I like to pay taxes. With them I buy civilization.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
The taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the federal government but doesn’t have to take the civil service examination.
Did you ever notice that when you put the words “The” and “IRS” together, it spells “THEIRS?”
Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.
Taxes grow without rain.
If we don’t do something to simplify the tax system, we’re going to end up with a national police force of internal revenue agents.
Tax complexity itself is a kind of tax.
I can give you 1040 good reasons why I hate to pay taxes. Mitchell A. Port
Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin – Letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy (13 November 1789)