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Tax quotes (24)

If Patrick Henry thought that taxation without representation was bad he should see how bad it is with representation.
Unknown   Category: Tax

The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.
John Maynard Baron Keynes of Tilton   Category: Tax

Taxation without representation is tyranny.
James Otis   Category: Tax

If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year that would not be a violent and bloody measure as it would be to pay them and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood.
Henry David Thoreau   Category: Tax

To tax and to please no more than to love and to be wise is not given to men.
Edmund Burke   Category: Tax

For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Tax

The politicians don't just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless.
James Dale Davidson   Category: Tax

When more of the people's sustenance is exacted through the form of taxation than is necessary to meet the just obligations of government and expenses of its economical administration such exaction becomes ruthless extortion and a violation of the fundamental principles of free government.
Stephan Grover Cleveland   Category: Tax

The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least possible amount of hissing.
Jean-Baptiste Colbert   Category: Tax

Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed.
Robert Anson Heinlein   Category: Tax

The power to tax involves the power to destroy.
John Marshall   Category: Tax

If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad he should see how it is with representation.
Rush H. Limbaugh III   Category: Tax

The power to tax is not the power to destroy while this Court sits.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.   Category: Tax

The reward of energy enterprise and thrift is taxes.
William Feather   Category: Tax

We don't pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes.
Leona Helmsley   Category: Tax

What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
Mark Twain   Category: Tax

Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation.
Fletcher Knebel   Category: Tax

To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder.
Benjamin Disraeli   Category: Tax

There is one difference between a tax collector and a taxidermist - the taxidermist leaves the hide.
Mortimer Caplin   Category: Tax

The schoolboy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse with a taxed bridle on a taxed road; and the dying Englishman pouring his medicine which has paid seven per cent into a spoon that has paid fifteen per cent flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death.
Sydney Smith   Category: Tax

War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen and unsupposed circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end. It has but one thing certain and that is to increase taxes.
Thomas Paine   Category: Tax

The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
Albert Einstein   Category: Tax

In 1790 the nation which had fought taxation without representation discovered that some of its citizens werent much happier about taxation with representation.
Lyndon Baines Johnson   Category: Tax

The tax collector must love poor people he's creating so many of them.
Bill Vaughan   Category: Tax