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If I tax them, in fact, I'm not taxing the capitalists,
by Shimon Peres

If I tax them, in fact, I'm not taxing the capitalists,
I am taxing the people who have saved,
trusted.
It was very controversial, those sorts of things.
But finally, it worked out.
- Shimon Peres

We asked the workers to give up 25 percent of their salaries.
Imagine!
We asked the industrialists to freeze all costs,
no matter what the inflation is.
- Shimon Peres

Later on, there were some problems with our navy,
so he made me the head of the navy -
all things that I hardly knew anything about.
I was basically an ignorant young man.
- Shimon Peres

He taught me literature, and he actually taught me how to read.
He was my personal mentor.
- Shimon Peres

 

I worked with a group of people who argued day and night -
professors,
officials, the Minister of Finance -
but there were decisions that I had to make.
- Shimon Peres

When you have two alternatives, the first thing you
have to do is to look for the third that you didn't think about,
that doesn't exist.
- Shimon Peres

Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable.
- Shimon Peres

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I was learning, as I did in the Ministry of Defense.
I never knew, but I always learned.
- Shimon Peres

I have a brother younger than me.
My mother was a librarian, so from her,
I got the taste to read.
- Shimon Peres

They thought that I was a man with reasonable judgment,
so I was never under pressure from my parents;
I could do whatever I wanted.
I never had a negative word from them,
nothing whatsoever.
- Shimon Peres

Early in the morning, I fell in love with the girl
that later on became my wife.
At that time, we were so naive.
I wanted to charm her, so I read her Capital by Marx.
I thought somehow she would be convinced by the strength
of his criticism about capital.
- Shimon Peres

That was my first lesson from Ben-Gurion.
Then I saw him making peace, and I saw him making war.
He mobilized me before the war.
The man was a very rare combination between a real
intellectual and a born leader.
There is a contradiction between the two.
- Shimon Peres

Now, I learned soon enough, that among the three,
two don't trust the third one - the third one is the government.
Both industry and unions feel the government is a talking
organization and a spending organization.
- Shimon Peres

He was the editor of our paper.
He created the publishing house in Hebrew.
He was - I wouldn't say the "guru" -
but really he was our teacher and a most respected man.
I wrote for the paper of the youth movement.
- Shimon Peres

I joined the army as a private.
I was offered a rank at that time, but I refused.
I preferred to remain a private.
First of all, I wasn't taken by ranks,
and before I knew it, they put me in the most sensitive positions anyway.
- Shimon Peres

What should be the future of Israel? Is the land the most important choice,
and for that reason to keep the whole of the land at any cost,
or to have a partition and build the Jewish state on
part of the land? And the other part?
- Shimon Peres

There was one occasion when I was very young -
eight years or seven years old -
that Jewish businessmen went through the forest,
and they were assassinated.
And that was for the first time I saw in our paper
where there were assassinations in our place.
- Shimon Peres

I think I was a good student, because I jumped over a school.
My main interest was basically history and literature.
Sports were basically basketball and swimming at a pool.
I was so happy.
- Shimon Peres

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.
- Wendell Berry

Employees make the best dates.
You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.
- Andy Warhol

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

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident,
a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
- Judith Viorst

My money goes to my agent, then to my accountant and from him to the tax man.
- Glenda Jackson

We've outpaced Japan and Europe in creating new jobs,
but there's major competition from India and China.
It's not enough to make income tax cuts permanent.
- Ernest Istook

We need to end permanently the tax that punishes American
values of savings and investment and of building small
businesses and family farms and ranches.
- Kit Bond

He knows the tax code as thoroughly as the pope knows the Lord's Prayer.
- William Proxmire

So when the only domestic social policy is tax cuts
that mostly benefit the wealthiest Americans,
we say, 'Where is faith being put into action here?'
- Jim Wallis

If we are to create tomorrow's jobs,
we can't remain frozen in time in yesterday's tax system.
- Bob Taft

And yet, if we don't, first and foremost,
act responsibly with the national tax dollars that we have,
we can't properly address those regional priorities that we would like to.
- Melissa Bean

Our economy is robust and will remain strong as more
Americans who want a job find one.
Republican economic policies based on tax relief are
working for the American people.
- Dennis Hastert

In other words, a democratic government is the only
one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program -
your tax-dollar will go further.
- Wernher von Braun

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

With my support, the House of Representatives recently
voted to permanently repeal the death tax so that family
farms and businesses can be passed down to children and grandchildren.
- Doc Hastings

It's really changed me.
For the first time I'm in favor of the Bush tax cuts.
- Ken Jennings

An income tax form is like a laundry list -
either way you lose your shirt.
- Fred Allen

The NRA was one of the items that we pointed to when
we added money to the labor,
health and Education appropriations bill by reducing the size of the tax cut.
- David Obey

I fail to understand how you can justify a poll tax
on the entire population,
yet exclude a significant proportion of that population
from programmes that this tax is paying for.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

It was under Wilson, of course, that the first huge
parts of the Marxist program,
such as the progressive income tax, were incorporated
into the American system.
- Robert Welch

On my income tax 1040 it says "Check this box if you are blind."
I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away.
- Tom Lehrer

I think the tax cut is ridiculous but so am I. - Randy Newman

The tax collector must love poor people,
he's creating so many of them.
- Bill Vaughan

People looking at advertisements or reading their local
newspapers would have had no idea that what they were
reading was bought and paid for with their tax dollars.
- George Miller

Every time in this century we've lowered the tax rates across the board,
on employment, on saving, investment and risk-taking in this economy,
revenues went up, not down.
- Jack Kemp

Americans spend 3 billion hours per year filling out
tax forms and keeping tax records.
- Jim Ramstad

The death tax robs parents of the opportunity to pass
something along to their children,
and it is responsible for destroying a lot of family-owned businesses.
- Mac Thornberry

Speaking of tax fairness, it was Senator Kerry who
voted to increase the income tax on senior citizens on Social Security,
earning as little as $32,000 a year.
- Bill Weld

The nation should have a tax system that looks like
someone designed it on purpose.
- William E. Simon

Number one I think we should impose a fee or a tax
on the transportation of trash per mile.
- Ed Rendell

Make no mistake, tax cheaters cheat us all,
and the IRS should enforce our laws to the letter.
- Tom Daschle

The President and the Democrats on Congress have exploited
the financial crisis to advance their socialist big government tax,
spend and borrow agenda.
- Bradley A. Blakeman

Unfortunately, actions taken by the Senate ensured
that relief from the death tax would only be temporary
and that it would come back to life at the full rate again in 2011.
- Doc Hastings

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion
is the thickness of a prison wall.
- Denis Healey

I have said consistently both in my papers and in my speeches -
which you heard in the primary campaign -
that I will continue to phase out the Capital Stock and Franchise tax.
- Ed Rendell

Most of the tasks we do are for humans.
For example, a tax calculation is counting numbers
so the government can pull money out from my wallet,
but government consists of humans.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

At the same time, Republicans are pushing a $70 billion
tax package that will overwhelmingly benefit the most
wealthy Americans and actually increases the deficit by $16 billion.
- Marty Meehan

The bottom line is that the death tax is a tax on the
economy because it slows economic growth.
- Todd Tiahrt

I just filled out my income tax forms.
Who says you can't get killed by a blank?
- Milton Berle

Priorities like winning the War on Terror and providing
tax relief that will keep our economy growing strong.
- Dennis Hastert

Tax breaks can serve a vital role in keeping and bringing jobs to our state;
however,
without accountability, they are little more than loopholes at taxpayers' expense.
- Jeanne Kohl-Welles

My constituents in Kansas know the death tax is a duplicative
tax on small businesses and family farms that,
in many cases, families have spent generations building.
- Todd Tiahrt

I doubt God would want to touch America's tax code,
since it is already located in the third rung of Hell.
- Larry J. Sabato

Sadly, this is the same old Republican story of Robin Hood in reverse -
tax cuts for the rich while programs for average and
low income Americans suffer.
- Jose Serrano

When you want to do your homework, fill out your tax return,
or see all the choices for a trip you want to take,
you need a full-size screen.
- Bill Gates

A salute from this corner to President Bush for saying
he was willing to investigate raising or eliminating
the cap on salaries subject to the Social Security tax.
- Nick Clooney

What good will a tax break do me if I'm crippled for life?
- Alan Ladd

New technologies such as solar systems or hybrid cars
aren't created overnight.
By extending these tax credits we are giving this industry time to grow,
branch out and succeed.
- J. D. Hayworth

What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent.
The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the
government of this country they have accepted and admitted.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

The tax laws are written by men with considerable net worth,
and with little understanding of what wage-earners
must do to make ends meet.
- Martin L. Gross

It's time we permanently repeal the tax on possessions
that people leave to their children.
- Bill Nelson


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