Taxes Quotes

Leona helmsly - only the little people pay taxes....
Noah must have taken into the Ark two taxes, one male and one female. And did they multiply bountifully! Next to guinea pigs, taxes must have been the most prolific animals.
Will Rogers

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes
Bill clinton, democratic national convention, july 16, 1992 - george bush has raised taxes on the people...
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
H. L. Mencken
Bill veeck, chicago white sox - look, we play the star spangled banner before...

He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent - Infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination - - And taxes.
H. E. Martz
They say that the wages of sin is death. But after taxes its just a tired feeling really.
Paula Poundstone, HBO stand - Up routine
All zoos actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling.
H. L. Mencken
He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent - Infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination - - And taxes.
H. E. Martz
All the taxes paid over a lifetime by the average American are spent by the government in less than a second.
Jim Fiebig
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
Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: Animals have instincts, we have taxes.
Erving Goffman
Taxes are the price we pay for civilization.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Jean Baptiste Le Roy (1789)
All zoos actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling.
H. L. Mencken
The avoidance of taxes is the only pursuit that carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes
I make a fortune from criticizing the policy of the government, and then hand it over to the government in taxes to keep it going.
George Bernard Shaw
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes
Read my lips - - NO NEW TAXES!
George Herbert Walker Bush, Nov. 1988