Taxes Quotes

H. l. mencken - all zoos actually offer to the public in return...
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)
Oliver wendell holmes - taxes are the price we pay for civilization....
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
George bernard shaw - i make a fortune from criticizing the policy of...

Read my lips - - NO NEW TAXES!
George Herbert Walker Bush, Nov. 1988
Only the little people pay taxes.
Leona Helmsly
Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: Animals have instincts, we have taxes.
Erving Goffman
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
Look, we play the Star Spangled Banner before every game. You want us to pay income taxes, too?
Bill Veeck, Chicago White Sox
The avoidance of taxes is the only pursuit that 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
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 the taxes paid over a lifetime by the average American are spent by the government in less than a second.
Jim Fiebig
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
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
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