Debt Quotes

He that dies pays all debts.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 3 scene 2
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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
We can pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan
Benjamin franklin - to the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of...
Publilius syrus - debt is the slavery of the free....

Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.
Herbert Clark Hoove
Think what you do when you run into debt; you give another power over your liberty.
Benjamin Franklin
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
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
Ralph waldo emerson - science does not know its debt to imagination....
Education a debt due from present to future generations.
George Peabody
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
Malayan Prove
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
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
Neil Finn, track #12 on his album "Try Whistling This".
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard? s Almanac (1758)
People come to poverty in two ways accumulating debts and paying them off.
Jewish 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)
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