Quotations On Debt

  • Who goes a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing.—Tusser.
  • Creditors have better memories than debtors; and creditors are a superstitious sect, great observers of set days and times.—Franklin.
  • Man hazards the condition and loses the virtues of freeman, in proportion as he accustoms his thoughts to view without anguish or shame his lapse into the bondage of debtor.—Lytton.
  • Paying of debts is, next to the grace of God, the best means in the world to deliver you from a thousand temptations to sin and vanity.—Delany.
  • Run not into debt, either for wares sold, or money borrowed; be content to want things that are not of absolute necessity, rather than to run up the score.—Sir M. Hale.
  • Debt is the worst poverty.—M.G. Lichtwer.