Quotable #20: Art Of Taxation

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“The art of taxation consists of plucking the goose to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of hissing,” — Jean-Baptiste Colbert

About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at learnfunfacts.com. You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkMLaw and Facebook. My email is learnfunfacts@gmail.com
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6 Responses to Quotable #20: Art Of Taxation

  1. Reblogged this on Travel and commented:
    I like this!!!

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  2. Lisa says:

    I Have nominated you for The Mystery Blogger Award. Further information you find here: https://smidegra.wordpress.com/2017/09/19/the-mystery-blogger-award/

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  3. anne leueen says:

    Shared this to Facebook. We are talking “taxes” here in Canada and there is a lot of “hissing” and then in the US there will be hissing if and when “tax reform” comes to the foreground. Great quote. Thanks.

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