As an individual who undertakes to live by borrowing, soon finds his original means devoured by interest, and next no one left to borrow from - so must it be with a government.
He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.
As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.
I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing.
Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as it is founded on borrowing and debt.
The family. We are a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms. . . and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together.
Never spend your money before you have earned it.
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
Let us not bankrupt our today's by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow.
Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing.
It is difficult to begin without borrowing, but perhaps it is the most generous course thus to permit your fellowmen to have an interest in your enterprise.
We must take away the government's credit card. With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing, the Federal government would finally be forced to get serious about spending cuts
To forget, or pretend to do so, to return a borrowed article, is the meanest sort of petty theft.
I haven't inherited the earth from my parents, I am borrowing it from my children.
If borrowing and spending all this money led to more jobs than we would be at full employment already.
Debt is a bottomless sea.
We call those works of art concrete that came into being on the basis of their inherent resources and rules - without external borrowing from natural phenomena, without transforming those phenomena, in other words: not by abstraction.
Lots of fellows think a home is only good to borrow money on.
Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul.
Borrowing is not much better than begging.
You should only attempt to borrow from those who have but few of this world's goods, as their chests are not of iron, and they are, besides, anxious to appear wealthier than they really are.
But because we in the United States finance our current account deficit by borrowing in our own currency, we can move to a more competitive dollar without the adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries.
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Who goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing.
Who goeth a borrowing. Goeth a sorrowing.
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