Quotation Explorer - 'Debt'

A promise made is a debt unpaid.
As believers our only debt is love and our only competition is to outdo each other in love. - Dr. Kanayo
The ruling passion of the age is to convert wealth into debt in order toderive a permanent future income from it - to convert wealth that perishesinto debt that endures, debt that does not rot, costs nothing to maintain,and brings in perennial interest. - Frederick Soddy
No credit--no debt. Credit leads a man into temptation. Cash down is the only thing that will deliver him from evil. - Solomon Northup
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing. - Alexander Hamilton
A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last. - Joseph F. Newton
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it. - Benjamin Franklin
The cost to reconnect animals to live in natural settings without human support is a debt that many animals in transition must honor with their lives. - Young Tim
We wear the mask that grins and lies.It shades our cheeks and hides our eyes.This debt we pay to human guileWith torn and bleeding hearts…We smile and mouth the myriad subtleties.Why should the world think otherwiseIn counting all our tears and sighs.Nay let them only see us whileWe wear the mask. - Maya Angelou
OWE, v. To have (and to hold) a debt. The word formerly signified not indebtedness, but possession; it meant "own," and in the minds of debtors there is still a good deal of confusion between assets and liabilities. - Ambrose Bierce
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
always serve too much hot fudge sause on the hot fudge sundaes.It makes people overjoyed,and puts them in your debt - Judith Olney
A majority of the people do not actually lend their support to the authority, but just repay the debt to the favour received from her/him. - Anuj Somany
Debt is great source of inner unhappiness. - Debasish Mridha
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind. - Malayan Proverb
A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay off with your money. - G. Gordon Liddy
Guilt is a feeling that you owe a debt that you're not paying. - Stefan Molyneux
Men owe us what they imagine they will give us. We must forgive them this debt. - Simone Weil
No true friendship takes account of credit and debt. It gives freely, without thought of compensation or reward. - Una McCormack
Why do we need money beyond a point? If we are free of ill health, enmity, and debt, is that not enough? Too much money only leads to less peace. - Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya
You're my friend, Danny. You understand? There's no debt between friends."Maybe it's just that the debt gets so high you stop counting it. - Lilith Saintcrow
Praise in the beginning is agreeable enough; and we receive it as a favor; but when it comes in great quantities, we regard it only as a debt, which nothing but our merit could extort.
You don't pay back your parents. You can't. The debt you owe them gets collected by your children, who hand it down in turn. It's a sort of entailment. Or if you don't have children of the body, it's left as a debt to your common humanity. Or to your God, if you possess or are possessed by one. - Lois McMaster Bujold
We owe a huge debt to Galileo for emancipating us all from the stupid belief in an Earth-centered or man-centered (let alone God-centered) system. He quite literally taught us our place and allowed us to go on to make extraordinary advances in knowledge. - Christopher Hitchens
If you're thinking of debt, that's what you're going to attract. - Bob Proctor
Old: Give me liberty or give me death. - New: Give me liberty or give me debt. - Orrin Woodward
Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes.It makes people overjoyed, and puts them in your debt. - Judith Olney
Think what you do when you run into debt; you give another power over your liberty. - Benjamin Franklin
Love is not a habit, a commitment, or a debt. It isn't what romantic songs tell us it is - love simply is. - Paulo Coelho
Debt trap can sometimes become a Death trap. - Ankala V Subbarao
We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. - Thomas Jefferson
We owe God a "double debt" incurred by our passive receipt of Adam's debt but also by our active disobedience. The extent of our depravity is such that we also owe a "daring debt" because we challenge not only God's Law but His very grace as we blame Him that He has not done enough. - Foppe Vander Zwaag
But it bothers you. It pisse you off that I'm not crippled with debt or saddled with some moody bitch. Instead, you PR your lives and act like I'm supposed to ency you..... - Adam Neville
One of life's great challenges is getting out of your own way after a divorce or breakup... Heartache and anger make you feel like enemies, but your children need you to be a team. Unfortunately, few rise to this challenge, and the children pay an emotional debt they did not incur. - Steve Maraboli
Science does not know its debt to imagination. Goethe did not believe that a great naturalist could exist without this faculty. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being instinctively lazy, I see no point in working longer hours just to get out of debt ! - L.G. Durand
When you are extravagant, you can result yourself facing alot of debt and not adjust to the pursuit of happiness. - Saaif Alam
Do you have to regret spending money when you earn money? And when it is time to spend, you should be strong that you got the opportunity to pay off your debt. Income is one’s responsibility and expense is the means to clear off the responsibility. - Dada Bhagwan
A sense of having been decoyed by some world-old conspiracy into this bondage of body and soul filled her with despair. If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature. - Edith Wharton
The spirit in which a thing is given determines that in which the debt is acknowledged; it's the intention, not the face-value of the gift, that's weighed. - Seneca
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world. - Mark Twain
We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves. - John Buchan
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