Taxes quotes and quotations
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Read my lips. No new taxes!
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The power to tax involves the power to destroy.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men.
He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent-infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination--and taxes."
H. E. Martz
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
Governments last as long as the undertaxed can defend themselves from the overtaxed.
Taxes are the sinews of the state.
I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.
The Eiffel Tower is the Empire State Building after taxes.
Death and taxes are inevitable.
Thomas C. Haliburton
Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.
F. J. Raymond
What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
H. L. Mencken
Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.
Never before have so many been taken for so much and left with so little.
The tax collector must love poor people--he's creating so many of them.
The thing generally raised on city land is taxes.
Charles Dudley Warner