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Top 100 Quotes About Taxes

#1. We have a Conservative leader that believes in green taxes, that won't bring back grammar schools, that believes in continuing with total open-door migration from eastern Europe and refuses to give us a referendum on the EU. - Author: Nigel Farage
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#2. Today, if you're an American business, you actually get a benefit for going overseas. You get to defer your taxes. So if you're looking at a competitive world, you say to yourself, "Hey, I do better overseas than I do here in America." - Author: John F. Kerry
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#3. G.E. doesn't pay any taxes, and we are asking college kids to take on even more debt to get an education and asking seniors to get by on less. These aren't just economic questions. These are moral questions. - Author: Elizabeth Warren
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#4. It is my absolute intent to hold the line on taxes. - Author: Jon Corzine
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#5. Why is it fair that I should be paying a higher percentage of taxes than anyone else? - Author: Sheldon Adelson
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#6. If you're a social democrat, then you think it's cool to pay taxes. For me, tax is the finest expression for what politics really is. - Author: Mona Sahlin
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#7. Actually, I'm a strong supporter of comprehensive tax reform. - Author: John S. Watson
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#8. I love B.C., but you know what taxes are like in Canada. - Author: Ryan Stiles
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#9. Commissions add up, taxes are a big drag, margin ain't cheap. A good accountant costs money as well. The math on this one is obvious, yet investors often fail to recognize it: Keep your costs low and your turnover lower, and you will win in the end. - Author: Barry Ritholtz
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#10. Those who have safe and secure jobs pay more taxes than those who own the business that provides the jobs - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#11. When you reduce taxes on higher earners it's vital to be reducing them on lower earning people as well so the nation shares in the approach. - Author: William Hague
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#12. It's tax season. When I woke this morning and realized it was tax season, I said, My God, didn't we just pay taxes last year? - Author: David Letterman
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#13. I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money. - Author: Arthur Godfrey
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#14. The rich have grown richer, but their tax rate has declined. The poor have grown poorer, but their taxes have increased. - Author: Michael Parenti
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#15. As president, I would promote a Fair and Flat Tax plan, known as the 'EZ Tax.' My tax plan would be the largest tax cut in American history, reforming individual, business, and worker taxes. - Author: Rand Paul
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#16. Every measurement of where you have more public confidence in creating jobs, American prosperity, controlling crime, health care, providing education, all of these standards, Bill Clinton has considerably high marks. The sole exception is on protecting taxes, which is initially his attack. - Author: Mark Shields
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#17. We will shortly become like Germany, France, the United Kingdom, or Sweden - a socialist democracy in which the government dominates the economy, determines private-sector priorities and offers a vastly expanded range of services to many more people at much higher taxes. - Author: Dick Morris
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#18. How can we tax people for not buying a product from a website that doesn't work? - Author: John Boehner
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#19. I don't think the folks in the low-tax states really want to go into a fairness discussion. Residents of Connecticut and New York would love to remind them how much they pay in federal taxes to support programs for Mississippi and South Dakota. - Author: Gail Collins
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#20. Och, here is the gauger newly from London, and we hae Clunes making couthy with him, nae respect fur the fact it's our labour going intae those taxes. - Author: Anonymous
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#21. My finely honed political instincts tell me that almost nobody believes that they should be paying higher taxes. - Author: Barack Obama
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#22. You don't pay taxes-they take taxes. - Author: Chris Rock
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#23. I am death, not taxes. I turn up only once. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#24. Plan your taxes, DO NOT avoid any taxes. Tax authorities have evolved and are using information technology to collect and analyze the data and also issue notices. See AIR to SoFTRA to know more about how and what data is collected and used. - Author: Jigar Patel
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#25. Government is contemptuous of true religion when it confiscates the taxes of Caesar to finance the things of God. - Author: Sam Ervin
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#26. The truth is, our corporate income taxes are some of the highest in the world, and frankly, in my judgment it's unpatriotic if you're not for reducing the corporate income tax. We want to make it so American companies are on a more level playing field competing with companies around the world. - Author: Jim Jordan
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#27. Our citizens are tired of big government raising their taxes and cooking up new ways to micromanage their lives, our citizens are tired of big government killing jobs with their do-gooder policies. In short the people are Fed Up! - Author: Rick Perry
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#28. We have to say to the billionaire class, enough is enough. You cannot have it all. You are going to pay more in taxes. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#29. The repose of nations cannot be secure without arms, armies cannot be maintained without pay, nor can the pay be produced without taxes - Author: Tacitus
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#30. I believe that Congress will and must act before then to renew its objections to multiple and discriminatory taxes on the Internet, as well as to taxes that inhibit Internet access. - Author: John McCain
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#31. The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength. - Author: George W. Bush
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#32. As I said in my state of the state address, we can no longer rely on gaming and sales taxes to pay our way. Indian gaming next door in California is eroding our major industry in Nevada. - Author: Kenny Guinn
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#33. Ultimately, what may be needed to address the obesity problem are direct taxes on body weight. - Author: Jonathan Gruber
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#34. Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness ... but only when you pay your taxes? That means your freedom is rented, leased, & not unalienable. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#35. As a matter of policy, increasing taxes on the most economically productive group, which already generates 60 percent of the nation's federal revenues, during a sustained period of economic doldrums is a wretched idea. - Author: John Podhoretz
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#36. The United States has a system of taxation by confession - Author: Hugo Black
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#37. I was the chairman of the House Budget Committee and one of the chief architects the last time we balanced a budget, and it was the first time we had done it since man walked on the moon. We had a $5 trillion surplus and we cut taxes. - Author: John Kasich
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#38. I made baseball as much fun as doing your taxes! - Author: Bill James
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#39. The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, it's just sort of a tired feeling.
- Author: Paula Poundstone
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#40. You can't ignore the reality that faith and family, those two things are integral parts of having limited government, lower taxes, and free societies. - Author: Rick Santorum
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#41. New taxes are so unpopular that most 'social' handout schemes are originally enacted without enough increased taxation to pay for them. The result is chronic government deficits, paid for by the issuance of additional paper money. - Author: Henry Hazlitt
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#42. When we played, World Series checks meant something. Now all they do is screw your taxes. - Author: Don Drysdale
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#43. In theory, taxes should be like shopping. What I buy is government services. What I pay are my taxes. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#44. Everything we do is escapism, because we'll all be dead and everything we do is completely meaningless. Why brush your teeth? Why not be in the park with the bums passing a short dog? Why pay taxes, why get educated? Of course literature is an escape. You have to fill the hours. - Author: T.C. Boyle
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#45. But let me perfectly clear, because I know you'll hear the same old claims that rolling back these tax breaks means a massive tax increase on the American people: if your family earns less than $250,000 a year, you will not see your taxes increased a single dime. I repeat: not one single dime. - Author: Barack Obama
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#46. You can't judge a book by its cover, though. People think I'm bad because I got tattoos or snort a little cocaine here and there. They think I'm a killer. But what if I wasn't a killer? Then what? Don't be tripping on me. I pay my damn taxes, OK? Chill. - Author: Gunplay
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#47. I think if I were a superhero saving the world, I'd expect at least not to have to pay income taxes. I mean there should be something in it for a hero who risks his life to save mankind every day. - Author: Stan Lee
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#48. There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#49. Get ready; if the Democrats take the House, your taxes are going up. - Author: George W. Bush
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#50. He wouldn't hear of anybody's paying taxes, though he was very patriotic. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#51. Americans for Tax Reform is a national taxpayer organization dedicated to opposing any and all tax increases. We work at the national, state and local level for lower taxes, less government spending and limited government. - Author: Grover Norquist
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#52. In the Eisenhower era, when earnings over $400,000 were subject to 91 percent taxes and the world was a smaller place, you could count the truly wealthy on one hand: Getty, Dupont, Mellon, Rockefeller, though even those fortunes were being dispersed to children as the old robber barons died off. - Author: Michael Shnayerson
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#53. A common man, even like myself, I don't know how to pay my taxes. - Author: Kid Rock
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#54. Let's stop talking about new taxes and start talking about creating new taxpayers, which basically means jobs. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#55. Raising taxes is not a frivolous venture that you do on the editorial page of 'The New Republic,' for god sakes. It's something that you really have to think about and go through carefully. - Author: Arthur Laffer
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#56. Denial is a critical part of the human coping mechanism. Without it, we would all wake up terrified every morning about all the ways we could die. Instead, our minds block out our existential fears by focusing on stresses we can handle - like getting to work on time or paying our taxes. - Author: Dan Brown
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#57. So, it's pretty crazy. Look, we're bailing out Wall Street, we're bailing out banks, we're bailing out car companies. In fact, did you know there's a special box on your tax form this year you can check if you want a portion of your taxes to actually go to running the government? - Author: Jay Leno
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#58. I've been held responsible for taxes I know nothing about. - Author: James Brown
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#59. In speech after speech on his health care plan, the President has tried to convince us that what he is proposing will be good for America. But, how can it be good for America if it raises taxes by a half trillion dollars and costs a trillion dollars or more to implement? - Author: Scott Brown
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#60. Taxes are necessary. But the system of discriminatory taxation universally accepted under the misleading name of progressive taxation of income and inheritance is not a mode of taxation. It is rather a mode of disguised expropriation of the successful capitalists and entrepreneurs. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#61. Philosophy teaches a man that he can't take it with him; taxes teach him he can't leave it behind either. - Author: Mignon McLaughlin
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#62. I watched Reagan turn around the country by lowering taxes and controlling spending, and I'm applying the same principles. - Author: Luis Fortuno
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#63. That our popular art forms have become so obsessed with sex has turned the U.S.A into a nation of hobbledehoys; as if grown people don't have more vital concerns, such as taxes, inflation, dirty politics, earning a living, getting an education, or keeping out of jail. - Author: Anita Loos
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#64. If, at the end of the day, we need to raise taxes, we should raise taxes. - Author: Paul Volcker
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#65. I think that my foundation uses the money better than the government does. In any event, I do pay taxes. - Author: George Soros
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#66. As [House] speaker, I came back, working with President Bill Clinton. We passed a very Reagan-like program: less regulation, lower taxes. Unemployment dropped to 4.2 percent. We created 11 million jobs. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#67. Cops today are nothing but an armed tax collector - Author: Frank Serpico
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#68. Think what a revolution it will be if we manage to get everyone to pay their taxes. - Author: Romano Prodi
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#69. There certainly is a case to be made that taxes should be more progressive. - Author: Bill Gates
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#70. I would not waste time, as Senator Gillibrand does, on things such as dictating a national minimum driving age and sponsoring a 'National Day of Play.' I'd help New Yorkers understand that we get less in value from Washington than what we send there in taxes. - Author: Wendy E. Long
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#71. Why can't Americans do their own taxes? Because the federal Tax Code is out of control, that's why. It's gigantic and insanely complex, and it gets worse all the time. Nobody has ever read the whole thing. IRS workers are afraid to go into the same ROOM with it. - Author: Dave Barry
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#72. Even when you are right, there are costs and taxes associated with being tactical. When you are wrong, there are opportunity costs. - Author: Barry Ritholtz
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#73. Since the 1920s, when some U.S. cruise ships decided to fly a Panamanian flag to avoid Prohibition regulations, ships have commonly flown the flag of countries foreign to their owners. The benefits are obvious: lower taxes, laxer labor and safety laws. - Author: Rose George
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#74. One tax dodge often used by multi-national companies is to squirrel their earnings abroad in foreign subsidiaries located in countries where taxes are lower. - Author: Robert Reich
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#75. The only question where there is disagreement is should the highest income rates above a quarter million dollars a year go back to where they were under Bill Clinton. That is the dispute about the taxes. - Author: Austan Goolsbee
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#76. Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#77. There is no art which one government sooner learns of another than that of draining money from the pockets of the people. - Author: Adam Smith
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#78. Certainly, the job of a U.S. senator is to create a climate conducive to creating jobs, which is lower taxes and less government regulation. What Harry Reid has been doing is putting forward those policies that actually put more regulation on business. - Author: Sharron Angle
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#79. Every American, I think, should be able to fill out their taxes on a postcard. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#80. In time of this grave national danger, when all excess income should go to win the war, no American citizen ought to have a net income, after he has paid his taxes, of more than $25,000 a year. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#81. We can't live without taxes, but we sure would like to have good ones. - Author: Charles Adams
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#82. There can be no greater stretch of arbitrary power than to seize children from their parents, teach them whatever the authorities decree they shall be taught, and expropriate from the parents the funds to pay for the procedure. - Author: Isabel Paterson
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#83. If the Lord had meant us to pay income taxes, he'd have made us smart enough to prepare the return. - Author: Kirk Kirkpatrick
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#84. The [Donald] Trump plan would increase the national debt a little over a $1 trillion a year, the Trump plan would reduce taxes at all income levels with, of course, the biggest tax cuts going to the richest taxpayers as they always do. - Author: Lawrence O'Donnell
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#85. I want to lower taxes for the middle class. - Author: Donald Trump
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#86. People question me all the time about my experience. They question my experience in politics, and the first thing I always tell them is yes, I have no experience raising taxes over and over. I have no experience increasing the debt in a state. - Author: Jon Runyan
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#87. Religions take donations and don't pay taxes. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#88. Death can only be profitable: there's no need to eat, drink, pay taxes, offend people, and since a person lies in a grave for hundreds or thousands of years, if you count it up the profit turns out to be enormous. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#89. OK, so this pack - tax package includes about 50 tax breaks. None of them are new. They were all existing tax breaks. What this did was make them permanent. It gives some certainty for people when they're filing taxes that they don't have to wonder if Congress is going to renew them year after year. - Author: Susan Davis
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#90. I voted to repeal the government takeover of health care that raises costs, increases taxes, spends trillions of dollars that we don't have, cuts Medicare by $500 billion, and destroys jobs. - Author: Robert Hurt
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#91. To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#92. That's why I'm very proud of being American. I'm proud to pay taxes. I pay a lot of taxes, but it sure beats the alternative. - Author: Payne Stewart
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#93. Advertising is the tax you pay for being unremarkable. - Author: Robert Stephens
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#94. Reagan is held up to us as an example of never raising taxes. Correction: Reagan raised taxes six of his eight years as president. Why? He was a pragmatist, not doctrinaire. He saw problems emerging, and when his policies faltered he changed his views. Flexibility, not rigidity. - Author: Eugene Jarecki
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#95. The rope by which the great blocks of taxes are attached to any citizenry is simple loyalty. - Author: Stephen King
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#96. I'm not for raising taxes on anyone - period. - Author: Markwayne Mullin
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#97. Governments are necessarily continuing concerns. They have to keep going in good times and in bad. They therefore need a wide margin of safety. If taxes and debt are made all the people can bear when times are good, there will be certain disaster when times are bad. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#98. His voice was like the rest of him - about as exciting as a W-2. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#99. You don't get an economy growing by raising taxes. - Author: John Hoeven
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#100. After 20 years in Congress, I still believe that smaller government and lower taxes are the most effective economic policies. - Author: Howard Coble
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