quote by Frederick the Great

No government can exist without taxation. The money must necessarily be levied on the people; and the grand art consists of levying so as not to oppress.

— Frederick the Great

Most Powerful Levied quotations

I came in with my idea of what a cowboy would wear, but then I met some real cowboys and they said that I rode the horses well, shoed the horses, but no good cowboy would be wearing a pair of Levi's. I had to get a good old pair of Wranglers.

Really, what are the options? Levi's or Wranglers.

And you just pick one. It's one of those life choices.

Inheritance Tax; - it is, broadly speaking; a voluntary levy paid by those who distrust their heirs more than they dislike the Inland Revenue

I believe in dressing for the occasion.

There's a time for sweater, sneakers and Levis and a time for the full-dress jazz.

I'm a T-shirt-and-Levi's type of a guy.

In a system where the cost of care is hidden by taxes levied on your income, property, and business activities, it is no wonder why so many Americans rely on Medicaid to pay their long term care.

In a system where the cost of care is hidden by taxes levied on your income, property, and business activities, it is no wonder why so many Americans rely on Medicaid to pay their long term care.

There's something therapeutic about nudity ... Take away the Gucci or Levi's and we're all the same.

Despite different cultures, middle-class youth all over the world seem to live their lives as if in a parallel universe. They get up in the morning, put on their Levi's and Nikes, grab their caps and backpacks, and Sony personal CD players and head for school.

When I was a kid in the mid-'60s, I was what's known as a moddie boy, a prototype skinhead. You all had your hair like a crew cut, cropped, with suits or Levis with red suspenders, sometimes Doc Martens. It was a thriving soul music, Motown and ska scene; we used to dance to Prince Buster and the Skatalites.

During the Gold Rush, most would-be miners lost money, but people who sold them picks, shovels, tents and blue-jeans (Levi Strauss) made a nice profit.

No, I had the Levis guy on my wall, not a picture of William, sorry.

After life's fitful fever he sleeps well.

Treason has done his worst. Nor steel nor poison, malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing can touch him further.

Every day, IRS agents levy liens on homes, bank accounts, and businesses;

they confiscate cars, furniture, boats, and other personal property without the constitutional protections of due notice, hearing, and due process. If a person forcibly resists, government agents kill him for resisting arrest.

Kerouac opened a million coffee bars and sold a million pairs of Levis to both sexes. Woodstock rises from his pages.

I dug out the powder blue cashmere cardigan my mother Lisa gave me the Christmas before last, pulled on my oldest, softest Levi’s. Comfort clothes; the next best thing to a hug from a warm, living body. Lately there had been a shortage of hugs in my life. Lately there had been a shortage of warm, living bodies.

It is a sound principle of finance, and a still sounder principle of government, that those who have the duty of expending the revenue of a country should also be saddled with the responsibility of levying and providing it.

They are travelling cheaply, with that touch of indolence and occasional luxury that comes only from having real resources. They live in Levis and sunlight. Sometimes they brush their teeth in streams.

I'm not a movie star. I'm a brand name. Van Damme is like Levi's. I go on vacation, and everywhere I go, people love me for my name, not for my movies.

More than the Big Mac, Coca Cola, or Levi's 501 jeans, the dollar is surely the United States' signature export.

Alms are an inheritance and a justice which is due to the poor and which Jesus has levied upon us.

There's something therapeutic about nudity.

Clothing is one of the external things about a character. Take away the Gucci or Levi's and we're all the same. But not when the nanny is around. But I will with my wife and kids.

My favorite designers are Levi Strauss and Fruit of the Loom

Bye, Bye Miss American Pie, drove my chevy to the levy but the levy was dry.

Good old boys drinking whiskey and rye, singing, this'll be the day that I die.

For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.

Our port facilities should have the freedom to levy a market-based container fee which will provide new revenue and make our system more equitable to the American taxpayer and American manufacturers.

Elites play the role today that landlords played under feudalism.

They levy interest and financial fees that are like a tax, to support what the classical economists called "unproductive activity."

Primo Levi's - I mean, he's a very different kind of writer.

He's a much more formal writer. He's a much more -almost detached. I mean, I wouldn't really say that he's detached ultimately. But he does write as a scientist, and so he describes things very - in great detail, very carefully.

By arts, sails, and oars, ships are rapidly moved;

arts move the light chariot, and establish love. [Lat., Arte citae veloque rates remoque moventur; Arte levis currus, arte regendus Amor.]

I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly.

The Crime Victims Fund is distributed to service providers who assist millions of crime victims annually throughout our communities in a host of ways. It is paid for by fines levied on criminals, not taxpayers.

You are fortunate to live here. If I were your President, I would levy a tax on you for living in San Francisco!

Reality TV is here, it's been here really since the Carol Levis Discovery Show in 1957. It's never changed. It just looks a bit different.

Part of an icon's power comes from its indivisibility.

The swoosh cannot be further deconstructed into its component parts. Just as golden arches mean McDonald's, and the little red tab means Levi's, the swoosh is Nike. The product is its icon, inseparably and without exception. To buy a pair of Nike shoes is to buy the Nike swoosh.