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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