Quotes On Debt – Part 2




Quotes On Debt – Part 2

 

 

A mortgage casts a shadow on the sunniest field.

- Robert Green Ingersoll

If I owe Smith ten dollars, and God forgives me, that doesn’t pay Smith.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

At the time we were funding our national debt, we heard much about “a public debt being a public blessing”; that the stock representing it was a creation of active capital for the aliment of commerce, manufactures and agriculture.
- Thomas Jeffereson On Public Debts,         in a letter to John W. Epps

Do not accustom yourself to consider debt only as an inconvenience; you will find it a calamity.

-Samuel Johnson

Debt is the worst poverty.

-Magnus Gottfried Lichtwer

 Debts are nowadays like children begot with pleasure, but brought forth in pain.

-          Moliere

Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people.

-          Wendell Phillips

 

 

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