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Linda Chavey writes about how to change your lifestyle habits in order to eliminate debt.

A Collection of Debt Quotes

Written by Linda Chavey, Community blogger | Sep 24, 2012 5:45 PM

Possibly, you may find these quotes to be of help. Hope you are on your way to a debt-free lifestyle! 

“Rather go to bed supperless, than rise in debt.” -Benjamin Franklin

“Never spend your money before you have it.”  -Thomas Jefferson

“Creditors have better memories than debtors.” -Benjamin Franklin

“Live within your means, never be in debt, and by husbanding your money you can always lay it out well.”
- Andrew Jackson

“When you get in debt you become a slave.” - Andrew Jackson

“Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them.”
- Ogden Nash

“The man who never has money enough to pay his debts has too much of something else.”- James Lendall Basford

“You cannot spend your way out of recession or borrow your way out of debt.” - Daniel Hannan

“Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most.” - American Proverb

“The borrower is servant to the lender.” -The Bible (one of my favorites on principle)

“Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.” - Dutch Proverb

“Some people use one half their ingenuity to get into debt, and the other half to avoid paying it.” - George Prentice

“Debt is the worst poverty.” - Thomas Fuller

“A hundred wagon loads of thoughts will not pay a single ounce of debt.” - Italian Proverb

“When a man is in love or in debt, someone else has the advantage.” - Bill Balance

The worst debt quote I've ever heard is: 

“I’m in debt. I am a true American.”
-Balki Bartokomous

Americans have not always been in debt as they are today. There are solutions. They just need to be enacted upon and STARTED

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