This [preparing my tax return] is too difficult for a mathematician. It takes a philosopher .
If you get up early, work late, and pay your taxes, you will get ahead -- if you strike oil.
There is nothing sinister in so arranging one's affairs as to keep taxes as low as possible. Everybody does so, rich and poor; and all do right, for nobody owes any public duty to pay more than the law demands.
The taxpayer -- that's someone who works for the government but doesn't have to take a civil service examination.
I am proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is -- I could be just as proud for half of the money.
You can easily judge the character of others by how they treat those who can do nothing for them or to them . . .
The difficult will be done immediately, the impossible will take a little more time . .
A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well . . .
The power of tax is not the power to destroy while this court sits. . .
People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women.
A taxpayer need not arrange its affairs so as to maximize taxes as long as the transaction has a legitimate business purpose.
The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has. Even when you make a tax form out on the level, you don't know when it's through if you are a crook or a martyr.
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
There's nothing in the middle of the road but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos.
Most professionals sell their intellect. Intellect is portable and cannot be confiscated by creditors.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.