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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.
Anatole France

Remember that credit is money
Benjamin Franklin

Money is a poor man's credit card.
Marshal McLuhan

The rich are different from you and me because they have more credit.
John Leonard

Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
Ambrose Bierce

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.
James Howell

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.
Brian Tracy

A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live.
Jesse Jackson

Modern man drives a mortgaged car over a bond-financed highway on credit-card gas.
Earl Wilson

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.
Benjamin Franklin

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.
Elbert Hubbard

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 our interests.
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 without apprenticeship.
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.
Benjamin Jowlett

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 fortune.
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.
Joey Adams

The fundamental defect with fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
Bertrand Russell

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

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.
Andrew Carnegie

Truth will lose its credit, if delivered by a person that has none.
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.
Charles Beacham

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.
Denis Waitley

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.
Eliza Farnham

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.
Eugenie Clark

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.
Karl Gutzkow

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.
Horace Walpole

Credit is like a looking-glass, which when once sullied by a breath, may be wiped clear again; but if once cracked can never be repaired.
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.
Indira Gandhi

One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it.
Jean Rostand

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.
Kenneth Clarke

Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid.
Kim Hubbard

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.
Lord Byron

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.
Cicero

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.
Margaret Oliphant

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.
Maurice Switzer

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.
Sarah Ellis

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.
Robert Woodruff

What is bought is cheaper than a gift.
Portuguese Proverb

Credit is a system whereby a person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay.
Charles Dickens

If confidence is a plant of slow growth, credit is one which matures much more slowly.
Benjamin Disraeli

Lose not thine own for want of asking for it; 'twill get thee no thanks.
Thomas Fuller

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.
Samuel Johnson
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.
Junius
Pseudonym of writer who contributed series of letters to Public Advertiser 1769-1772.

Public credit is suspicion asleep.
Thomas Paine

Blest paper-credit! last and best supply!
That lends corruption lighter wings to fly.
Alexander Pope
Moral Essays.

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.
Anthony Trollope

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.
Daniel Webster
Speech on Alexander Hamilton.
 


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