Quotes by taxes
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American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Andrew William Mellon
American banker and businessman 1855-1937
A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
English singer and songwriter 1958-
Apart from death and taxes, the one thing that's certain in this life is that I'll never be a fashion icon.
German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
American author and newspaper columnist
Commissions add up, taxes are a big drag, margin ain't cheap. A good accountant costs money as well. The math on this one is obvious, yet investors often fail to recognize it: Keep your costs low and your turnover lower, and you will win in the end.
American economist 1969-
Cutting taxes for very high income people an average of more than $100,000 a year for people that make more than a million dollars a year is not an effective way to get the economy going.
American writer 1900-1949
Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them!
Danish author 1965-
Even if every major government were to slap huge taxes on carbon fuels - which is not going to happen - it wouldn't do much to halt climate change any time soon. What it would do is cost us hundreds of billions - if not trillions - of dollars, because alternative energy technologies are not yet ready to take up the slack.
American psychologist 1913-2007
For a man there are three certainties in life: death, taxes, and women. It is often difficult to say which is the worst.
Brad D. Smith
Good intentions often get muddled with very complex execution. The last time the government tried to make taxes easier, it created a 1040 EZ form with a 52-page help booklet.
American journalist 1960-
Huguette Clark has had her own tax liens - four times, the IRS has filed to collect taxes from her.
American politician 1961-
I can make a firm pledge, under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.Source: As quoted in "Accountable: Making America as Good as Its Promise", Tavis Smiley, Simon and Schuster, 2009, p. 198
American politician 1961-
I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class.Source: Celebrating Change: Key Speeches of President-Elect Barack Obama, From October 2002 to November 2008
American writer 1965-
I'm like the guy who prepares your taxes or a dentist. I'm very conservative and boring in a lot of ways.
American radio and television 1903-1983
I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.
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