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Those who take the most from the table, teach contentment. Those for whom the taxes are destined, demand sacrifice. Those who eat their fill, speak to the hungry, of wonderful times to come. Those who lead the country into the abyss, call ruling difficult, for ordinary folk. (Quote by - Bertolt Brecht)

The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were. (Quote by - David Brinkley)

Tax reform is taking the taxes off things that have been taxed in the past and putting taxes on things that haven't been taxed before. (Quote by - Art Buchwald)

Too bad all the people who know how to run this country are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair. (Quote by - George Burns)

Once the law starts asking questions, there's no stopping them. (Quote by - William S. Burroughs)

The Act of Congress which we are impugning before you is communistic in its purposes and tendencies, and is defended here upon principles as communistic, socialistic - what shall I call them - populistic as ever have been addressed to any political assembly in the world. (Quote by - Joseph H. Choate)

We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. (Quote by - Sir Winston Churchill)

So they the Government go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent. (Quote by - Sir Winston Churchill)

No matter what anyone may say about making the rich and the corporations pay taxes, in the end they come out of the people who toil. (Quote by - Calvin Coolidge)

There ain't no ticks like poly-ticks. Bloodsuckers all. (Quote by - Davy Crockett)

The more one considers the matter, the clearer it becomes that redistribution is in effect far less a redistribution of free income from the richer to the poorer, as we imagined, than a redistribution of power from the individual to the State. (Quote by - Bertrand de Jouvenel)

To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection, it is plunder. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

I know no class of my fellowmen, however just, enlightened, and humane, which can be wisely and safely trusted absolutely with the liberties of any other class. (Quote by - Frederick Douglass)

A liberal's like to be lax When recommending a tax. With a glut in his heart And his brain low a quart, He will give you the shirts off our backs. (Quote by - F. R. Duplantier)

Forced to choose, the poor, like the rich, love money more than political liberty; and the only political freedom capable of enduring is one that is so pruned as to keep the rich from denuding the poor by ability or subtlety and the poor from robbing the rich by violence or votes. (Quote by - Will Durant)

The Declaration of Independence, the words that launched our nation -- 1,300 words. The Bible, the word of God -- 773,000 words. The Tax Code, the words of politicians -- 7,000,000 words -- and growing! (Quote by - Steve Forbes)

When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Our Constitution is in actual operation; everything appears to promise that it will last; but in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

For the average American family, filling out a tax form has become like attacking a puzzle to which, often enough, there is no right answer. But we're all supposed to swear, on penalty of perjury, that we've done our best to find it. (Quote by - Paul Greenberg)

Gold still represents the ultimate form of payment in the world. (Quote by - Alan Greenspan)

The system of private property is the most important guaranty of freedom, not only for those who own property, but scarcely less for those who do not. (Quote by - Fredrich August von Hayek)

Oh, judge, your damn laws: the good people don't need them and the bad people don't follow them so what good are they? (Quote by - Ammon Hennacy)

An anarchist is anyone who doesn't need a cop to tell him what to do. (Quote by - Ammon Hennacy)

Force is the weapon of the weak. (Quote by - Ammon Hennacy)

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