"I like to pay taxes. With them, I buy civilization."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Supreme Court Justice
"I fight very hard to pay as little tax as possible."
Donald Trump, Republican candidate for President
Trump also fights very hard for tax subsidies.
Far from an independent capitalist, Donald Trump was a businessman who relied heavily on government largesse. “This is a guy whose wealth has been created by political connections.”
Biographer Wayne Barrett, author of 1992 book, "Trump: The Deals and the Downfall" http://www.villagevoice.com/a-young-donald-trump
"My whole life I've been greedy, greedy, greedy. I've grabbed all the money I could get. I'm so greedy."