Here are are a collection of quotes and sayings about debt that can help you rethink the way you spend your money. It may help you with start debt repayment. Debt is an evil – work towards paying it off so that you can maintain a debt free life, with less money stress.

  • “He who promises runs in debt.” – The Talmud
  • “Who goeth a borrowing. Goeth a sorrowing.” – Thomas Tusser
  • “Interest on debts grow without rain.” – Yiddish Proverb
  • “Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.” – Dutch Proverb
  • “The borrower is servant to the lender.” – Proverbs 22:7 Bible
  • “When you get in debt you become a slave.” – Andrew Jackson
  • “The second vice is lying, the first is running in debt.” –Benjamin Franklin
  • “Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them.” – Ogden Nash
  • “It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times.” – Rutherford B. Hayes
  • “We all think we’re going to get out of debt.” – Louie Anderson
  • “Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most.” – American Proverb
  • “Running into debt isn’t so bad. It’s running into creditors that hurts.” – Unknown
  • “Never spend your money before you have it.” – Thomas Jefferson
  • “Live within your means, never be in debt, and by husbanding your money you can always lay it out well.” –Andrew Jackson
  • “If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.” – Earl Wilson
  • “This would be a much better world if more married couples were as deeply in love as they are in debt.” – Earl Wilson
  • “Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely be escaped without a wound.” – Samuel Johnson
  • “Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.” – Ambrose Bierce
  • “Some people use one half their ingenuity to get into debt, and the other half to avoid paying it.” – George Dennison Prentice
  • “A man in debt is so far a slave.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Debts are nowadays like children begot with pleasure, but brought forth in pain.” – Moliere
  • “There are but two ways of paying debt: Increase of industry in raising income, increase of thrift in laying out.” – Thomas Carlyle
  • “Youth is in danger until it learns to look upon debts as furies.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Rethink debt.

Guest post by Marlon Powell, a contributing writer from the Debt Consolidation Care Community. You can follow DebtCC here –!/debtcc.

“I can get no remedy against this consumption of the purse: borrowing only lingers and lingers it out, but the disease is incurable” – William Shakespeare

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