Taxes Quotes SMS Collection

I am thankful for the taxes pay

I am thankful for the taxes I pay because it means that I’m employed.  ~Nancie J. Carmody

Be thankful were not getting all the

Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for.  ~Will Rogers

What is the difference between a taxidermist

What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector?  The taxidermist takes only your skin.  ~Mark Twain, Notebook, 1902

Why does a slight tax increase cost

Why does a slight tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and a substantial tax cut save you thirty cents?  ~Peg Bracken

If the lord loveth a cheerful giver

If the Lord loveth a cheerful giver, how he must hate the taxpayer!  ~John Andrew HolmesCUL

What at first was plunder assumed the

What at first was plunder assumed the softer name of revenue.  ~Thomas Paine

Unquestionably there is progress the average american

Unquestionably, there is progress.  The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.  ~H.L. Mencken

There may be liberty and justice for

There may be liberty and justice for all, but there are tax breaks only for some.  ~Martin A. Sullivan

Be wary of strong drink it can

Be wary of strong drink.  It can make you shoot at tax collectors… and miss.  ~Robert Heinlein

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.  ~Calvin Coolidge

Of all debts men are least willing

Of all debts, men are least willing to pay their taxes; what a satire this is on government.  ~Ralph Waldo EmersonCUL

There is an ancient belief that the

There is an ancient belief that the gods love the obscure and hate the obvious.  Without benefit of divinity, modern men of similar persuasion

Count the day won when turning on

Count the day won when, turning on its axis, This earth imposes no additional taxes. ~Franklin P. Adams

Indoors or out no one relaxes in

Indoors or out, no one relaxes in March, that month of wind and taxes, the wind will presently disappear, the taxes last us all

Intaxication euphoria at getting a refund from

Intaxication:  Euphoria at getting a refund from the IRS, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with.  ~Author unknown, from

Im proud to pay taxes in the

I’m proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.  ~Arthur

To force a man to pay for

To force a man to pay for the violation of his own liberty is indeed an addition of insult to injury.  ~Benjamin Tucker, Instead

People try to live within their income

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

The best things in life are free

The best things in life are free, but sooner or later the government will find a way to tax them.  ~Author Unknown

The point to remember is that what

The point to remember is that what the government gives it must first take away.  ~John S. Coleman, address, Detroit Chamber of Commerce, 1956WLBUQ

It was as true taxes is and

It was as true… as taxes is.  And nothing’s truer than them.  ~Charles Dickens

Man is not like other animals in

Man is not like other animals in the ways that are really significant:  animals have instincts, we have taxes.  ~Erving Goffman

People who complain about taxes can be

People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes:  men and women.  ~Author Unknown

If from the more wretched parts of

If, from the more wretched parts of the old world, we look at those which are in an advanced stage of improvement, we still

You must pay taxes but theres no

You must pay taxes.  But there’s no law that says you gotta leave a tip.  ~Morgan Stanley advertisement

When theres a single thief its robbery

When there’s a single thief, it’s robbery.  When there are a thousand thieves, it’s taxation.  ~Vanya Cohen

The flat tax would be so simple

The flat tax would be so simple, you could fill it out on a post card.  A post card that would say, in effect,

Another difference between death and taxes is

Another difference between death and taxes is that you don’t have to work like fury to pay for the dying you did last year.

Things as certain death and taxes can

Things as certain as death and taxes, can be more firmly believed. ~Daniel Defoe, The Political History of the Devil, 1726

Any tax is a discouragement and therefore

Any tax is a discouragement and therefore a regulation so far as it goes.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

A person doesnt know how much he

A person doesn’t know how much he has to be thankful for until he has to pay taxes on it.  ~Author Unknown

Taxes grow without rain jewish proverb

Taxes grow without rain.  ~Jewish Proverb

Income tax returns are the most imaginative

Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.  ~Herman Wouk

Taxation is the price which we pay

Taxation is the price which we pay for civilization…. ~Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Vermont, October Session, 1851 (Report

I like to pay taxes with them

I like to pay taxes.  With them I buy civilization.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., quoted by Felix Frankfurter, The Atlantic Monthly, October 1938Justice Holmes

The politicians say 34we34 cant afford a

The politicians say "we" can’t afford a tax cut.  Maybe we can’t afford the politicians.  ~Steve Forbes

The taxpayer thats someone who works

The taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the federal government but doesn’t have to take the civil service examination.  ~Ronald Reagan

He has combined with others to subject

He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to

I shall never use profanity except in

I shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes.  ~Mark Twain

The wages of sin are death but

The wages of sin are death, but after they take the taxes out, it’s more like a tired feeling, really.  ~Paula Poundstone

The payment of taxes gives a right

The payment of taxes gives a right to protection.  ~James M. Wayne

We must care for each other more

We must care for each other more, and tax each other less.  ~Bill Archer

Theres nothing wrong with the younger generation

There’s nothing wrong with the younger generation that becoming taxpayers won’t cure.  ~Dan Bennett