Debt Quotes

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

Bill Balance

Lying rides upon debts back.

Benjamin Franklin

Interest on debts grows without rain.

Yiddish Proverb

Debts are like children: the smaller they are the more noise they make.

Spanish Proverb

The man who never has money enough to pay his debts has too much of something else.

James Lendall Basford

It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times.

Rutherford B. Hayes

Good times are when people make debts to pay in bad times.

Robert Quinlin

Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them.

Ogden Nash

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

George D. Prentice

In the midst of life we are in debt.

Ethel Watts Mumford

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

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

Lord Byron

Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.

Ambrose Bierce

If you don't have some bad loans you are not in business.

Paul Volcker

A man isn't a man until he has to meet a payroll.

Ivan Shaffer

Pay as you go is the philosopher's stone.

G. Randolf

Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.

Dutch Proverb

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

David Wilkerson

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

Julia Ward Howe

It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him.

Pearl S. Buck

Always live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.

Josh Billings

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

Josh Billings

Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.

Benjamin Franklin

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Updated On : June 11, 2011
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