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Never marry for money, you'll borrow it cheaper.
Scottish proverb

Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back.
Oscar Wilde

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from
Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules
whose would you use?
Dale Carnegie

Over the past fifty years borrowing has gone from a shameful vice to the national pastime.
David Chilton

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Woodrow Wilson

Scratching and borrowing do well enough, but not for long.
German proverb

When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has
three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money. While these actions may
benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans.
Ron Paul

Borrow causes sorrow.
Jewish proverb

People who want to make a million borrow a million first.
Sophie Kinsella

A habitual borrower quickly becomes impoverished.
Philippine proverb

The Chinese have been saving and investing over 35 per cent of their income and the United
States has been saving and investing two percent of our income. We've been borrowing and
consuming. They've been saving and investing.
Jim Rogers

Borrowed garments do not fit well.
Japanese proverb

Who pays soon borrows when he will.
French proverb

We consumers have become a nation of servants to financial institutions. We used to joke
that a bank was where you could borrow money if you could prove you didn't need it. Now,
with the advent of aggressive credit marketing strategies, we can borrow even when we
shouldn't be allowed to.
Dave Ramsey

If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
Benjamin Franklin

He that borrows must pay again with shame or loss.
English proverb

Most of us go through life borrowing someone else's definition of success rather than coming
up with our own!
Tommy Newberry

Neither borrow nor flatter.
English proverb

Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.
Evan Esar

There can be no freedom or beauty about a home life that depends on borrowing and debt.
Henrik Ibsen

Money borrowed is soon sorrowed.
French proverb

Who readily borrows, readily lies.
German proverb

My sex life is now reduced to fan letters from an elderly lesbian who wants to borrow $800.
Groucho Marx

He may well be contented who needs neither borrow nor flatter.
English proverb

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
George Washington

A nation's strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can
borrow from others.
Indira Gandhi

We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back.
Lee Iacocca

Once again, the 90/10 rule of money applies - 10% of the borrowers in the world use debt to
get richer - 90% use debt to get poorer.
Robert Kiyosaki

A borrowed thing will not fulfill your desire.
African proverb

The only thing worse than a bad investment is a bad investment made with borrowed money.
David Chilton

Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.
George Savile

Long borrowed is not given.
German proverb

A beautiful woman moved in next door. So I went over and returned a cup of sugar. "You
didn't borrow this." "I will."
Steven Wright

You and I, as individuals, can, by borrowing, live beyond our means, but for only a limited
period of time. Why, then, should we think that collectively, as a nation, we're not bound by
that same limitation? We must act today in order to preserve tomorrow.
Ronald Reagan

Better buy than borrow.
French proverb

The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two
distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.
Charles Lamb

Not so good to borrow as be able to lend.
English proverb

It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to pay.

Acquaintance, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough
to lend to. A degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and
intimate when he is rich or famous.
Ambrose Bierce

A good borrower is a lazy payer.
Russian proverb

Who would borrow when he has not, let him borrow when he has.
English proverb