Taxes Quotes

H. l. mencken - unquestionably, there is progress. the average...
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes

Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: Animals have instincts, we have taxes.
Erving Goffman
H. e. martz - he who builds a better mousetrap these days runs...
George Bush has raised taxes on the people driving pickup trucks and lowered taxes on the people riding in limousines. We can do better.
Bill Clinton, Democratic National Convention, July 16, 1992
Will rogers - noah must have taken into the ark two taxes, one...

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
All the taxes paid over a lifetime by the average American are spent by the government in less than a second.
Jim Fiebig
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
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
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
Read my lips - - NO NEW TAXES!
George Herbert Walker Bush, Nov. 1988
Taxes are the price we pay for civilization.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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
Look, we play the Star Spangled Banner before every game. You want us to pay income taxes, too?
Bill Veeck, Chicago White Sox
Only the little people pay taxes.
Leona Helmsly