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Religiosity turns out to be the best indicator of civic involvement: it's more accurate than education, age, income, gender or race.
Indeed, in general, healthy investment returns cannot be sustained in a weak economy, and of course it is difficult to save for retirement or other goals without the income from a job.
Income should be taxed one time at one rate, not again and again.
I tried for modelling work but it was a bit slow and that's when I took a part-time job at McDonalds. It gave me income while I was waiting for my big break and at the very least I could eat.
Solvency is entirely a matter of temperament and not of income.
Logan Pearsall Smith
As we segregate by income into different communities, schools in lower-income areas have fewer resources than ever.
When I started to pay income tax, I was 50 years old.
You could make a case that women addicted men to their sexuality and then withdrew their sexuality until we provided them with a source of income.
My view is pensioners don't have the one option that people of working age have. They can't really increase their income, because they are no longer able to work.
Iain Duncan Smith
I'd love to open a camp focusing on the arts accessible to kids from all income brackets.
As income from work has become more concentrated in America, the super rich have invested in businesses, real estate, art, and other assets. The income from these assets is now concentrating even faster than income from work.
Tax laws favor capital over labor, giving capital gains a lower rate than ordinary income. The rich get humongous mortgage interest deductions while renters get no deduction at all.
As more and more Americans own shares of stock, more and more Americans understand that taxing businesses is taxing them. Regulating businesses is taxing them. They ought to be thinking long-term about their ownership, not just their income, and that they should pay taxes on capital, as well as taxes on labor.
Under Obama, income growth has been confined almost entirely to those at the top of the income distribution, continuing a pattern that began under President George W. Bush.
Anybody who is familiar with the historical data from the IRS knows that raising income tax rates will likely actually reduce federal revenues.
I pay a living wage, I believe in healthcare, I declare all my income, and I don't cut corners.
If the American public is so into morality in movies, why don't they throw more of their disposable income at religious-themed entertainment? For every 'Passion of the Christ,' there's a 'Fireproof' that comes and goes with no notice.
Money begets money. If you don't have that, you wait around to be hired by somebody at the mercy of others. If you have that money in your hand, you desperately try to make the best use of it and move ahead. And that's generating income for yourself.
There is nothing wrong with wanting pay for work, or seeking to maximize one's income, as long as one does not use means that are destructive.
It is business that generates the jobs, income and taxes that keep a country going.
The problem with the cable networks is the lack of money, not from personal income but as far as show budget.
There's no such thing as median income; there's a curve, and it really matters what side of the curve you're on. There's no such thing as the middle class. It's absolutely vanishing.
We are angry about paying the highest income taxes and property taxes in the nation and getting less and less for it. We are angry about our incompetent, dysfunctional government that pays no attention to the desires of the people. We are angry about the cesspool of corruption and conflicts of interests and self-dealing that is Albany.
You know, you should really look at where Mitt has led his life, and where he's been financially. He's a very generous person. We give 10 percent of our income to our church every year. Do you think that is the kind of person that is trying to hide things, or do things? No.
The closest thing to a law of nature in business is that form has an affinity for expense, while substance has an affinity for income.
Warren Buffett pays taxes on a smaller percentage of his billions in income than his cleaning lady.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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