in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes

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In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes definition


Death and taxes are the only things that we can be sure of. This saying comes from the letters of Benjamin Franklin.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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