He looks the whole world in the face for he owes not any man. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The only man who sticks closer to you in adversity than a friend is a creditor. ~Author Unknown
Who goeth a borrowing
Goeth a sorrowing.
~Thomas Tusser
Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most. ~American Proverb
Wouldst thou shut up the avenues of ill,
Pay every debt as if God wrote the bill.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
In God we trust; all others must pay cash. ~American Saying
Creditors have better memories than debtors. ~Benjamin Franklin
Promises make debt, and debt makes promises. ~Dutch Proverb
Another way to solve the traffic problems of this country is to pass a law that only paid-for cars be allowed to use the highways. ~Will Rogers
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver. ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary, 1911
Debt is the worst poverty. ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732
Buy what thou hast no Need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy Necessaries. ~Benjamin Franklin
There are plenty of ways to get ahead. The first is so basic I’m almost embarrassed to say it: spend less than you earn. ~Paul Clitheroe
No man’s credit is as good as his money. ~E.W. Howe, Sinner Sermons
Who recalls when folks got along without something if it cost too much? ~Kin Hubbard
Today, there are three kinds of people: the have’s, the have-not’s, and the have-not-paid-for-what-they-have’s. ~Earl Wilson
Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money. ~Author Unknown
When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage. ~Bill Balance
Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift…. The hangover comes the day after. ~Joyce Brothers
Bankruptcy stared me in the face, but one thought kept me calm; soon I’d be too poor to need an anti-theft alarm. ~Gina Rothfels
Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money. ~Author Unknown