quote by Milton Friedman

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.

— Milton Friedman

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Tax system quote The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and co

The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a pattern of systems.

In america, there are two tax systems: one for the informed and one for the uninformed. Both are legal

I might say that in retrospect, looking at where the community college system is today, I think we may have gone too far. The community college system is so big, so broad, so consuming of tax money.

Tax system quote Our entire biological system, the brain and the earth itself, work on the same f

Our entire biological system, the brain and the earth itself, work on the same frequencies.

We need real tax reform which makes the rich and profitable corporations begin to pay their fair share of taxes. We need a tax system which is fair and progressive. Children should not go hungry in this country while profitable corporations and the wealthy avoid their tax responsibilities by stashing their money in the Cayman Islands.

We don't need new taxes. We need new taxpayers, people that are gainfully employed, making money and paying into the tax system. And then we need a government that has the discipline to take that additional revenue and use it to pay down the debt and never grow it again.

A tax-supported, compulsory educational system is the complete model of the totalitarian state.

Tax system quote Someone asked me the other day if I believe in conspiracies. Well, sure. Here's

Someone asked me the other day if I believe in conspiracies. Well, sure. Here's one. It is called political system. It is nothing if not a giant conspiracy to rob, trick and subjugate the population.

Balance the federal budget now, not 15 years from now, not 20 years from now, but now. And throw out the entire federal tax system, replace it with a fair tax, a consumption tax, that by all measurements is just that. It's fair.

The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

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.

Tax system quote Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.

Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.

Ours is a system of corporate socialism, where companies capitalize their profits and socialize their losses…in effect, they tax you for their accidents, bungling, boondoggles, and mismanagement, just like a government. We should be able to deselect them.

Any man of energy and initiative can get what he wants out of life.

But when initiative is crippled by legislation or by a tax system which denies him the right to receive a reasonable share of his earnings, then he will no longer exert himself and the country will be deprived of the energy on which its continued greatness depends.

We need to reclaim our American system of limited government, low taxes, reasonable regulations, and sound money, which has blessed us with unprecedented prosperity. And it has done more to help the poor than any other economic system ever designed.

Tax system quote If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a

If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a country based on Christian values, because you don't

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.

The place where you got to get revenues has to come from the middle class.

That's where the huge number of people that are there. So the system does need to be revamped [to tax the rich less and the middle class more.]

Tax system quote I must create a system, or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason

I must create a system, or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason

The philosophy underlying the system of progressive taxation is that the income and wealth of the well-to-do classes can be freely tapped. What the advocates of these tax rates fail to realize is that the greater part of the incomes taxed away would not have been consumed but saved and invested.

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

Men at a distance, who have admired our systems of government unfounded in nature, are apt to accuse the rulers, and say that taxes have been assessed too high and collected too rigidly.

This country pays a price whenever our economy fails to deliver rising living standards to our citizens - which is exactly what has been the case for years now. We pay a price when our political system cannot come together and agree on the difficult but necessary steps to rein in entitlement spending or reform our tax system.

Congress has changed the Social Security system over time, and over 20 times in the past Congress has raised taxes on Social Security in payroll taxes into the system.

I clearly believe a lot more than some of my coalition colleagues - Tories - in redistribution and using the tax system for that purpose. I also believe in the government having an active role in the economy, which is having an industrial strategy. I'm not a believer in laissez-faire.

Efforts to ease regulations and reform the nation's tax system have helped put this self-sustaining recovery on track, The numbers prove our policies have not been wrong.

Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc.

, these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.

Even if you assume that the whole economy would work better had we never had double taxation, having the envy and resentment of the richest paying low or no taxes screams of injustice. You have to have a fair system.

If you are really standing up for the family, you then have to say, how do we change our school system, how do we fix tax policy so that our families are supported?

The tax system is stacked against the average taxpayer.

When I was young, my father had a serious heart attack.

He survived, but we lost our house and car. Under the Canadian Medicare system, though, we would have kept the house and car and would have just had to pay the inheritance tax.

Britain needs a simpler tax system which is simple to understand, where there are no loop-holes, where the very rich do not avoid tax by employing expensive accountants

The question is: What can we, as citizens, do to reform our tax system? As you know, under our three-branch system of government, the tax laws are created by: Satan. But he works through the Congress, so that's where we must focus our efforts.

We got government off the backs of the people of India, particularly off the backs of India's entrepreneurs. We introduced more competition, both internal competition and external competition. We simplified and rationalized the tax system. We made risk-taking much more attractive.

People really have to believe in their tax system.

They have to believe that there is an equitable distribution of the burden, but there is also an important investment based upon the potential achievements that come from us paying our taxes.

The purpose for a tax system is to collect needed revenue at the least cost to the people.

The United States has a system of taxation by confession

I support transitioning from the progressive tax to a flat tax system - both individual and corporate/business.

This is a government takeover of our healthcare system.

It is the government basically running the entire healthcare system, turning large insurers into de facto public utilities, depriving people of choice, depriving people of options, raising people's prices, raising taxes when we need new jobs.

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