Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
If you lend money to any of my
people with you who is poor, you
shall not be like a moneylender to
him, and you shall not exact
interest from him. If ever you
take your neighbor's cloak in
pledge, you shall return it to him
before the sun goes down, for that
is his only covering, and it is
his cloak for his body; in what
else shall he sleep? And if he
cries to me, I will hear, for I am
The wicked borrows but does not
pay back, but the righteous is
generous and gives;
Go to the ant, O sluggard;
consider her ways, and be wise.
Without having any chief, officer,
or ruler, she prepares her bread
in summer and gathers her food in
harvest. How long will you lie
there, O sluggard? When will you
arise from your sleep? A little
sleep, a little slumber, a little
folding of the hands to rest, ...
Whoever loves pleasure will be a
poor man; he who loves wine and
oil will not be rich.
The rich rules over the poor, and
the borrower is the slave of the
Be not one of those who give
pledges, who put up security for
debts. If you have nothing with
which to pay, why should your bed
be taken from under you?
If your enemy is hungry, give him
bread to eat, and if he is
thirsty, give him water to drink,
for you will heap burning coals on
his head, and the
Lord will reward you.
A faithful man will abound with
blessings, but whoever hastens to
be rich will not go unpunished.
Give to the one who begs from you,
and do not refuse the one who
would borrow from you.
Owe no one anything, except to
love each other, for the one who
loves another has fulfilled the
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
Before borrowing money from a
friend it's best to decide which
you need most.
Moore – American Celebrity
Borrowing and spending is not the
way to prosperity.
Ryan – American Politician Born
Borrowing is not much better than
begging; just as lending with
interest is not much better than
Lessing – English Writer Born 1919
Home life ceases to be free and
beautiful as soon as it is founded
on borrowing and debt.
Ibsen – Norwegian Poet 1828-1906
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
de Montaigne – French Philosopher
I haven't inherited the earth from
my parents, I am borrowing it from
Udall – American Politician Born
Borrow trouble for yourself, if
that's your nature, but don't lend
it to your neighbours.
Kipling – English Writer 1865-1936
I don't think anybody steals
anything; all of us borrow.
King – American Musician Born 1925
If you would know the value of
money, go and try to borrow some.
Franklin – American Politician
It is a fraud to borrow what we
are unable to pay.
Syrus – Roman Writer 85 BC – 43 BC
Let us all be happy, and live
within our means, even if we have
to borrow the money to do it with.
Farrar Browne – American Writer