41 Quotes About Not Paying Debts


One of the best ways to be free in life is to achieve financial freedom. Not paying your debts continues to allow chains to drag you down. These quotes about not paying debts will encourage you to make a change.

“A debt is still unpaid, even if forgotten.”

“A debt may get mouldy, but it never decays.”

“A man in debt is so far a slave.”

“A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.”

“A promise made is a debt unpaid.”

“A slight debt produces a debtor; a heavy one an enemy.”

“Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.”

“Debt is a trap, especially student debt, which is enormous, far larger than credit card debt. It’s a trap for the rest of your life because the laws are designed so that you can’t get out of it. If a business, say, gets in too much debt, it can declare bankruptcy, but individuals can almost never be relieved of student debt through bankruptcy.”

“Debt is the prolific mother of folly and of crime.”

“Debt is the slavery of the free.”

“Debt is the worst poverty.”

“Debt rolls a man over and over, binding him hand and foot, and letting him hang upon the fatal mesh until the long-legged interest devours him.”

“Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment.”

“Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.”

“Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as it is founded on borrowing and debt.”

“I consider myself a product of Alaska. The love and the debt that I feel to my home state, you always want your hometown to be the proudest of you.”

“If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem. But if you owe a million, it has.”

“I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.”

“Inequality saps the economy by draining the buying power of Americans whose incomes have stagnated, forcing them to rely on debt to fund education, housing, and health care.”

“Make this the year you tackle that credit card debt once and for all.”

“Monetary policy has less room to maneuver when interest rates are close to zero, while expansionary fiscal policy is likely both more effective and less costly in terms of increased debt burden when interest rates are pinned at low levels.”

“My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.”

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend.”

“Only one thing can save this country, and that’s to get a handle on this deficit and debt issue.”

“Our nation stands at the crossroads of liberty. Crushing national debt, rampant illegal immigration, insane business regulations and staggering national unemployment are pushing our nation into unchartered territory.”

“Poverty is about people lacking the tools they need to get on in life. And solving it is about tackling educational failure, antisocial behaviour, debt problems and addiction, and of course it’s about work.”

“Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.”

“The baby boomers owe a big debt of gratitude to the parents and grandparents – who we haven’t given enough credit to anyway – for giving us another generation.”

“The cost of college education today is so high that many young people are giving up their dream of going to college, while many others are graduating deeply in debt.”

“The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.”

“There are but few things that crush the life out of one like a burden of debt. They break our spirit, crush our ambitions, destroy our homes, and drive us to despair as nothing else can do.”

“There is scarcely anything that drags a person down like debt.”

“There’s nothing as short as short-term debt.”

“To bring down your credit card balances, write down the benefits of reducing your debt. No more gnawing feeling that you’re throwing money away, perhaps. More money flowing to other financial objectives. Then consult the list when you have doubts.”

“To vote is like the payment of a debt, a duty never to be neglected, if its performance is possible.”

“We don’t need new taxes. We need new taxpayers, people that are gainfully employed, making money and paying into the tax system. And then we need a government that has the discipline to take that additional revenue and use it to pay down the debt and never grow it again.”

“We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.”

“What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?”

“What you can’t pay back you pay forward.”

“Whatever we owe, it is our part to find where to pay it, and to do it without asking, too; for whether the creditor be good or bad, the debt is still the same.”

“Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.”

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