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The Bolshevists would blow up the fabric with high explosive,
with horror. Others would pull down with the crowbars read more

The Bolshevists would blow up the fabric with high explosive,
with horror. Others would pull down with the crowbars and with
cranks--especially with cranks. . . . Sweating, slums, the sense
of semi-slavery in labour, must go. We must cultivate a sense of
manhood by treating men as men.

by David Lloyd George Found in: Reform Quotes,
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Every reformation must have its victims. You can't expect the fatted calf to share the enthusiasm of the angels over read more

Every reformation must have its victims. You can't expect the fatted calf to share the enthusiasm of the angels over the prodigal's return.

by Saki Found in: Reform Quotes, Victims Quotes,
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The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves

The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Reform Quotes,
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The race could save one-half its wasted labor Would each reform himself and spare his neighbor.

The race could save one-half its wasted labor Would each reform himself and spare his neighbor.

by Frank Putnam Found in: Reform Quotes,
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The hole and the patch should be commensurate.

The hole and the patch should be commensurate.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Reform Quotes,
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What is a man born for but to be a reformer, a remaker of what has been made, a denouncer read more

What is a man born for but to be a reformer, a remaker of what has been made, a denouncer of lies, a restorer of truth and good?

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Reform Quotes,
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All zeal for a reform, that gives offence
To peace and charity, is mere pretence.

All zeal for a reform, that gives offence
To peace and charity, is mere pretence.

by William Cowper Found in: Reform Quotes,
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Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their
reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. read more

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their
reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform.
Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or
nothing in the world's estimation.

by Susan B. Anthony Found in: Reform Quotes,
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A conservative is someone who believes in reform. But not now.

A conservative is someone who believes in reform. But not now.

by Mort Sahl Found in: Reform Quotes,
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