Quotes and Sayings about Credit
"The most powerful person is he who is able to do least himself and burden others most with the things for which he lends his name and pockets the credit."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Burden, Credit, Name)
"I mean, what Fiat had it was not very big, it was something like forty or fifty million dollars, but it's enough to get revolving credit, to get starting away again, the buying of new machinery."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Buying, Credit)
"Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Change, People, America, Credit, Now, states, United)
"It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Financial, Credit, Debt, Decisions, May)
"It is commonly said that men are forward to believe whatever is connected with their own interest. This in common cases is true; but it is also true, that when some very great and unexpected good news is brought to us, we find it very difficult to credit it."
- Archibald Alexander
(Related: Men, Credit, Interest, News)
"The FBI, to its credit in a self-serving sort of way, rejects the routine use of the polygraph on its own people."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: People, Credit, Routine, Self)
"Deciding whether to trust or credit a person is always an uncertain task."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Trust, Credit)
"Music video directors, who conceive, write and direct these works, enjoy no creative rights, receive no ongoing financial benefit from the sale of our work, and many times are not even credited."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Music, Work, Financial, Rights)
"They're sheep. They like Bush enough to credit him with saving the nation after 9/11. Three thousand people get killed, and everybody thinks they're next on the list. The president comes along, and he's got his six-guns strapped on, and people think he's going to save them."
- Ed Asner
(Related: People, Credit, Nation, President, Sheep)
"We always expect tremendous criticism. It is my role to be the lightning rod ... to attract the attacks against the organization for our work, and that is a difficult role. On the other hand, I get undue credit."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Work, Credit, Criticism)
"Probably we never fully credit the interdependence of wild creatures, and their cognizance of the affairs of their own kind."
- Mary Austin
"We've gotta give Richard Williams a lot of credit - to give us two number one champions is a phenomenal feat."
- Tracy Austin
"Phillip Harrison was the production designer, though, I think he's uncredited. He's done most of my films like Blue Thunder. Lots and lots over the years."
- John Badham
(Related: Production, Years)
"They credited us with the birth of that sort of heavy metal thing. Well, if that's the case, there should be an immediate abortion."
- Ginger Baker
"When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Women, Credit, Nothing)
"Individual investors have become far more powerful than anyone gives them credit for. Today, 85 million Americans invest in stocks. Collectively, that kind of buying and selling power can move markets."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Power, Selling, Americans, Buying, Credit, Today)
"For each letter received from a creditor, write fifty lines on an extraterrestrial subject and you will be saved."
- Charles Baudelaire
"Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data. In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings, wreck their credit and cause financial ruin."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Life, Financial, Bank account, Cause, Credit, Numbers, Ruin, Security, Wrong)
"Oftentimes, small business owners are unable to obtain reasonably priced financing and instead turn to higher priced forms of capital, such as credit cards."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Cards, Credit)
"Timothy McVeigh was a coward. Violence is the stupid way out. It'll discredit any real legitmate movement."
- Glenn Beck
"Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail, but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Cooperation, Credit, May)
"Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions."
- Ambrose Bierce
"I accredit animals for keeping me going when times were bad."
- Kelly Bishop
"People are a lot smarter than anyone gives them credit for being."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: People, Being, Credit)
"This is my ultimate fantasy: watching QVC with a credit card while making love and eating at the same time."
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Related: Love, Time, Credit, Eating)
"Credit... is the only enduring testimonial to man's confidence in man."
- James Blish
(Related: Confidence, Credit, Man)
"A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Work, Civil rights, Complaint, Credit)
"Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Credit, Soldiers)
"There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Beauty, Life, Fear, Anxiety)
"Americans are far more remarkable than we give ourselves credit for. We've been so busy damning ourselves for years. We've done it all, and yet we don't take credit for it."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Americans, Credit, Remarkable, Years)
"I give Cronkite a whole lot of credit."
- Ben Bradlee
"Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Being, Buying, Credit, Day)
"The real duties of an ambassador are to enter into or follow negotiations between his own government and that of the country to which he is accredited."
- David Bruce
(Related: Government, Country)
"And usually the studios they don't want you to have credit for your movies because they want to take credit for the movies because if you get credit for your movies they've got to pay you more."
- Jerry Bruckheimer
(Related: Movies, Credit, Want)
"I believe that States should be credited for their non-Federal investment in revenue-generating transportation facilities to address their regional transportation needs."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Investment, Needs, states)
"The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Business, Chicago, Credit, Labor)
"The only credit I can give them. They synchronize wonderful. That's all. They synchronize very - you would have thought that they were actually acting, but they were synching all the time, and that's a rough job."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Time, Thought, Acting, Credit, Job)
"The farmers in Kansas are sorely in need of a credit system meeting their special requirements, that they may more readily obtain money on short or long time for their farming operations, or that they may become owners of farms."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Money, Time, Credit, May, Meeting)
"The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: History, Leadership, Truth, Selling, America, Children, Congress, Credit, Future, President, Republican)
"No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Business, Credit, Will)
"No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Leader, Credit, Man, Will)
"In a secular age, an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax, in order to gain credit in the world."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Age, Credit, Gain, Order, World)
"I do think actually in this case the government does get credit for funding some of the basic research."
- Steve Case
(Related: Government, Credit, Research)
"I think it's because it's so different and it takes risks. Plus, it's really smart humor. It gives the audience credit in terms of not needing to tell them when to laugh. I love that about the show. There's no laugh track."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Love, Humor, Credit)
"It's a wonderful thing to see a segment of our population that is open and eager to learn more about Chinese culture. It has filtered into the mainstream. You see credit-card ads on TV with white couples and Chinese babies."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Babies, Credit, Culture, Open, Population)
"The facts will speak for themselves. Credit them or not, but read!"
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Credit, Facts, Will)
"Every year the Federal Government wastes billions of dollars as a result of overpayments of government agencies, misuse of government credit cards, abuse of the Federal entitlement programs, and the mismanagement of the Federal bureaucracy."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Government, Abuse, Bureaucracy, Cards, Credit, Result)
"Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the rest."
- Charles Churchill
(Related: Credit, Lies, Rest, Will, World)
"I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: People, Man, Names, Old)
"Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world, at no practical cost to creditor countries."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Action, Countries, Debt, Difference, Radical, World)
"What the F.D.I.C. does is to put the full faith and credit of the United States government behind every savings account in the nation, up to a limit that has changed over the years and stands now at $100,000."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Faith, Government, Credit, Nation, Now, states, United, Years)
"Since I was the solo artist as well as the writer for the songs, I figured I had enough credits on it already."
- Cy Coleman
(Related: Artist, Songs, Writer)
"A leopard does not change his spots, or change his feeling that spots are rather a credit."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: Change, Credit, Feeling)
"There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect of the foreigner and his children, unless it be the arrogance most of us betray when we set out to "Americanize" him."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Arrogance, Children, Credit, Neglect, Nothing)
"Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey."
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Related: Heart, Cowards, Instinct, May, Pretty)
"If you need to put your money in a safe and secure place and you want it to earn interest, Treasury bonds are safer than putting it in any bank as a deposit or putting it anywhere else, because they are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Faith, Government, Money, Credit, Interest, states, United, Want)
"The way the credit cards were made in the '80s to be a people's form of capitalism and be able to make it so that you could get a loan that you would have been denied previous, now that's the way stocks are."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: People, Capitalism, Cards, Credit, Now)
"I mean that what makes me a professional, but the market itself has been fabulous during this whole period and I've got to give the market credit before I give myself credit."
- Jim Cramer
"Our co-founder and company president, Jim Levy, came from a record industry background and understood the marketing and promotion of artists as well as products. So the video game business went from absolutely zero designer credit to something approaching rock star promotion."
- David Crane
(Related: Business, Artists, Company, Credit, Marketing, President, Promotion)
"I will always be the way I was a couple years ago before anything happened. And that's to my parents' credit, my amazing parents who have been around me my whole life and raised me right. I'm very happy with what has happened so far."
- Kaley Cuoco
(Related: Life, Credit, Parents, Right, Will, Years)
"In science, the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to whom the idea first occurs."
- Francis Darwin
(Related: Science, Idea, Credit, First, Man, World)
"Here is my general approach to the energy companies. You have already charged the utilities a 50 percent credit penalty for the power they were buying from you. You're charging us a penalty. You're not going to get two bites of the apple here."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Power, Buying, Credit, Energy)
"TO preach a sermon or edit a newspaper were the two things in life which I always felt I could do with credit to myself and benefit to the world, if I only had the chance."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Life, Chance, Credit, World)
"The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Change, Fear, Hope, America, Democrats, Enemy, Freedom, Mind, Nothing, Tyranny, World)
"And I have to credit David Jacobs with the opportunities he gave me. He was totally into sharing the creation of characters. David put together a show that told the story of people over many years' time and that was greatly enjoyable. Though nowadays that is frowned upon."
- William Devane
(Related: Time, People, Creation, Credit, Sharing, Years)
"No man's credit is as good as his money."
- John Dewey
(Related: Money, Credit, Man)
"Credit is a system whereby a person who can not pay gets another person who can not pay to guarantee that he can pay."
- Charles Dickens
"Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Credit, Man, May, Spirits, Temper)
"My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Car, Mother, Advice, Credit)
"I can walk into a bookstore and hand over my credit card and they don't know who the hell I am. Maybe that says something about bookstore clerks."
- E. L. Doctorow
(Related: Credit, Hell)
"Over and over again, financial experts and wonkish talking heads endeavor to explain these mysterious, 'toxic' financial instruments to us lay folk. Over and over, they ignobly fail, because we all know that no one understands credit default obligations and derivatives, except perhaps Mr. Buffett and the computers who created them."
- Richard Dooling
(Related: Computers, Financial, Credit, Experts, Folk, Talking)
"When I get to my deathbed, I don't want to take my last breath and say, Well, how glorious. I've left the world my acting credits. I won't even think that."
- Lesley-Anne Down
(Related: Acting, Want, World)
"I have an older sister named Haley and she wanted to be an actress. So I wanted to be an actress. It's really funny the way that some people don't give kids enough credit for like really being driven, and really wanting to do things so badly."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Funny, Sister, People, Being, Credit, Kids)
"People who don't vote have no line of credit with people who are elected and thus pose no threat to those who act against our interests."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: People, Act, Credit, Vote)
"It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Nature, Science, Acting, Credit, Insecurity, Man, Mind)
"I shall lend credit to nothing against my people which parents would not believe against their own children."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: People, Children, Credit, Nothing, Parents)
"It's just that back then we didn't know that was considered being a coproducer. I would sit on the side and say what I wanted musically, but at the time we thought if you aren't the one playing it, you don't get the credit. Now you'll start seeing my name listed as producer."
- Missy Elliot
(Related: Time, Thought, Being, Credit, Name, Now)
"I had written movie scores, television series, played with other people. Carl had done the same with Asia, with other bands, everything. We weren't about to entrust Greg automatically with a production credit."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: People, Credit, Production, Television)
"Michigan is also the only industrial state that has a AAA credit rating."
- John Engler
(Related: Credit, State)
"We are not to give credit to the many, who say that none ought to be educated but the free; but rather to the philosophers, who say that the well-educated alone are free."
"God's designs may be frequent justification for our actions, but it is we, the self-made men, who take the credit."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: God, Men, Actions, Credit, Justification, May, Self)
"Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition."
- Eliza Farnham
(Related: Power, Time, Soul, Church, Body, Shame)
"However, those who have used those words use half the sentence to fit their purpose, which, of course, I believe is to discredit me and the new Nation of Islam that has come up around me."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Purpose, Islam, Nation, Words)
"You don't learn from a situation where you do something well. You enjoy it and you give yourself credit, but you don't really learn from that. You learn from trial and error, trial and error, all the time."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Time, Credit, Error)
"It is my belief that tax credits only go to people who are making money, and they generally keep it."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: Money, People, Belief, Tax)
"I never did buy things on credit, I always paid for 'em, because I can't see much difference in paying for something and just waiting a week and pay interest on it; that looks foolish to me."
- Howard Finster
(Related: Credit, Difference, Interest, Waiting)
"Today, credit rating agencies rate companies, countries and bonds."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Countries, Credit, Today)
"An awful lot of thriller writers write women rather badly. So just doing it OK gets a lot of credit."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Women, Credit, Writers)
"There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Being, Credit, First, Satisfaction)
"It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit."
- Anatole France
(Related: Virtue, Credit, Poor)
"Creditors have better memories than debtors."
- Benjamin Franklin
"Remember that credit is money."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Money, Credit)
"There can be a lot done if you are not so particular about who gets credit for it."
- John Freeman
"If my acceptance of the office of Governor would serve my country, though my administration would be attended with the loss of personal credit and reputation, I would cheerfully undertake it."
- Christopher Gadsden
(Related: Acceptance, Country, Credit, Loss, Office, Reputation)
"My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition."
- Indira Gandhi
(Related: Work, Competition, Credit, First)
"There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there."
- Indira Gandhi
(Related: Work, People, Competition, Credit, First)
"I know a baseball star who wouldn't report the theft of his wife's credit cards because the thief spends less than she does."
- Joe Garagiola
(Related: Wife, Baseball, Cards, Credit, Theft)
"Let those only return to their homes who are called by the imperative duties which they owe to their families, and those who by their glorious wounds have deserved the credit of their country."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Country, Credit, Wounds)
"It has been my policy not to respond to each of the many canards which have been part of the campaign to discredit my investigation, nor to waste time trying to prove negatives."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Time, Policy, Investigation, Trying, Waste)
"We judged that a sudden, disorderly failure of Bear would have brought with it unpredictable but severe consequences for the functioning of the broader financial system and the broader economy, with lower equity prices, further downward pressure on home values, and less access to credit for companies and households."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Home, Failure, Financial, Values, Consequences, Credit, Economy, Pressure)
"Just because you donate sperm does not make you a father. I don't have a father. I would never give him the credit or acknowledge him as my father."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Father, Credit)
"Men have been found to deny woman intellect; they have credited her with instinct, with intuition, with a capacity to correlate cause and effect much as a dog connects its collar with a walk."
- W. L. George
(Related: Men, Cause, Effect, Instinct, Intellect, Intuition, Woman)
"One of the reasons, surely, why women have been credited with less perfect veracity than men is that the burden of conventional falsehood falls chiefly on them."
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: Men, Women, Burden, Falsehood)
"The Republican Party is a much bigger tent than people give it credit for. We have a lot of what I guess you all call moderate Republicans."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: People, Credit, Party, Republican, Republicans)
"A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit."
- Arnold H. Glasgow
(Related: Leader, Blame, Credit)
"The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Age, Science, Credit)
"George Bush taking credit for the wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sun rising."
- Al Gore
(Related: Credit, Sun)
"It's really comforting for me and Jeff, at least, that after 12 years we finally feel we've reached a place where we can be more honest, real and loving with each other. And we're finally in a band that we know is good, and deserves the credit it's getting."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Credit, Years)
"If you can't explain it, how can you take credit for it?"
- Harold Grange
"No one ever taught me and I can't teach anyone. If you can't explain it, how can you take credit for it?"
- Red Grange
"Our religion, then, rests on the credit due to these witnesses."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Religion, Credit)
"My creative partner is a writer, and he's got an executive producing credit on this film. We've made three films together and I would never underestimate the impact of a writer."
- Taylor Hackford
(Related: Credit, Film, Writer)
"People will always consider me a cartoon character, a bimbo. They will never give me credit."
- Jessica Hahn
(Related: People, Character, Credit, Will)
"Several times we were stranded in strange places without any money and with our credit cards cancelled - trapped in a hotel that we couldn't check out of because we had no money to check out."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Money, Cards, Credit)
"The credit which the apparent conformity with recognized scientific standards can gain for seemingly simple but false theories may, as the present instance shows, have grave consequences."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Conformity, Consequences, Credit, Gain, Grave, May, Present, Theories)
"New technologies such as solar systems or hybrid cars aren't created overnight. By extending these tax credits we are giving this industry time to grow, branch out and succeed."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Time, Tax, Giving, Succeed)
"I credit poetry for making this space-walk possible."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Poetry, Credit, Space)
"As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Positive, Realism, Sense, Writers)
"Even small cults are a serious cost on the world economy, to victims, their families, employers, friends, and credit-card companies."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Credit, Economy, Friends, Victims, World)
"He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world."
- George Herbert
(Related: Credit, World)
"The wealth of the country, its capital, its credit, must be saved from the predatory poor as well as the predatory rich, but above all from the predatory politician."
- James J. Hill
(Related: Wealth, Country, Credit, Poor)
"I always give Lindsay so much credit for her tennis game, for her attitude, for her person, and because of how she deals with all the things. I don't think people give her enough credit for how well she's doing."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: People, Attitude, Credit, Deals, Tennis)
"A person's credit report is one of the most important tools consumers can use to maintain their financial security and credit rating, but for so long many did not know how to obtain one, or what to do with the information it provided."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Financial, Credit, Information, Security, Tools)
"High bankruptcy rates, increased credit card debt, and identity theft make it imperative that all of us take an active role in providing financial and economic education during all stages of one's life."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Education, Life, Financial, Credit, Debt, Identity, Theft)
"I decided to become an actor because I was failing in school and I needed the credits."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: Actor, School)
"Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Business, Credit, Jobs)
"I'm not alone, I'm free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don't have to be a symbol to anybody; I don't have to be a first to anybody."
- Lena Horne
(Related: Credit, First, Symbol)
"The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor."
- James Howell
"Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Friendship, Credit)
"Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Being, Conservative, Credit)
"For me, I'm just trying to be the best at what I do. I'll wave an Asian American flag if I get that opportunity. I'm not hiding or trying to discredit my background or anything, I just haven't had the opportunity."
- Chad Hugo
(Related: Opportunity, American, Trying)
"A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it."
- Victor Hugo
"Arizona is a national leader in school choice with both charter schools and tuition tax credits giving parents and their children more school choices than ever before."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Leader, Children, Choice, Choices, Tax, Giving, Parents, School, Schools)
"Before the arrival of the Credit Union, people who were from the poor background or a working class background couldn't borrow from banks."
- John Hume
(Related: People, Banks, Class, Credit, Poor)
"It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: College, Credit, Expression, Seriousness)
"The true credit for our safety and security goes to our men and women who are serving in places like Iraq and Afghanistan in the global war on terrorism."
- Asa Hutchinson
(Related: Men, War, Women, Afghanistan, Credit, Iraq, Safety, Security, Terrorism)
"Of moral purpose I see no trace in Nature. That is an article of exclusively human manufacture and very much to our credit."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Nature, Purpose, Credit)
"Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America's students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Government, Science, Technology, Development, Goal, Growth, America, Children, Tax, Help, Needs, Parents, Research, Students, St)
"The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Government, Legal, Business, Commerce, Credit, Duty)
"A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Credit, Value, Will)
"Truth lives, in fact, for the most part on a credit system. Our thoughts and beliefs pass, so long as nothing challenges them, just as bank-notes pass so long as nobody refuses them."
- William James
(Related: Truth, Thoughts, Beliefs, Credit, Fact, Nothing)
"They're pushing credit cards. They don't take Visa, but they do take American Express, or they don't take this one, but they take that one, or you'd better bring this one, or if you forget who you are, look on your credit card; it will be there."
- Bill Janklow
(Related: American, Cards, Credit, Forget, Will)
"You stick a credit card in a machine, and you pay $3 or whatever it is to get cash - your own money."
- Bill Janklow
(Related: Money, Credit, Machine)
"Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Credit, Duty, Mankind, Will)
"President Reagan always gave the credit to the American people and American ideals. He treated his job as a valuable temporary loan from the American people, a loan that should be respected and returned with dutiful appreciation."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: People, American, Appreciation, Credit, Ideals, Job, President)
"Trying to take the credit for Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard, who had been at the club since they were eight. Can you believe it? I can't."
- Ian St. John
(Related: Credit, Trying)
"John Henry Lloyd is the man I gave the credit to for polishing my skills. He taught me how to play third base and how to protect myself. John taught me more baseball than anyone else."
- Judy Johnson
(Related: Baseball, Credit, Man, Play)
"I don't believe I'll ever get credit for anything I do in foreign affairs, no matter how successful it is, because I didn't go to Harvard."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Successful, Credit)
"The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them."
- Benjamin Jowett
(Related: Credit, Mind)
"There's probably more in the American tradition than people give the place credit for."
- Donald Judd
(Related: People, American, Credit, Tradition)
"The trouble with being a ghostwriter or artist is that you must remain rather anonymously without credit. If one wants the credit, one has to cease being a ghost and become a leader or innovator."
- Bob Kane
(Related: Leader, Artist, Being, Credit, Trouble)
"I know people think we drive around in these nice cars and we do whatever we want and our parents will pay our credit cards, but that's not the case. Sure, my parents were generous; I got a nice car at 16, but at 18 I was cut off. I've worked really hard. I opened the store myself."
- Kim Kardashian
(Related: Car, People, Cards, Credit, Parents, Want, Will)
"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
(Related: Government, Borrowing, Credit, Tax, Limits)
"Today, people tend to credit me with having the original idea and made the first circuits."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: People, Idea, Credit, First, Today)
"In 1973, a woman could not get a credit card without her husband or father or a male signing off on it."
- Billie Jean King
(Related: Father, HusbCredit, Woman)
"Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most conspicuous and sacred responsibility, all talks of the sovereignty of Parliament and of democracy is idle and futile."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Government, Control, Credit, Democracy, Parliament, Responsibility)
"Once a nation parts with the control of its credit, it matters not who makes the laws."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Control, Credit, Laws, Nation)
"Every American born today owes $43,000 to the federal government the day she or he is born. And we are transferring a tremendous amount of debt to the new generation, much of it owed to overseas creditors who expect to be repaid by our children with interest."
- Mark Kirk
(Related: Government, American, Children, Day, Debt, Interest, Today)
"Africa is poor because its investors and its creditors are unspeakably rich."
- Naomi Klein
"Banks introduced the installment plan. The disappearance of cash and the coming of the credit card changed the shape of life in the United States."
- Jerzy Kosinski
(Related: Life, Banks, Credit, states, United)
"We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Credit, Fortune)
"If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands."
- Polykarp Kusch
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Ability, End, Gifts)
"We might all place ourselves in one of two ranks the women who do something, and the women who do nothing; the first being of course the only creditable place to occupy."
- Lucy Larcom
(Related: Women, Being, First, Nothing)
"A lot of times you get credit for stuff in your movies you didn't intend to be there."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Movies, Credit)
"We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts."
- Madeleine L'Engle
"The rich are different from you and me because they have more credit."
- John Leonard
"But I think the credit has to go to Geddy... he spent a lot of time in the studio with Paul, I think he needed that kind of focus to be in there to be a part of the whole thing, and for the most part he made all the major decisions."
- Alex Lifeson
(Related: Time, Credit, Decisions, Focus)
"Because - Bobby Lewis said this once to us in class, the better you get, the less credit you'll get. Because the better you are, the more it looks like walking and talking and everybody thinks they can walk and talk."
- James Lipton
(Related: Class, Credit, Talk, Talking, Walking)
"If, when you charged a person with his faults, you credited him with his virtues too, you would probably like everybody."
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
"You will not accept credit that is due to another, or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate."
- Abbott L. Lowell
(Related: Credit, Jealousy, Will)
"Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession."
- Charles Lyell
(Related: Credit, Profession)
"Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: War, Peace, Honor, Yield)
"Typically, students slide into debt through the extension (by credit card companies) of unaffordable credit lines."
- Robert Manning
(Related: Credit, Debt, Students)
"As far as I'm concerned, Aaron is the best ball player of my era. He is to baseball of the last fifteen years what Joe DiMaggio was before him. He's never received the credit he's due."
- Mickey Mantle
(Related: Baseball, Credit, Years)
"We're not running the ball again until we get ahead. Shula was calling the plays, but I told them, 'I don't care what he calls. We're throwing every pass from now until we get the lead.' To Shula's credit, he always gave me that option."
- Dan Marino
(Related: Care, Credit, Now, Running)
"Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation."
- Philip Massinger
(Related: Credit, Malice)
"The fact that he didn't get credit for a while is more the story of social injustice. But his own spirit wasn't driven by that, and wasn't dependent upon that. He just wished he had the cash to go to medical school."
- Mary Stuart Masterson
(Related: Medical, Credit, Fact, Injustice, School, Spirit)
"They tried to discredit me. I used to tell them, There's many wonderful people out there who can't have children, who would want to have these children."
- Norma McCorvey
(Related: People, Children, Want)
"So what I do is supervise the boarding process trying to get the shows the way I'd like them to be. And in some cases I've completely redone a board myself even though I'm not credited for it."
- Craig McCracken
"I sincerely hope that I shall always be a credit to my race, and to the motion picture industry."
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Hope, Credit, Race)
"A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Friend, Enemy)
"In providing this $5,000 tax credit for those purchasing rural homes, we're offering an important incentive to encourage people to live in smaller communities - and perhaps even stay in a community they might be considering leaving."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: People, Community, Credit, Tax)
"I'm all over the place. As you may have seen from the credits, I write with everybody."
- Michael McKean
"I am afraid that the ordinary citizen will not like to be told that the banks can and do create and destroy money. And they who control the credit of a nation direct the policy of governments, and hold in the hollow of their hands the destiny of the people."
- Richard McKenna
(Related: Money, People, Policy, Control, Banks, Credit, Destiny, Nation, Will)
"Money is a poor man's credit card."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Money, Credit, Man, Poor)
"Money is just the poor man's credit card."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Money, Credit, Man, Poor)
"The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Act, Difference, Honor, Man)
"I know that my works are a credit to this nation and I dare say they will endure longer than the McCarran Act."
- Arthur Miller
(Related: Act, Credit, Nation, Will)
"All they need to do is to set up some website somewhere selling some bogus product at twenty percent of the normal market prices and people are going to be tricked into providing their credit card numbers."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: People, Selling, Credit, Numbers)
"There is no limit to what a man can do so long as he does not care a straw who gets the credit for it."
- Charles Edward Montague
(Related: Care, Credit, Man)
"The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit."
- Alfred A. Montapert
(Related: People, Credit, World)
"Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought."
- Dwight Morrow
(Related: Blame, Credit, Opponents, Party, Rain)
"The world is divided into people who do things - and people who get the credit."
- Dwight Morrow
(Related: People, Credit, World)
"I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style."
- Jelly Roll Morton
(Related: Chicago, Credit, Hell, Style, Today)
"At the very least we should be given a bit of credit and a little bit of space, and maybe the media should think we could help them discover why English teams do not win European competitions."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Credit, English, Help, Media, Space)
"You can always make a film somehow. You can beg, borrow, steal the equipment, use credit cards, use your friends' goodwill, wheedle your way into this or that situation. The real problem is, how do you get people to see it once it is made?"
- Walter Murch
(Related: People, Cards, Credit, Film, Friends, Goodwill)
"More than 1.1 million taxpayers in Pennsylvania will enjoy a lower tax rate, more than 1.4 million married couples will benefit from the reduction in the marriage penalty, and more than 1.1 million parents will have the advantage of an increased child tax credit."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Marriage, Credit, Tax, Parents, Will)
"I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife."
- Ilie Nastase
(Related: Wife, Credit, Police)
"It turned out in the long run that Lincoln's credit and the popular confidence that supported it were as valuable both to his creditors and himself as if the sums which stood over his signature had been gold coin in a solvent bank."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: Confidence, Credit, Gold, Popular)
"I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it."
- Flannery O'Connor
(Related: Credit, Tongue)
"It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art."
- Margaret Oliphant
(Related: Art, Life, Quality, Virtue, Fate, Morals, Production)
"Men who are engaged in public life must necessarily aim at reducing opposition to a minimum, and one of the most obvious means to that end is by misrepresenting, discrediting or ruining their opponents."
- Frederick Scott Oliver
(Related: Life, Men, End, Obvious, Opponents, Opposition, Public)
"Hopefully, at some point, people will at least credit the Republicans with carrying out their oversight responsibilities and with pursuing a principled course of action even in the face of everyone's short-attention spans."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: People, Action, Credit, Republicans, Will)
"Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards."
- Robert Orben
(Related: Life, Mother, Father, Cards, Credit)
"The whole community of people with disabilities was alive, politically alive. I give Justin Dart credit for that. He traveled to every state in the country. He really made people with disabilities understand that they had some political power."
- Major Owens
(Related: Power, People, Community, Country, Credit, State)
"Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill."
- Christopher Parker
(Related: Credit, Fun, Procrastination)
"There's no credit in not doing what you don't want to do. There's no virtue in not falling, when you're not tempted."
- Gilbert Parker
(Related: Virtue, Credit, Want)
"I've never been a fan of presidents who place blame on their predecessors or who accept credit for events that couldn't have been engineered so soon in their tenure."
- Kathleen Parker
(Related: Blame, Credit, Events)
"Well, you give me too much credit for foresight and planning. I haven't got a clue what the hell I'm doing."
- Robert B. Parker
(Related: Credit, Foresight, Hell, Planning)
"A system of capitalism presumes sound money, not fiat money manipulated by a central bank. Capitalism cherishes voluntary contracts and interest rates that are determined by savings, not credit creation by a central bank."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Money, Capitalism, Creation, Credit, Interest, Sound)
"People writing about me have said that I've influenced a lot of people, and there are some artists who have credited me with influencing them."
- Harvey Pekar
(Related: People, Artists, Writing)
"We haven't really gotten the credit for what we have done."
- Nancy Pelosi
"To its great credit, Wimbledon has been a leader in bringing about change and improvement in the sport."
- Fred Perry
(Related: Change, Leader, Credit, Improvement)
"Everyone can get a little sloppy with cash and it's smart to notice. But what's squeezing you is the big stuff you ladle onto your credit cards."
- Jane Bryant Quinn
(Related: Cards, Credit)
"And then you might decide that the country can just spend maybe years or decades to regain that credit, or maybe give that county the support, the financial support that the market is not willing not do."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: Financial, Country, Credit, Support, Years)
"I don't give the devil credit for creating nothing."
- Little Richard
(Related: Credit, Devil, Nothing)
"However, before we make the mistake of patting ourselves on the back, let's remember: government does not create jobs. It only helps create the conditions that make jobs more or less likely. The real credit for our economic renewal belongs to the people of Alabama ."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Government, Mistake, People, Credit, Jobs)
"If somebody has a better idea than me, I'll take it if it surpasses what we have on the page because at the end of the day, it's me that takes the credit anyway!"
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Idea, Credit, Day, End)
"I like Spike Lee a lot. He's incredibly gifted and I don't think he gets the credit he deserves as a filmmaker."
- Tim Robbins
"Modern money is almost altogether credit money."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Money, Credit)
"The business of a bank is to lend money; which amounts, nowadays, to lending credit."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Business, Money, Credit)
"It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets all the credit."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Virtue, Credit, Duty, Laziness, Timidity)
"The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit... a reputation, character."
- John D. Rockefeller
(Related: Character, Credit, Man, Reputation)
"One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Credit, Order)
"I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there's about 50 people with producer credits, so what's the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance."
- Tim Roth
(Related: Finance, Money, Time, People)
"So I think it was to Bryan's credit that he was able to let go of some of those things because you create these scenes and you think you become creative, even I, acting things, you become very creatively taken by it."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Acting, Credit)
"Pro football was taking off when I became commissioner, and when a sport's successful and you're its chief executive officer, much of the credit flows to you and you develop a good track record."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Successful, Credit, Football)
"I think the big thing I've had going for me in that regard has been the success of the league. I don't have quite as much control over things as people believe, so I frequently receive more credit than I deserve, and occasionally more criticism as well."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Success, People, Control, Credit, Criticism)
"The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Society, Children, Credit, Fathers, Want)
"The reason I got involved in public service, by and large, if I had to credit one thinker, one person, it would be Ayn Rand."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Credit, Public, Reason, Service)
"When you take a look at the problems our country is facing, debt is No. 1. The math is downright scary and the credit markets aren't going to keep on giving us cheap rates."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Country, Credit, Debt, Giving, Problems)
"The comments I most appreciate come from ordinary readers who've happened on one of my books at some time of stress in their lives, and who actually credit the book with helping them through a bad time. It's happened a few times in forty years."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Time, Books, Credit, Stress, Years)
"He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who sets himself some serious work to do, and seeks the credit of a task well and skillfully performed."
(Related: Work, Life, Credit)
"First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that."
- Carlos Santana
(Related: Music, People, African, Credit, First)
"With the aid of this credit policy, however, Germany created an armament second to none, and this armament in turn made possible the results of our policy."
- Hjalmar Schacht
(Related: Policy, Credit, Germany, Results)
"Unfortunately, the elimination of incentives such as parole, good time credits and funding for college courses, means that fewer inmates participate in and excel in literacy, education, treatment and other development programs."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Time, Education, Development, College, Treatment)
"People who think my books are autobiographical, which they're not, credit me with having a much better memory than I do. I do, however, have a powerful imagination."
- Curtis Sittenfeld
(Related: Imagination, People, Books, Credit, Memory)
"Credit card companies pay college students generously to stand outside dining halls, dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow students to apply for credit cards."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Cards, College, Credit, Students)
"I don't think London has been given enough credit in a lot of the movies that we make here."
- Mel Smith
(Related: Movies, Credit, London)
"And I think the American people look to the leaders to lead. They look to the leaders to take on the big problems. And the president deserves a lot of credit for doing that."
- John W. Snow
(Related: People, American, Credit, Leaders, President, Problems)
"It was my first big relationship and it was just very abusive. I wouldn't give him the credit of naming him, if he ever reads this. But he was older, in the music business - or so he said."
- Lisa Snowdon
(Related: Business, Music, Credit, First)
"Truth will lose its credit, if delivered by a person that has none."
- Bishop Robert South
(Related: Truth, Credit, Will)
"God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress."
- Robert South
(Related: Men, Religion, God, Conscience, Credit, Dress, Easter, Measure, Satisfaction)
"It's often the case with directors that they don't like to share credit, which is the case of Stanley. He would prefer just A Film By Stanley Kubrick including music and everything."
- Terry Southern
(Related: Music, Credit, Film)
"For a director and a producer to be named on the writing credits is practically unheard of."
- Terry Southern
"But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let bankers continue to create money and control credit."
- Josiah Stamp
(Related: Money, Control, Banks, Credit, Slavery, Want)
"Hunter and I never got proper journalistic accreditation to go anywhere. Nobody was giving us passes to go in here or there. We always had to somehow talk our way in."
- Ralph Steadman
(Related: Giving, Talk)
"Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits."
- Casey Stengel
(Related: Art, Home, Ability, Credit)
"When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out."
- Casey Stengel
"There is a spiritual hunger in the world today - and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Credit, Hunger, Spiritual, Today, World)
"I'm really proud of Twilight. I think it's a good movie. It was hard to do, and I think it turned out pretty good. But I don't take much credit for it. So when you show up at these places, and there's literally like a thousand girls and they're all screaming your name, you're like, why? You don't feel like you deserve it."
- Kristen Stewart
(Related: Credit, Girls, Name, Pretty, Twilight)
"You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your own soul's doing."
- Marie Carmichael Stopes
(Related: Beauty, Soul, Credit, Will)
"You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing."
- Marie Stopes
(Related: Beauty, Soul, Credit, Will)
"Failure to accord credit to anyone for what he may have done is a great weakness in any man."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Failure, Credit, Man, May, Weakness)
"It's not rubbish to say that I was a bit peeved about not getting credit for a couple of songs, but that wasn't the whole reason. I guess I just felt like I had enough. I decided to leave and start a group with Jack Bruce."
- Mick Taylor
(Related: Credit, Reason, Songs)
"Credit you give yourself is not worth having."
- Irving Thalberg
(Related: Credit, Worth)
"We were going to have to experiment, and we needed to develop our younger players. And a lot of the changes were because of injuries. But that's where I give a lot of credit to the group in terms of being able to maintain things."
- Isaiah Thomas
(Related: Being, Credit)
"The man who can speak acceptably is usually given credit for an ability out of all proportion to what he really possesses."
- Lowell Thomas
(Related: Ability, Credit, Man)
"Why can't people credit that he and all of us had a sense of humour?"
- Ingrid Thulin
(Related: People, Credit, Sense)
"You want 21 percent risk free? Pay off your credit cards."
- Andrew Tobias
(Related: Cards, Credit, Risk, Want)
"Elvis deserves a lot of credit for bringing the blues to middle America, not the Vegas stuff. The early stuff, The Sun records, and the first few RCA records. He was wonderful, he had the power, the drive, and he was so dedicated to his music."
- Peter Tork
(Related: Music, Power, America, Credit, First, Sun)
"The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Credit, Help, Want, Will)
"Who deserves more credit than the wife of a coal miner? Mother was one."
- Merle Travis
(Related: Mother, Wife, Credit)
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Care, Credit)
"Substantive and procedural law benefits and protects landlords over tenants, creditors over debtors, lenders over borrowers, and the poor are seldom among the favored parties."
- John Turner
(Related: Benefits, Law, Poor)
"The one thing I would like more credit for is being part of a movement which involves recognising the importance of plot and asserting that books of literary worth could be written that had plots."
- Scott Turow
(Related: Being, Books, Credit, Importance, Literary, Worth)
"Who quick be to borrow and slow be to pay, their credit is naught, go they ever so gay."
- Thomas Tusser
(Related: Credit, Gay, Quick)
"Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find."
- Peter Ustinov
(Related: Credit, Word, Wrong)
"This flattery has been rather slow in coming. I think all of sudden late in life now I'm getting some credit for what I've done. Which is gratifying, but it's kind of a little late."
- Jack Vance
(Related: Life, Credit, Flattery, Now)
"Achievements, seldom credited to their source, are the result of unspeakable drudgery and worries."
- Richard Wagner
"You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Actions, Credit, Responsibility)
"Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Men, Credit, World)
"Men are often capable of greater things than they perform - They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Men, Credit, World)
"Elia Kazan understood my problems. He was able to bring out the very best in me. He gave me credit for my intelligence."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Intelligence, Credit, Problems)
"I have to give my family credit for putting up with the racket, because as some of you may know, its not the easiest thing in the world to live with a kid who's trying to become a rock and roll drummer."
- Max Weinberg
(Related: Family, Credit, May, Trying, World)
"Nobody would take checks from Indians, nobody would give them any credit, and nobody would let them drink in the bars. There was a rudeness, a brusqueness, with which the Indians were treated constantly. At a very young age, that had entered my consciousness."
- James Welch
(Related: Age, Consciousness, Credit, Rudeness)
"People give us credit only for what we ourselves believe."
- Fay Weldon
(Related: People, Credit)
"Why don't we call on the credit card companies to be accountable? They need to be held accountable for their predatory lending practices."
- Paul Wellstone
"I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Men, War, Credit, Enemy, Vietnam)
"Legislation to create a new 10 percent tax bracket, reduce the marriage penalty, cut the tax rate on dividends and capital gains, and increase the child tax credit have been essential elements in this economic expansion."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Marriage, Credit, Tax, Legislation)
"What this country needs is a credit card for charging things to experience."
- Tom Wilson
(Related: Experience, Country, Credit, Needs)
"I rode it once, which was up the driveway in the opening credits of the show. I didn't know how to stop it. I actually nearly killed the director of photography, and I smashed into the sound truck."
- Henry Winkler
(Related: Photography, Sound)
"Giving credit where credit is due is a very rewarding habit to form. Its rewards are inestimable."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Habit, Credit, Giving)
"They explained to me that the bank cannot lend money to poor people because these people are not creditworthy."
- Muhammad Yunus
(Related: Money, People, Poor)
"They have accorded me my constitutional rights, and that is to their credit because the media hate campaign against me has been so intense and so vicious that it's a miracle that the police have taken such a professional approach."
- Ernst Zundel
(Related: Credit, Rights, Hate, Media, Police)
"Whereas my producer literally worked on this thing for 10 years and because I gave that presenter credit to David Lynch, she to this day never gets credit. It really kills me."
- Terry Zwigoff
(Related: Credit, Day, Years)