Quotes About Debt

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Alright, we’re all clear. Debt for a lot of us is a no laughing matter. The stress it brings to you, emotionally, physically, and even psychologically. So let’s take a time off, and instead of discussing your debt, let’s go on to the lighter side of things, and ponder some debt quotes I’ve found over the internet.

Something we can agree on

Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them. Ogden Nash

Yes. Getting approved for a loan is the best part, paying for it is the worst. Well, as they say, happiness does not last.

We all think we’re going to get out of debt. Louie Anderson

Indeed, we do. We always look forward to a future with no debt, but here we are.

The Money Charity found that a household in UK in January 2020 has an average total debt of £60,363 , £4,264 total unsecured debt per UK adult, and an average credit card debt of £2,595.

Yeah, enough with the statistics. I promised you that this will be on the lighter side of things, but here we are.

It is the debtor that is ruined by hard times. Rutherford B. Hayes

Would there be a hard time for lenders? I don’t think so. Just as my pal, Steve told me, “our hard times are their good times”.

Some enlightenment from Proverbs

Debts are like children: the smaller they are the more noise they make. Spanish Proverb

Okay? Isn’t it the larger our debts are, the noisier they get? Please shed some light into this. I see some adults make more noise than children. Oops.

Interest on debts grow without rain. Yiddish Proverb

Preach! You know, winter, spring, summer or fall, all you got to do is grow, and I’ll be there, yes I will, you got a debt. Sing it!

Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most. American Proverb

Sometime, we get blinded of our priorities, and we would tend to spend more on our wants, instead of our needs.

Funny quotes with some pain into it

If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments. Earl Wilson

Check your phone, and out of all of the messages and calls that you receive, how many are about payments and due dates? Me? 50-50.

Today, there are three kinds of people:  the have’s, the have-not’s, and the have-not-paid-for-what-they-have’s. Earl Wilson

I have nothing.

If I owe you a pound, I have a problem; but if I owe you a million, the problem is yours. John Maynard Keynes

The problem’s on both of us Sir John. First off, I’d be dead, and not having a million.

So, that’s it! Thank you for going this far just to read some quotes about our debts. I hope this has put a smile, or even a grin to your face. Now, back to reality.