Pain pays the income of each precious thing.

Captain Kirk has been a source of pleasure and income for a long time.

I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes.

It takes as much imagination to create debt as to create income.

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Judge a man not by his income, but by his outcome.

A little incompatibility is the spice of life, as long as he has income and she is pattable.

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3 things to keep private: Your love. Your income. Your next move.


First secure an independent income, then practice virtue.

Income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf.

Always live within your income, even if you have to borrow money to do so.

Income seldom exceeds personal development.

Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.

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

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.

If your outgo exceeds your income your upkeep will be your downfall.

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

Expenditures rise to meet income.

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

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

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

China has no income tax, no unemployment and not a single soldier outside its borders.

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

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.

Nothing hurts more than having to pay an income tax, unless it is not having to pay an income tax.

The poor tread lightest on the earth.

The higher our income, the more resources we control and the more havoc we wreak.

You can't live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off.

The only inequalities that matter begin in the mind.

It is not income levels but differences in mental equipment that keep people apart, breed feelings of inferiority.

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

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

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

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

Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.

Can you find a unifying language that cuts across age and income and culture? .

.. Yes, and the language would appear to be food.

Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?

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

1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment and the IRS.

The world is likely to view any temporary extension of the income tax cuts for the top two percent as a prelude to a long-term or permanent extension, and that would hurt economic recovery as well by undermining confidence that we're prepared to make a commitment today to bring down our future deficits.

The income effects in an economy always sum to zero.

Recently released government economic statistics covering 2010, the first year of real recovery from the financial collapse of 2008, found that fully 93 percent of additional income gains coming out of the recession went straight into the wallets and purses of the top 1 percent.

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

Every good citizen should be willing to devote a brief time during some one day in the year, when necessary, to the making up of a listing of his income for taxes to contribute to his Government, not the scriptural tithe, but a small percentage of his net profits.

If the Nation is living within its income, its credit is good.

If, in some crises, it lives beyond its income for a year or two, it can usually borrow temporarily at reasonable rates. But if, like a spendthrift, it throws discretion to the winds, and is willing to make no sacrifice at all in spending; if it extends its taxing to the limit of the peoples power to pay and continues to pile up deficits, then it is on the road to bankruptcy.

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.

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of a certain income can indulge.

There are but two ways of paying debt: Increase of industry in raising income, increase of thrift in laying out.

My other piece of advice, Copperfield, said Mr.

Micawber, you know. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery. The blossom is blighted, the leaf is withered, the god of day goes down upon the dreary scene, and - and in short you are for ever floored. As I am!

Between persons of equal income there is no social distinction except the distinction of merit. Money is nothing: character, conduct, and capacity are everything. There would be great people and ordinary people and little people, but the great would always be those who had done great things, and never the idiots whose mothers had spoiled them and whose fathers had left them a hundred thousand a year; and the little would be persons of small minds and mean characters, and not poor persons who had never had a chance. That is why idiots are always in favor of inequality of income (their only chance of eminence), and the really great in favor of equality.

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.

1. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. 2. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. 3. You cannot help small men up by tearing big men down. 4. You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. 5. You cannot lift the wage-earner up by pulling the wage-payer down. 6. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income. 7. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. 8. You cannot establish sound social security on borrowed money. 9. You cannot build character and courage by taking away a mans initiative and independence. 10. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

This is what you shall do: love the earth and sun, and animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence towards the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown, or to any man or number of men; go freely with the powerful uneducated persons, and with the young, and mothers, of families: read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life: re-examine all you have been told at school or church, or in any books, and dismiss whatever insults your soul.

Instead of rising rapidly in the beginning and flattening out later, the earnings curves of most those who eventually become millionaires was the reverse; their income increased slowly, if at all, for many years. And then after two to three decades, it suddenly went through the roof.