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Footballers are an easy target. They are offered big lines of credit. Every sport is vulnerable; it's such a big gambling industry, and there are problems with syndicates in other countries.
I'm the treasurer of the state of Ohio, where, when the United States credit rating was downgraded for the first time in American history, and 14 government funds around the country were downgraded, we earned the highest rating we could earn on our $4 billion investment fund.
The fact that the theatregoing public likes my music is no credit to me. There are many other composers who write better music that the public doesn't like.
To its great credit, Wimbledon has been a leader in bringing about change and improvement in the sport.
I wrote my first play as extra credit for my fourth grade English class. 'Can Helen Stop Smoking' was a satire on the ill effects of cigarette smoking. My friend Vicki Haugabrook played as Helen and I directed the show. At the time, my brother Vince was leading the campaign to get our grandmother to quit.
T'Keyah Crystal Keymah
No one ever taught me and I can't teach anyone. If you can't explain it, how can you take credit for it?
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.
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.
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 think President Obama has done more than he is given credit for.
I sincerely hope that I shall always be a credit to my race, and to the motion picture industry.
Twitter was around communication and visualizing what was happening in the world in real-time. Square was allowing everyone to accept the form of payment people have in their pocket today, which is a credit card.
Most people don't grow up. It's too damn difficult. What happens is most people get older. That's the truth of it. They honor their credit cards, they find parking spaces, they marry, they have the nerve to have children, but they don't grow up.
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.
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.
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.
Of moral purpose I see no trace in Nature. That is an article of exclusively human manufacture and very much to our credit.
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.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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