Debt Quotes

Debt is the slavery of the free.
Publilius Syrus
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
Neil Finn, track #12 on his album "Try Whistling This".

Education a debt due from present to future generations.
George Peabody
Praise in the beginning is agreeable enough; and we receive it as a favor; but when it comes in great quantities, we regard it only as a debt, which nothing but our merit could extort.
James Goldsmith
Benjamin franklin - think what you do when you run into debt; you...
Benjamin franklin - to the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of...

We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to Samuel Kercheval, July 12, 1816
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
Malayan Prove
If we are immortal it is a fact in nature, and we are not indebted to priests for it, nor to bibles for it, and it cannot be destroyed by unbelief.
Robert Ingersoll, ? What Must We Do To Be Saved?? (1880)
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
Joseph F. Newton
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
Joseph F. Newton
John buchan - we can pay our debt to the past by putting the...
He that dies pays all debts.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 3 scene 2
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard? s Almanac (1758)
A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay off with your money.
G. Gordon Liddy
People come to poverty in two ways accumulating debts and paying them off.
Jewish Prove
Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world.
Mark Twain
A promise made is a debt unpaid.
Robert W. Service
Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.
Herbert Clark Hoove
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
Alexander Hamilton