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The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest amount of hissing.

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Jean Baptiste Colbert

Jean-Baptiste Colbert was a French politician who served as the Minister of Finances of France from 1665 to 1683 under the rule of King Louis XIV. His relentless hard work and thrift made him an esteemed minister.

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L'art de la taxation consiste à cueillir l'oie de manière à obtenir le plus grand nombre possible de plumes avec le moins de sifflement possible.

कराधान की कला में हंस को सबसे छोटी राशि के साथ पंखों की सबसे बड़ी संभव मात्रा प्राप्त करने के लिए बकरी को शामिल करना है।

հարկահավաքի արվեստը բաղկացած է սագից, որպեսզի հնարավորինս քիչ քանակությամբ փետուրներ ձեռք բերելու համար:

徵稅的技巧是拔鵝,以最小的嘶嘶聲獲得盡可能多的羽毛。

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