After Villa spent a couple years as a bandit feared by many, he was inspired to fight against the corrupt Mexican government. Madero at the time, was trying to unite fighters to fight for him to start a revolution. Villa found new meaning in his life. He wanted to dedicate it to helping the poor peasants of Mexico. He wanted new land reforms for all of them. He couldn't stand another year of the dictatorship that Porfirio Díaz started.