Debt Quotes

Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.

Dutch Proverb

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

In the midst of life we are in debt.

Ethel Watts Mumford

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

George D. Prentice

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

Bill Balance

Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed.

Joseph Butler

It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom you already owe much.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

My greatest debt will always be to the movie-going public of yesterday and today, without whose love and devotion I would have had no story to tell.

Gloria Swanson

Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.

Carl Jung

Profuseness is a cruel and crafty demon, that gradually involves her followers in dependence and debt; that is, fetters them with irons that enter into their souls.

Samuel Johnson

King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France.

Joan of Arc

An agreement is a kind of debt.

Moroccan Proverb

Simply put, unsustainable debt is helping to keep too many poor countries and poor people in poverty.

Bill Clinton

Instead of explaining the sober facts of mechanics and electricity, I want to say a few words about the debt which we owe to youth; and with your permission I shall consider you as representing here not only the academic youth of Sweden nor even of Europe but also of America.

Felix Bloch

I place economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers ... We must make our choice between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude. If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the.

Thomas Jefferson

By making this wine vine known to the public, I have rendered my country as great a service as if I had enabled it to pay back the national debt.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Publilius Syrus

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

A hundred load of worry will not pay an ounce of debt

George Herbert

Any creator owes a debt to past creation.

Lukas Foss

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

Bill Balance

Science does not know its debt to imagination.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.

Thomas Jefferson

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