Tax Quotes and Sayings
America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
- Laurence J. Peter
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.
- Albert Einstein
Taxes grow without rain.
- Jewish Proverb
Taxes are paid in the sweat of every man who labors.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Did you ever notice that when you put the words “The” and “IRS” together, it spells “THEIRS?”
The power to tax is the power to destroy.
- John Marshall
Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for. ~Will Rogers
There may be liberty and justice for all, but there are tax breaks only for some.
~Martin A. Sullivan
The best things in life are free, but sooner or later the government will find a way to tax them.
The politicians say “we” can’t afford a tax cut. Maybe we can’t afford the politicians.
People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can’t live within its income.
Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.
The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
We must care for each other more, and tax each other less.
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
You must pay taxes. But there’s no law that says you gotta leave a tip.
No nation has ever taxed itself into prosperity.
- Rush Limbaugh
Things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believed. ~Daniel Defoe
Tax complexity itself is a kind of tax.
Capital punishment: The income tax.
You can’t tax business. Business doesn’t pay taxes. It collects taxes.
- Ronald Reagan
Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant: animals have instincts, we have taxes.
Any tax is a discouragement and therefore a regulation so far as it goes.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
A person doesn’t know how much he has to be thankful for until he has to pay taxes on it.
Of all debts, men are least willing to pay their taxes; what a satire this is on government.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson