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Debt Quotes

I, however, place economy among the first and most important republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.
Thomas Jefferson
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What makes a good leverage financier? One who can effectively control debts and do not allow the debts to control him...
Zeng Jun
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He who feels pain when paying off debts is not fit to leverage on debts as an investment strategy
Zeng Jun
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Alan Greenspan
Large deficits will result in rising interest rates and an ever-growing ratio of debt service to GDP (gross domestic product),
Alan Greenspan
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European debt purchasing and receivables management market leaders will generate strong interest in 2006 due to the expected growth potential of those markets over the next several years. In the U.S., small and mid-sized agencies that are specialized in fast-growing niche markets, such as the government, healthcare and commercial industries, will also be considered attractive acquisition targets by larger players that are in need of diversifying their service offerings and market focus.
Mark Russell
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When you run up this kind of deficit, we talk about increasing the debt limit, but one thing you have to do is pay interest on all of that debt.
Bobby Scott
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Benjamin Franklin
To the generous mind the heaviest debt is that of gratitude, when it is not in our power to repay it.
Benjamin Franklin
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Ronald Reagan
We don't have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven't taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much
Ronald Reagan
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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John D. Rockefeller
I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.
John D. Rockefeller
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It would be in your best interest to refinance your home loan right now, making good use of the low interest rates. You would not want to be making high installment payments during an economic slowdown. It is just not sensible to do so.
Zeng Jun
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James Madison
I go on the principle that a public debt is a public curse, and in a Republican Government a greater curse than any other
James Madison
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William Shakespeare
Words pay no debts.
William Shakespeare
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Francois Rabelais
Debts and lies are generally mixed together
Francois Rabelais
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New auctions will satisfy an unusual coincidence of needs on the supply and demand side of the fixed-income debt markets.
Brian Bethune
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Jeffrey Sachs
There is no doubt that Malawi needs 100 percent debt cancellation as soon as possible, and I will do everything possible to speed that up.
Jeffrey Sachs
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In general reducing the public debt will require drastic public sector reform. To implement drastic reforms, Koizumi needs to gain public support.
Tomoko Fujii
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George Herbert
A hundred load of worry will not pay an ounce of debt
George Herbert
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Moody's Investors Service recently upgraded the underlying rating from A3 to A2 on the District's outstanding debt - without the PSF guarantee. Factors contributing to the upgrade included healthy tax base growth, well-managed finances despite operating at the maximum allowed tax rate for maintenance and operations for several years, and manageable debt ratios.
Bruce Barnett
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Debt service drains money away from social spending and HIV/AIDS drugs. But under the Bank's proposal, Malawi would wait until July 2007 to see desperately needed relief, more than one year after qualifying (for debt cancellation).
Neil Watkins
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The total amount of debt that foreigners have bought this year is $66 billion, which is about the amount of the total federal deficit during the same period of time. So in other words, we benefit by basically eliminating the burden of the debt on domestic capital markets.
Bruce Bartlett
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Howard Dean
One of the implications of this increased debt is that increasingly, foreigners are financing this debt, putting the American economy in the hands of foreign debt holders, just like the ports deal would have put port security in the hands of a foreign-owned government.
Howard Dean
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Bruce Bowen
We players understand we have the best lives in the world. We owe a debt of gratitude to all our fans, everyone who supports us.
Bruce Bowen
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[Buck reveals the club was sinking in a quagmire of debt.] I personally was surprised, ... They had a £75m Eurobond outstanding and it was perfectly clear to the markets that they might have trouble making the July payment. [The then chief executive] Trevor Birch had been in discussions for some time about restructuring that bond. The financial community as opposed to the football community knew there were some real issues.
Bruce Buck
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Consumers have a lot of debt, but they are not in bad shape.
Aaron Smith
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man in debt is so far a slave.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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This is a governor who repealed the car tax, passed workers compensation reform and continues to pay down debt.
Adam Mendelsohn
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John Updike
Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.
John Updike
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The bottom line is that credit-based spending remains incredibly strong. Debt levels continue to rise and if there is any upward adjustment to interest rates, that would have major impact on debt serving costs.
Adenaan Hardien
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This will allow the government debt/GDP ratio to continue its downward trajectory, alleviating pressure on sovereign credit worthiness as debt ratios gradually compare more favorably with rating peer group medians.
James McCormack
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