We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax, and as such every individual of the social order should be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself.
I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief… For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
My own feeling is that one should refuse to participate in any activity that implements American aggression – thus tax refusal, draft refusal, avoidance of work that can be used by the agencies of militarism and repression, all seem to me essential.
What is not fair now is that corporations pay less and less tax, which means that you and I pay more because we’re rooted somewhere, they’ve got our address, right?
Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made.
I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent.
There should not be one new dime in tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires as long as millions of children in America are poor, hungry, uneducated and without health coverage.
Many attempts had been made by colonial legislatures to cut off or to tax the importation of slaves.