

A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves.

Ralph W. Sockman

Debt is the slavery of the free

Publilius Syrus

Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow

Seneca

Debt is a prolific mother of folly and of crime

Benjamin Disraeli

Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people.

Wendell Phillips

Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Josh Billings

Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature.

Julia Ward Howe

Our ministry is debt free and we have not had to beg or plead for finances.

David Wilkerson

Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.

Dutch Proverb

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