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  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    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.
  • Charles Sumner
    Charles Sumner
    American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
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    I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    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.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    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.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    ''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
    Andrew William Mellon
    American banker and businessman 1855-1937
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    A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    A liberal man is too broad-minded to take his own side in a quarrel.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
    John Stuart Mill
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    A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
  • Russell B. Long
    Russell B. Long
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    A tax loophole is something that benefits the other guy. If it benefits you, it is tax reform.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    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.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    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
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    All young women begin by believing they can change and reform the men they marry. They can't.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
    English novelist 1899-1966
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    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.
  • Bainbridge Colby
    Bainbridge Colby
    American politician and attorney 1869-1950
    Bainbridge Colby
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    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.
  • Benjamin Hoff
    Benjamin Hoff
    American author 1946-
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    As any old Taoist walking out of the woods can tell you, simple-minded does not necessarily mean stupid.
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