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The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Elections should be held on April 16th- the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders.
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.
A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
George Bernard Shaw
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
In the richest country in the history of the world, this Obama economy has crushed the middle class. Family income has fallen by $4,000, but health insurance premiums are higher, food prices are higher, utility bills are higher, and gasoline prices have doubled. Today more Americans wake up in poverty than ever before.
The income tax has made liars out of more Americans than golf.
1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment and the IRS.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
I just think that - when a country needs more income and we do, we're only taking in 15 percent of GDP, I mean, that - that - when a country needs more income, they should get it from the people that have it.
Wealth - any income that is at least one hundred dollars more a year than the income of one's wife's sister's husband.
H. L. Mencken
People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can't live within its income.
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.
I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
e. e. cummings
We are beginning a new era in our government. I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge the income beyond the real necessities of the government.
The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
You can't live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off.
You know, I think of the global economy as an inverted triangle, resting on the shoulders of the American consumer. And if the American consumer cannot have enough disposable income in order to maintain a standard of living that creates more opportunities generation after generation, that's bad for everybody.
Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?
Marcus Tullius Cicero
If a child, a spouse, a life partner, or a parent depends on you and your income, you need life insurance.
Are we interested in treating the symptoms of poverty and economic stagnation through income redistribution and class warfare, or do we want to go at the root causes of poverty and economic stagnation by promoting pro-growth policies that promote prosperity?
When your outgo exceeds your income, the upshot may be your downfall.
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future.
I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age - which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.
I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word 'fair' in connection with income tax policies.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
Barack Obama's enemies are the people who make this country work. Barack Obama's enemies are those who succeed. Those are the people whose income he wants to redistribute. Those are the people whose income he wants to take, using the power and the force of the federal government to do it.
Captain Kirk has been a source of pleasure and income for a long time.
And what's interesting, and I don't think a lot of Americans understand this fact, is that, one, most new jobs are created by small businesses; two, most small businesses pay tax at the individual income tax, or many small businesses pay tax there.
George W. Bush
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