Taxes Quotes

By issuing our own money we can eliminate all income taxes and employment taxes and the national debt would cease to exist.

Unknown

Some day, even the experts will figure out, that crime is not caused by rap music...or even my music, but by a power structure of self-absorbed property owners so brain dead and stupid they won't even see that if you're too goddamn greedy to pay taxes for schools and services, they're not going to be any good any more! And that uneducated time bombs are a very poor investment as a future work force. And if you go on teaching people that life is cheap, and leave them to rot in ghettos and jails, they may one day feel justified in coming back to rob and kill you. Duh!

Jello Biafra

The promises of yesterday are the taxes of today.

William Lyon MacKenzie

Every time you cut programs, you take away a person who has a vested interest in high†taxes†and you put him on the tax rolls and make him a†taxpayer. A farmer on subsidies is part welfare bum, whereas a free-market farmer is a small businessman with a gun.

Grover Norquist

Americans are sacrificing. I mean, we are. You know, we pay a lot of taxes. Americans sacrificed when they, you know, when the economy went into the tank. Americans sacrificed when, you know, air travel was disrupted. American taxpayers have paid a lot to help this nation recover. I think Americans have sacrificed.

George Walker Bush

I'm the one who will not raise taxes. My opponent now says he'll raise them as a last resort, or a third resort. But when a politician talks like that, you know that's one resort he'll be checking into. My opponent, my opponent won't rule out raising taxes. But I will. And The Congress will push me to raise taxes and I'll say no. And they'll push, and I'll say no, and they'll push again, and I'll say, to them, Read my lips: no new taxes.

George Herbert Walker Bush

The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes.

Lao Tzu

ï Never buy the cheapest wine in any category, as its taste may discourage you from going on. The glass, corks, cartons, and labor are about the same for any wine, as are the ocean freight and taxes for imported wines. Consequently, if you spend a little more, you are likely to get a better wine, because the other costs remain fixed. Cheap wine will always be too expensive.

Alex Bespaloff

Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin

Tariff: a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the greed of his consumer.

Ambrose Bierce

Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down

Robert Orben

Fraud, robbery, and murder have characterized the English usurpation of the government of our country. Why, for the last fifty years we have been robbed in the matter of taxes of hundreds of millions.

John Edward Redmond

Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody's got to pay for them so they're a necessary evil.

Michael Bloomberg

Taxes grow without rain.

Jewish Proverb

Death can only be profitable: theres no need to eat, drink, pay taxes, offend people, and since a person lies in a grave for hundreds or thousands of years, if you count it up the profit turns out to be enormous.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

A survey says that American workers work the first three hours every day just to pay their taxes. So that's why we can't get anything done in the morning: We're government workers

Jay Leno

Baseball is a skilled game. It's America's game -- it, and high taxes

Will Rogers

But in this world nothing is sure but death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin

Taxes are important. President Bush's tax proposals leave no rich person behind. Voters approve of President Bush helping the kind of people they wish they were one of.

Andy Rooney

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin

Taxes are paid in the sweat of every man who labors.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: animals have instincts, we have taxes.

Erving Goffman

I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.

Arthur Godfrey

Taxes, after all, are dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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