[emaillocker]Each set of five quotes is based around a common theme, as in GAMSAT. To practise for Section II, give yourself five minutes thinking time and then allow 30 minutes writing time for an essay based on the quotations. Want feedback? Submit your essay to our professional Essay Marking Service.

Common Theme: Taxation

1: "If you tax too high, the revenue will yield nothing."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

2: "Taxes are the chief business of a conqueror of the world."

-George Bernard Shaw

3: "Printing money is merely taxation in another form. Rather than robbing citizens of their money, government robs their money of its purchasing power."

-Peter Schiff

4: "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes ."

-Benjamin Franklin

5: "There is one difference between a tax collector and a taxidermist the taxidermist leaves the hide."

-Mortimer Caplan