owes in a quote

"Not only is the self entwined in society it owes society its existence in the most literal sense."

"We have a government that borrows $4 billion a day. We have a government that owes trillions of dollars in debt, half of that to foreigners, most of that to Chinese investors. I don't - that is extreme. Not only is it extreme. It's insane and it's unsustainable."

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."

"It's not good for government to tell people that the world owes them a living and that things are free."

"He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care."

"Nothing is more important in the preservation of peace than to secure among the great mass of the people living under constitutional government a just conception of the rights which their nation has against others and of the duties their nation owes to others."

"The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them."

"Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle."

"You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together."

"Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose."

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