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Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
John F. Kennedy
The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
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.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.
George S. Patton
There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.
A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.
If... many influential people have failed to understand, or have just forgotten, what we were up against in the Cold War and how we overcame it, they are not going to be capable of securing, let alone enlarging, the gains that liberty has made.
It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversy - but he who has shown the better temper.
Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares. Thus I have soared above this world, where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.
Honore de Balzac
I will promote savings and investment by maintaining the 15% rate on capital gains and dividends. I will eliminate the tax entirely for those with annual income below $200,000.
Force may subdue, but love gains, and he that forgives first wins the laurel.
Despite all our gains in technology, product innovation and world markets, most people are not thriving in the organizations they work for.
Evil gains work their punishment.
The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense.
When you come from desperate poverty, and that's exactly what I come from, you know that nonsenses are not to be tolerated. I'm not sure who gains from chaos, but I know it's not the poor folks in the council flats. The politics of vindictiveness is never, ever anything like a solution.
Stories serve the purpose of consolidating whatever gains people or their leaders have made or imagine they have made in their existing journey thorough the world.
The biggest - one of the biggest barriers to driving economic growth is the capital gains tax rate. I propose taking it to zero.
I think that Governor Romney operates on the capital gains tax, his investments, what he lives off of instead of doing it off of his income.
Studies have shown that since women have had access to the pill and family planning measures, they have made huge gains in both wages and in careers that were dominated by men.
America gains most when individuals have great freedom to pursue personal goals without undue government interference.
I'd like to give zero out capital gains tax and zero out the dividends tax, zero out alternative minimum tax, and zero out the death tax.
All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.
If Warren Buffett made his money from ordinary income rather than capital gains, his tax rate would be a lot higher than his secretary's. In fact a very small percentage of people in this country pay a big chunk of the taxes.
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