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Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions. Ambrose Bierce
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O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper, which makes bank credit like a bark of vapor. George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron
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new! Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force or necessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another. Cicero
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A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking-match. Charles Dickens
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Remember that credit is money. Benjamin Franklin
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Blest paper-credit! last and best supply! That lends corruption lighter wings to fly! Alexander Pope
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In God we trust; all others must pay cash.
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Beautiful credit! The foundation of modern society. Who shall say that this is not the golden age of mutual trust, of unlimited reliance upon human promises? That is a peculiar condition of society which enables a whole nation to instantly recognize point and meaning in the familiar newspaper anecdote, which puts into the mouth of a distinguished speculator in lands and mines this remark: -- I wasn't worth a cent two years ago, and now I owe two millions of dollars. Mark Twain
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Buying on trust is the way to pay double.
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A pig bought on credit is forever grunting.
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Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent. Horace Walpole
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