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I don't know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter. Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don't know where the book is, and maybe I couldn't read it if I found it. - Warren G. Harding

Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labour. - John Ruskin

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation. - Dr. Laurence J. Peters

The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality. - Andrew Jackson

Taxation without representation is tyranny. - James Otis

The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least possible amount of hissing. - Jean Baptiste Colbert

Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt. - William Cobbett

Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation. - Milton Friedman