Quotes: debt

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  • Joseph Fort Newton
    Joseph Fort Newton
    American Baptist minister 1876-1950
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    A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A man in debt is so far a slave.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
  • A promise made is a debt unpaid.
  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
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    At a time when the GOP is playing games with the debt limit, a member of the Supreme Court is refusing to recuse himself from matters he has a financial interest in, and middle class incomes are stagnant, many want to change the subject. I don't. This was a prank, and a silly one. I'm focused on my work.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
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    At this time - we're in a dramatic crisis - euro bonds are precisely the wrong answer. They lead us into a debt union, not a stability union. Each country has to take its own steps to reduce its debt.
  • Herbert Clark Hoover
    Herbert Clark Hoover
    American - 31st American President 1874-1964
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    Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Capitalism is an art form, an Apollonian fabrication to rival nature. It is hypocritical for feminists and intellectuals to enjoy the pleasures and conveniences of capitalism while sneering at it. Everyone born into capitalism has incurred a debt to it. Give Caesar his due.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Debt is the prolific mother of folly and of crime.
    Source: Henrietta Temple (1837) 2, ch. 1
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Do not accustom yourself to consider debt only as an inconvenience. You will find it a calamity.
  • Bobby Hull
    Bobby Hull
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    Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment.
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
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    Government spending is being restrained, the economy is making progress and moving forward, and the pro-growth, tax cutting policies put in place have allowed businesses to grow, which has brought in additional tax revenue to help pay off the debt.
  • Growth based on debt is unsustainable, artificial.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    I found this national debt, doubled, wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office.
    Source: Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Barack Obama, 2009, Book 1
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