An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Don't borrow money from a neighbor or a friend, but of a stranger where, paying for it you shall hear of it no more.


Lord Burleigh


If you would know the value of money try to borrow some.


Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790, American scientist, publisher, diplomat)


When a person has no need to borrow they find multitudes willing to lend.


Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774, Anglo-Irish author, poet, playwright)


Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing.


Doris Lessing (1919-, British novelist)


Before borrowing money from a friend decide which you need most.


American Proverb (Sayings of American origin)


An empty purse and a new house make a man wise, but too late.


Portuguese Proverb (Sayings of Portuguese origin)


People cannot live by lending money to one another.


John Ruskin (1819-1900, British critic, social theorist)


Always borrow from a pessimist, he never expects anything back.


Author Unknown


Don't be one to remember everything lent, but forget everything borrowed.


Author Unknown


Loans and debts make worry and frets.


Author Unknown


People lend only to the rich.


Author Unknown


Quick to borrow is always slow to pay.


Author Unknown


Who goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing.


Author Unknown


Let us all be happy, and live within our means, even if we have to borrow the money to do it with.


Artemus Ward


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