65 Best Income Quotes On Success In Life

These income quotes will inspire you. Income is the money that people and businesses receive in exchange for working, producing a product or service, or investing capital.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging income quotes, income sayings, and income proverbs.

Famous Income Quotes

  1. “We’re going to look awfully stupid if we give income tax relief to people who do not pay income taxes.” ~ Joe Scarborough
  2. “If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.” ~ Warren Buffett
  3. “Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.” ~ John Locke
  4. “Our federal income tax law defines the tax y to be paid in terms of the income x; it does so in a clumsy enough way by pasting several linear functions together, each valid in another interval or bracket of income. An archeologist who, five thousand years from now, shall unearth some of our income tax returns together with relics of engineering works and mathematical books, will probably date them a couple of centuries earlier, certainly before Galileo and Vieta.” ~ Hermann Weyl
  5. “It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  6. “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
  7. “On my income tax 1040, it says ‘Check this box if you are blind.’ I wanted to put a checkmark about three inches away.” ~ Tom Lehrer
  8. “Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.” ~ George William Curtis

  9. “A child’s geographic location, race or parent’s income level should not predetermine their life’s course and it’s up to us to see that they don’t.” ~ Joe Manchin
  10. “The idea that you earn things – that you earn respect, that you earn income, responsibility. the vote, punishment… these ideas are anathema to the liberal mind.” ~ Dennis Prager
  11. “Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers, and cheating on your income tax.” ~ Mike Royko
  12. “Elections should be held on April 16th- the day after we pay our income taxes. That is one of the few things that might discourage politicians from being big spenders.” ~ Thomas Sowell

  13. “It’s good to give seniors more choices and more options, let them choose a plan that’s best for them and target assistance to the lowest income people.” ~ John Sununu
  14. “Yet, individuals and corporations in Puerto Rico pay no federal income tax.” ~ Dick Thornburgh
  15. “Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man’s lifetime income – which he then spends sending his son to college.” ~ Bill Vaughan
  16. “There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.” ~ Edmund Wilson
  17. “Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.” ~ Herman Wouk

  18. “The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.” ~ Irving Fisher
  19. “There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail.” ~ Robert Frost
  20. “After the break up of the municipality and the loss of his income my father lost health and spirits.” ~ Catherine Helen Spence
  21. “When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.” ~ Plato

  22. “Social Security makes up a much larger share of total retirement income for unmarried women and minorities than it does for married couples, unmarried men and whites.” ~ Diane Watson
  23. “I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the very end of 1978 for half of my annual income. I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer.” ~ Bill Budge
  24. “According to our Christian ethics, we’re supposed to love God, love each other and help take care of the poor. It is immoral to charge somebody making $5,000 an income tax.” ~ Bob Riley

  25. “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 , Family income quotes
  26. “Trade reform has also been linked to increased income disparity as skilled workers have captured more benefits from globalization than their unskilled counterparts.” ~ Stephen F. Lynch
  27. “There are thousands and thousands of free programs available for people of any income level.” ~ Matthew Lesko

  28. “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
  29. “The New Deal was going to redistribute the national income according to ideals of social and economic justice.” ~ Garet Garrett
  30. “I don’t know if I can live on my income or not – the government won’t let me try it.” ~ Bob Thaves
  31. “We paid off our debts, we learned some, made friends and returned in 1950 with a larger view of life. I had, however, no home, no income of any kind and no prospects whatsoever.” ~ James Black

  32. “I suspect that writer’s block afflicts mainly people who have some stable and ample source of income outside of writing. So far it hasn’t been a problem.” ~ Fred Saberhagen
  33. “According to the study, approximately 16.7 million U.S. workers born in Latin America had a combined gross income of $450 billion last year, of which 93 percent was spent locally.” ~ Luis Gutierrez
  34. “The only thing that hurts more than paying an income tax is not having to pay an income tax.” ~ Thomas Dewar, 1st Baron Dewar

  35. “The tax relief that this Congress has given now in terms of four tax cuts has overwhelmingly gone to the people at the very top of the income scale in America.” ~ Richard Neal
  36. “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 W. Welch, Jr.
  37. “There are few sorrows in which a good income is of no avail.” ~ Logan Pearsall Smith
  38. “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

  39. “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
  40. “The body is ready to have babies. Nature wants it done then, when the body can handle it, not after 40, when the income can handle it.” ~ Toni Morrison
  41. “I like to say I’m more conservative than Goldwater. He just wanted to turn the clock back to when there was no income tax.” ~ Pete Seeger

  42. “Now DVD can represent more income than the box office – and typically does.” ~ Michael Nesmith
  43. “We’re not as materialistic and income-tax conscious as we think. At the moment our superstitions are tucked away, but come out sometimes in strange ways sex crimes, black masses.” ~ Terence Fisher
  44. “Among seniors, Social Security is the sole source of income for 26 percent of nonmarried women.” ~ Diane Watson
  45. “Expenditure rises to meet income.” ~ C. Northcote Parkinson

  46. “Real poverty is less a state of income than a state of mind.” ~ George Gilder
  47. “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
  48. “Expenditures rise to meet income.” ~ C. Northcote Parkinson

  49. “The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.” ~ Albert Einstein
  50. “My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.” ~ Errol Flynn
  51. “The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.” ~ Barry Goldwater
  52. “People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers. It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government.” ~ Cal Thomas

  53. “And very often the influence exerted on a person’s character by the amount of his income is hardly less, if it is less, than that exerted by the way in which it is earned.” ~ Alfred Marshall
  54. “America is a place where you can be born into a low-income household but still lift yourself up, and it doesn’t matter what color you are.” ~ Alphonso Jackson
  55. “I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes.” ~ Edward Gibbon

  56. “For too many, to work means having less income.” ~ Kim Campbell
  57. “I just filled out my income tax forms. Who says you can’t get killed by a blank?” ~ Milton Berle
  58. “It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer to have production without employees and the ideal of the employee is to have income without work.” ~ E. F. Schumacher
  59. “The bottom line is that five million low-income Americans working full time for minimum wage, deserve a raise.” ~ Jim Clyburn

  60. “An income tax form is like a laundry list – either way you lose your shirt.” ~ Fred Allen
  61. “A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.” ~ Jane Austen
  62. “I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word ‘fair’ in connection with income tax policies.” ~ William F. Buckley, Jr.
  63. “I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.” ~ e. e. cummings

  64. “The average net worth of the lower half of the distribution, representing 62 million households, was $11,000 in 2013. About one-fourth of these families reported zero wealth or negative net worth, and a significant fraction of those said they were “underwater” on their home mortgages, owing more than the value of the home. This $11,000 average is 50 percent lower than the average wealth of the lower half of families in 1989, adjusted for inflation.” ~ Janet Yellen
  65. “I never stopped making pictures. There were times when more of my income was coming from other sources, and I had to devote more time to television and movies and records.” ~ Martin Mull

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