Quotes by debts
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
It is always so pleasant to be generous, though very vexatious to pay debts.
James Lendall Basford
The man who never has money enough to pay his debts has too much of something else.Source: Sparks from the philosopher's stone (1882)
German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
B. W. Powe
Canadian poet, novelist and teacher 1955-
Electrical fire and the fire of greed kindle economies. In that flux, nations become digitized commodities on stock-exchange floors and on investors' rating screens. A country becomes a product to be rated for its obedience to paying of deficits and debts.Source: Towards A Canada of Light Interlude, p. 75
German politician 1954-
Eurobonds are absolutely wrong. In order to bring about common interest rates, you need similar competitiveness levels, similar budget situations. You don't get them by collectivizing debts.
He that dies pays all debts.Source: The tempest (1611)
He that dies pays all his debts.
English poet 1688-1744
I was not born for courts and great affairs, but I pay my debts, believe and say my prayers.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
It is very iniquitous to make me pay my debts - you have no idea of the pain it gives one.
American author and political activist 1941-
Medical debts are the number-one cause of bankruptcy in America.
Edward F. Halifax
British Conservative Statesman 1881-1959
Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.
English writer 1709-1784
Small debts are like small gun shot; they are rattling around us on all sides and one can scarcely escape being wounded. Large debts are like canons, they produce a loud noise, but are of little danger.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
The street's alive as secret debts are paid,
Contacts made, they vanished unseen.
Kids flash guitars just like switch-blades
Hustling for the record machine.
The hungry and the hunted explode into rock'n'roll bands
That face off against each other out in the street, down in Jungleland.Source: Born To Run (1975) Jungleland
Camilo Jose Cela
Spanish writer 1916-2002
When debts are not paid because they cannot be paid, the best thing to do is not talk about them, and shuffle the cards again.Source: Journey to the Alcarria: Travels Through the Spanish Countryside (1964 edition), Atlantic Monthly Press
Words pay no debts.
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