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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Taxes:

A fine is a tax for doing something wrong. A tax is a fine for doing something right.
~ Author Unknown.

A person doesn't know how much he has to be thankful for until he has to pay taxes on it.
~ Author Unknown.

All the Congress, all the accountants and tax lawyers, all the judges, and a convention of wizards all cannot tell for sure what the income tax law says.
~ Walter B. Wriston.

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
~ Laurence J. Peter.

Any tax is a discouragement and therefore a regulation so far as it goes.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Quotes.

Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors... and miss.
~ Robert A. Heinlein Quotes.

Capital punishment: The income tax.
~ Jeff Hayes.

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
~ Calvin Coolidge Quotes.

Count the day won when, turning on its axis,
This earth imposes no additional taxes.
~ Franklin P. Adams.

Death and taxes may be inevitable, but they shouldn't be related.
~ J.C. Watts Jr.

Did you ever notice that when you put the words "The" and "IRS" together, it spells "THEIRS?"
~ Author Unknown.

Friends and neighbors complain that taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might the more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly.
~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes.

He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation... For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent.... We, therefore... solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States.
~ The Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies, 1776.

I am thankful for the taxes I pay because it means that I'm employed.
~ Nancie J. Carmody.

I don't know if I can live on my income or not - the government won't let me try it.
~ Bob Thaves, Frank & Ernest.

I like to pay taxes. With them I buy civilization.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr Quotes.

I shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes.
~ Mark Twain Quotes.

If, from the more wretched parts of the old world, we look at those which are in an advanced stage of improvement, we still find the greedy hand of government thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry, and grasping the spoil of the multitude. Invention is continually exercised, to furnish new pretenses for revenues and taxation. It watches prosperity as its prey and permits none to escape without tribute.
~ Thomas Paine.

If the Lord loveth a cheerful giver, how he must hate the taxpayer!
~ John Andrew Holmes.

If we don't do something to simplify the tax system, we're going to end up with a national police force of internal revenue agents.
~ Leon Panetta.

If you make any money, the government shoves you in the creek once a year with it in your pockets, and all that don't get wet you can keep.
~ Will Rogers Quotes.

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.

Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all the year.
~ Ogden Nash.

Intaxication: Euphoria at getting a refund from the IRS, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.
~ Author unknown.

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