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In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin, in Life and Death and Wealth and Poverty

This is an aphorism from Aphorisms Galore!'s official collection. It was the Aphorism of the Day for 2022-05-17.

Not His Quote  ·  posted 2010 by DickyP

This wasn't said by Benjamin Frankin - he was quoting Daniel Defoe, in The Political History of the Devil, 1726.