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Debt quotes (27)
A national debt if it is not excessive will be to us a national blessing.
Alexander Hamilton Category: Debt
When some men discharge an obligation you can hear the report for miles around.
Mark Twain Category: Debt
Hateful to me as are the gates of hell Is he who hiding one thing in his heart Utters another.
Homer Category: Debt
His brow is wet with honest sweat he earns whatever he can And looks the whole world in the face For he owes not any man.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Category: Debt
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
Aesop Category: Debt
Oh what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive.
Sir Walter Scott Category: Debt
The gentleman has not seen how to reply to this otherwise than by supposing me to have advanced the doctrine that a national debt is a national blessing.
Daniel Webster Category: Debt
Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
Herbert Clark Hoover Category: Debt
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
The Bible Category: Debt
A habit of debt is very injurious to the memory.
You cant squeeze blood out of a turnip.
Proverb Category: Debt
OWE v. To have (and to hold) a debt. The word formerly signified not indebtedness but possession; it meant own and in the minds of debtors there is still a good deal of confusion between assets and liabilities.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Debt
All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else But a lie reduced to practice and falsehood passing from words into things.
Robert South Category: Debt
Most men remember obligations but not often to be grateful; the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent.
William G. Simms Category: Debt
Let the world slide 2 let the world go; A fig for care and a fig for woe! If I cant pay why I can owe And death makes equal the high and low.
John Heywood Category: Debt
Whoso hath a thing wherewith to discharge a debt and refuseth to do it it is right to dishonor and punish him.
Prophet Muhammad Category: Debt
Better to eat vegetables and fear no creditors than eat duck and hide from them.
Unknown Category: Debt
We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
Sir John Buchan Category: Debt
I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
e. e. cummings Category: Debt
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.
Thomas Jefferson Category: Debt
Wilt thou seal up the avenues of ill? Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill!
Douglas Jerrold Category: Debt
Rob Peter and pay Paul.
Robert Burton Category: Debt
We are never deceived; we deceive ourselves.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Category: Debt
Wilt thou seal up the avenues of ill? Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Debt
The hope of all who suffer The dread of all who wrong.
John Greenleaf Whittier Category: Debt
Tis against some mens principle to pay interest and seems against others interest to pay the principle.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Debt
I am falser than vows made in wine.
William Shakespeare Category: Debt