The penniless artist was cornered by her landlord who demanded several months’ back rent. “Just think,” the artist pleaded, “someday tourists will be pointing to this building and say, ‘The great abstract painter Carlos Santos used to live here.’”
The landlord shrugged. “And if you don’t pay up, they can come by tomorrow and say that.” Stop owing people money. 3 happiest words are: Paid in Full.