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The desire to understand the world and the desire to reform it are the two great engines of progress. - Bertrand Russell

We fret ourselves to reform life, in order that posterity may be happy, and posterity will say as usual: 'In the past it used to be better, the present is worse than the past.' - Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

A man who marries a woman to educate her falls a victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him. - Elbert Green Hubbard

Every reform was once a private opinion, and when it shall be a private opinion again, it will solve the problem of the age. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't marry a man to reform him, that's what reform schools are for. - Mae West

The church is always trying to get other people to reform; it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little, by way of example. (A Tramp Abroad) - Mark Twain

The only way a woman can ever reform her husband is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life. - Gloria Swanson

Religion can never reform mankind because religion is slavery. - Robert Green Ingersoll

The outward freedom that we shall attain will only be in exact proportion to the inward freedom to which we may have grown at a given moment. And if this is a correct view of freedom, our chief energy must be concentrated on achieving reform from within. - Mohandas K. 'Mahatma' Gandhi

To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides of this act are not always equally intended nor equally successful. - George Santayana