Tax Quotes and Sayings
It is wrong to tax a working person almost to the breaking point, then give it to a person who is able to work but refuses to.
In this world nothing is certain but death & taxes.
The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
– Barry Goldwater
One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.
– Ron Paul
Taxes are paid in the sweat of every man who labors.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
Taxes grow without rain.
– Jewish Proverb
The power to tax is the power to destroy.
– John Marshall
Did you ever notice that when you put the words “The” and “IRS” together, it spells “THEIRS?”
America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
– Laurence J. Peter
No nation has ever taxed itself into prosperity.
– Rush Limbaugh
A fine is a tax for doing wrong.
A tax is a fine for doing well.
The way taxes are, you might as well marry for love.
– Joe E. Lewis
I hate paying taxes. But I love the civilization they give me.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
You can’t tax business. Business doesn’t pay taxes. It collects taxes.
– Ronald Reagan
Tax complexity itself is a kind of tax.
People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can’t live within its income.
– Robert Half
You don’t pay taxes – they take taxes.
– Chris Rock
The politicians say “we” can’t afford a tax cut. Maybe we can’t afford the politicians.
The sales tax seems to be more politically acceptable than the income tax.
~Raymond C. Scheppach
The payment of taxes gives a right to protection.
~James M. Wayne
A fine is a tax for doing something wrong. A tax is a fine for doing something right.
Of all debts, men are least willing to pay their taxes; what a satire this is on government.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
There may be liberty and justice for all, but there are tax breaks only for some.
~Martin A. Sullivan