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.


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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