posted on May, 25 2010 @ 08:54 PM
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
~Hamlet, Act I, Scene 3; by William Shakespeare~
He looks the whole world in the face for he owes not any man.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow~
Who goeth a borrowing Goeth a sorrowing.
Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most.
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Debt, n. An ingenious substitute for the chain and whip of the slavedriver.
~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 1911~
Debt is the worst poverty.
~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732~
Buy what thou hast no Need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy Necessaries.