Quotations Topic: Taxes and Taxation (69 Quotations)
Government lasts as long as the under-taxed can defend themselves against the over-taxed.
Why does a slight tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and a substantial tax cut save you thirty cents.
There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program -- your tax-dollar will go further.
Wernher Von Braun
Taxing is an easy business. Any projector can contrive new compositions, any bungler can add to the old.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men.
Read my lips: no new taxes.
It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
There is one difference between a tax collector and a taxidermist -- the taxidermist leaves the hide.
No statesmen ever will find it worth his pains, to tax our labor and excise our brain.
Uncle claims that if he files his income tax wrong he'll go to jail, and if he files it right he'll go to the poor house.
Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt.
The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least possible amount of hissing.
J. B. Colbert
I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age -- which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.
Nothing hurts more than having to pay an income tax, unless it is not having to pay an income tax.
Thomas Robert Dewar
All money nowadays seems to be produced with a natural homing instinct for the Treasury.
Prince Philip Edinburgh
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Every advantage has its tax.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride and four times as much by our foolishness.
Income tax time is when you test your powers of deduction.
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