Debt Quotes

Education a debt due from present to future generations.
George Peabody
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
Neil Finn, track #12 on his album "Try Whistling This".

We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to Samuel Kercheval, July 12, 1816
A promise made is a debt unpaid.
Robert W. Service
Richard brinsley sheridan - he is indebted to his memory for his jests and to...
Malayan prove - one can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies...

People come to poverty in two ways accumulating debts and paying them off.
Jewish Prove
Debt is the slavery of the free.
Publilius Syrus
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)
Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.
Herbert Clark Hoove
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
Benjamin franklin, poor richard? s almanac (1758) - creditors have better memories than debtors....
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 can pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan
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
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.
Benjamin Franklin
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
He that dies pays all debts.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 3 scene 2
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
Alexander Hamilton
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
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