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Borrowing Quotes

Don't borrow money from a neighbor or a friend, but of a stranger where, paying for it you shall hear of it no more.

Author: Lord Burleigh


If you would know the value of money try to borrow some.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

When a person has no need to borrow they find multitudes willing to lend.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright

Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing.

Author: Doris Lessing (1919)

Profession: British Novelist

Quick to borrow is always slow to pay.

Author: Proverb


Who goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing.

Author: Proverb


People lend only to the rich.

Author: Proverb


Before borrowing money from a friend decide which you need most.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

An empty purse and a new house make a man wise, but too late.

Author: Portuguese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Portuguese Origin

People cannot live by lending money to one another.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

Loans and debts make worry and frets.

Author: Saying


Always borrow from a pessimist, he never expects anything back.

Author: Source Unknown


Don't be one to remember everything lent, but forget everything borrowed.

Author: Source Unknown


Let us all be happy, and live within our means, even if we have to borrow the money to do it with.

Author: Artemus Ward