Quotes by reform-minded
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American writer and publisher 1859-1915
A man who marries a woman to educate her falls a victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.
American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
''If everybody minded their own business,'' the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, ''the world would go round a deal faster than it does.''Source: Alice in wonderland
Andrew William Mellon
American banker and businessman 1855-1937
A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
American poet 1874-1963
A liberal man is too broad-minded to take his own side in a quarrel.
John Stuart Mill
English economist 1806-1873
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
A tax loophole is something that benefits the other guy. If it benefits you, it is tax reform.
American politician 1961-
After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
American writer 1899-1961
All you can be sure about in a political-minded writer is that if his work should last you will have to skip the politics when you read it. Many of the so-called politically enlisted writers change their politics frequently . Perhaps it can be respected as a form of the pursuit of happiness.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
All young women begin by believing they can change and reform the men they marry. They can't.
C. S. Forester
English novelist 1899-1966
Although she herself was ill enough to justify being in bed had been a person weak-minded enough to give up, Rose Sawyer could see that her brother, the Reverend Samuel Sayer, was far more ill.
American politician and attorney 1869-1950
And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.
American author 1946-
As any old Taoist walking out of the woods can tell you, simple-minded does not necessarily mean stupid.
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