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Slow growth and inflation have a tendency to accompany large deficits and increasing debt as a percentage of GDP.
Joseph Fort Newton
American Baptist minister 1876-19500
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
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
A man in debt is so far a slave.
American statesman 1757-18040
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
A promise made is a debt unpaid.
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.
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
American - 31st American President 1874-19640
Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC0
But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
American academic and social critic 1947-0
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.
English statesman and writer 1804-18810
Debt is the prolific mother of folly and of crime.Source: Henrietta Temple (1837) 2, ch. 1
English writer 1709-17840
Do not accustom yourself to consider debt only as an inconvenience. You will find it a calamity.
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.
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.