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A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Michel de Montaigne
Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.
A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours.
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.
Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.
I am hands-on in any project that I am associated with. I just don't want to put my face or name and lend it to a product that I'm not behind a hundred percent.
The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.
You never give away your heart; you lend it from time to time. If it were not so, how could we take it back without asking?
Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods a man should himself lend a hand.
I shall lend credit to nothing against my people which parents would not believe against their own children.
Believe me, 'tis a godlike thing to lend; to owe is a heroic virtue.
People always ask what a book is about, as if it has to be about something. I don't want to write books that lend themselves to that sort of description. My books are more a kind of breaking-down.
Jonathan Safran Foer
Raise your eyes and count the small gang of your oppressors who are only strong through the blood they suck from you and through your arms which you lend them unwillingly.
We still lend our old house out to relatives. They keep a guest book for my fans to sign.
To God be humble, to thy friend be kind, and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow; His chance tonight, it maybe thine tomorrow.
I went to the bank and proposed that they lend money to the poor people. The bankers almost fell over.
It is no wonder that bank capital is regulated. When borrowing and lending is profitable, it is tempting for banks to scale up their operations and to borrow and lend too much in relation to their capital, in effect reducing the effectiveness of the potential capital cushion.
We are all born with an innate understanding of interpersonal equity - the idea that if you lend me your rake today, I'll respond in kind when you come to borrow my shovel tomorrow. Or nearly all of us are born with that. Psychopaths aren't.
I think about food all the time. It's my passion; it's my profession. But some people think about food all the time because they're hungry. We can put an end to this if we join forces and lend a hand.
Look, if Givenchy is going to lend you a dress, I'm not going to turn it down. I would wear that dress to just go out and buy a pint of milk if they would lend it to me.
People quit on jobs. They quit on marriages. They quit on school. There's an immediacy of this day and age that doesn't lend itself to being committed to anything.
The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices which advocate views I find personally abhorrent, whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup.
That the more authoritarian organizations survive and prevail goes generally unnoticed because people focus on the objectives of organizations, which are many and varied, rather than on their structures, which lend to be similar.
They explained to me that the bank cannot lend money to poor people because these people are not creditworthy.
To look forward and not back, To look out and not in, and To lend a hand.
Edward Everett Hale
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