Debt Quotes

Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A promise made is a debt unpaid.
Robert W. Service

A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
Alexander Hamilton
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
Neil Finn, track #12 on his album "Try Whistling This".
James goldsmith - praise in the beginning is agreeable enough; and...
Thomas jefferson, letter to samuel kercheval, july 12, 1816 - we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual...

Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard? s Almanac (1758)
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)
We can pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan
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
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Benjamin franklin - to the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of...
Think what you do when you run into debt; you give another power over your liberty.
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
Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.
Herbert Clark Hoove
People come to poverty in two ways accumulating debts and paying them off.
Jewish Prove
Education a debt due from present to future generations.
George Peabody
He that dies pays all debts.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 3 scene 2
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
Debt is the slavery of the free.
Publilius Syrus
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