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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
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.
The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
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
A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.
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.
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.
It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversy - but he who has shown the better temper.
It is now common knowledge that the average American gains 7 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
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.
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
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
Evil gains work their punishment.
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.
By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense.
In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
The biggest - one of the biggest barriers to driving economic growth is the capital gains tax rate. I propose taking it to zero.
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.
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.
Despite the encouraging and wonderful gains and the changes for women which have occurred in my lifetime, there is still room to advance and to promote correction of the remaining deficiencies and imbalances.
Sandra Day O'Connor
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.
There are few things in politics more annoying than the Right's utter conviction that it owns the patent on the word 'freedom' that when its leaders stand up for the rights of banks to be unregulated or capital gains to be untaxed, that it is actually and obviously standing up for human liberty, the noblest cause of them all.
No one making less than $250,000 under Barack Obama's plan will see one single penny of their tax raised, whether it's their capital gains tax, their income tax, investment tax, any tax.
Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.
All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.
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.
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