I hold every man a debtor to his profession.
— Francis Bacon

On 16 September 1985, when the Commerce Department announced that the United States had become a debtor nation, the American Empire died.
Gore Vidal debtor quote

A small debt makes a man your debtor, a large one your enemy.
— Proverbs

The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.
— James Howell

People may live as much retired from the world as they like, but sooner or later they find themselves debtor or creditor to some one.
— debtor quotation by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe