Debt Quotes

We can pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan
He that dies pays all debts.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 3 scene 2

Education a debt due from present to future generations.
George Peabody
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard? s Almanac (1758)
Mark twain - we owe a deep debt of gratitude to adam, the...
Publilius syrus - debt is the slavery of the free....

A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
Alexander Hamilton
We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to Samuel Kercheval, July 12, 1816
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
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
Neil Finn, track #12 on his album "Try Whistling This".
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.
Benjamin Franklin
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
Ralph waldo emerson - science does not know its debt to imagination....
People come to poverty in two ways accumulating debts and paying them off.
Jewish Prove
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 promise made is a debt unpaid.
Robert W. Service
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
Think what you do when you run into debt; you give another power over your liberty.
Benjamin Franklin
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
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.
Herbert Clark Hoove