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Suppose we had to pay taxes on what we think we're worth?
The state is never so efficient as when it wants money.
To tax and to please, no more than to love and be wise, is not given to men.
There is one difference between a tax collector and a taxidermist-the taxidermist leaves the hide.
The point to remember is that what the government gives it must first take away.
Aside from sending someone to war or to prison, government s ability to make people involuntarily give over their money is its strongest exercise of authority over private citizens and their institutions.
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
There is apparently nowhere a workable majority in the representative assemblies for making the specific cuts in expenditure which could bring down the taxes, and in election after election the people vote into power representatives who are as unable as they are unwilling to do anything about it.
Taxes, after all, are the dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organized society.
It is the part of a good shepherd to shear his flock, not to flay it.
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