Debt Quotes

He that dies pays all debts.
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 3 scene 2
Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.
Herbert Clark Hoove

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
A promise made is a debt unpaid.
Robert W. Service
Joseph f. newton - a duty dodged is like a debt unpaid it is only...
Neil finn, track #12 on his album

One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
Malayan Prove
Education a debt due from present to future generations.
George Peabody
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
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard? s Almanac (1758)
We can pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Jewish prove - people come to poverty in two ways accumulating...
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
Alexander Hamilton
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)
Think what you do when you run into debt; you give another power over your liberty.
Benjamin Franklin
Debt is the slavery of the free.
Publilius Syrus
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
We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to Samuel Kercheval, July 12, 1816
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
Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.
Benjamin Franklin