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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
American Lawyer 1857-1938
At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.
W. E. B. Du Bois
American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist and writer 1868-1963
Capitalism cannot reform itself; it is doomed to self-destruction.
Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U.S. Constitution has words. I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001.
Robert M. Hutchins
American educational philosopher 1899-1977
Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
Jose Manuel Barroso
Portuguese politician 1956-
Even when governments take the right steps to reform, these can be negatively impacted by events outside their control.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
Every abuse ought to be reformed, unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself.
Bradley A. Smith
American law professor 1958-
Every major federal campaign-finance-reform effort since 1943 has attempted to treat corporations and unions equally. If a limit applied to corporations, it applied to unions; if unions could form PACs, corporations could too; and so on. DISCLOSE is the first major campaign-finance bill that has not taken this approach.
American statesman 1858-1919
Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe.
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