Taxation Without Representation Quotes

Taxation Without Representation Quotes by Malcolm X, Antonin Scalia, Rush Limbaugh, John Kenneth Galbraith, James Otis, Manning Marable and many others.

The British Empire was so vast and so powerful, the sun

The British Empire was so vast and so powerful, the sun would never set on it. This is how big it was, yet these 13 little scrawny states, tired of taxation without representation, tired of being exploited and oppressed and degraded, told that big British Empire, liberty or death.
Malcolm X
To allow the policy question of same-sex marriage to be considered and resolved by a select, patrician, highly unrepresentative panel of nine is to violate a principle even more fundamental than no taxation without representation: no social transformation without representation.
Antonin Scalia
If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad, he should see how it is with representation.
Rush Limbaugh
The American colonies, all know, were greatly opposed to taxation without representation. They were also, a less celebrated quality, equally opposed to taxation with representation.
John Kenneth Galbraith
No parts of his Majesty’s dominions can be taxed without their consent.
James Otis
When this country here was first being founded, there were 13 colonies. The whites were colonized. They were fed up with this taxation without representation. So some of them stood up and said, liberty or death.
Manning Marable
Taxation without representation is tyranny.
James Otis
Did you ever get to wondering if taxation without representation might have been cheaper?
Robert Orben
Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation.
Fletcher Knebel
It is a well known and very important fact that America’s founding fathers did not like taxation without representation. It is a lesser known and equally important fact that they did not much like taxation with representation.
John Kenneth Galbraith
National Health? Socialized pension funds? State-controlled television? Search and seizure laws? Forfeiture laws? If we’re not living in the Soviet Union of the United States we certainly have returned to 1776 and ‘taxation without representation.’
Michael Moriarty
Next you will cry about taxation without representation, and throw a basket of tea into the harbor. You are indeed a very Jacobin at heart, and I think I must give up trying to cure you of it; I can but wash my hands and deny responsibility
Naomi Novik
In 1790, the nation which had fought a revolution against taxation without representation discovered that some of its citizens weren’t much happier about taxation with representation.
Lyndon B. Johnson
What we should have fought for was representation without taxation.
Sam Levenson
We fought the Revolutionary War for no taxation without representation, it seems to me that we are much worse off today, because we are heavily taxed, and only the king’s corporations control this Country, together with mob rule, of the special interests.
James Montgomery