quote by Frank Carlucci

Look at what the Omar of Qatar is doing, for example - the King of Morocco, Jordan, Bahrain. There are reform movements taking place, efforts to broaden the political participation of the populations of the region.

— Frank Carlucci

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Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms.

It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.


Political reform quote When words are both true and kind they can change the world.
When words are both true and kind they can change the world.

But having said that, what's happening with campaign finance reform and our political culture is devastating.

Political reform quote Be gentle with yourself, you're doing the best you can.
Be gentle with yourself, you're doing the best you can.
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But having said that, what's happening with campaign finance reform and our political culture is devastating.

In the past 20 years and more since China embarked on the road of reform and opening up, we have moved steadfastly to promote political restructuring and vigorously build democratic politics under socialism.

Slowly but certainly the proletarian, by every political reform which secures his well-being under new rules of insurance, of State control in education, of State medicine and the rest, is developing into the slave, leaving the rich man apart and free. All industrial civilization is clearly moving towards the re-establishment of the Servile State.


Political reform quote Be the person your dog thinks you are.
Be the person your dog thinks you are.

Time and time again, the obstinate refusal of the tsarist regime to concede reforms turned what should have been a political problem into a revolutionary crisis... the tsarist regime's downfall was not inevitable; but its own stupidity made it so.

Class warfare or soaking the so-called rich may make for good populist demagoguery and serve the political ends of the governing masterminds, but it does nothing to solve the grave realities of the federal government's insatiable appetite for spending and its inability to reform itself.

I wonder how far Moses would have gone if he'd taken a poll in Egypt? What would Jesus Christ have preached if he'd taken a poll in Israel? Where would the Reformation have gone if Martin Luther had taken a poll?

Political reform quote There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.
There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.

We shall one day learn to supersede politics by education.

What we call our root-and-branch reforms of slavery, war, gambling, intemperance, is only medicating the symptoms. We must begin higher up, namely, in education.

A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.


The problem with the West is that they start with political reform going towards democracy.

Political reform quote The stronger you become, the gentler you will be.
The stronger you become, the gentler you will be.

The problem with the West is that they start with political reform going towards democracy. If you want to go towards democracy, the first thing is to involve the people in decision making, not to make it.

Radical thought has inspired many of the great political and social reform movements in American history, from ending slavery to establishing the minimum wage.

This country pays a price whenever our economy fails to deliver rising living standards to our citizens - which is exactly what has been the case for years now. We pay a price when our political system cannot come together and agree on the difficult but necessary steps to rein in entitlement spending or reform our tax system.

Political reform quote Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but beca
Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are.
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If we like a man's dream, we call him a reformer; if we don't like his dream, we call him a crank.


Tax reform means, "Don't tax you, don't tax me. Tax that fellow behind the tree."

Benevolent desires, after passing a certain point, can not undertake their own fulfillment without incurring the risk of evils beyond those sought to be remedied.

Political reform quote Being polite is so rare these days, thats its often confused with flirting.
Being polite is so rare these days, thats its often confused with flirting.
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Don't attempt to reform man. An adequately organized environment will permit humanity's original, innate capabilities to become successful.

The crucial role communists played in organizing industrial unions in the 1930s and struggling for social reforms, peace, and civil rights strengthened rather then undermined democratic forces.

Religion and religion alone is the life of India, and when that goes India will die, in spite of politics, in spite of social reforms, in spite of Kubera's wealth poured upon the head of every one of her children.


Political reform quote Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you - not because the
Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you - not because they are nice, ut because you are.
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Every strategy for real social change - land reform, education, public health, the equitable distribution of natural resources ... - has been cleverly, cunningly, and consistently scuttled and rendered ineffectual by those castes and that class of people which has a stranglehold on the political process.

Serious research and development efforts are required to produce technologies, strategies, organizations, and trained personnel who can go into failed states, work with our allies and friends, and promote the political and economic reforms that will meet popular needs and reduce the sources of terrorism and conflict.

It came to me that reform should begin at home, and since that day I have not had time to remake the world.

Political reform quote Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

The teachers' unions that block school reform have done serious damage to the union brand. The public no longer views unions as their friend, much less their champion. They view them as corrupt, intransigent and more interested in protecting their political clout within the Democratic Party than protecting their members or even school children.

There is a need for financial reform along ethical lines that would produce in its turn an economic reform to benefit everyone. This would nevertheless require a courageous change of attitude on the part of political leaders.


Now the sole remedy for the abuse of political power is to limit it;

but when politics corrupt business, modern reformers invariably demand the enlargement of the political power.

Political reform quote Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They're underused.
Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They're underused.

The elections are the greatest symbol of participation and political reform.

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.

The politics, policies, the President [Barack Obama] and the American people are all pointing in the right direction to fix our immigration system and pass legislation this year.

Political reform quote Show me a man that gets rich by being a politician and I'll show you a crook.
Show me a man that gets rich by being a politician and I'll show you a crook.

The appalling crackdown that we witnessed in Hama and other Syrian cities on 30 and 31 July only erode the regime's legitimacy and increase resentment. In the absence of an end to the senseless violence and a genuine process of political reform, we will continue to pursue further EU sanctions.


We need a reform of the Security Council.

It must be perceived as truly representative by all the 191 member states, to uphold the credibility and legitimacy of the UN as the main political arena.

The social side of Washington was to be taken for granted as three-fourths of existence. Politics and reform became the detail, and waltzing the profession

Those who oppose all reform will do well to remember that ruin in its worst form is inevitable if our national life brings us nothing better than swollen fortunes for the few and the triumph in both politics and business of a sordid and selfish materialism.

To attempt social reform, educational reform, industrial expansion, the moral improvement of the race without aiming, first and foremost, at political freedom is the very height of ignorance and futility.