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Until politics are a branch of science we shall do well to regard political and social reforms as experiments rather than short-cuts to the millennium. (Quote by - John B. S. Haldane)

Social Security's future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children. (Quote by - John Goodman)

To restore the trust of the people, we must reform the way the government operates. (Quote by - Arnold Schwarzenegger)

We would certainly encourage the Italian government to put forward an ambitious agenda of reform. (Quote by - Rodrigo Rato)

The American people... want change. They want big ideas, big reform. (Quote by - Rahm Emanuel)

I found that there is very little interest in Washington for true election reform. That neither the White House nor either house of the Congress seems to be as committed to guaranteeing democratic participation in this country as we seem to be in other countries. (Quote by - DeForest Soaries)

Experience has two things to teach. The first is that we must correct a great deal and the second, that we must not correct too much. (Quote by - EugFne Delacroix)

A billion dollars every week for Iraq, $87 billion for Iraq. We can't get $5 billion for childcare over five years in welfare reform. (Quote by - Jim Wallis)

The most dangerous moment for a bad government is when it begins to reform. (Quote by - Alexis De Tocqueville)

Essentially we need a new social consensus for economic reform as New Labour has achieved in Britain. (Quote by - Peter Mandelson)

BC is not going to replace the hierarchy, and BC is not going to lead some major reform in the Catholic Church - that's got to come out of the whole Catholic community. (Quote by - William P. Leahy)

The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform. (Quote by - Chuck Hagel)

All zeal for a reform, that gives offence To peace and charity, is mere pretence. (Quote by - William Cowper)

The recipe for success is a tried and true one here in Rhode Island - innovation, reform, public service. (Quote by - Donald L. Carcieri)

Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work, how much less a nation. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

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. (Quote by - Rodney Dangerfield)

We are reformers in Spring and Summer; in Autumn and Winter we stand by the old; reformers in the morning, conservers at night. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Why, Sir, most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

I am not opposed to intelligence reform on its face, but any changes should reflect the current context. (Quote by - Ted Stevens)

The reform of state industry, and most directly related to that, the banking sector, is enormously daunting. (Quote by - William Kirby)

Men must be capable of imagining and executing and insisting on social change if they are to reform or even maintain civilization, and capable too of furnishing the rebellion which is sometimes necessary if society is not to perish of immobility. (Quote by - Rebecca West)

But having said that, what's happening with campaign finance reform and our political culture is devastating. (Quote by - Robert McChesney)

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. (Quote by - Robert M. Hutchins)

If it was not absolutely necessary, it was the foolishest thing ever done. (Quote by - Lord Melbourne)

The church is always trying to get other people to reform; it might not be a bad idea to reform itself. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

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