People come to poverty in two ways: accumulating debts and paying them off.
To preserve their independence, we must not let our leaders load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude.
His brow is wet with honest sweat He earns what’er he can, And looks the whole world in the face, For he owes not any man.
Bill: How did you go bankrupt? Mike: Two ways. Gradually, and then suddenly. From the novel “The Sun Also Rises” by Ernest Hemingway
We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.
Small debts are like small gun shots; they are rattling around us on all sides and one can scarcely escape being wounded. Large debts are like cannons, they produce a loud noise, but are of little danger.
One day Donald Trump will discover that he is owned by Lutheran Brotherhood and must re-negotiate his debt load with a committee of silent Norwegians who don’t understand why anyone would pay more than $120 for a suit.
There are but two ways of paying debt: Increase of industry in raising income, increase of thrift in laying out.
God often pays debts without money.
Some people use one half their ingenuity to get into debt, and the other half to avoid paying it.