Debt Quotes, Sayings about owing money
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
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
Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift. The hangover comes the day after.
- Joyce Brothers
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
- Benjamin Franklin
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.
- Dutch Proverb
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
Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most.
- American Proverb
One of the greatest disservices you can do a man is to lend him money that he can’t pay back.
- Jesse H. Jones
He who promises runs in debt.
- The Talmud
In God we trust; all others must pay cash.
- American Saying
Debt is a prolific mother of folly and of crime.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Some people use one half their ingenuity to get into debt, and the other half to avoid paying it.
- George D. Prentice
Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
- George Herbert
Debt is like any other trap, easy enough to get into, but hard enough to get out of.
- Henry Wheeler Shaw
Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
- Ambrose Bierce
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people.
- Wendell Phillips
Youth is in danger until it learns to look upon debts as furies.
- Edward G. Bulwer
Who goeth a borrowing Goeth a sorrowing.
- Thomas Tusser
He looks the whole world in the face for he owes not any man.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Who recalls when folks got along without something if it cost too much?
- Kin Hubbard
Buy what thou hast no Need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy Necessaries.
- Benjamin Franklin
Debts are nowadays like children begot with pleasure, but brought forth in pain.
Never spend your money before you have it.
- Thomas Jefferson
No man’s credit is as good as his money.
- Edgar Watson Howe