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Grant that the old Adam in these persons may be so buried, that
the new man may be raised read more

Grant that the old Adam in these persons may be so buried, that
the new man may be raised up in them.

by Book Of Common Prayer Found in: Reform Quotes,
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The church is always trying to get other people to reform; it might not be a bad idea to reform read more

The church is always trying to get other people to reform; it might not be a bad idea to reform itself.

by Mark Twain Found in: Reform Quotes,
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A reformer is a man who rides through a sewer in a glass-bottomed boat.

A reformer is a man who rides through a sewer in a glass-bottomed boat.

by James J. Walker 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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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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I used to have a sign over my computer that read OLD DOGS CAN LEARN NEW TRICKS, but lately I read more

I used to have a sign over my computer that read OLD DOGS CAN LEARN NEW TRICKS, but lately I sometimes ask myself how many more new tricks I want to learn. Wouldn’t it be easier just to be outdated?

by Ram Dass Found in: Ageing 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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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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Every abuse ought to be reformed, unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself.

Every abuse ought to be reformed, unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself.

by Voltaire Found in: Reform Quotes,
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