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This country owes them all a debt of gratitude. The down payment on that debt is making sure that we live up to Lincoln's charge: to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan. (Quote by - Dave Obey)

found this national debt, doubled, wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for us. (Quote by - Freya Stark)

Promises make debt, and debt makes promises. (Quote by - Dutch Proverb)

The marathon is all about energy management. I had planned to run it like a track race with strategic surges to blow up my competitors by putting them into oxygen debt, so that is the way I prepared. (Quote by - Frank Shorter)

Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to the 9/11 Commission members for their valuable service and important recommendations to improve homeland security. (Quote by - Jim Ramstad)

He looks the whole world in the face for he owes not any man. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them. (Quote by - George Herbert)

Death's a debt; his mandamus binds all alike- no bail, no demurrer. (Quote by - Richard Brinsley Sheridan)

If you have debt I'm willing to bet that general clutter is a problem for you too. (Quote by - Suze Orman)

Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment. (Quote by - Bobby Hull)

Besides, we had a large debt, contracted at home and abroad in our War of Independence; therefore the great power of taxation was conferred upon this Government. (Quote by - Robert Toombs)

Our national debt, after all, is an internal debt, owed not only by the nation but to the nation. If our children have to pay the interest they will pay that interest to themselves. (Quote by - Franklin Delano Roosevelt)

I mean, the world has already done a big, big effort to forget debt to countries heavily indebted and with low income. And that has given good chances to countries to get out of poverty. (Quote by - Rodrigo Rato)

I have serious concerns about whether it's prudent to give any foreign country substantial leverage over the U.S. economy. Instead of spending $80 billion on important programs here at home, we're sending this money overseas just to pay interest on our debt. (Quote by - Tim Johnson)

The great increase in longevity has produced a surge in the desire to accumulate assets for retirement. It has outpaced the ability of the private sector to produce assets, so we need a larger government debt. (Quote by - William Vickrey)

Twas drink made me fall in love, And love made me run into debt, And though I have struggled and struggled and strove, I cannot get out of them yet. (Quote by - Alexander Brome)

Without true medical liability reform, our doctors will continue to leave, and young doctors coming out of medical school $100,000 to $200,000 in debt will not be able to afford such onerous costs. (Quote by - Jim Gerlach)

While President Bush's tax give-aways for the rich are pushing us further into debt, he compensates by increasing the out-of-pocket costs to our veterans. (Quote by - Tom Harkin)

The Nobel Prize, so long regarded in our science as the highest reward a man's work can earn, must bring to its recipient a most solemn sense of his debt to his fellow scientists and those of the past. (Quote by - Edward M. Purcell)

The biggest reason most people fail is that they try to fix too much at once - join a gym, get out of debt, floss after meals and have thinner thighs in 30 days. (Quote by - Marilu Henner)

Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed. (Quote by - Joseph Butler)

The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance of public officials should be controlled. (Quote by - Ross Perot)

Creditors have better memories than debtors. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

And to preserve their independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

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