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Credit or debit cards, for starters, are nothing short of shoppers' Novocain. Even in the age of digital purchases and virtual money, we still attach a special value to dirty paper with pictures of presidents on it. Handing some of that to a cashier simply hurts more than handing over a little sliver of plastic.
Web sites are designed to keep young people from using the keyboard, except to enter in their parents' credit card information.
The last time money left the art world, intrepid types maxed out their credit cards and opened galleries, and a few of them have become the best in the world.
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.
I do get credit for having a California sound to my music, but I don't think people really know what that means - they think the Beach Boys. I'm thinking more like Sunset Strip in the 1960s and stuff like that.
I don't know what a credit bubble means. I don't even know what a bubble means. These words have become popular. I don't think they have any meaning.
I write for children because I am interested in fantasy and the possibilities for experience of all kinds before the time of compromise. I believe that children are far more perceptive and wise than American books give them credit for being.
The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The childcare tax credit makes some sense.
World War II broke out in 1939, and many people credit that war with saving the economy.
'Credit' is another word for trustworthiness.
Elia Kazan understood my problems. He was able to bring out the very best in me. He gave me credit for my intelligence.
We haven't really gotten the credit for what we have done.
We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune.
Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid.
Of moral purpose I see no trace in Nature. That is an article of exclusively human manufacture and very much to our credit.
When I was a kid, there were no credit cards. Instead, retailers offered layaway plans. My mom would go to a store, such as a furniture outlet, choose the sofa she wanted, and put it on layaway. That meant she put a little money down to hold the sofa, and every payday she'd pay a little toward the purchase.
The minute a Wall Street firm purchases your debt, your bank no longer has it on its financial statement, which then allows the bank to look for more credit card customers. That's one reason why you get so many credit card offers.
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
I actually credit Twitter with fine-tuning some joke-writing skills. I still feel like I'm working at it.
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.
Make this the year you tackle that credit card debt once and for all.
He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
Make it a priority to have at least eight months of living costs set aside in a federally insured bank or credit union account.
The world does not need another credit card.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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