Progress Quotes And Sayings


Progress Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of progress quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.”
Abraham Lincoln

“All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.”
– Adlai E. Stevenson

 ”The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake.”
– Alan Greenspan

“All our lauded technological progress, our very civilization is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal.”
Albert Einstein

 ”Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.”
– Aldous Huxley

“Human development is a form of chronological unfairness, since late-comers are able to profit by the labors of their predecessors without paying the same price. ”
– Alexander Herzen

“Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance.”
Alexander Pope

 ”People tend to think that life really does progress for everyone eventually, that people progress, but actually only some people progress. The rest of the people don’t.”
– Alice Walker

 ”Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.”
– Alvin Toffler

 ”New York City has finally hired women to pick up the garbage, which makes sense to me, since, as I’ve discovered, a good bit of being a woman consists of picking up garbage.”
– Anna Quindlen

 ”It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.”
– Anthony Trollope

 ”A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.”
– Antoine De Saint-Exupery

 ”Progress is what happens when impossibility yields to necessity.”
– Arnold H. Glasgow

 ”I feel good because I believe I have made progress in rebuilding the people’s trust in their government.”
– Arnold Schwarzenegger

 ”In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.”
– Audre Lorde

“Life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children – all of our children – a better world. Even if it’s difficult. Even if the work seems great. Even if we don’t get very far in our lifetime.”
– Barack Obama

“We do not have to think that human nature is perfect for us to still believe that the human condition can be perfected. We do not have to live in an idealized world to still reach for those ideals that will make it a better place. The non-violence practiced by men like Gandhi and King may not have been practical or possible in every circumstance, but the love that they preached — their fundamental faith in human progress — that must always be the North Star that guides us on our journey. For if we lose that faith — if we dismiss it as silly or naïve; if we divorce it from the decisions that we make on issues of war and peace — then we lose what’s best about humanity. We lose our sense of possibility. We lose our moral compass.”
– Barack Obama

“We have a stake in one another … what binds us together is greater than what drives us apart, and … if enough people believe in the truth of that proposition and act on it, then we might not solve every problem, but we can get something meaningful done for the people with whom we share this Earth.”
– Barack Obama

“A lot of what appears to be progress is just so much technological rococo. ”
– Bill Grey

 ”Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.”
– Buffalo Bill

“We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.”
– C. S. Lewis

 ”All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.”
– Calvin Coolidge

 ”Civilization and profit go hand in hand.”
– Calvin Coolidge

 ”Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.”
– Calvin Coolidge

 ”The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.”
– Carl Rogers

 ”All things can be forgiven if we can progress.”
Cat Stevens

 ”Inspiration comes of working every day.”
– Charles Baudelaire

 ”Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.”
– Charles Kettering

“If the human race wants to go to hell in a basket, technology can help it get there by jet.”
– Charles M. Allen

 ”The first essential in a boy’s career is to find out what he’s fitted for, what he’s most capable of doing and doing with a relish.”
– Charles M. Schwab

“The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.”
Christian Nevell Bovee

 ”Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”
Dale Carnegie

 ”They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time.”
– Dorothy Day

 ”We are not retreating – we are advancing in another direction.”
– Douglas Macarthur

“If progress is to be steady we must have long term guides extending far ahead.”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

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