Quotes of the Day for 31 October 2001 – Reform
There was a time when everybody went to church on All Saints Day, the first of November. Because of the expected crowds, it was the night before that Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Wittenburg castle chapel, which started the Protestant Reformation. So today's quotes are on reform.
The trouble is that everyone talks about reforming others and no one thinks about reforming himself.
- Saint Peter of Alcantara
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
To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man.
- Alan Stewart Paton, 1903 - 1988
Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Don't marry a man to reform him - that's what reform schools are for.
- Mae West
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