Debt Quotes, Sayings about owing money

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Credit buying is much like being drunk.The buzz happens immediately, and it gives you a lift. The hangover comes the day after.
– Dr. Joyce Brothers

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Creditors have better memories than debtors.
– Benjamin Franklin

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Another way to solve the traffic problems of this country is to pass a law that only paid for cars be allowed to use the highways.
– Will Rogers

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Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift. The hangover comes the day after.
– Joyce Brothers

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I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
– Alexander

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Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.
– Dutch Proverb

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Today, there are three kinds of people: the have’s, the have-not’s, and the have not paid for what they have’s.
– Earl Wilson

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Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most.
– American Proverb

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One of the greatest disservices you can do a man is to lend him money that he can’t pay back.
– Jesse H. Jones

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

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He who promises runs in debt.
– The Talmud

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In God we trust; all others must pay cash.
– American Saying

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“Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan doth oft lose both itself and friend.”
– William Shakespeare

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Debt is a prolific mother of folly and of crime.
– Benjamin Disraeli

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

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Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
– George Herbert

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Debt is like any other trap, easy enough to get into, but hard enough to get out of.
– Henry Wheeler Shaw

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

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He looks the whole world in the face for he owes not any man.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Youth is in danger until it learns to look upon debts as furies.
– Edward G. Bulwer