Quotations on Income

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True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them.
- George D. Aiken
(Keywords: People, American, Conservation, Income, Land, Public, Want, Water)

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
(Keywords: Family, Children, Income, Race)

From the employees' standpoint, in 1935, Social Security was a big gamble. Employees would be required to participate in the program, contributing a percentage of their income for their entire adult working life.
- Wayne Allard
(Keywords: Life, Employees, Income, Security)

I could, I think, quite easily have gone to Oxford. I got four good A levels, but my father's income was such that I wouldn't have got a grant, and he wouldn't let me go to university, and that was the end of it.
- Colin Baker
(Keywords: Father, End, Income, University)

When I became governor, spending actually increased 28 percent my first term. Revenue increased 42 percent my first term without raising anybody's taxes. We did it because we had more taxpayers with more taxable income. That's how you get the revenue up. We did that without raising anybody's taxes.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: First, Income, Taxes)

If you or me go to the gas station to fill up our car and it costs us much more than we expected, it will zap our discretionary income. We won't have the extra money to buy that washing machine or new winter coat-all big ticket items that are important to economic growth.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Car, Money, Growth, Income, Machine, Will, Winter)

You're entitled to Medicaid regardless of your income. Don't worry about your health care.
- Max Baucus
(Keywords: Health, Care, Income, Worry)

The IRS is currently considering a rule that would make it easier for tax preparers to disclose the private information contained in tax returns - including name, address, Social Security number, employer, income, and charitable donations.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Tax, Income, Information, Name, Security)

A lot of girls annoy me who go to university - one girl told me she was going to Oxford because it was something to do between leaving school and getting married. And I've got to pay for that being an income tax payer.
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Keywords: Being, Tax, Girls, Income, School, University)

No one making less than $250,000 under Barack Obama's plan will see one single penny of their tax raised, whether it's their capital gains tax, their income tax, investment tax, any tax.
- Joe Biden
(Keywords: Tax, Income, Investment, Will)

Right now, too many women who reach retirement age find themselves widowed or single, relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Age, Women, Income, Now, Retirement, Right, Security)

The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice.
- William Booth
(Keywords: Career, Income, Profession)

Since Bush has been in office, African-American women have fallen behind in terms of income and wages.
- Donna Brazile
(Keywords: Women, African, Income, Office, Wages)

We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions, and bigger state-run corporations. It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of punitive taxes and regulations. The rewards of success will be expropriated for the sake of attaining greater income equality.
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Keywords: Equality, Success, Corporations, Income, Labor, State, Taxes, Will)

The truth is that relative income is not directly related to happiness. Nonpartisan social-survey data clearly show that the big driver of happiness is earned success: a person's belief that he has created value in his life or the life of others.
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Truth, Belief, Income, Value)

Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all.
- Jerry Brown
(Keywords: Medical, Food, Failure, American, Care, Dignity, Income, Jobs, Production, Talking, Welfare)

I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word "fair" in connection with income tax policies.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Keywords: Connection, Tax, Income, Word)

I just think that - when a country needs more income and we do, we're only taking in 15 percent of GDP, I mean, that - that - when a country needs more income, they should get it from the people that have it.
- Warren Buffett
(Keywords: People, Country, Income, Needs)

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.
- Michael Burgess
(Keywords: Business, Americans, Care, Income, Property, Taxes, Wonder)

And what's interesting, and I don't think a lot of Americans understand this fact, is that, one, most new jobs are created by small businesses; two, most small businesses pay tax at the individual income tax, or many small businesses pay tax there.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Americans, Fact, Tax, Income, Jobs)

Income tax filing and payment day should be moved from April 15th to November 1st so it can be close to election day. People ought to have their tax bills fresh in mind as they go to vote.
- Steven G. Calabresi
(Keywords: People, April, Day, Tax, Income, Mind, Vote)

We have to define and put into practice a better, more coherent and effective policy on income security.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: Policy, Income, Practice, Security)

For people on social assistance, the loss of free dental care, prescription drugs and subsidized housing can greatly outweigh additional income from working. We've all heard the stories.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: People, Care, Drugs, Income, Loss)

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
(Keywords: Money, Movies, Financial, Income, Nothing)

The fact is that one of the earliest lessons I learned in business was that balance sheets and income statements are fiction, cash flow is reality.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: Business, Balance, Fact, Fiction, Income, Reality)

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
(Keywords: Honesty, Tax, Income, Man, Measure)

Did you know that they introduced the 15 percent flat tax on individual and corporate income in Iraq? Something that some politicians very much wanted to push in the United States without success but in Iraq they do it.
- Juan Cole
(Keywords: Success, Corporate, Tax, Income, Iraq, Politicians, states, United)

Women do two thirds of the world's work. Yet they earn only one tenth of the world's income and own less than one percent of the world's property. They are among the poorest of the world's poor.
- Barber B. Conable, Jr.
(Keywords: Women, Work, Income, Poor, Property, World)

I'd cap the total amount of income taxes paid by Americans to no more than 25 percent and tax all income only once.
- Cesar Conda
(Keywords: Americans, Tax, Income, Taxes)

Well, today people have to be self-reliant if they want a secure retirement income.
- Scott Cook
(Keywords: People, Income, Retirement, Self, Today, Want)

While tax refunds amount to substantial income for many Americans, current IRS rules do not allow taxpayers to directly deposit their refund into more than one account.
- Jim Cooper
(Keywords: Americans, Tax, Income, Rules)

I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age - which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.
- Noel Coward
(Keywords: Age, Tax, Income, Nothing, Old)

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.
- George William Curtis
(Keywords: Anger, Men, Income, Luxury)

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.
- Miley Cyrus
(Keywords: Life, Negative, Positive, Income, Mind)

Once again, the Republicans in the Senate have rejected an increase in the minimum wage. They support tax breaks for multi-millionaires, but they oppose helping the working poor to earn a decent income.
- Mark Dayton
(Keywords: Tax, Income, Poor, Republicans, Senate, Support, Wage)

Evening the playing field for women workers is a matter of fairness and with women now providing a significant share of their family's income, it is a family issue.
- Rosa DeLauro
(Keywords: Family, Women, Evening, Income, Now, Workers)

The shortage of buyers, which the world is suffering from, is readily understood, not as due to people not wishing to obtain possession of goods, but as people being unwilling to part with something which might earn a regular income in exchange for those goods.
- Paul Dirac
(Keywords: People, Being, Income, Possession, Suffering, Wishing, World)

The death tax destroys family businesses and stifles investment that leads to increases in jobs and personal income. As a result, 70 percent of family-owned businesses are not passed on to the next generation and 87 percent do not make it to the third generation.
- Jennifer Dunn
(Keywords: Death, Family, Tax, Income, Investment, Jobs, Result)

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
- Albert Einstein
(Keywords: Tax, Income, World)

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
(Keywords: Blush, First, Tax, Income, Vote)

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
(Keywords: Men, Women, Income, Sexuality)

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
(Keywords: People, Opportunity, Fact, Tax, Income, Kentucky, Will)

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
- Errol Flynn
(Keywords: Habits, Income, Lies)

If you are born into a family below the national median income, we provide you with an additional $500, and for every contribution made to a child's account below the national median income, we match it dollar for dollar - the federal government will.
- Harold Ford
(Keywords: Family, Government, Income, Will)

The question isn't at what age I want to retire, it's at what income.
- George Foreman
(Keywords: Age, Income, Question, Want)

Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take.
- Barney Frank
(Keywords: Policy, Country, Decisions, Income, Inequality, Result)

The New Deal was going to redistribute the national income according to ideals of social and economic justice.
- Garet Garrett
(Keywords: Ideals, Income, Justice)

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.
- Timothy Geithner
(Keywords: Commitment, Confidence, Future, Tax, Hurt, Income, Tax cuts, Today, World)

The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy.
- Timothy Geithner
(Keywords: Quality, Policy, Achievement, Income, Inequality, Nation, Public, Today)

The natural capital is not income, but we spend our natural capital as if it were revenue, as if it were going to come back next year without any problems, whereas these renewals in nature can take hundreds of years.
- Susan George
(Keywords: Nature, Income, Problems, Years)



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