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Better to go to bed hungry than to wake up in debt.
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Small debts are like small gun shot; they are rattling around us on all sides and one can scarcely escape being wounded. Large debts are like canons, they produce a loud noise, but are of little danger.Samuel Johnson More
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Running into debt isn't so bad. It's running into creditors that hurts.
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If one wants to get out and stay out of debt he should act his wage.
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The government who robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.George Bernard Shaw More
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The nation is prosperous on the whole, but how much prosperity is there in a hole?Will Rogers More
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The payment of debts is necessary for social order. The non-payment is quite equally necessary for social order. For centuries humanity has oscillated, serenely unaware, between these two contradictory necessities.Simone Weil More
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Money is a poor man's credit card.Marshall McLuhan More
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We at Chrysler borrow money the old fashion way. We pay it back.Lee Iacocca More
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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.Joyce Brothers More
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Words pay no debts.
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Always live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.Josh Billings More
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Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another person who can not pay to guarantee that he can pay.Charles Dickens More
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I can get no remedy against this consumption of the purse: borrowing only lingers and lingers it out, but the disease is incurable.
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He that dies pays all his debts.
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You know it is not my interest to pay the principal, or my principal to pay the interest.Richard Brinsley Sheridan More
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You can take a chance with any man who pays his bills on time.Terence More
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Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.Ambrose Bierce More
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Interest works night and day in fair weather and in foul. It gnaws at a man's substance with invisible teeth.Henry Ward Beecher More
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If someone takes your time, it is the only debt that can't be repaid.
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Birds have bills too, and they keep on singing
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Buying on the installment plan makes the months shorter and the years longer.
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Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.John Updike More
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Never run into debt, not if you can find anything else to run into.Josh Billings More
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A small debt makes a man your debtor, a large one your enemy.
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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 More
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Debt is the worst poverty.Thomas Fuller More
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new! A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.Victor Hugo More
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There are but two ways of paying debt: Increase of industry in raising income, increase of thrift in laying out.Thomas Carlyle More
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If it isn't the sheriff, it's the finance company; I've got more attachments on me than a vacuum cleaner.John Barrymore More
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Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him.Pearl S. Buck More
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To John I owed great obligation; but John, unhappily, thought fit to publish it to all the nation: Sure John and I are more than quit.Matthew Prior More
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Out of debt, out of danger.
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Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
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God often pays debts without money.
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The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.Thomas Jefferson More
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Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.Benjamin Franklin More
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