Quotations on Credit

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All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Nature, Virtue, America, Confusion, Constitution, Credit, Honor, Ignorance, Want)

The most powerful person is he who is able to do least himself and burden others most with the things for which he lends his name and pockets the credit.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Burden, Credit, Name)

Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again.
- Gianni Agnelli
(Keywords: Change, People, America, Credit, Now, states, United)

It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy.
- Daniel Akaka
(Keywords: Financial, Credit, Debt, Decisions, May)

It is commonly said that men are forward to believe whatever is connected with their own interest. This in common cases is true; but it is also true, that when some very great and unexpected good news is brought to us, we find it very difficult to credit it.
- Archibald Alexander
(Keywords: Men, Credit, Interest, News)

The FBI, to its credit in a self-serving sort of way, rejects the routine use of the polygraph on its own people.
- Aldrich Ames
(Keywords: People, Credit, Routine, Self)

They're sheep. They like Bush enough to credit him with saving the nation after 9/11. Three thousand people get killed, and everybody thinks they're next on the list. The president comes along, and he's got his six-guns strapped on, and people think he's going to save them.
- Ed Asner
(Keywords: People, Credit, Nation, President, Sheep)

We always expect tremendous criticism. It is my role to be the lightning rod ... to attract the attacks against the organization for our work, and that is a difficult role. On the other hand, I get undue credit.
- Julian Assange
(Keywords: Work, Credit, Criticism)

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 our virtues.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: Love, Women, Credit, Nothing)

Individual investors have become far more powerful than anyone gives them credit for. Today, 85 million Americans invest in stocks. Collectively, that kind of buying and selling power can move markets.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Power, Selling, Americans, Buying, Credit, Today)

Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data. In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings, wreck their credit and cause financial ruin.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Life, Financial, Bank account, Cause, Credit, Numbers, Ruin, Security, Wrong)

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
(Keywords: Cooperation, Credit, May)

This is my ultimate fantasy: watching QVC with a credit card while making love and eating at the same time.
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Keywords: Love, Time, Credit, Eating)

Credit... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man.
- James Blish
(Keywords: Confidence, Credit, Man)

Americans are far more remarkable than we give ourselves credit for. We've been so busy damning ourselves for years. We've done it all, and yet we don't take credit for it.
- Ray Bradbury
(Keywords: Americans, Credit, Remarkable, Years)

Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after.
- Joyce Brothers
(Keywords: Being, Buying, Credit, Day)

And usually the studios they don't want you to have credit for your movies because they want to take credit for the movies because if you get credit for your movies they've got to pay you more.
- Jerry Bruckheimer
(Keywords: Movies, Credit, Want)

The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead.
- Jane Byrne
(Keywords: Business, Chicago, Credit, Labor)

The only credit I can give them. They synchronize wonderful. That's all. They synchronize very - you would have thought that they were actually acting, but they were synching all the time, and that's a rough job.
- Cab Calloway
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Acting, Credit, Job)

The farmers in Kansas are sorely in need of a credit system meeting their special requirements, that they may more readily obtain money on short or long time for their farming operations, or that they may become owners of farms.
- Arthur Capper
(Keywords: Money, Time, Credit, May, Meeting)

The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: History, Leadership, Truth, Selling, America, Children, Congress, Credit, Future, President, Republican)

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.
- Andrew Carnegie
(Keywords: Business, Credit, Will)

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
- Andrew Carnegie
(Keywords: Leader, Credit, Man, Will)

In a secular age, an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax, in order to gain credit in the world.
- Angela Carter
(Keywords: Age, Credit, Gain, Order, World)

I do think actually in this case the government does get credit for funding some of the basic research.
- Steve Case
(Keywords: Government, Credit, Research)

It's a wonderful thing to see a segment of our population that is open and eager to learn more about Chinese culture. It has filtered into the mainstream. You see credit-card ads on TV with white couples and Chinese babies.
- Iris Chang
(Keywords: Babies, Credit, Culture, Open, Population)

Every year the Federal Government wastes billions of dollars as a result of overpayments of government agencies, misuse of government credit cards, abuse of the Federal entitlement programs, and the mismanagement of the Federal bureaucracy.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: Government, Abuse, Bureaucracy, Cards, Credit, Result)

What the F.D.I.C. does is to put the full faith and credit of the United States government behind every savings account in the nation, up to a limit that has changed over the years and stands now at $100,000.
- Nick Clooney
(Keywords: Faith, Government, Credit, Nation, Now, states, United, Years)

A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit.
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Keywords: Change, Credit, Feeling)

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
(Keywords: Arrogance, Children, Credit, Neglect, Nothing)

If you need to put your money in a safe and secure place and you want it to earn interest, Treasury bonds are safer than putting it in any bank as a deposit or putting it anywhere else, because they are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.
- Jim Cooper
(Keywords: Faith, Government, Money, Credit, Interest, states, United, Want)

The way the credit cards were made in the '80s to be a people's form of capitalism and be able to make it so that you could get a loan that you would have been denied previous, now that's the way stocks are.
- Jim Cramer
(Keywords: People, Capitalism, Cards, Credit, Now)

Our co-founder and company president, Jim Levy, came from a record industry background and understood the marketing and promotion of artists as well as products. So the video game business went from absolutely zero designer credit to something approaching rock star promotion.
- David Crane
(Keywords: Business, Artists, Company, Credit, Marketing, President, Promotion)

I will always be the way I was a couple years ago before anything happened. And that's to my parents' credit, my amazing parents who have been around me my whole life and raised me right. I'm very happy with what has happened so far.
- Kaley Cuoco
(Keywords: Life, Credit, Parents, Right, Will, Years)

In science, the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to whom the idea first occurs.
- Francis Darwin
(Keywords: Science, Idea, Credit, First, Man, World)

Here is my general approach to the energy companies. You have already charged the utilities a 50 percent credit penalty for the power they were buying from you. You're charging us a penalty. You're not going to get two bites of the apple here.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: Power, Buying, Credit, Energy)

TO preach a sermon or edit a newspaper were the two things in life which I always felt I could do with credit to myself and benefit to the world, if I only had the chance.
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Keywords: Life, Chance, Credit, World)

And I have to credit David Jacobs with the opportunities he gave me. He was totally into sharing the creation of characters. David put together a show that told the story of people over many years' time and that was greatly enjoyable. Though nowadays that is frowned upon.
- William Devane
(Keywords: Time, People, Creation, Credit, Sharing, Years)

No man's credit is as good as his money.
- John Dewey
(Keywords: Money, Credit, Man)

Over and over again, financial experts and wonkish talking heads endeavor to explain these mysterious, 'toxic' financial instruments to us lay folk. Over and over, they ignobly fail, because we all know that no one understands credit default obligations and derivatives, except perhaps Mr. Buffett and the computers who created them.
- Richard Dooling
(Keywords: Computers, Financial, Credit, Experts, Folk, Talking)

I have an older sister named Haley and she wanted to be an actress. So I wanted to be an actress. It's really funny the way that some people don't give kids enough credit for like really being driven, and really wanting to do things so badly.
- Hilary Duff
(Keywords: Funny, Sister, People, Being, Credit, Kids)

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 our interests.
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Keywords: People, Act, Credit, Vote)

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.
- Albert Einstein
(Keywords: Nature, Science, Acting, Credit, Insecurity, Man, Mind)

I shall lend credit to nothing against my people which parents would not believe against their own children.
- Elizabeth I
(Keywords: People, Children, Credit, Nothing, Parents)

It's just that back then we didn't know that was considered being a coproducer. I would sit on the side and say what I wanted musically, but at the time we thought if you aren't the one playing it, you don't get the credit. Now you'll start seeing my name listed as producer.
- Missy Elliot
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Being, Credit, Name, Now)

I had written movie scores, television series, played with other people. Carl had done the same with Asia, with other bands, everything. We weren't about to entrust Greg automatically with a production credit.
- Keith Emerson
(Keywords: People, Credit, Production, Television)

God's designs may be frequent justification for our actions, but it is we, the self-made men, who take the credit.
- Arthur Erickson
(Keywords: God, Men, Actions, Credit, Justification, May, Self)

You don't learn from a situation where you do something well. You enjoy it and you give yourself credit, but you don't really learn from that. You learn from trial and error, trial and error, all the time.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Time, Credit, Error)

Today, credit rating agencies rate companies, countries and bonds.
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Keywords: Countries, Credit, Today)

An awful lot of thriller writers write women rather badly. So just doing it OK gets a lot of credit.
- Ken Follett
(Keywords: Women, Credit, Writers)

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