In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is
well to stop when you get down to the skin.
It is the duty of a good shepherd to
shear his sheep, not to skin them.
The way taxes are, you might
as well marry for love.
?Joe E. Lewis
The art of taxation consists in so
plucking the goose as to obtain the
largest amount of feathers with the
least possible amount of hissing.
?J. B. Colbert
The difference between tax avoidance and
tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.
I wouldn't mind paying taxes -- if I knew
they were going to a friendly country.
If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation
without representation was bad, he
should see how it is with representation.
Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is
quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.
?F. J. Raymond
The hardest thing in the world to
understand is the income tax.
Rich bachelors should be heavily
taxed. It is not fair that some men
should be happier than others.
There is no such thing as a good tax.
?Sir Winston Churchill