Quotes On Debt – Part 3

Quotes On Debt – Part 3



A public debt is a kind of anchor in the storm; but if the anchor be too heavy for the vessel, she will be sunk by that very weight which was intended for her preservation.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Debt is a prolific mother of folly and of crime.
- Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield

Run not into debt, either for wares sold or money borrowed; be content to want things that are not of absolute necessity, rather than to run up the score.
- Sir Matthew Hale

Debt is like any other trap, easy enough to get into, but hard enough to get out of.
- Henry Wheeler Shaw (used pseudonyms Josh Billings and Uncle Esek)

Many delight more in giving of presents than in paying their debts.
- Sir Philip Sidney (Sydney)

A small debt makes a debtor; a heavy one makes an enemy.
- Syrus (Publilius Syrus)

The more we get out of the world the less we leave, and in the long run we shall have to pay our debts at a time that may be very inconvenient for our own survival.
- Norbert Wiener


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