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"I don't read much of what I write because I worry about unintentionally borrowing something." - Kelley Armstrong

"Reading means borrowing." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"Reading means borrowing." - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

"There can be no freedom or beauty about a home life that depends on borrowing and debt." - Henrik Ibsen

"We Americans are not about to stop borrowing as long as they give us money for nothing." - Kenneth Rogoff

"Holy borrowing bibliophile, let's book!" - Karen Marie Moning

"But borrowing strength builds weakness." - Stephen Covey

"Who goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing." - Thomas Tusser

"We are borrowing $40,000 per second." - Rand Paul

"Borrowing from Peter to pay Paul." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Who goeth a borrowing. Goeth a sorrowing." - Thomas Tusser

"Who goeth a borrowing Goeth a sorrowing." - Thomas Tusser

"Who goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing." - Proverbs

"Borrowing is not much better than begging." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"As for borrowing Mr. Whistler's ideas about art, the only thoroughly original ideas I have heard him express have had reference to his own superiority as a painter over painters greater than himself." - Oscar Wilde

"As for borrowing Mr. Whistler's ideas about art, the only thoroughly original ideas I have ever heard him express have had reference to his own superiority as a painter over painters greater than himself." - Oscar Wilde

"We must take away the government's credit card. With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing, the Federal government would finally be forced to get serious about spending cuts" - Alan Keyes

"No single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born. It would be a bit too easy if we could go about borrowing ready-made souls." - Antoine De Saintexupery

"We must take away the government's credit card. With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing, the Federal government would finally be forced to get serious about spending cuts." - Alan Keyes

"No single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born. It would be a bit too easy if we could go about borrowing ready-made souls." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Anything we have, we are only borrowing. Anything. Any time." - Elizabeth Berg

"He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing." - Benjamin Franklin

"Borrowing and spending is not the way to prosperity." - Paul Ryan

"Borrowing for expansion is one thing; borrowing to make up for mismanagement and waste is quite another." - Henry Ford

"Total borrowing has imploded. Private borrowing has collapsed. And, in effect, the Treasury Department is the last borrower left standing." - Peter R. Orszag

"Total borrowing has imploded. Private borrowing has collapsed. And, in effect, the Treasury Department is the last borrower left standing." - Peter Orszag

"I found my voice when I started doing YouTube videos, and that's when I was pretty old, to be honest. I think it's about exploration. I think it's about trying new things, meeting new people, and also, it's about borrowing inspiration from other people. Because I still have those moments where I'm like, "Oh my God, I'm a loser, what am I doing?"" - Lilly Singh

"The debt-ceiling vote isn't about what will be done in the future; it is about the integrity of America's commitment to support the bonds we issue. Elected officials have an obligation to maintain that integrity, regardless of whether they voted for the programs that required the borrowing in the first place." - John Sununu

"By 2045 we'll have multiplied our intelligence a billion-fold through this merger and exponential growth with information technology. It's such a profound transformation that we call it a singularity, borrowing a metaphor from physics where it's really the event horizon that we"re talking about." - Ray Kurzweil

"I'm trying to figure out what I can do creatively. It's about trying to find new things and trying to figure out voices and borrowing from things and learning as much as possible so that I have an archive of things to borrow from." - Anton Yelchin

"What I'm concerned about is endless borrowing, which is going to compromise our economy not only today but in the future. Because we know the decisions we make right now really dramatically impact us in the future, and the debt is literally getting out of our control." - Paul Ryan

"From borrowing one gets poorer and from work one gets richer." - Isaac Bashevis Singer

"I'm not stealing it. We're stranded. This is called borrowing." "This is called you're crazy." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"We do not project power from bankruptcy court. We're borrowing a million dollars a minute." - Rand Paul

"There is no practice more dangerous than that of borrowing money" - George Washington

"Who goeth a borrowing Goeth a sorrowing. Few lend (but fools) Their working tools." - Thomas Tusser

"I'm not stealing it. We"re stranded. This is called borrowing." "This is called you're crazy." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"The U.S. Treasury has got borrowing costs like nobody else has." - Warren Buffett

"Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most." - Proverbs

"Borrowing has a bad name, but you would be surprised how it helps in a pinch." - Will Cuppy

"I haven't inherited the earth from my parents, I am borrowing it from my children." - Mark Udall

"Borrowing to pay for college used to be the exception; now it's the rule." - Arne Duncan

"The Gillard government must give up its addiction to wasteful spending borrowing and taxing." - Julie Bishop

"That's the real secret to job creation - not borrowing and spending more money in Washington." - Paul Ryan

"Before borrowing money from a friend it's best to decide which you need most." - Joe Moore

"Almost any movie, no matter how original, is borrowing from some other movies." - Oren Peli

"Rather than Barack Obama borrowing from Mitt Romney, both Romney and Obama borrowed from Richard Nixon." - Stuart Altman

"We know better than to think that Republicans can win only on the failures of Democrats. It still comes down to a contest of ideas, which is really good news, ladies and gentlemen, because when it's about ideas, the advantage goes to us. Against their dreary backdrop of arrogant bureaucracies, pointless mandates, reckless borrowing, willful retreat from the world and all that progressives have in store for us, the Republican Party stands as a great enduring alternative party." - Paul Ryan

"The fears of recession in the aftermath of Black Monday have turned to fears of the economy racing ahead too fast, with inflation edging up and a substantial current account deficit...people understandably feel more confident about their future than they've done for decades, but as a result they have been borrowing more and saving less...coming on top of a massive income investment boom, it's all been just a bit too much of a good thing." - Nigel Lawson

"We do have some assistance from the World Bank but not from the IMF. We are not borrowing yet, but we are considering, in the future, borrowing from the Kuwait Fund to support our infrastructure development." - Jose Ramos-Horta

"We do have some assistance from the World Bank but not from the IMF. We are not borrowing yet, but we are considering, in the future, borrowing from the Kuwait Fund to support our infrastructure development." - Jose Ramoshorta

"Never spend anything before thou have it; for borrowing is the canker and death of every man's estate." - Walter Raleigh

"In Chinese love stories the one who loves always starts by borrowing a book from the beloved." - Sijie Dai

"It is a poor wit who lives by borrowing the words, decisions, mien, inventions and actions of others." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"Seeing other people do great work is its own form of inspiration and far more powerful than borrowing their ideas." - Kody Chamberlain

"The first step in taking control of your money is to stop borrowing money. Start using cash today." - Dave Ramsey

"Everything a politician promises at election time has to be paid for either by higher taxation or by borrowing." - Margaret Thatcher

"I was aware that people thought a certain type of photo work was either stealing, borrowing, copying or dumb." - Laurie Simmons

"We should not be borrowing money from the Chinese to bail out the Greeks. What's coming next? Intergalactic bailouts?" - Jeb Hensarling

"Our own tung shold be written cleane and pure, vnmixt and vnmangled with borrowing of other tunges." - John Cheke

"Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as it is founded on borrowing and debt." - Henrik Ibsen

"Among my friends love is a payment. It is an old debt for a borrowing foolishly spent." - William Dunbar

"Essentially, when we run a deficit, we are borrowing money to buy things that are made overseas." - Peter Defazio

"In blues music, there's a lot of borrowing, so it's often difficult to identify the originator of a song." - Henry Rollins

"You don't want a slob, but you don't want a guy who is constantly borrowing your tweezers." - Lauren Conrad

"Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing." - Doris Lessing

"As long as we keep our fundamentals strong...the dollar (and) U.S. borrowing costs will do just fine." - Lawrence Summers

"I would borrow money all day long, if the cost of borrowing is less than the expected return." - Brad Schneider

"If borrowing and spending all this money led to more jobs than we would be at full employment already." - Paul Ryan

"Night was coming on in, borrowing the light. It had started out borrowing just a few cents worth of the light, but now it was borrowing thousands of dollars worth of the light every second. The light would soon be gone, the bank closed, the tellers unemployed, the bank president a suicide." - Richard Brautigan

"Feminism died in 1998 when Hillary allowed henchlings and Democrats to demonize Monica as an unbalanced stalker, and when Gloria Steinem defended Mr. Clinton against Kathleen Willey and Paula Jones by saying he had merely made clumsy passes, then accepted rejection, so there was no sexual harassment involved. As to his dallying with an emotionally immature 21-year-old, Ms. Steinem noted, 'Welcome sexual behavior is about as relevant to sexual harassment as borrowing a car is to stealing one.' Surely what's good for the Comeback Kid is good for the Terminator." - Maureen Dowd

"Infatuation is not quite the same thing as love; it's more like love's shady second cousin who's always borrowing money and can't hold down a job." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"For such kind of borrowing as this, if it be not bettered by the borrowers, among good authors is accounted Plagiare." - John Milton

"The Fed's low-interest policy not only encourages spending and borrowing, it discourages the one thing that best helps people raise themselves into higher economic classes - saving." - Mark Thornton

"I didn't feel like I was in my own body; my body was just a lonely, temporary container I happened to be borrowing." - Haruki Murakami

"In Manhattan last month I heard a woman borrowing the jargon of junkies to say to another, 'Want to do some chocolate?'" - Diane Ackerman

"I can get no remedy against this consumption of the purse: borrowing only lingers and lingers it out, but the disease is incurable." - William Shakespeare

"Neither a borrower nor a lender be, For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulleth edge of husbandry." - William Shakespeare

"For such kind of borrowing as this, if it be not bettered by the borrower, among good authors is accounted plagiary." - John Milton

"Neither a borrower nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry." - William Shakespeare

"I shall easily show that it is impossible to tax further, ruinous to be always borrowing and not enough to confine ourselves to measures of economy." - Charles Alexandre de Calonne

"Let us not bankrupt our today's by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow." - Ralph Washington Sockman

"Some virtuous women are too liberal in their insults to a frail sister; but virtue can support itself without borrowing any assistance from the vices of other women." - Henry Fielding

"It is difficult to begin without borrowing, but perhaps it is the most generous course thus to permit your fellowmen to have an interest in your enterprise." - Henry David Thoreau

"Improvements in lending practices driven by information technology have enabled lenders to reach out to households with previously unrecognized borrowing capacities." - Alan Greenspan

"I really want to continue what I've already started with found sounds, but start borrowing from my past as well, so that it really spans me growing up." - Shura

"[I'm concerned with] aesthetics and this idea of how the passage between life and death goes. I can visually present that by borrowing this Buddhist statue." - Hiroshi Sugimoto

"If you would know the value of money, go try to borrow some; for he that goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing." - Benjamin Franklin

"Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend; And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry [economy]." - William Shakespeare

"Specific policy decisions would be absolutely necessary to promote the UK. It's not necessarily borrowing more or changing our current account status." - Andrea Leadsom

"Sometimes, people forget my record of fiscal conservatism on major issues in the state legislature. The greatest example is my voting against the pension borrowing scheme in 1997." - Leonard Lance

"What's so exciting is to be able to just take something and polish it so much that hopefully in the future people will start borrowing things from it." - Theo De Raadt

"Most companies can survive even if their debt ratings are lowered below investment grade, although they will have higher borrowing costs." - Alex Berenson

"Chinese productivity is the highest in the world but the way they do it is by borrowing the technology from abroad, either by joint ventures or other means." - Alan Greenspan

"Lower interest rates are usually considered good for stocks because they lower the cost of borrowing and make bonds a less attractive alternative investment." - Alex Berenson

"Public borrowing is costly these days, true, but interest rates on municipal bonds are still considerably lower than those borne by corporate debt." - Thomas Frank

"Additionally, borrowing a page from U.S. foreign policy, I decided to send a message to a government that was becoming increasingly hostile." - Timothy Mcveigh

"Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it." - Sonny Bono

"Wars are times of intense technological transformation, because societies invest - sometimes with extensive borrowing - when and where matters of life and death are at stake." - George Friedman

"You cannot just keep borrowing more and more and keep spending more and more without eventually having a day of reckoning." - Wilbur Ross

"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 borrowing." - Michel De Montaigne

"You can make great money in a utility type of business by borrowing cheaply and lending sensibly but that's not what's being done." - Meredith Whitney

"Ideas excite me, and as soon as I get excited, the adrenaline gets going and the next thing I know I'm borrowing energy from the ideas themselves." - Ray Bradbury

"Let us not bankrupt our todays by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow." - Ralph W Sockman

"Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources, taking the best from every study, Science of Mind brings together the highest enlightenment of the ages." - Ernest Holmes

"A cash advance on a credit card is one of the worst types of borrowing because the interest rate is typically 21 percent or more." - Suze Orman

"We are borrowing money from future generations. We are borrowing the carbon impact, the resource impact from future generations to get stuff cheap now. We have swept the dirt and dust from our society under the carpet - but this carpet is on other side of the planet." - Kevin Mccloud

"When our markets work, people throughout our economy benefit - Americans seeking to buy a car or buy a home, families borrowing to pay for college, innovators borrowing on the strength of a good idea for a new product or technology, and businesses financing investments that create new jobs." - Henry Paulson

"I am no longer going to go along with this idea that we're going to keep spending and borrowing and taking over and raising taxes, that I'm going to do everything I can to change things." - Chris Matthews

"The U.S. Treasury has got borrowing costs like nobody else has. They can borrow basically unlimited amounts. They can stay there for years and years. These assets will be worth more money over time." - Howard Warren Buffett

"Mexico is offering a $3.8 million reward for information leading to the capture of the escaped billionaire drug lord, El Chapo. Mexico said they'll get the money by borrowing it from El Chapo." - Conan O'Brien

"A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket: let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection; and trust more to your imagination than to your memory." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Except for the con men borrowing money they shouldn't get and the widows who have to visit with the handsome young men in the trust department, no sane person ever enjoyed visiting a bank." - Martin Mayer

"Government spending cannot create additional jobs. If the government provides the funds required (think stimulus) by taxing the citizens or by borrowing from the public, it abolishes on the one hand as many jobs as it creates on the other." - Ludwig Von Mises

"I don't believe in originality in art. I think we exist on this earth to inspire each other, through our actions, through our deeds, and through who we are. We're always borrowing." - Bill Viola

"As an individual who undertakes to live by borrowing, soon finds his original means devoured by interest, and next no one left to borrow from, so must it be with a government." - Abraham Lincoln

"Government spending is always a "tax" burden on the American people and is never equally or fairly distributed. The poor and low-middle income workers always suffer the most from the deceitful tax of inflation and borrowing." - Ron Paul

"If the church is to be faithful it must be formed andordered from the inside of its experience and confession and not by borrowing from sources extenal to its own life." - Walter Brueggemann

"As an individual who undertakes to live by borrowing, soon finds his original means devoured by interest, and next no one left to borrow from - so must it be with a government." - Abraham Lincoln

"I've seen more people fail because of liquor and leverage - leverage being borrowed money. You really don't need leverage in this world much. If you're smart, you're going to make a lot of money without borrowing." - Warren Buffett

"Government spending is always a "tax" burden on the American people and is never equally or fairly distributed. The poor and low-middle income workers always suffer the most from the deceitful tax of inflation and borrowing." - Ron Paul

"It's always going to be easy to live like others or other's life, because creating or innovating something of own is always difficult in comparison to buying or borrowing anything from others." - Anuj

"The borrowing is often honest enough, and comes of magnanimity and stoutness. A great man quotes bravely and will not draw on his invention when his memory serves him with a word as good." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It's always going to be easy to live like others or other's life, because creating or innovating something of own is always difficult in comparison to buying or borrowing anything from others." - Anuj

"Big banks are more dangerous than standing armies, and the practice of borrowing and spending money to be paid back by the next generation is stealing from their future." - Thomas Jefferson

"I bet Richard Fuld doesn't have an ounce of contrition. It's just megalomania. When it's like that, you need rules to prevent catastrophe. When banks are borrowing the government's credit rating, you need rules to prevent stupid things." - Charlie Munger

"There is a big problem. The problem is the country borrowed too much. We went on a borrowing binge, there was a housing boom. You want to help people de-leverage and deal with those debts over time." - George Osborne

"This 1965. We went to trial on our city. We were obviously borrowing tactics and strategy from the Black freedom movement, and we were echoing their approach to things." - Bill Ayers

"I, who ne'er Went for myself a begging, go a borrowing, And that for others. Borrowing's much the same As begging; just as lending upon usury Is much the same as thieving." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"That old lady who, on borrowing a dictionary from her municipal library, returned it with the comment, 'A very unusual book indeed- but the stories are extremely short, aren't they?" - Eric Partridge

"I care not so much what I am in the opinion of others, as what I am in my own; I would be rich of myself, and not by borrowing." - Michel De Montaigne

"I'm just proud that I created something that helped me pay my bills because I was so flat broke. I was borrowing money from my mother to stay afloat, and that was kind of uncomfortable." - Marc Cherry

"You're having government spending on the economy being cut almost everywhere. That means that the only source of spending for growth has to come from borrowing from the banking system." - Michael Hudson

"I, who ne'erWent for myself a begging, go a borrowing,And that for others. Borrowing's much the sameAs begging; just as lending upon usuryIs much the same as thieving." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"Perhaps art criticism cannot be reformed in a logical sense because it was never well-formed in the first place. Art criticism has long been a mongrel among academic pursuits, borrowing whatever it needed from other fields..." - James Elkins

"I borrow to pay my honest debts and not to squander foolishly. What's more, I confine my borrowing to those who can well afford it. I don't go around sponging on widows and orphans unless they have plenty." - Will Cuppy

"Caltech is a very adventurous place. Part of the culture is that we tolerate people doing things that seem impossible, and also synthesizing and borrowing ideas across very kooky and unusual boundaries." - Colin Camerer

"But because we in the United States finance our current account deficit by borrowing in our own currency, we can move to a more competitive dollar without the adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries." - Martin Feldstein

"And if you are a parent, introduce your children to their neighborhood library. It will give them a real sense of independence to have their own library card and enjoy borrowing books." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"The whole borrowing clothes thing is very unnatural for me. I don't feel comfortable with that. If you like something, I'd just give it to you rather than sharing it." - Zana Marjanovic

"We call those works of art concrete that came into being on the basis of their inherent resources and rules - without external borrowing from natural phenomena, without transforming those phenomena, in other words: not by abstraction." - Max Bill

"Corporate engineers have looked at how women are with each other, borrowing the best tips from female neighborhood culture and then transporting them back into the bosom of capitalism. They've feminized capitalism." - Arlie Russell Hochschild

"Nothing can do what a book can do. Lifts you out of your life... to a whole new world, whole new perspective. A book is like a dream you're borrowing from a friend." - Dave Kellett

"The temple of art is built of words. Painting and sculpture and music are but the blazon of its windows, borrowing all their significance from the light, and suggestive only of the temple's uses." - J. G. Holland

"Our whole Depression was brought on by gambling, not in the stock market alone but in expanding and borrowing and going in debt... all just to make some easy money quick." - Will Rogers

"The problem is that borrowing money to pay back more borrowed money that will oblige you in the future to borrow even more money doesn't sound kosher. Because it isn't." - John Podhoretz

"I'm a Conservative who believes in lower taxes. They lead to a more enterprising economy. But I'm not somebody who believes you can fund lower taxes by borrowing more money." - George Osborne

"The American electorate are getting disgusted with weaklings who blow where the wind takes them while frittering away our precious lifeblood and borrowing money from our new owners, the Chinese." - Cindy Sheehan

"A swarm of new business tools coming to phones and desktops near you promise to boost efficiency and streamline collaboration by borrowing social features from the likes of Facebook and Twitter." - Ryan Holmes



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