The art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
Those of us who have looked to the self-interest of lending institutions to protect shareholder's equity – myself especially – are in a state of shocked disbelief.Alan Greenspan
My history of lending money from banks is that they want to know the ins and outs of the backside of a duck.alan sugar
Security can be found in renunciation of ownership over people, money, and real assets; to gain, keep or protect that which others need for periods of legitimate access. A lending library enables people to help themselves to information; a locked-up book collection is useful only to the person who owns it.bill mollison
There cannot be a greater Paradox, than that a man should be guilty of a fraud in lending his money with no other prospect but the chance of being repaid it.
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.Edmund Burke
I, who ne'er Went for myself a begging, go a borrowing, And that for others. Borrowing's much the same As begging; just as lending upon usury Is much the same as thieving.Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Old Tune, in whose banks we deposit our notes, Is a miser who always wants guineas for groats; He keeps all his customers still in arrears By lending them minutes and charging them years.
lending arms is like lending chewing gum.You don't get it back.
When a population feels alienated from the legal system under which it lives, because that system fails to protect it from real dangers while lending succor and encouragement to every possible kind of wrongdoing, the population may well lose faith in the very idea of law. That is how civilization unravels.anthony daniels
Money lending is a horrible profession. If we are to call it otherwise it is lawful plundering.periyar e. v. ramasamy