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
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.
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 income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
We must care for each other more, and tax each other less.
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.
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
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
A fine is a tax for doing something wrong. A tax is a fine for doing something right.
Taxation with representation ain’t so hot either.
~ Gerald Barzan
Death and taxes may be inevitable, but they shouldn’t be related. ~J.C. Watts, Jr.
The payment of taxes gives a right to protection.
~James M. Wayne
The United States has a system of taxation by confession.
Our tax code is so long it makes War and Peace seem breezy.
The sales tax seems to be more politically acceptable than the income tax.
~Raymond C. Scheppach