Who goeth a borrowing, Goeth a sorrowing.
One of the greatest disservices you can do a man is to lend him money that he can’t pay back.
He who borrows sells his freedom.
The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races: the men who borrow, and the men who lend.
It is better to return a borrowed pot with a little something you last cooked in it.
He who prefers to give to Linus the half of what he wishes to borrow, rather than to lend him the whole, prefers to lose only the half.
It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to repay.
Increased borrowing must be matched by increased ability to repay. Otherwise we aren’t expanding the economy, we’re puffing it up.
Acquaintance, n.: A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.