Credit Quotes

Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them. - Napoleon Bonaparte


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


We credit scarcely any persons with good sense except those who are of our opinion. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


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 Maynard Hutchins


Like happiness, philanthropy was born a twin. The giving that proceeds from a desire for personal credit or satisfaction may be tax-deductible, but it is scarcely philanthropy. - Emerson F. Andrews


We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts. - Madeleine L'Engle


For half a century photography has been the 'art form' of the untalented. Obviously some pictures are more satisfactory than others, but where is credit due? to the designer of the camera? To the finger on the button? to the law of averages? - Gore Vidal


The most threatened group in human societies as in animal societies is the unmated male: the unmated male is more likely to wind up in prison or in an asylum or dead than his mated counterpart. He is less likely to be promoted at work and he is considered a poor credit risk. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan


The private control of credit is the modern form of slavery. - Upton Sinclair


The surest way to establish your credit is to work yourself into the position of not needing any. - Maurice Switzer


Buying on trust is the way to pay double. - Source Unknown


There is no limit to what a man can do or how far he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit. - Robert Woodruff


Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions. - Ambrose Bierce


A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking-match. - Charles Dickens


Blest paper-credit! last and best supply! That lends corruption lighter wings to fly! - Alexander Pope


Usually the greatest boasters are the smallest workers. The deep rivers pay a larger tribute to the sea than shallow brooks, and yet empty themselves with less noise. - W. Secker


The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit.-Alfred A. Montapert


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


There can be a lot done if you are not so particular about who gets credit for it.-John Freeman


There is a spiritual hunger in the world today - and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms.-Adlai E. Stevenson


There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.-B. C. Forbes


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


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


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


There's probably more in the American tradition than people give the place credit for.-Donald Judd


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


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


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


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


This is my ultimate fantasy: watching QVC with a credit card while making love and eating at the same time.-Yasmine Bleeth


To its great credit, Wimbledon has been a leader in bringing about change and improvement in the sport.-Fred Perry


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


Today, credit rating agencies rate companies, countries and bonds.-Mike Fitzpatrick


Today, people tend to credit me with having the original idea and made the first circuits.-Jack Kilby


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


Truth will lose its credit, if delivered by a person that has none.-Bishop Robert South


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


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


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


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


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


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


Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the rest.-Charles Churchill


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


Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs.-Herbert Hoover


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


Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.-Robert Orben


Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation.-Philip Massinger


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


Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.-Horace Walpole


Michigan is also the only industrial state that has a AAA credit rating.-John Engler


Modern money is almost altogether credit money.-John Buchanan Robinson


Money is a poor man's credit card.-Marshall McLuhan


Money is just the poor man's credit card.-Marshall McLuhan


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


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

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