Friday, August 7, 2009

10 Great Tax Quotes

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

The nation should have a tax system that looks like someone designed it on purpose. ~William Simon

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

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

We have long had death and taxes as the two standards of inevitability. But there are those who believe that death is the preferable of the two. “At least,” as one man said, “there’s one advantage about death; it doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.” ~Erwin N. Griswold

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

It’s income tax time again, Americans: time to gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta. ~Dave Barry

U.S. Internal Revenue Service: an agency modeled after the revenue raising concepts of the 19th century economist, Jesse James. ~Robert Brault,

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

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