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Debt Quotes

Buying on the installment plan makes the months shorter and the years longer.

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If one wants to get out and stay out of debt he should act his wage.

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If someone takes your time, it is the only debt that can't be repaid.

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Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.

Author: John Updike (1932)

Profession: American Novelist, Critic

If you don't have some bad loans you are not in business.

Author: Paul Volcker

Profession: American Chairman, Federal Reserve System

The payment of debts is necessary for social order. The non-payment is quite equally necessary for social order. For centuries humanity has oscillated, serenely unaware, between these two contradictory necessities.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

Modern man drives a mortgaged car over a bond-financed highway on credit-card gas.

Author: Earl Wilson (1907)

Profession: American newspaper columnist

Nowadays people can be divided into three classes -- the haves the have-nots and the have-not-paid-for-what-they-haves

Author: Earl Wilson (1907)

Profession: American newspaper columnist