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"A man in debt is so far a slave"

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson's quote "A guy in financial obligation is so far a slave" speaks to the power of financial obligation and how it can oppress an individual. Debt can be a heavy concern, and it can remove a person's liberty and autonomy. When an individual is in debt, they are frequently required to make choices based on their financial circumstance, instead of what is finest for them. They might have to handle jobs they do not desire, or make sacrifices in order to settle their financial obligation. Debt can likewise lead to sensations of pity and guilt, as the person may feel like they are not in control of their own life. Emerson's quote is a suggestion that debt can be an effective force, and it can eliminate an individual's liberty and autonomy.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson This quote is written / told by Ralph Waldo Emerson between May 25, 1803 and April 27, 1882. He was a famous Philosopher from USA. The author also have 204 other quotes.

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