Taxes Quotes

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.

Herman Wouk

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

Erving Goffman

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The nation should have a tax system that looks like someone designed it on purpose.

William Simon

It's income tax time again, Americans: time to gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta.

Dave Barry

Our tax code is so long it makes War and Peace seem breezy.

Steven LaTourette

There may be liberty and justice for all, but there are tax breaks only for some.

Martin A. Sullivan

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

John Maynard Keynes

The power of taxing people and their property is essential to the very existence of government.''

James Madison

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

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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

Milton Friedman

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

Nancie J. Carmody

The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.

Barry Goldwater

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Updated On : March 29, 2008
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