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|Topic: Credit Quotes - Famous Credit
Quotes, Sayings about Credit
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|The most important thing for a young man is to
establish credit - a reputation and character.
John D. Rockefeller
It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue,
but because they are refused credit.
Remember that credit is money
Money is a poor man's credit card.
The rich are different from you and me because they have more
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial
Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good
accountant is a debit to his profession.
Sir Charles Lyell
The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you.
The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value
will do. Give as you live.
Modern man drives a mortgaged car over a bond-financed highway
on credit-card gas.
He that sells upon Credit, expects to lose 5 per Cent. by bad
Debts; therefore he charges, on all he sells upon Credit, an
Advance that shall make up that Deficiency.
People may live as much retired from the world as they like,
but sooner or later they find themselves debtor or creditor
to some one.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
No young man starting in life could have better capital than
plenty of friends. They will strengthen his credit, support
him in every great effort, and make him what, unaided, he could
never be. Friends of the right sort will help him more - to
be happy and successful - than much money.
Orison Swett Marden
People who don't vote have no line of credit with people who
are elected and thus pose no threat to those who act against
Marian Wright Edelman
The modern banking system manufactures money out of nothing.
The process is perhaps the most astounding piece of sleight-of-hand
that was ever invented. Banking was conceived in inequity and
born in sin... But if you want to continue to be slaves of the
bankers and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let the bankers
continue to create money and control credit.
Josiah Charles Stamp
I hate this shallow Americanism which hopes to get rich by credit,
to get knowledge by raps on midnight tables, to learn the economy
of the mind by phrenology, or skill without study, or mastery
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation
of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail,
but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit
is due to others rather than to myself.
Alexander Graham Bell
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame,
a little less than his share of the credit.
Arnold H. Glasgow
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit
for doing them.
The world is divided into people who do things and people who
get the credit.
Dwight Whitney Morrow
No man's credit is ever as good as his money.
Edgar Watson Howe
We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to
Jean De La Fontaine
Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money
in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
The fundamental defect with fathers is that they want their
children to be a credit to them.
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting
on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself
and before nature.
No person will make a great business who wants to do it all
himself or get all the credit.
Truth will lose its credit, if delivered by a person that has
Bishop Robert South
If you want to give a man credit, put it in writing. If you
want to give him hell, do it on the phone.
There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect of the
foreigner and his children, unless it be the arrogance most
of us betray when we set out to 'Americanize' him.
Charles Horton Cooley
You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the
credit for your achievements.
Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised
if its opponents blame it for the drought.
Dwight Whitney Morrow
Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified
the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to
have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to
drag the soul to perdition.
In the beginning, I wanted to enter what was essentially a man's
field. I wanted to prove I could do it. Then I found that when
I did as well as the men in the field I got more credit for
my work because I am a woman, which seems unfair.
We credit scarcely any persons with good sense except those
who are of our opinion.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
People give us credit only for what we ourselves believe.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes;
when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not
even out virtues.
Honore De Balzac
Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom
draw to their full extent.
Credit is like a looking-glass, which when once sullied by a
breath, may be wiped clear again; but if once cracked can never
Sir Walter Scott
When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed
and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you
never possessed. It evens itself out.
I. F. Stone
There are two kinds of people: Those who do the work and those
who take the credit. Try to be in the first group because there
is less competition there.
One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered
in order to demolish it.
The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals
and never to the age.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to
the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world,
at no practical cost to creditor countries.
Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are
Political success is the ability, when the inevitable occurs,
to get credit for it.
Laurence J. Peter
O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper, which makes bank credit
like a bark of vapor.
Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society
as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are
under some force or necessity of honestly paying what they owe
to one another.
It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited
chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so
excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art.
You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are
beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing.
Marie Carmichael Stopes
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They
are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw
to their full extent.
Sir Hugh Walpole
The surest way to establish your credit is to work yourself
into the position of not needing any.
Business leaders often get credit for the successful decisions
that were forced on them.
Oliver A. Fick
To act the part of a true friend requires more conscientious
feeling than to fill with credit and complacency any other station
or capacity in social life.
There is no limit to what a man can do or how far he can go
if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
What is bought is cheaper than a gift.
Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay gets another
person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay.
If confidence is a plant of slow growth, credit is one which
matures much more slowly.
Lose not thine own for want of asking for it; 'twill get thee
We have now learned that rashness and imprudence will not be
deterred from taking credit; let us try whether fraud and avarice
may be more easily restrained from giving it.
The Great Cham of Literature.
Private credit is wealth; public honor is security; the feather
that adorns the royal bird supports its flight; strip him of
his plumage, and you fix him to the earth.
Pseudonym of writer who contributed series
of letters to Public Advertiser 1769-1772.
Public credit is suspicion asleep.
Blest paper-credit! last and best supply!
That lends corruption lighter wings to fly.
Credit is a matter so subtle in its essence, that, as it may
be obtained almost without reason, so, without reason, may it
be made to melt away.
He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams
of revenue gushed forth. He touched the dead corpse of Public
Credit, and it sprung upon its feet.
Speech on Alexander Hamilton.
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