Taxes Quotes

Erving goffman - man is not like other animals in the ways that...
The avoidance of taxes is the only pursuit that carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes

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
Will rogers - noah must have taken into the ark two taxes, one...
Taxes are the price we pay for civilization.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
John maynard keynes - the avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual...

Look, we play the Star Spangled Banner before every game. You want us to pay income taxes, too?
Bill Veeck, Chicago White Sox
Read my lips - - NO NEW TAXES!
George Herbert Walker Bush, Nov. 1988
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 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
They say that the wages of sin is death. But after taxes its just a tired feeling really.
Paula Poundstone, HBO stand - Up routine
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 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
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
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
John Maynard Keynes
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
H. L. Mencken
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
Only the little people pay taxes.
Leona Helmsly
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 the taxes paid over a lifetime by the average American are spent by the government in less than a second.
Jim Fiebig