For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin — real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, or a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.
A promise made is a debt unpaid.
Capitalism is an art form, an Apollonian fabrication to rival nature. It is hypocritical for feminists and intellectuals to enjoy the pleasures and conveniences of capitalism while sneering at it. … Everyone born into capitalism has incurred a debt to it. Give Caesar his due.
A true lover always feels in debt to the one he loves.
The first rule of holes: when you're in one, stop digging.
A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
I like my players to be married and in debt. That's the way you motivate them.