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Remember that credit is money.

There is no limit to what a man can do or how far he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
The private control of credit is the modern form of slavery.
Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
Buying on trust is the way to pay double.
In God we trust; all others must pay cash.
Beautiful credit! The foundation of modern society. Who shall say that this is not the golden age of mutual trust, of unlimited reliance upon human promises? That is a peculiar condition of society which enables a whole nation to instantly recognize point and meaning in the familiar newspaper anecdote, which puts into the mouth of a distinguished speculator in lands and mines this remark: -- I wasn't worth a cent two years ago, and now I owe two millions of dollars.
The surest way to establish your credit is to work yourself into the position of not needing any.
Usually the greatest boasters are the smallest workers. The deep rivers pay a larger tribute to the sea than shallow brooks, and yet empty themselves with less noise.
Credit is like a looking-glass, which when once sullied by a breath, may be wiped clear again; but if once cracked can never be repaired.
A pig bought on credit is forever grunting.
Blest paper-credit! last and best supply! That lends corruption lighter wings to fly!
A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking-match.
Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force or necessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another.
O Gold! I still prefer thee unto paper, which makes bank credit like a bark of vapor.
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
We like to admit to only that which already glows, although it is nobler to support brightness before it glows, not afterwards.

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