Taxes Quotes

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein

When there's a single thief, it's robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it's taxation.

Vanya Cohen

Taxation with representation ain't so hot either.

Gerald Barzan

The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.

Ronald Reagan

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.

Laurence J. Peter

Why does a slight tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and a substantial tax cut save you thirty cents?

Peg Bracken

Taxes grow without rain.

Jewish Proverb

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.

Will Rogers

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.


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

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

Rich bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier than others.

Oscar Wilde

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
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