Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.
Today, certain people file for bankruptcy, businesses and individuals, and it no longer has the stigma it once had. Now it's almost considered wise, a way to regroup and come back again.
The commercial world is very frequently put into confusion by the bankruptcy of merchants, that assumed the splendour of wealth only to obtain the privilege of trading with the stock of other men, and of contracting debts which nothing but lucky casu.
Bankruptcy stared me in the face, but one thought kept me calm; soon I'd be too poor to need an anti-theft alarm.
Bankruptcy is a sacred state, a condition beyond conditions, as theologians might say, and attempts to investigate it are necessarily obscene, like spiritualism. One knows only that he has passed into it and lives beyond us, in a condition not ours.
Bankruptcy never felt so good.
Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell.
Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy -- the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.
The worst bankruptcy in the world is the person who has lost his enthusiasm.