Tax Quotes

"When the king brands us pirates, he doesn't mean to make us adversaries. He doesn't mean to mak...

"When the king brands us pirates, he doesn't mean to make us adversaries. He doesn't mean to make us criminals. He means to make us monsters. For that's the only way his god-fearing, tax-paying subjects can make sense of men who keep what is theirs and fear no one." - Captain Flint (Black Sails)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 10
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"Collecting more taxes than ...

"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery." - Calvin Coolidge
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"Any one may so arrange his affairs that his taxes shall be as low as possib...

"Any one may so arrange his affairs that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is not bound to choose that pattern which will best pay the Treasury; there is not even a patriotic duty to increase one's taxes." - Judge Learned Hand
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 10
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Why is it that our pockets are only empty when it comes to education and healthcare for our kids?...

Why is it that our pockets are only empty when it comes to education and healthcare for our kids? We only have empty pockets when it comes to the morally right things to do, but for tax cuts for billionaires and unlimited war, we seem to be able to invent that money very easily. - Alexandria Cortes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 05
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"Increasingly we are living in a world where we do all the work, right....

"Increasingly we are living in a world where we do all the work, right. We pay all the taxes, we pay all the costs, but we own less and less. And nobody understands this better than the youngest generation." Snowden, 2019
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 12
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"At least 21,000 new millionaires and billionaires were made in the United States during the W...

"At least 21,000 new millionaires and billionaires were made in the United States during the World War [I]. That many admitted their huge blood gains in their income tax returns. How many other war millionaires falsified their tax returns no one knows." -- Smedley Butler, "War is a Racket"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 23
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"There's always somebody who is paid t...

"There's always somebody who is paid too much, and taxed too little - and it's always somebody else." β€” Cullen Hightower
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 20
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"The best way to teach your ki...

"The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream." β€” Bill Murray
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 06
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"Charity is a cold grey loveless thing. If a rich ...

"Charity is a cold grey loveless thing. If a rich man wants to help the poor, he should pay his taxes gladly, not dole out money at a whim." - Clement Attlee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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β€œLottery: A tax on ...

β€œLottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.” ― Ambrose Bierce
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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β€œDynastic wealth, the enemy of a meritocracy, is on the rise. Equality of o...

β€œDynastic wealth, the enemy of a meritocracy, is on the rise. Equality of opportunity has been on the decline. A progressive and meaningful estate tax is needed to curb the movement of a democracy toward plutocracy.” -Warren Buffett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 11
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β€œThe best way to teach your ki...

β€œThe best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream.” β€” Bill Murray
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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The difference between tax avoidance and tax ...

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion, it has been said, β€œis the thickness of a prison wall.” - Jack Bernstein, β€œSecrecy World”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 26
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"There's always somebody who is paid t...

"There's always somebody who is paid too much, and taxed too little - and it's always somebody else." β€” Cullen Hightower
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 09
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"The best measure of a man's honesty isn'...

"The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale." β€” Arthur C. Clarke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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β€œBeyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease...

β€œBeyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstruction” - attributed to William James
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 23
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"Income tax returns are the...

"Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today." β€” Herman Wouk
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 02
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"The best way to teach your k...

"The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream" - Bill Murray
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 16
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"There's always somebody who is paid t...

"There's always somebody who is paid too much, and taxed too little - and it's always somebody else." β€” Cullen Hightower
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 31
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"Why is it that when you take advantage of a tax break for a corpor...

"Why is it that when you take advantage of a tax break for a corporation you are a good business person but when you take advantage of something that you need to not be hungry you're a moocher" - Jon Stewart
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 24
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"An awareness of the welfare model turns our collective we...

"An awareness of the welfare model turns our collective wealth into well being. We're not paying taxes, we're investing in our society. We're purchasing quality of life." Miek Wiking
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 18
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"We have a system that incr...

"We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork." - Milton Friedman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 17
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"Let me explain to you why I like to pay taxes for schools e...

"Let me explain to you why I like to pay taxes for schools even though I don't personally have a kid in school: I don't like living in a country with a bunch of stupid people" - John Green
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 25
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β€œI believe that there should be a very much heavier progressi...

β€œI believe that there should be a very much heavier progressive tax on very large incomes, a tax which should increase in a very marked fashion for the gigantic incomes.” ~Theodore Roosevelt~
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 13
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"The only difference between death an...

"The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets." - Will Rogers
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 13
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β€œAn online tax program is only as good as the informa...

β€œAn online tax program is only as good as the information the person enters into it and the understanding of what is being asked by the program.” - Jeffrey Schneider
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 28
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I don’t like paying taxe...

I don’t like paying taxes, but I like sleeping at night. β€” Leonardo Del Vecchio
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 17
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"The only two certa...

"The only two certainties in life are death and taxes." - unknown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 21
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Minor drug offenders fill your prisons, you don't...

Minor drug offenders fill your prisons, you don't even flinch, all our taxes paying for the wars against the new non-rich" System of a down - Prison song.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 13
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"Collecting more taxes than absolutely n...

"Collecting more taxes than absolutely necessary is legalized robbery." - Calvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 24
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β€œIn the new country they use ta...

β€œIn the new country they use taxes, in the old country they used bayonets.” -Michener, The Drifters
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 01
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"The best way to teach your k...

"The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream" - Bill Murray
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 18
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Why is it if you take advantage of a tax break you’re a...

Why is it if you take advantage of a tax break you’re a smart businessman, but if you take advantage of something you need to not be hungry, you’re a moocher?" β€” Jon Stewart
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 18
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Why do people get angrier ab...

Why do people get angrier about raising tax than about tax not being lowered? --Ben Rayfield
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 21
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"No matter how rich you get, shit goes wrong. You can't insulate y...

"No matter how rich you get, shit goes wrong. You can't insulate yourself from it. I used to think it was death and taxes you couldn't avoid, but it's actually death and shit." - Nathan Bateman, Ex Machina
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 02
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β€œI like to pay taxes. W...

β€œI like to pay taxes. With them, I buy civilization.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 19
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Advertising is tax deductible, so we...

Advertising is tax deductible, so we all pay for the privilege of being manipulated and controlled. - Noam Chomsky
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 12
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"Money does not ...

"Money does not stink" -Vespasian during his urine tax
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 15
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"If it moves, tax it. If it keep...

"If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. If it stops moving, subsidize it." Ronald Reagan
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 17
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"I like to pay taxes. Wi...

"I like to pay taxes. With them I buy civilization." Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 23
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"In this world nothing can b...

"In this world nothing can be said to be certain except death & taxes" Benjamin Franklin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 15
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"If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would...

"If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood." -Henry David Thoreau
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 06
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"A Tax is a fine for doin...

"A Tax is a fine for doing good, while a Fine is a tax for doing bad." - Anonymous
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 19
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"1913 wasn't a very good year. 1...

"1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment and the IRS. " Ron Paul
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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"The hardest thing to und...

"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax." Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 16
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"The hardest thing in th...

"The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes." -Albert Einstein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 14
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"A voluntary, self-administered ta...

"A voluntary, self-administered tax on scientific ignorance." - Ben Goldacre, on getting ripped-off by quacks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 16
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