Taxes Quotes

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

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

Benjamin Franklin

The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

Gore Vidal

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

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

Rulers do not reduce taxes to be kind. Expediency and greed create high taxation, and normally it takes an impending catastrophe to bring it down.

Charles Adams

I am thankful for the taxes I pay because it means that I'm employed.

Nancie J. Carmody

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes non-work.

Milton Friedman

Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.

John Maynard Keynes

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