Quotations on Borrowing

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These kids understood what is not immediately obvious; that they were going to pay the bills for tax cuts that had been passed today or in the last 4 years, and for the war in Iraq, because essentially we are borrowing money to do those things.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Money, War, Borrowing, Tax, Iraq, Kids, Obvious, Tax cuts, Today, Years)

We call those works of art concrete that came into being on the basis of their inherent resources and rules - without external borrowing from natural phenomena, without transforming those phenomena, in other words: not by abstraction.
- Max Bill
(Keywords: Art, Being, Borrowing, Rules)

Well, you have the public not wanting any new spending, you have the Republicans not wanting any new taxes, you have the Democrats not wanting any new spending cuts, you have the markets not wanting any new borrowing, and you have the economists wanting all of the above. And that leads to paralysis.
- Michael Bloomberg
(Keywords: Borrowing, Democrats, Public, Republicans, Taxes)

Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.
- Sonny Bono
(Keywords: Money, Borrowing, Fame)

Basically he never went to work and didn't have a job. Of course I thought he did. I thought he was on the phone doing business deals instead of borrowing money from people.
- Christie Brinkley
(Keywords: Business, Money, Work, Thought, People, Borrowing, Deals, Job)

A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Keywords: Imagination, Nature, Trust, Act, Borrowing, Memory)

Whether they run a record company or a grocery store, every boss will tell you you're in big trouble if you're borrowing more than you can ever afford to pay back. Delaying the pain for future generations is suicidal. We've got to start getting the deficit down right now, not next year.
- Simon Cowell
(Keywords: Boss, Borrowing, Company, Future, Generations, Now, Pain, Right, Trouble, Will)

But if our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'
- Mitch Daniels
(Keywords: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, Years)

If our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'
- Mitch Daniels
(Keywords: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, Years)

But because we in the United States finance our current account deficit by borrowing in our own currency, we can move to a more competitive dollar without the adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Finance, Borrowing, Countries, states, United)

As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.
- Al Gore
(Keywords: Change, Money, Civilization, Borrowing, Future, Land, Oil, Years)

Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources, taking the best from every study, Science of Mind brings together the highest enlightenment of the ages.
- Ernest Holmes
(Keywords: Science, Knowledge, Borrowing, Mind, Reality, Study)

We do have some assistance from the World Bank but not from the IMF. We are not borrowing yet, but we are considering, in the future, borrowing from the Kuwait Fund to support our infrastructure development.
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Keywords: Development, Borrowing, Future, Support, World)

Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as it is founded on borrowing and debt.
- Henrik Ibsen
(Keywords: Home, Life, Borrowing, Debt)

We must take away the government's credit card. With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing, the Federal government would finally be forced to get serious about spending cuts.
- Alan Keyes
(Keywords: Government, Borrowing, Credit, Tax, Limits)

Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing.
- Doris Lessing
(Keywords: Borrowing, Interest)

Additionally, borrowing a page from U.S. foreign policy, I decided to send a message to a government that was becoming increasingly hostile.
- Timothy McVeigh
(Keywords: Government, Policy, Borrowing, Foreign policy)

I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself. I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing.
- Michel de Montaigne
(Keywords: Borrowing, Care, Will)

That's the real secret to job creation - not borrowing and spending more money in Washington.
- Paul Ryan
(Keywords: Money, Borrowing, Creation, Job, Washington)

What I'm concerned about is endless borrowing, which is going to compromise our economy not only today but in the future. Because we know the decisions we make right now really dramatically impact us in the future, and the debt is literally getting out of our control.
- Paul Ryan
(Keywords: Control, Borrowing, Compromise, Debt, Decisions, Economy, Future, Now, Right, Today)

Borrowing and spending is not the way to prosperity.
- Paul Ryan
(Keywords: Borrowing, Prosperity)

If borrowing and spending all this money led to more jobs than we would be at full employment already.
- Paul Ryan
(Keywords: Money, Borrowing, Jobs)

Let us not bankrupt our todays by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow.
- Ralph W. Sockman
(Keywords: Borrowing, Interest, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

I haven't inherited the earth from my parents, I am borrowing it from my children.
- Mark Udall
(Keywords: Borrowing, Children, Earth, Parents)









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