Home > Miscellaneous >


The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.

Milk the cow, but do not pull off the udder.

Greek proverb

Taxes, are the dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) Thirty-second President of the USA.

No one can become rich by the efforts of only their toil, but only by the discovery of some method of taxing the labor of others.

John Ruskin (1819-1900) English art critic.

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.


I don't know of a single foreign product that enters this country untaxed, except the answer to prayer.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

Every advantage has its tax.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride and four times as much by our foolishness.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.

Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer and historian.