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The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist ...
by Alan Keyes

The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed.
Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago,
government had no claim to our income.
Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed.
- Alan Keyes

One individual doesn't really accept the pro-life position of the party,
and the other...
says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent.
- Alan Keyes

Our first responsibility is not to ourselves.
Our first responsibility is to our country and to our God.
- Alan Keyes

The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high
seas for a long time was not the Confederate battle flag,
it was sadly the Stars and Stripes.
- Alan Keyes

 

We need to get rid of the 16th amendment,
and return to the original system that funds government
with a variety of tariffs and duties.
- Alan Keyes

I don't think that has to be our choice...
This party was born in principle.
This party will die if it doesn't stand by its decision of principle.
- Alan Keyes

We must take away the government's credit card.
With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing,
the Federal government would finally be forced to get
serious about spending cuts.
- Alan Keyes

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Christ would not vote for Barack Obama,
because Barack Obama has voted to behave in a way that
it is inconceivable for Christ to have behaved.
- Alan Keyes

It's about time we all faced up to the truth.
If we accept the radical homosexual agenda,
be it in the military or in marriage or in other areas of our lives,
we are utterly destroying the concept of family.
- Alan Keyes

Bureaucracies are inherently antidemocratic.
Bureaucrats derive their power from their position in the structure,
not from their relations with the people they are supposed to serve.
The people are not masters of the bureaucracy,
but its clients.
- Alan Keyes

When we, through our educational culture,
through the media, through the entertainment culture,
give our children the impression that human beings
cannot control their passions,
we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom.
- Alan Keyes

I frankly don't care if you agree with my stand on abortion.
I take that stand because no other stand is consistent with decent principles,
and no other standard is consistent with the will of God.
- Alan Keyes

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
- Albert Einstein

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return.
It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
- Arthur C. Clarke

The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.
- Irving Fisher

People try to live within their income so they can
afford to pay taxes to a government that can't live within its income.
- Robert Half

I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the
very end of 1978 for half of my annual income.
I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer.
- Bill Budge

We simply have to become more competitive as a state
if we're going to be successful in creating jobs,
bringing capital investment and raising income levels here in South Carolina.
- Mark Sanford

The body is ready to have babies.
Nature wants it done then, when the body can handle it,
not after 40, when the income can handle it.
- Toni Morrison

Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie,
unwed mothers, and cheating on your income tax.
- Mike Royko

After the break up of the municipality and the loss
of his income my father lost health and spirits.
- Catherine Helen Spence

I suspect that writer's block afflicts mainly people
who have some stable and ample source of income outside of writing.
So far it hasn't been a problem.
- Fred Saberhagen

For me the greatest source of income is still movies.
Nothing - stocks, financial speculation,
real estate speculation or businesses -
makes more money for me than making movies.
- Jackie Chan

Our agricultural economy in the Hudson Valley continues
to face historically low prices and producer income,
as well as losses due to weather and other disasters.
- Sue Kelly

Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.
- Edmund Wilson

America is a place where you can be born into a low-income
household but still lift yourself up,
and it doesn't matter what color you are.
- Alphonso Jackson

I am such a strong admirer and supporter of George
W. Bush that if he suggested eliminating the income tax or doubling it,
I would vote yes on first blush.
- Jerry Falwell

I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at
which I was interested in generating income.
But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks.
- James MacArthur

Strictly speaking, every citizen above a certain level
of income is guilty of some offense.
- Max Frisch

A $1.7 billion average increase in electricity costs
is estimated to result in a $1.3 billion decrease in
personal income and a loss of 13,000 more jobs in the region.
- Greg Walden

Yet, individuals and corporations in Puerto Rico pay no federal income tax.
- Dick Thornburgh

There are few sorrows, however poignant,
in which a good income is of no avail.
- Logan P. Smith

Low-income seniors who choose to enroll in a drug discount
plan will receive $600 of Federal assistance in 2004
and 2005 to further defray the costs of their medications.
- Jim Gerlach

The question isn't at what age I want to retire,
it's at what income.
- George Foreman

Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development)
in order to guarantee your future.
- Brian Tracy

Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important
tools in making higher education a possibility for lower-
and middle-income students.
- Christopher Dodd

We're not as materialistic and income-tax conscious as we think.
At the moment our superstitions are tucked away,
but come out sometimes in strange ways sex crimes,
black masses.
- Terence Fisher

People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers.
It does not alter the immorality of the act when the
income transfer is carried out by government.
- Cal Thomas

You could make a case that women addicted men to their
sexuality and then withdrew their sexuality until we
provided them with a source of income.
- Warren Farrell

The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the
important need to make higher education more affordable
and easier to access for low and middle-income students.
- Ron Lewis

I never stopped making pictures.
There were times when more of my income was coming from other sources,
and I had to devote more time to television and movies and records.
- Martin Mull

I had a couple come in with a negative amortization
mortgage on a house that costs way too much relative to their income.
They're consuming real estate, not investing in it.
- Chris Cooper

You need a very good financial person to keep you honest,
and to keep track of income and outgo.
- Bill Kurtis

I have a weird life because I live on songwriting royalties,
which are a strange income.
Sometimes it rains, sometimes it doesn't.
- Joe Strummer

The only thing that hurts more than paying an income
tax is not having to pay an income tax.
- Thomas R. Dewar

We also have a program in place for low income people.
A family of four making $26,000 a year can receive medical coverage,
irrespective of citizenship or what documents.
- George Pataki

I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word
"fair" in connection with income tax policies.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

When there is an income tax, the just man will pay
more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
- Plato

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire
on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
- Samuel Butler

Solvency is entirely a matter of temperament and not of income.
- Logan P. Smith

A child's geographic location, race or parent's income
level should not predetermine their life's course and
it's up to us to see that they don't.
- Joe Manchin

Higher income taxes are a razor guillotine poised to
descend on the bare neck of prosperity.
- Thomas H. Kean

Social Security makes up a much larger share of total
retirement income for unmarried women and minorities
than it does for married couples,
unmarried men and whites.
- Diane Watson

According to our Christian ethics, we're supposed to love God,
love each other and help take care of the poor.
It is immoral to charge somebody making $5,000 an income tax.
- Bob Riley

In fact, Social Security is the only source of income
nationwide for 29 percent of unmarried elderly women.
- Ginny B. Waite

You're entitled to Medicaid regardless of your income.
Don't worry about your health care.
- Max Baucus

It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer
to have production without employees and the ideal
of the employee is to have income without work.
- E. F. Schumacher

The income tax created more criminals than any other
single act of government.
- Barry Goldwater

I would also certainly continue to keep loan repayment
interest rates as low as possible.
And I would spread the financial aid a little less
thinly across all income brackets.
- Charles Vest

A wise man will live as much within his wit as within his income.
- Lord Chesterfield

When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband
but only half the income.
- Chi Chi Rodriguez

Many poor and low-income women cannot afford to purchase
contraceptive services and supplies on their own.
- Louise Slaughter

Head Start is designed to ensure that all children -
regardless of their family's income,
race, or ethnic background - are able to enter kindergarten ready to learn.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard

Since Bush has been in office, African-American women
have fallen behind in terms of income and wages.
- Donna Brazile

I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost
be said to be living apart.
- e. e. cummings

Among seniors, Social Security is the sole source of
income for 26 percent of nonmarried women.
- Diane Watson

We paid off our debts, we learned some,
made friends and returned in 1950 with a larger view of life.
I had, however, no home, no income of any kind and no prospects whatsoever.
- James W. Black

We will attract more people to Kentucky by lowering our income tax rate.
In fact, lowering the income tax rate is the single
most important thing we can do to create opportunity.
- Ernie Fletcher

There is nothing wrong with wanting pay for work,
or seeking to maximize one's income,
as long as one does not use means that are destructive.
- Richard Stallman

Look, we play the Star Spangled Banner before every game.
You want us to pay income taxes, too?
- Bill Veeck


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