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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Taxes:

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

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you don't know when it's through if you are a crook or a martyr.
~ Will Rogers Quotes.

The more you earn, the less you keep,
And now I lay me down to sleep.
I pray the Lord my soul to take,
If the tax-collector hasn't got it before I wake.
~ Ogden Nash.

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

The payment of taxes gives a right to protection.
~ James M. Wayne.

The point to remember is that what the government gives it must first take away.
~ John S. Coleman, address, Detroit Chamber of Commerce, 1956.

The politicians say "we" can't afford a tax cut. Maybe we can't afford the politicians.
~ Steve Forbes.

The purse of the people is the real seat of sensibility. Let it be drawn upon largely, and they will then listen to truths which could not excite them through any other organ.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes.

The sales tax seems to be more politically acceptable than the income tax.
~ Raymond C. Scheppach.

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

The United States has a system of taxation by confession.
~ Hugo Black.

The wages of sin are death, but after they take the taxes out, it's more like a tired feeling, really.
~ Paula Poundstone.

There are no withholding taxes on the wages of sin.
~ Mae West Quotes.

There is an ancient belief that the gods love the obscure and hate the obvious. Without benefit of divinity, modern men of similar persuasion draft provisions of the Internal Revenue Code. Section 341 is their triumph.
~ Martin D. Ginsburg.

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

There's nothing wrong with the younger generation that becoming taxpayers won't cure.
~ Dan Bennett.

To force a man to pay for the violation of his own liberty is indeed an addition of insult to injury.
~ Benjamin Tucker, Instead of a Book.

Today, it takes more brains and effort to make out the income-tax form than it does to make the income.
~ Alfred E. Neuman.

Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
~ H.L. Mencken.

We are told that this is an odious and unpopular tax. I never knew a tax that was not odious and unpopular with the people who paid it.
~ John Sherman.

We have long had death and taxes as the two standards of inevitability. But there are those who believe that death is the preferable of the two. "At least," as one man said, "there's one advantage about death; it doesn't get worse every time Congress meets."
~ Erwin N. Griswold.

We must care for each other more, and tax each other less.
~ Bill Archer.

What at first was plunder assumed the softer name of revenue.
~ Thomas Paine.

What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
~ Mark Twain Quotes, Notebook, 1902.

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

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