Tax Quotes and Sayings
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.
You don’t pay taxes – they take taxes.
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.
Any tax is a discouragement and therefore a regulation so far as it goes.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Of all debts, men are least willing to pay their taxes; what a satire this is on government.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
There may be liberty and justice for all, but there are tax breaks only for some.
~Martin A. Sullivan
There’s nothing wrong with the younger generation that becoming taxpayers won’t cure.
Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for. ~Will Rogers
You must pay taxes. But there’s no law that says you gotta leave a tip.
Taxation is the price which civilized communities pay for the opportunity of remaining civilized.
~Albert Bushnell Hart
Our tax code is so long it makes War and Peace seem breezy.
The best things in life are free, but sooner or later the government will find a way to tax them.