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

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At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy read more

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 knows he can't.

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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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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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Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

by Mark Twain Found in: Reform Quotes,
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Every reform needs examples more than advocates

Every reform needs examples more than advocates

by Senator John Kerry 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 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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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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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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