Quotes and Sayings about Progress



"The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Progress, Evolution, President, Washington)

"Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Patriotism, Hope, Affection, Interest, Nation)

"Beslan, where the Russian authorities stopped live coverage of the school being stormed, was an illustration of the progress we still have to make."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Progress, Being, School)

"Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Death, People, Progress, Humanity)

"The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will continue to increase with the progress, refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Thought, Progress, Diversity, Freedom, Intellect, Man, Right, Will)

"Since that time up until the present time, there have been progress, and changes all through the time. The changes have not come by themselves; these changes have come from the doings of everyone in the country."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Time, Progress, Country, Present)

"One can not impede scientific progress."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Progress)

"I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Work, Physics, Present, Universe)

"When approved, the SAFE Port Act will make progress toward protecting the physical infrastructure of our seaports as well as our national economy which is so clearly dependent on the commercial shipping business."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Business, Progress, Act, Economy, Will)

"I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Women, Progress, Community, Measure)

"Winning the Revolutionary War, or the Civil War, or World War II were the turning points in our history, the sine qua non of our forward progress."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: War, History, Progress, Winning, World, World war)

"Although the whole man partakes of this grace, it is first and most appropriately in the soul and later progresses to the body, inasmuch as the body of the man is capable of the same obedience to the will of God as the soul."
- William Ames
(Related: God, Soul, Body, First, Grace, Man, Obedience, Will)

"There is sometimes a peculiar confusion in the West that equates progress to whatever is recent or whatever is new, and it is time we understood that progress has nothing to do with the chronology of an idea."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Time, Idea, Progress, Confusion, Nothing)

"The Democratic Party is on the move across the country. Voters are responding to our message of progress and fiscal responsibility."
- Joe Andrew
(Related: Progress, Country, Party, Responsibility)

"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Education, Family, Power, Society, Knowledge, Progress, Information)

"Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Progress, Invention, Law, Today, Woman)

"First, we have to lower our costs to levels that are more competitive. This will prevent the lower-cost airlines from pushing us out of the markets we want to serve. We've made great progress on this front, but we need to keep pushing."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Progress, First, Want, Will)

"These are times of unprecedented challenge and change in the airline industry, and the appointments we are announcing today will put American in an even stronger position to continue the substantial progress that has already been made under the tenets of our Turnaround Plan."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Change, Progress, American, Challenge, Today, Will)

"While there's been much progress on terrorism, there's still much work to do and it is very important that the countries work together in order to address this threat together."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Work, Progress, Countries, Order, Terrorism)

"In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Business, Perception, Crime, Fact, Security, Sense)

"The truth is that as we move forward, if one side says we can't raise any taxes on anybody or any interest, and the other side says we can't cut anything, we're obviously not going to make progress on this. And our interest is in making progress on this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Truth, Progress, Interest, Taxes)

"The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Government, Progress, Collaboration, Fact)

"A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Faith, Sympathy, Progress, Cause, Desire, Future, Mankind, May)

"The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Progress)

"The idea is that they wouldn't want to deal with militant Islam but an Islam and Muslims who are committed to progress, committed to development, who like peace and are moderate in their ways. So that's what we are doing here."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Peace, Idea, Development, Progress, Islam, Want)

"Progress would not have been the rarity it is if the early food had not been the late poison."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Food, Progress, Poison)

"On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Leadership, Peace, Time, Art, Science, Progress, Growth, Responsibility, Will)

"I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, People, Progress, Hope, Content, Future, Justice, Will)

"Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Progress)

"The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Progress, Dependence, Race, Reason)

"The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Intelligence, Civilization, Progress, Wealth, Force, Measure, Mind)

"Yet the evil still increased, and, like the parasite of barnacles on a ship, if it did not destroy the structure, it obstructed its fair, comfortable progress in the path of life."
- William Banting
(Related: Life, Progress, Evil)

"The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause other minds to formulate the problems more exactly and in this way scientific progress is made."
- Robert Barany
(Related: Progress, Cause, Problems, Theory)

"The Nobel awards should be regarded as giving recognition to this general scientific progress as well as to the individuals involved."
- John Bardeen
(Related: Progress, Awards, Giving)

"It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Progress, Loneliness, Man, World)

"Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Change, Fear, Progress, Action, Hope, Vision, Error, Living)

"My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves, chearful meadows, and high distant forests, which in grand order presented themselves to view."
- William Bartram
(Related: Progress, Elegance, Order)

"Progress, this great heresy of decay."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Progress, Heresy)

"Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Men, Poetry, Progress, Hate, Hatred, Road)

"Thus in Christianity the alienation had become total, and it was this total alienation that was the biggest obstacle to the progress of self-consciousness."
- Bruno Bauer
(Related: Progress, Christianity, Alienation, Self)

"Progressivism is the cancer in America and it is eating our Constitution, and it was designed to eat the Constitution, to progress past the Constitution."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Progress, America, Cancer, Constitution, Eating, Past)

"It's not just spending, it's not just taxes, it's not just corruption, it is progressivism, and it is in both parties. It is in the Republicans and the Democrats."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Corruption, Democrats, Republicans, Taxes)

"Biology has progressed tremendously due to the model that Darwin put forth. But the black boxes Darwin accepted are now being opened, and our view of the world is again being shaken."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Being, Now, World)

"It's the same each time with progress. First they ignore you, then they say you're mad, then dangerous, then there's a pause and then you can't find anyone who disagrees with you."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Time, Progress, First)

"As my career has progressed, I've had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn't change my desire to entertain folks. That's really who I am."
- George Benson
(Related: Change, Career, Cats, Desire, Jazz, Pleasure)

"The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Government, Peace, People, Opportunity, Progress, Dignity, Security)

"I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns."
- Jeff Bingaman
(Related: Family, Reform, Support)

"Not everyone likes watching rushes, but it makes me work harder, and I don't feel I am watching myself, but watching the progression of the character."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Work, Character)

"I did help to set up an undergraduate course in medicinal chemistry and made progress in modelling and analysing pharmacological activity at the tissue level, my new passion."
- James W. Black
(Related: Progress, Help, Passion)

"Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible, and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity, as soon as it has passed that point, begins to verge towards decay."
- Robert Blair
(Related: Progress, Maturity, World)

"Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence."
- William Blake
(Related: Love, Energy, Existence, Hate, Reason)

"The whole order of nature evinces a progressive march towards a higher life."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Life, Nature, March, Order)

"I don't believe in myths of decline or myths of progress, even as regards the literary scene."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Progress, Literary, Myths)

"The public is mad, frustrated, but what the public wants is progress."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Progress, Public)

"At religious instruction classes, I encountered The Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan, and the sincerity of the traveller in that book was overwhelming."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Progress, Religious, Sincerity)

"While the United States has largely been missing in action from the diplomatic game, the European Union and Iran have been making progress at developing a formula that would lead to the suspension of Iran's nuclear enrichment program and the start of serious negotiations."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Progress, Action, Formula, states, United)

"As has been pointed out with Libya, the debate over Libya, sometimes we allow diplomatic relations with imperfect regimes because progress can best be made through engagement instead of isolation."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Progress, Debate, Isolation)

"The Democrats need to remind people of where were, in terms of our progress, as markers against where we are, and where we've fallen, and how we've declined under Bush."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: People, Progress, Democrats)

"Bill Clinton was in the line of great progressive presidents who faced the realities in his own time and applied innovative solutions to problems."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Time, Problems)

"How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Progress, Hope, Now, Paradox)

"Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader, and fuller life."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Life, Progress, Will)

"Yeah, I am a little bit, and I think it is a natural progression of the sport, of going upwards in technical ability and everything like that."
- Brian Boitano
(Related: Ability)

"The level of our educational development is high and serves as a strong basis for our future progress."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Development, Progress, Future)

"As we have heard, the end of al-Zarqawi is a significant blow to al-Qaida operations in Iraq. It is another clear indication of the progress we are making."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Progress, End, Iraq)

"I don't think anyone who has followed the progress of the Islamofascist terrorists who have threatened us believe we are going to be safe if we try a fortress mentality, to step back and say no one is going to hit us, they don't care about the United States. They do."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Progress, Care, states, United)

"The burden of proof is now on the Palestinians... They must fight terrorism and dismantle its infrastructures in order to make possible progress on the roadmap."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: Progress, Burden, Fight, Now, Order, Proof, Terrorism)

"During the past three years spectacular progress has been made in increasing wheat, rice, and maize production in several of the most populous developing countries of southern Asia, where widespread famine appeared inevitable only five years ago."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Progress, Countries, Famine, Past, Production, Years)

"Cereal production in the rain-fed areas still remains relatively unaffected by the impact of the green revolution, but significant change and progress are now becoming evident in several countries."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Change, Progress, Countries, Revolution, Now, Production, Rain)

"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 Nestell Bovee
(Related: Men, Development, Law, Laws)

"One day's delay is another day's lack of progress."
- Stuart Bowen
(Related: Progress, Day, Delay)

"America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Happiness, Progress, Belief, America, Lies)

"Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress without it."
- James H. Breasted
(Related: Progress)

"If you look back today over the last 25 years, it is a fact that we have had a progressive degeneration of our intelligence community in general; in particular in the field of human intelligence."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Fact, Today, Years)

"I don't like to talk about work in progress, but the novel I'm working on now is definitely not horror."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Work, Progress, Horror, Now, Talk)

"Marxism is an interpretation of history which explains the progress of society as a product of the expansion of the forces of production of the material means of life, that is, the development of economy."
- Earl Browder
(Related: History, Society, Life, Development, Progress, Economy, Marxism, Production)

"I consider myself a student of many religions. The more I learn, the more questions I have. For me, the spiritual quest will be a life-long work in progress."
- Dan Brown
(Related: Work, Life, Progress, Quest, Questions, Spiritual, Will)

"One of the lies that we tell ourselves is that we're making progress; but Huey's chair's empty."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Progress, Lies)

"The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people. Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: People, Progress, American, Army, Needs)

"As we consider the fast pace of scientific and technological progress in our modern world, we must not lose our moral compass and give way to 'free market eugenics'."
- Sam Brownback
(Related: Progress, World)

"Even IBM can't stand in the way of progress... for more than a decade."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Progress)

"Remember, social progress only happens when those in society's privileged classes choose to give up their status."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Society, Progress)

"I am opposed to the laying down of rules or conditions to be observed in the construction of bridges lest the progress of improvement tomorrow might be embarrassed or shackled by recording or registering as law the prejudices or errors of today."
- Isambard K. Brunel
(Related: Progress, Errors, Improvement, Law, Rules, Today, Tomorrow)

"In the span of my own lifetime I observed such wondrous progress in plant evolution that I look forward optimistically to a healthy, happy world as soon as its children are taught the principles of simple and rational living."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Progress, Children, Evolution, Living, Principles, World)

"France turned a deaf ear to the demands, but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: France, Publicity)

"I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal."
- John Burns
(Related: Goal, Practice, Running, Socialism, Succeed)

"Judge men less by the labels they wear than by their persistent labour for sure if slow progress."
- John Burns
(Related: Men, Progress)

"Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress."
- Nicholas M. Butler
(Related: Progress, Achievement, Courage, Optimism)

"All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Progress, Desire, Income)

"A static hero is a public liability. Progress grows out of motion."
- Richard E. Byrd
(Related: Progress, Public)

"The German people were not denied, however, the possibility of improving their lot by hard work over the years. Industrial growth and progress were not denied them."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Work, People, Progress, Growth, Possibility, Hard work, Years)

"I was the candidate first time a Green or any progressive third party has ever been in a national televised debate. I was in five of them. And the response from the public was overwhelming."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: Time, Debate, First, Party, Public)

"Much of what we see in America, what most people feel has been progress and good things, have been brought about by the existence of third parties."
- Peter Camejo
(Related: People, Progress, America, Existence)

"I actually started as a model builder and quickly progressed into production design, which made sense because I could draw and paint. But I kept watching that guy over there who was moving the actors around and setting up the shots."
- James Cameron
(Related: Design, Actors, Production, Sense)

"But most Canadians have recognized to a greater or lesser extent that despite much of the so-called progress of the affluent society, essential ingredients to a meaningful life seem to be either entirely lacking, or at best, difficult to grasp."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Life, Society, Progress)

"As a consequence, progress has come to mean simply more power, more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity, all of which are convertible into standards concerned only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Power, Quality, Progress, Excellence, Productivity, Profit, Prosperity)

"Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Progress, Jobs, Result, Today, Unemployment)

"The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Progress, Learning, Lies, Wrong)

"Any acceleration constitutes progress, Miss Glory. Nature had no understanding of the modern rate of work. From a technical standpoint the whole of childhood is pure nonsense. Simply wasted time. An untenable waste of time."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Nature, Time, Work, Progress, Childhood, Glory, Nonsense, Understanding, Waste)

"The longer we go without strong leadership from the Administration and until we see significant progress in the day-to-day lives of the Iraqi people, the more difficult it will become to sustain the support of the American people and Congress for the current course."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Leadership, People, Progress, American, Congress, Day, Support, Will)

"You've gotta find a way to get out of your own way, so you can progress in life."
- Steve Carlton
(Related: Life, Progress)

"I think it's the end of progress if you stand still and think of what you've done in the past. I keep on."
- Leslie Caron
(Related: Progress, End, Past)

"Through the years you, the Delaware State family and your predecessors, have faced many challenges. You worked through them with fierce determination and good will, and you have made great progress."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Family, Progress, Determination, State, Will, Years)

"There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward! The thing is to move!"
- Edgar Cayce
(Related: Progress)

"All progress is experimental."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Progress)

"The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact. Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath the oppressions of his age."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Age, Lie, Progress, Fact, Man, Reason, World)

"The thing I can say about Japan is they were progressive for a country that is very male dominant."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Country)

"We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Progress, Achievement, Aspirations, Community, Forget, Needs, Prosperity)

"The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Idea, Progress, Growth, Metaphor)

"You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas."
- Shirley Chisholm
(Related: Progress, Ideas, Complaining)

"There was the scientific and technical progress which couldn't be predicted by the state."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Progress, State)

"Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Progress, Injustice)

"Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress."
- John Clapham
(Related: Progress)

"Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies: let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood, and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued, and the means they used."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Men, Progress)

"We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life."
- James Freeman Clarke
(Related: Life)

"I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been out of office for eight years. I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to make quicker progress back into power."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Power, Progress, Conservative, Fact, Office, Party, Want, Years)

"Let's trace the birth of an idea. It's born as rampant radicalism, then it becomes progressivism, then liberalism, then it becomes moderated conservative, outmoded, and gone."
- Powell Clayton
(Related: Idea, Conservative, Liberalism)

"We have stabilized our economy. We took over a very sick economy, and we were hemorrhaging 750,000 jobs a month. We have stopped the hemorrhaging. In fact, we had 140,000 job growth last month. And that's what I call progress."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Progress, Growth, Economy, Fact, Job, Jobs)

"The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Peace, Progress, Commerce, Freedom)

"For the progress of scientific knowledge will lead to a constant increase of expenditure."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Knowledge, Progress, Will)

"I was heartened to hear the President say that as we make progress on the ground, and Iraqi forces increasingly take the lead, we should be able to further decrease our troop levels."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Progress, President)

"Liberalism, on the other hand, regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situations, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

"Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situation, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

"That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind."
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Progress, Fun, Mankind, Mind)

"These are challenging times at home and around the world. We will have to work together in a bipartisan spirit and with our international partners if we are going to achieve progress and peace now and for future generations."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Home, Peace, Work, Progress, Future, Generations, Now, Spirit, Will, World)

"The methods that EPA introduced after 1970 to reduce air-pollutant emissions worked for a while, but over time have become progressively less effective."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Time)

"Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out."
- James Bryant Conant
(Related: Progress)

"Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Progress, Hope, Evil, Lies)

"If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Time, Success, Progress)

"The awareness of our environment came progressively in all countries with different outlets."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Awareness, Countries, Environment)

"A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Quality, Relationships)

"The Great War was a progressive revelation and disillusionment."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: War, Disillusionment)

"It is not yet too late for the Indian people to decide on rapid, ordered progress. I can assure them that the British people are as determined upon self-government for India as they are themselves."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: People, Progress, Self)

"The combination of Federalism and Republicanism which formed the substance of the system, did not constitute a progressive and formative political principle, but it pointed in the direction of a constructive formula."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Direction, Formula)

"Nothing recedes like progress."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Progress, Nothing)

"I became more confident within myself and matured as a person and become a little bit more opinionated - maybe the lads might say a little bit too opinionated for their liking but that is just a natural progression for a player."
- Kenny Cunningham
"I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive. I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Equality, Marriage, Right, Woman)

"I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy."
- Marie Curie
(Related: Progress)

"Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Art, Society, Work, People, Character)

"False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Science, Progress, Facts, Harm, Pleasure)

"Well of course there's been a great deal of progress over the last 40 years. We don't have laws that segregate black people within the society any longer."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Society, People, Progress, Laws, Years)

"The repeal of racist language in the Constitution of Alabama was and still is a necessary step in the state's ability to progress."
- Artur Davis
(Related: Progress, Ability, Constitution, Language, State)

"Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea."
- Guy Debord
(Related: Idea, Progress, Ideas, Improvement, Meaning, Plagiarism, Right, Words)

"The Palestinians need more help from the Arab countries. Since 1967, the world has learned that there is not going to be real progress in the region until Palestine gets something back that they had."
- Bruce Dern
(Related: Progress, Countries, Help, Palestine, World)

"The embattled gates to equal rights indeed opened up for modern women, but I sometimes think to myself; that is not what I meant by freedom, it is only social progress."
- Helene Deutsch
(Related: Women, Progress, Freedom, Rights)

"Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Nature, Time, Progress, Grave, Night)

"A knowledge of the forces that rule society, of the causes that have produced its upheavals, and of society's resources for promoting healthy progress has become of vital concern to our civilization."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Society, Civilization, Knowledge, Progress, Causes, Concern)

"It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one's equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress."
- Paul Dirac
(Related: Beauty, Progress, Sound)

"In a progressive country change is constant; change is inevitable."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Change, Country)

"Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Progress, Conservatism, Future, Preparation, Present, Respect)

"If you had the opportunity and some talent, there was no way you couldn't progress, because it was an open market. There was the advertising world, and there was the documentary world."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Talent, Opportunity, Progress, Advertising, Open, World)

"Every year the progress of advanced capitalist society makes our population consist of more and more isolates. This is because of the infrastructure of the economy, especially electronic communications."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Society, Progress, Economy, Population)

"Without a struggle, there can be no progress."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Progress, Struggle)

"I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Progress, Freedom, Party, Republican)

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Progress, Struggle)

"Future orientation is combined with a notion and expectation of progress, and nothing is impossible."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Progress, Expectation, Future, Nothing)

"Americans do believe in progress and there is almost certainly a kernel of truth in the joke."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Truth, Progress, Americans)

"I have learned so much from working with other poets, travelling and reading with them, spending days discussing poems in progress. There is the sense that we are all, as writers, part of something which is more powerful than any of us."
- Helen Dunmore
(Related: Progress, Poems, Poets, Reading, Sense, Writers)

"Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."
- Will Durant
(Related: Education, Discovery, Ignorance, Nothing, Now, Years)

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."
- Will Durant
(Related: Education, Discovery, Ignorance)

"All over the world the wildlife that I write about is in grave danger. It is being exterminated by what we call the progress of civilization."
- Gerald Durrell
(Related: Civilization, Progress, Being, Danger, Grave, Wildlife, World)

"In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Progress, First, Independence, Personality)

"But if we leave them alone, just satisfying ourselves with social work, economic work and the building up of a national army, it can make progress, hopefully within a short time."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Time, Work, Progress, Army, Building)

"We have found that where science has progressed the farthest, the mind has but regained from nature that which the mind put into nature."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Nature, Science, Mind)

"Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Life, Science, Society, Civilization, Progress, Chastity, Stability)

"Our society cannot progress while our constitution stands still."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Society, Progress, Constitution)

"Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Progress, Failure, Discontent, First, Man, Necessity, Will)

"Discontent is the first necessity of progress."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Progress, Discontent, First, Necessity)

"Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Progress)

"Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress."
- George Eliot
(Related: Progress)

"The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Progress, Artist, Personality, Self)

"The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Civilization)

"What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Progress)

"What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Progress)

"A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Man)

"If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it."
- Epictetus
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Progress, Virtue, Perfection, Promises, Prosperity)

"Even as we ought to accept that each country would progress with a different method and speed toward that goal, the standard for the expected end-state should not be lowered."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Progress, Goal, Country, End)

"Progress in civilization has been accompanied by progress in cookery."
- Fannie Farmer
(Related: Civilization, Progress, Cookery)

"Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Goals, Betrayal, May)

"Real progress in understanding nature is rarely incremental. All important advances are sudden intuitions, new principles, new ways of seeing."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Nature, Progress, Principles, Understanding)

"The only principle that does not inhibit progress is: anything goes."
- Paul Feyerabend
(Related: Progress)

"It is not strange... to mistake change for progress."
- Millard Fillmore
(Related: Change, Mistake, Progress)

"In addition, we were unable to meet openly to discuss the progress of the book, for we were both on the list of persons banned from communicating with other banned persons."
- Ruth First
(Related: Progress)

"State government has too often been used to look out for the insiders and not the citizens. This has insulated poverty from progress, and need from remedy."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Government, Progress, Poverty, State)

"History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Experience, History, Progress, Confusion)

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Success, Progress, Beginning)

"Ukraine is also successfully moving toward democracy and making progress expanding freedoms and rights to its people. We can help Ukraine achieve these goals and improve its economy by normalizing trade relations."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: People, Progress, Goals, Democracy, Economy, Rights, Help, Trade)

"I think anybody over 30 plays parents because it happens in your thirties and so that's kind of a natural progression. But I'm definitely drawn to it. It's probably the most intense, passionate thing that happens to you as you get older."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: Parents)

"The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress."
- Charles Fourier
(Related: Women, Progress, Rights)

"Medical science has proven time and again that when the resources are provided, great progress in the treatment, cure, and prevention of disease can occur."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: Medical, Science, Time, Progress, Cure, Disease, Prevention, Treatment)

"The Clinton tax increase - which was an increase in taxes primarily on upper-income people - not only made the tax code more nearly progressive, it preceded one of the most productive economic periods in American life."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Life, People, American, Tax, Taxes)

"As a planning board commissioner, I have to review the applications for development throughout the city, and the bulk of those applications have been for the waterfront. I think the progress the waterfront has made is amazing."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Development, Progress, Planning)

"The next thing I am doing is moving back home to Minnesota and getting involved in politics. I'm looking at a run for Senate in 2008, but in the meantime I am focused on knitting together the progressive network in the upper Midwest."
- Al Franken
(Related: Home, Politics, Network, Senate)

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Success, Progress, Achievement, Growth, Improvement, Meaning, Words)

"In a perfect world, you would be able to hold onto everyone. But It's not realistic. The changes with NYPD have been progressive and have taken the show to new levels."
- Dennis Franz
(Related: World)

"Sorry Day falls on the eve of Reconciliation Week, giving us the chance to ask whether we are making progress in the wider challenge of reconciling Indigenous and other Australians."
- Malcolm Fraser
(Related: Progress, Challenge, Chance, Day, Giving)

"When they kept you out it was because you were black; when they let you in, it is because you are black. That's progress?"
- Marilyn French
(Related: Progress)

"What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Progress, Books, Content, Now)

"And so many of the kinds of labels you get stuck with don't really tell the story; Progressive, Art Rock, Noise Music, Downtown - it ends up being a struggle to stay out of debates that other people are having around you."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Art, Music, People, Being, Struggle)

"What we are doing in fact is recovering and progressing and sustaining the recovery of our democracy."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Democracy, Fact)

"I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Feeling)

"MS is not really a degenerative illness. It is not fatal, nor is it always progressive."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Illness)

"The power to question is the basis of all human progress."
- Indira Gandhi
(Related: Power, Progress, Question)

"We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Thought, Progress, Goal, Deed, May, Nonviolence, Word)

"Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Society, Men)

"Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Progress)

"Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Progress, Discontent)

"Progress is the attraction that moves humanity."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Progress, Humanity)

"The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public."
- Paul Gauguin
(Related: Art, History, Artist, Concern, Loss, Public)

"Progressive societies outgrow institutions as children outgrow clothes."
- Henry George
(Related: Children, Clothes)

"On Jan. 30, millions of Iraqis will cast ballots in the country's first fair and free election in decades, marking continued progress in Iraq's transition toward a country built on the pillars of democracy and freedom for all."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Progress, Country, Democracy, First, Freedom, Iraq, Will)

"Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable natural resource is certainly encouraging, and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Progress, Encouraging, Country, Rebirth)

"It took us years to get into the mess that we got ourselves in at the end of 2008, and it's going to take a while to get us out. We lost eight million jobs, we saw a financial system near collapse, we have a continuing housing crisis that we're making progress on dealing with."
- Robert Gibbs
(Related: Progress, Financial, Crisis, End, Jobs, Years)

"Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Progress, Lies, Will)

"If anything's progressive, then we make progress."
- Michael Giles
(Related: Progress)

"Progress is what happens when impossibility yields to necessity."
- Arnold H. Glasgow
(Related: Progress, Impossibility, Necessity)

"The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist."
- Danny Glover
(Related: War, People, Hope, America, Energy, Iraq, Moments, Occupation, Reason, Trade)

"But I think it's very key that there's a plan for Haiti. And we have to begin to - as progressives and people who are concerned about Haiti and have been concerned about Haiti, we have to begin to build some sort of consensus, a movement around the Haiti that the Haitians envision."
- Danny Glover
(Related: People, Key)

"Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Nature, Development, Progress, Inaction)

"The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: History, Men, Women, Soul, Progress, Blood, Body, Cause, Man, Right, Woman)

"Three or four stones in one firing will all react differently. I try to achieve a balance between those that haven't progressed enough and those about to go too far."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Balance, Will)

"The progress in Iraq has not been without cost."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Progress, Iraq)

"Where's the progress that we're going to see in Afghanistan? You have to keep public support both on the economy and the war or these things will really become troubling."
- Doris Kearns Goodwin
(Related: War, Progress, Afghanistan, Economy, Public, Support, Will)

"Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter."
- Nadine Gordimer
(Related: Men, Women, Progress)

"I've, we have in this state, like many other states, we're experiencing an enormous budget deficit that we're trying to grapple with. But we will have progress despite the deficits."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Progress, State, states, Trying, Will)

"If you are going to be progressive, then you have to make progress. And that sometimes depends on breaking a few legs."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Progress)

"Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Civilization, Progress, Bible, Future, Influence)

"Marriage, like money, is still with us; and, like money, progressively devalued."
- Robert Graves
(Related: Marriage, Money)

"From the very commencement the student should set out to witness the progress and effects of sickness and ought to persevere in the daily observation of disease during the whole period of his studies."
- Robert James Graves
(Related: Progress, Disease, Observation, Sickness)

"Business can be a source of progressive change."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Business, Change)

"Progress everywhere today does seem to come so very heavily disguised as Chaos."
- Joyce Grenfell
(Related: Progress, Chaos, Today)

"Progress will always have as its recourse to exaggerate what it cannot surpass."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Progress, Will)

"Mankind is getting smarter every day. Actually, it only seems so. At least we are making progress. We're progressing, to be sure, ever more deeply into the forest."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Progress, Day, Mankind)

"Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine."
- George Gurdjieff
(Related: Change, Progress, Habit, Machine, Result, Struggle)

"Van Halen is a work in progress."
- Alex Van Halen
(Related: Work, Progress)

"In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources."
- Alexander Hamilton
(Related: Progress, Existence, Nation, Will)

"Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beast's; God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: God, Progress, Man)

"The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Peace, Progress, Victory, Defeat, End, Errors, Pursuit, Trials, Years)

"I feel like my place in this industry is still progressing."
- Ed Harris
"The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Progress, Enemy)

"In reality, it si more fruitful to wound than to kill. While the dead man lies still, counting only one man less, the wounded man is a progressive drain upon his side."
- B. H. Liddell Hart
(Related: Lies, Man, Reality)

"One of the remarkable things about my career is that it has been marked by steady, incremental progress. No sudden spikes up, and no sudden downfalls, either."
- Phil Hartman
(Related: Progress, Career, Remarkable)

"Making me into a role model is placing too much importance on what I see as a work in progress."
- P. J. Harvey
(Related: Work, Progress, Importance)

"If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?"
- Paul Harvey
"If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?"
- Will Harvey
"The men and women on the front lines of the war on terror continue to risk their lives to save ours - and for that we owe them a debt that we can never truly repay. Thanks to their efforts we have made tremendous progress. Yet, the job is not done."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Men, War, Women, Progress, Debt, Job, Risk, Terror)

"That inefficiency is masked because growth and progress are measured in money, and money does not give us information about ecological systems, it only gives information about financial systems."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Money, Progress, Financial, Growth, Inefficiency, Information)

"I'm not ready to give you a clear answer on whether electoral politics holds any particular hope for progressives. It would mean that nothing I did ever mattered."
- Tom Hayden
(Related: Politics, Hope, Nothing)

"The progress of the natural sciences in modern times has of course so much exceeded all expectations that any suggestion that there may be some limits to it is bound to arouse suspicion."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Progress, Expectations, Limits, May, Suspicion)

"The progress of society is mainly the improvement in the condition of the workingmen of the world."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Society, Progress, Improvement, World)

"I progressed through so many different styles of music through my teen years, both as a player and a vocalist, particularly the jazz and pop of the early 20th Century."
- Jeff Healey
(Related: Music, Teen, Jazz, Years)

"It has been wisely observed by the greatest of modern thinkers that mankind has progressed more rapidly in every other respect than in morality."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Morality, Mankind, Respect)

"I'm surrounded by very powerful women and very progressive men."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Men, Women)

"The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom."
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
(Related: History, Progress, Consciousness, Freedom, World)

"Because that's just the way it is, and don't sleep on what you did before, you know, because it can... not hurt you, but you can find yourself sleeping on something that happened in the past, but you dare to progress and there is always room for progression."
- Thierry Henry
(Related: Progress, Hurt, Past, Sleep)

"Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Religion, Progress, Future, Myth)

"In order to make further progress, particularly in the field of cosmic rays, it will be necessary to apply all our resources and apparatus simultaneously and side-by-side; an effort which has not yet been made, or at least, only to a limited extent."
- Victor Francis Hess
(Related: Progress, Effort, Order, Will)

"On what can we now place our hopes of solving the many riddles which still exist as to the origin and composition of cosmic rays? It must be emphasized here above all that to attain really decisive progress greater funds must be made available."
- Victor Francis Hess
(Related: Progress, Now)

"Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Progress, Ability, Man, Simplicity)

"I was in New York. Hitchcock was in California. He rang me to make a report on his progress and said, I'm having trouble. I've just sacked my second screenwriter."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Progress, Trouble)

"There's enormous progressive activism and, more often than not, success at the grassroots level - everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to finance our elections are having terrific success."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Finance, Success, Activism, Elections, Living, Wage)

"My agent and I put out my proposal one Thursday afternoon in August, 1998. Publishers started bidding immediately, and that process progressed for a few days."
- Laura Hillenbrand
"Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless."
- J. G. Holland
(Related: Progress, Nothing, Opinion, Pride)

"Neither an ox nor a donkey is able to stop the progress of socialism."
- Erich Honecker
(Related: Progress, Socialism)

"The slogan of progress is changing from the full dinner pail to the full garage."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Progress)

"With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Progress, Proof)

"Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Progress, Competition, Protection)

"The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Love, Men, Progress, Hate, Reason)

"The brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over we realize this: that the human race has been roughly handled, but that it has advanced."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Progress, Race)

"Nothing is more useless in developing a nation's economy than a gun, and nothing blocks the road to social development more than the financial burden of war. War is the arch enemy of national progress and the modern scourge of civilized men."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Men, War, Development, Progress, Financial, Burden, Economy, Enemy, Nation, Nothing, Road)

"My view is that targets, properly constructed and applied across public services have been fundamental to past successes and will be an essential part of sustaining progress into the future."
- John Hutton
(Related: Progress, Future, Past, Public, Will)

"Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Progress)

"Many of my books have begun with the title, because naming a work already in progress makes no sense to me."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Work, Progress, Books, Sense)

"As we continue to make great progress in the war on terror, now more than ever, it is important that members of the international community stand-by and bolster the efforts of the emerging diplomatic leaders in Iraq and Afghanistan."
- James Inhofe
(Related: War, Progress, Afghanistan, Community, Iraq, Leaders, Now, Terror)

"The thing with Kerry is that all of this is a natural progression, her troubles. It's a cycle."
- Laura Innes
"So we are now still dependent on foreign oil, have a problem with global warming, and are losing jobs rapidly to the Japanese in fuel-efficient vehicles as a result of that very shortsighted progress."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Progress, Global warming, Jobs, Losing, Now, Oil, Result)

"I know that Bush, for political reasons, is going to nominate a minority, a Hispanic man or someone where it will be harder for people on the progressive side to oppose and split some of the traditionally progressive or democratic constituents."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: People, Man, Minority, Will)

"Women are called upon to defend every bit of progress we have made against particularly virulent attack. But we must also hold out a vision, put forth a positive agenda of what women need and want and then move forward toward that dream."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Women, Dream, Progress, Positive, Vision, Want)

"The American public got to see for themselves every day, all day, how this trial progressed. There's a lot of value in the public being able to see how the system works."
- Lance Ito
(Related: American, Being, Day, Public, Value)

"Progress for black Americans depends on good schools because education is the last great equalizer."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: Education, Progress, Americans, Schools)

"I find Jesse Jackson to be religiously, progressively old fashioned."
- Jackie Jackson
(Related: Old)

"I don't believe in lobbying only progressives and liberal members of Congress. I don't believe in doing interviews only with those who share my views. I want to reach a wider audience."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Congress, Liberal, Want)

"Semantics, or the study of meaning, remained undeveloped, while phonetics made rapid progress and even came to occupy the central place in the scientific study of language."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Progress, Language, Meaning, Semantics, Study)

"I only have three scenes and each is a turn and she gets progressively drunker. It's all terribly funny and its main challenge is that it's so far away from what I usually do."
- Louise Jameson
(Related: Funny, Challenge)

"I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either a) the savage that must be eliminated, the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress, or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche. I wanted him to be a complicated human being."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Nature, Progress, Character, Being, Force)

"President Obama celebrates diversity, yet instinctively seeks common ground and builds on that common ground to make progress."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Progress, Diversity, President)

"The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, Progress, Gain, Liberty, Yield)

"In the light of the actual fighting that is now in progress, we have reached the point where the military considerations clearly outweigh the fiscal considerations."
- Louis A. Johnson
(Related: Progress, Fighting, Light, Military, Now)

"Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Life, Progress, Enjoyment, Want)

"Emerson then incarnated the moral optimism, the progress, and the energy of the American spirit."
- Howard Mumford Jones
(Related: Progress, Optimism, American, Energy, Spirit)

"We feel good about our running backs as we have them right now, and we will continue to see how they progress."
- Jerry Jones
(Related: Progress, Now, Right, Running, Will)

"I think the people who have really followed my career from the time I was seven years old can see my steady progress and see the type of person and athlete I am."
- Marion Jones
(Related: Time, People, Progress, Career, Old, Years)

"The direction of the mind is more important than its progress."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Progress, Direction, Mind)

"The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Progress, Victory, Argument)

"This led me to understand that trade unionism, the instrument of working-class liberation and of social change could, and indeed should, be also an instrument of industrial progress."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Change, Progress, Trade)

"In my case Pilgrim's Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Progress, Earth)

"I address myself to the Communists, to those Communists who were prompted to join the Party by the progressive ideas of mankind and socialism, and not by selfish personal interests - let us represent our pure and just ideas by pure and just means."
- Janos Kadar
(Related: Ideas, Mankind, Party, Socialism)

"Believing in progress does not mean believing that any progress has yet been made."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Progress)

"I've led a school whose faculty and students examine and discuss and debate every aspect of our law and legal system. And what I've learned most is that no one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom. I've learned that we make progress by listening to each other, across every apparent political or ideological divide."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Legal, Wisdom, Truth, Progress, Debate, Law, Listening, School, Students)

"I make progress by having people around me who are smarter than I am and listening to them. And I assume that everyone is smarter about something than I am."
- Henry J. Kaiser
(Related: People, Progress, Listening)

"You can't sit on the lid of progress. If you do, you will be blown to pieces."
- Henry J. Kaiser
(Related: Progress, Will)

"The benefits of biomedical progress are obvious, clear, and powerful. The hazards are much less well appreciated."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Progress, Benefits, Obvious)

"Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in - for instance, the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great - throughout the day, we'll also make judgment calls and adapt to what's available."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Day, Fish, Judgment, Man, Will)

"Public opinion shapes our destinies and guides the progress of human affairs."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Progress, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"While we have made great progress in increasing funding for veterans' benefits, we still have a long way to go in fully meeting the promise to our veterans."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Progress, Benefits, Meeting, Promise, Veterans)

"Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Education, Progress, Mind, Nation)

"The best road to progress is freedom's road."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Progress, Freedom, Road)

"Franklin Roosevelt said the test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance to those who have much; it is whether we provide enough to those who have too little. This reconciliation package fails that test as well."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Progress, Abundance)

"Americans have been given goals to achieve in Iraq, but not the standards by which to measure progress. And the only assurance Americans have been given that we can reach those goals is to trust the President and his Administration at their word."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Trust, Progress, Goals, Americans, Iraq, Measure, President, Word)

"Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies."
- Robert Kennedy
(Related: Change, Progress, Enemies, Word)

"Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Progress, News, Problems, Trouble)

"The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Change, Progress, World)

"Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Time, Progress, Ideas, Present)

"It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: Progress, Possibility)

"They were the largest semiconductor maker in the world up until about 1980. I'm not sure that that can be re-gained again, but their progress in the last few years has been very impressive."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: Progress, World, Years)

"In the post-9/11 world you cannot give him the benefit of the doubt. As a result of our going into Iraq, not only is Saddam Hussein gone, but Qaddafi has given up his weapons of mass destruction and tremendous progress is being made in Iraq."
- Peter King
(Related: Progress, Being, Destruction, Doubt, Iraq, Post, Result, Weapons, World)

"Far more has been accomplished for the welfare and progress of mankind by preventing bad actions than by doing good ones."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Progress, Actions, Mankind, Welfare)

"Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Progress, Purpose, Justice, Law, Order)

"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Sacrifice, Progress, Goal, Concern, Justice, Struggle, Suffering)

"All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Progress, Solution)

"I suspect that even today, with all the progress we have made in liberal thought, the quality of true tolerance is as rare as the quality of mercy."
- Frank Knox
(Related: Quality, Thought, Progress, Liberal, Mercy, Today, Tolerance)

"We have arrived at that point of time in which we are forced to see our own humiliation, as a nation, and that a progression in this line cannot be a productive of happiness, private or public."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Time, Happiness, Nation, Public)

"The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail, with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which once seemed to possess eternal life."
- Arthur Koestler
(Related: Life, Science, Progress, Theories)

"In the US, most progressives start to see the differences between internationalism and economic globalization."
- David Korten
(Related: Globalization)

"During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Education, Time, Progress, Achievement, Public, Schools)

"A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later."
- Stanley Kubrick
(Related: Music, Feelings, Emotion, Fiction, Film, Meaning, Moods)

"Once serious political dialogue has begun, the international community can assume that we have achieved genuine progress along the road to real democratisation."
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Progress, Community, Road)

"I would say practical progressive, which means that the Republican party or any political party has got to recognize the problems of a growing and complex industrial civilization. And I don't think the Republican party is really wide awake to that."
- Alf Landon
(Related: Civilization, Party, Problems, Republican)

"But, when Scripture makes a clear distinction between the act of creation and the process of preservation, we cannot accept the idea of a progressive creation process."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Idea, Act, Creation, Scripture)

"The left has come to regard common sense - the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community - as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Wisdom, Progress, Common sense, Community)

"Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Crisis, Effect, Order, Rhetoric)

"There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Men)

"The day when the scientist, no matter how devoted, may make significant progress alone and without material help is past. This fact is most self-evident in our work."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Work, Progress, Day, Fact, Help, May, Past, Self)

"No individual is alone responsible for a single stepping stone along the path of progress, and where the path is smooth progress is most rapid."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Progress)

"Certainly, it may bring to light such a deeper knowledge of the structure of matter as to constitute a veritable discontinuity in the progress of science."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Progress, Light, May)

"I have suggested that scientific progress requires a favorable environment."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Progress, Environment)

"An organized effort is making to deceive the people. There are two great enemies of thought and progress, the aristocracy of royalty and the aristocracy of gold."
- Mary Elizabeth Lease
(Related: Thought, People, Progress, Aristocracy, Effort, Enemies, Gold, Royalty)

"Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?"
- Stanislaw Lec
(Related: Progress)

"I feel that racial profiling may be a very complicated and long-standing problem. It will take a long time even to make tiny progress."
- Wen Ho Lee
(Related: Time, Progress, May, Will)

"It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws."
- Vladimir Lenin
(Related: Time, Progress, Revolution, Laws)

"Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred."
- Daniel De Leon
(Related: Heart, Progress, Ideas, Capitalism, Old, Traditions)

"Movement isn't progress."
- Thomas Leonard
(Related: Progress)

"Notwithstanding the fact that the most innovative and progressive space we've seen - the Internet - has been the place where intellectual property has been least respected. You know, facts don't get in the way of this ideology."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Fact, Facts, Ideology, Internet, Property, Space)

"Americans have been selling this view around the world: that progress comes from perfect protection of intellectual property."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Progress, Selling, Americans, Property, Protection)

"Literature is at once the cause and the effect of social progress."
- George Henry Lewes
(Related: Progress, Cause, Effect, Literature)

"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
(Related: Progress, Man, Right, Road, Walking, Want, Wrong)

"While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O. front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent and permanent progress was being made."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Men, Progress, Being, Blood, Defense, Rights, Labor)

"There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Progress, Desire)

"I also know that there have been many times in our history when the proximity of an election has induced exactly the kind of leadership and consensus-building that produce progress in our democracy."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: History, Leadership, Progress, Democracy)

"In just three years, Iraq has achieved immense progress. It has had three successful elections in which 80% of their citizens voted, even while being threatened with death."
- John Linder
(Related: Death, Successful, Progress, Being, Elections, Iraq, Years)

"Life is short and progress is slow."
- Gabriel Lippmann
(Related: Life, Progress)

"The length of exposure (one minute in sunlight) is still too long for the portrait. It was fifteen minutes when I first began my work. Progress may continue."
- Gabriel Lippmann
(Related: Work, Progress, First, May)

"Social movements are at once the symptoms and the instruments of progress. Ignore them and statesmanship is irrelevant; fail to use them and it is weak."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Progress, Statesmanship)

"I feel I want to grow as an actress and be better. I want to progress as a singer and songwriter, and produce movies and everything. So there'll be no time when I feel I've done it all."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Movies, Time, Progress, Want)

"You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors."
- Abbott L. Lowell
(Related: Progress, May, Reason, Will)

"He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Progress, Authority, Security)

"In the final analysis there is no other solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decision, the day's generous utterances, and the day's good deed."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Work, Progress, Decision, Day, Deed, Man, Solution)

"However, we all share the firm belief in the triumph of humanist and progressive values that mankind has achieved during its long history of struggle and creativeness."
- Tran Duc Luong
(Related: History, Belief, Values, Mankind, Struggle)

"Progressively thinking biologists, both in our country and abroad, saw in Darwinism the only right road to the further development of scientific biology."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Development, Country, Right, Road, Thinking)

"I want to lead the Progressive Conservative Party, a party that will promote true conservative values and principles. I can tell you right now, I am not the merger candidate. I am not interested in institutional marriages with other parties."
- Peter MacKay
(Related: Values, Conservative, Now, Party, Principles, Right, Want, Will)

"War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness, that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason."
- James Madison
(Related: War, Progress, Folly, Reason, Wickedness)

"The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress."
- Ramana Maharshi
(Related: Thought, Progress, Thoughts, Freedom, Spiritual)

"Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know,' and thou shalt progress."
- Maimonides
(Related: Progress, Tongue)

"Law is stable; the societies we are speaking of are progressive. The greater or less happiness of a people depends on the degree of promptitude with which the gulf is narrowed."
- Henry James Sumner Maine
(Related: Happiness, People, Law)

"There is a point in every young person's life when you realize that the youth that you've progressed through and graduate to some sort of adulthood is equally as messed up as where you're going."
- Jena Malone
(Related: Life, Adulthood, Youth)

"I love and reverence the Word, the bearer of the spirit, the tool and gleaming ploughshare of progress."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Love, Progress, Spirit, Word)

"When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Time, Progress, Burden, Journey, May, Obstacles, Right, Road)

"The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Progress, Race)

"Maybe the preoccupation with technological progress has overshadowed our concern with human progress."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Progress, Concern)

"My daddy expected that my brothers and I and our generation would make the world a better place. He had lived in an America of continual social progress."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Progress, America, Brothers, World)

"The hope that poverty and ignorance may gradually be extinguished, derives indeed much support from the steady progress of the working classes during the nineteenth century."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Progress, Hope, Ignorance, May, Poverty, Support)

"To progress in life you must give up the things you do not like. Give up doing the things that you do not like to do. You must find the things that you do like. The things that are acceptable to your mind."
- Agnes Martin
(Related: Life, Progress, Mind)

"The progression of emancipation of any class usually, if not always, takes place through the efforts of individuals of that class."
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Class)

"Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Sex, Progress)

"Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included."
- Karl Marx
(Related: History, Sex, Progress, Ugly)

"The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Work)

"The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress."
- Joseph McCabe
(Related: Progress, Play, Training)

"We should learn to live and love our neighbors as ourselves for the sake of peace and progress."
- David McCallum
(Related: Love, Peace, Progress, Neighbors)

"When I am rehearsing for a play, I try to read nothing that might distract my concentration from the work in progress."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Work, Progress, Nothing, Play)

"Every piece has its own identity which we develop by the rule 'We know no limits.' We follow the inspiration of the moment and don't worry if what we're playing is alternative, progressive or fusion rock."
- Page McConnell
(Related: Inspiration, Identity, Limits, Worry)

"Yearning for the seemingly impossible is the path to human progress."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Progress, Yearning)

"While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Happiness, Father, People, Progress, Failure, Hope, Disappointment, Promise)

"Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Truth, Progress, Hope, Fact, Harmony, Promise, State, Will)

"A person who makes few mistakes makes little progress."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Progress, Mistakes)

"Expositions are the timekeepers of progress."
- William McKinley
(Related: Progress)

"These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness."
- Anthony de Mello
(Related: Politics, Religion, Work, Progress, Wealth, Awareness, Compassion, Learning, Silence, Will, Worship)

"Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Progress, American, Now, Taxes, Wages)

"I knew what my times were and how my practices were progressing and how close I was to the goals I had set for the year. I swam hard. I always swam hard. If I didn't, I knew I would pay for it either the next day or the next meet."
- Debbie Meyer
(Related: Goals, Day)

"Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals."
- Paul J. Meyer
(Related: Success, Goals)

"Do a little bit more than average and from that point on our progress multiplies itself out of all proportion to the effort put in."
- Paul J. Meyer
(Related: Progress, Effort)

"If you are not making the progress that you would like to make and are capable of making, it is simply because your goals are not clearly defined."
- Paul J. Meyer
(Related: Progress, Goals)

"The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom."
- Ed Miliband
(Related: Time, Wisdom, Progress)

"A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Life, Progress, Order, Party, Reform, Stability, State)

"Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Life, Progress)

"The year 1915 was one of meager results, the advantages remaining on the side of the Central Powers, with this understanding, however: The Allies were growing stronger because Great Britain was making rapid progress in marshaling her resources for war."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: War, Progress, Results, Understanding)

"I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: Truth, Progress, Cruelty, Error, Injustice, Mercy, Right, Wrong)

"My name had gone stale, and no matter how progressive I got, it was my time to die."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Time, Name)

"Shareholder activism is not a privilege - it is a right and a responsibility. When we invest in a company, we own part of that company and we are partly responsible for how that company progresses. If we believe there is something going wrong with the company, then we, as shareholders, must become active and vocal."
- Mark Mobius
(Related: Activism, Company, Privilege, Responsibility, Right, Wrong)

"When human beings stop progressing at an endeavor, they stop enjoying it and move on to something else. Not golfers. Masochists, all of them."
- Jay Mohr
"Gamma was a logical progression after doing the Open Fire record."
- Ronnie Montrose
(Related: Fire, Open)

"The history of the Erie Railroad ever since 1901 has been a record of progress."
- John Moody
(Related: History, Progress)

"Horses and mules, and even sail cars, made more rapid progress than did the earliest locomotive."
- John Moody
(Related: Progress, Horses)

"With engineering, I view this year's failure as next year's opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly."
- Gordon Moore
(Related: Opportunity, Progress, Failure, Engineering, Want)

"Ford made some of the most progressive pictures."
- Karen Morley
"We do recognise the need to move towards the publication of information showing the progress made by pupils from one stage of their education to another."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education, Progress, Information)

"If bringing up the next generation is important, why aren't they the best qualified, the best paid? Why aren't we as concerned about their career progression as we are about those who work in the education or health services?"
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education, Health, Work, Career)

"Every life has its years in which one progresses as on a tedious and dusty street of poplars, without caring to know where he is."
- Max Muller
(Related: Life, Caring, Years)

"Today, the notion of progress in a single line without goal or limit seems perhaps the most parochial notion of a very parochial century."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Progress, Goal, Today)

"In the span of three years, the Iraqi people participated in three elections, drafted a constitution, and elected a new government. While more work remains, this is remarkable progress."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Work, Government, People, Progress, Constitution, Elections, Remarkable, Years)

"Even the people who have had success and made money writing these books of fiction seem to feel the need to pretend it's no big deal, or part of a natural progression from poetry to fiction, but often it's really just about the money, the perceived prestige."
- George Murray
(Related: Money, Poetry, Success, People, Books, Fiction, Writing)

"Progress would be wonderful - if only it would stop."
- Robert Musil
(Related: Progress)

"Because Social Security is specifically designed to boost the retirement income of low earners with a progressive benefit formula, the program has played an enormous and necessary role in keeping Latinas out of poverty."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Formula, Income, Poverty, Retirement, Security)

"Progress might have been alright once, but it has gone on too long."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Progress)

"Interethnic and spiritual accord is our strategic resource, the basis for progress of our society and state."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Society, Progress, Spiritual, State)

"Confirming John Roberts would endanger much of the progress made by the nation in civil rights over the past half century."
- Ralph Neas
(Related: Progress, Civil rights, Nation, Past)

"I wanted to write songs which I think is a different thing. I wanted to write music that is informed by folk music. The chord progressions are obvious references."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Music, Folk, Obvious, Songs)

"I recorded harp first or singing first. I recorded it all together. Part of the reason is that I don't know how to play the songs without also singing. I forget how they progress. I don't think that any of them are verse, chorus, verse, and so on. They are not simple."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Progress, First, Forget, Play, Reason, Singing, Songs)

"Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Success, Goal)

"We slow the progress of science today for all sorts of ethical reasons. Biomedicine could advance much faster if we abolished our rules on human experimentation in clinical trials, as Nazi researchers did."
- Paul Nitze
(Related: Science, Progress, Rules, Today, Trials)

"Now, there is always a tremendous fear of science and progressing forward into areas of the unknown and it is a valid fear. Some of the genetic alterations of food are a little edgy."
- Nick Nolte
(Related: Food, Science, Fear, Now)

"Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Science, Progress, Careers, Philosophy, Students, Study)

"I have an idealistic view of science as a liberalising and progressive force for humanity."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Science, Force, Humanity)

"So while an incredible amount of progress has been made, on this fifth anniversary, I wanted to come here and tell the people of this city directly: My administration is going to stand with you - and fight alongside you - until the job is done. Until New Orleans is all the way back, all the way."
- Barack Obama
(Related: People, Progress, Fight, Job)

"If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Progress, Right, Walking)

"On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we're going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future."
- Barack Obama
(Related: People, Fear, Progress, Hope, Vision, Answers, Country, Feeling, Frustration, Future, Giving, Job, Sense)

"America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Progress, Islam, America, Competition, Dignity, Justice, Principles, Tolerance)

"And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Health, Progress, Goal, Care, Inflation)

"There's been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics. We've made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30."
- Steve Odland
(Related: Change, Progress, Corporate, Ethics, Focus, Sea, Years)

"Now our whole activity is devoted to God, and our whole life, since we are bent on progress in divine things."
- Origen
(Related: God, Life, Progress, Now)

"Progressive rock was happening."
- Tony Orlando
"There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one side stands more of less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction."
- George Orwell
(Related: War, Progress, Difference)

"Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing."
- George Orwell
(Related: Progress, Illusion)

"If you're climbing the ladder of life, you go rung by rung, one step at a time. Don't look too far up, set your goals high but take one step at a time. Sometimes you don't think you're progressing until you step back and see how high you've really gone."
- Donny Osmond
(Related: Life, Time, Goals)

"Every step in the progress of this study has tended to obliterate the technical barriers by which logicians have sought to separate the inquiries relating to the several parts of man's nature."
- Richard Owen
(Related: Nature, Progress, Man, Study)

"Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life."
- Nam June Paik
(Related: Life, War, Progress, Jobs, Modesty)

"War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end; it has but one thing certain, and that is to increase taxes."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: War, Wisdom, Progress, Circumstances, End, Taxes)

"In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Control, Performance, Building, Evening, Film, Theater)

"I realized by using the high notes of the chords as a melodic line, and by the right harmonic progression, I could play what I heard inside me. That's when I was born."
- Charlie Parker
(Related: Play, Right)

"Spencer's god was Evolution, sometimes also called Progress."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: God, Progress, Evolution)

"It appears that President Obama is making great progress on climate change, he is changing the political climate in the country back to Republican."
- Timothy Pawlenty
(Related: Change, Progress, Climate, Climate change, Country, President, Republican)

"Until the last great war, a general expectation of material improvement was an idea peculiar to Western man. Now war and its aftermath have made economic and social progress a political imperative in every quarter of the globe."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: War, Idea, Progress, Expectation, Improvement, Man, Now)

"A great gulf, however, has been opened between man's material advance and his social and moral progress, a gulf in which he may one day be lost if it is not closed or narrowed."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Progress, Day, Man, May)

"I am firmly convinced that, in future years, China and India will join hands in playing a more active role in maintaining peace and stability in the region and the world at large and make due contribution to the cause of human progress and development."
- Li Peng
(Related: Peace, Development, Progress, Cause, Future, Stability, Will, World, Years)

"The keystone of successful business is cooperation. Friction retards progress."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Business, Successful, Progress, Cooperation)

"As an actor, you may do things that aren't politically correct. Unless you're an actor who only does things for political reasons. I believe if we don't do the good, bad, and the ugly, we're not going to progress."
- Rosie Perez
(Related: Progress, Actor, May, Ugly)

"But with the slow menace of a glacier, depression came on. No one had any measure of its progress; no one had any plan for stopping it. Everyone tried to get out of its way."
- Frances Perkins
(Related: Progress, Depression, Measure)

"Some programming languages manage to absorb change, but withstand progress."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: Change, Progress, Programming)

"The reason progress is slow is that we always expect other men to be the heroes and to live the heroic lives. But we all have hero stuff in us. In our sphere of life we can always live more heroically and triumphantly and grow in heroic stature."
- Wilferd A. Peterson
(Related: Life, Men, Progress, Heroes, Reason)

"The progress in Iraq is still fragile. And it could still be reversed. Iraq still faces innumerable challenges, and they will be evident during what will likely be a difficult process as the newly elected Council of Representatives selects the next prime minister, president, and speaker of the council."
- David Petraeus
(Related: Progress, Faces, Iraq, President, Will)

"Look at music: I've always loved hiphop and rap, and now there's this whole progressive movement, with De La Soul and Mos Def, Common. It's some of the best stuff around."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: Soul, Now, Rap)

"It so happened that my goals kind of matched my career progression toward becoming an astronaut."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Goals, Career)

"Since the Columbia accident, the Russian space agency, or the Russian space program, has been literally carrying the load bringing us all the supplies we need on the Progress vehicle, smaller amounts on the Soyuz vehicles."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Progress, Accident, Space)

"Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and from stake to stake."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Progress, World)

"Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Progress, Discovery, Doubt, Improvement, Judgment, Man, Questioning, Reason)

"Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Progress, Failure, Conservation, Day, Misery, Practice, Prosperity, Will)

"Parents can make us distrust ourselves. To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress."
- Frank Pittman
(Related: Distrust, Parents)

"I think that people have to have to have a sense of what ideas are one the progressive side, the Democratic side in order ultimately to be effective in the political world."
- John Podesta
(Related: People, Ideas, Order, Sense, World)

"Moreover, only a strong and united scientific opinion imposing the intrinsic value of scientific progress on society at large can elicit the support of scientific inquiry by the general public."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Society, Progress, Opinion, Public, Support, United, Value)

"There's been progress toward seeing that nature and culture are not opposing terms, and that wilderness is not the only kind of landscape for environmentalists to concern themselves with."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Nature, Progress, Concern, Culture, Wilderness)

"Life with a scientist who is often changing jobs and is frequently away at meetings and on lecture tours is not easy. Without a secure home base, I could not have made much progress."
- John Pople
(Related: Home, Life, Progress, Jobs, Meetings)

"Many interviewers when they come to talk to me, think they're being progressive by not mentioning in their stories any longer that I'm black. I tell them, 'Don't stop now. If I shot somebody you'd mention it.'"
- Colin Powell
(Related: Being, Now, Talk)

"Some of the generals are saying, 'We're making progress. We are clearing an area.' But you really don't defeat the Taliban by clearing an area. They move."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Progress, Defeat, Saying)

"There is progress taking place, growth is better. We're only talking about two years there."
- John Prescott
(Related: Progress, Growth, Talking, Years)

"I am deeply interested in the progress and elevation of journalism, having spent my life in that profession, regarding it as a noble profession and one of unequaled importance for its influence upon the minds and morals of the people."
- Joseph Pulitzer
(Related: Life, People, Progress, Importance, Influence, Journalism, Morals, Profession)

"Disarmament or limitation of armaments, which depends on the progress made on security, also contributes to the maintenance of peace."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Progress, Security)

"Great progress was made when arbitration treaties were concluded in which the contracting powers pledge in advance to submit all conflicts to an arbitration court, treaties which not only specify the composition of the court, but also its procedure."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Progress, Contracting, Court)

"I think that we must come together progressively, with the British, the Germans, the Spanish, the Italians and with the new members of the European Union, we must make an effort to forge closer links."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Effort)

"I'm not satisfied with the progress of the work, but I am happy that the talks are going on. It might have a negative effect if the United States joins."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Work, Progress, Negative, Effect, states, United)

"Well, the important message that we've always carried to China is that we look forward to your progress and prosperity, we look forward to you playing a role in the progress and prosperity of this region and we look forward to stability in your relations with others."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: Progress, Prosperity, Stability)

"You are slowly developing some multinationals of your own. We certainly hope that some of them will look in this direction when they look for opportunities because the progress of Southeast Asia is important to China, just as China's progress is important to us."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: Progress, Hope, Direction, Will)

"Well, as you've said, we cannot expect the people of China not to want to progress, so if you have an opportunity to progress, to develop your economy to a world class economy, it's an aspiration that is natural and that, I welcome."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: People, Opportunity, Progress, Class, Economy, Want, World)

"The question of peace, progress and prosperity, it's a motherhood statement, all of us like it."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: Peace, Progress, Motherhood, Prosperity, Question)

"Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Men, Society, Civilization, Progress, Existence, Laws, Man, Privacy, Public)

"We believe that the Federal Reserve has to carry on with a progressive increase in interest rates as a consequence of the American economy."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: American, Economy, Interest)

"I understand the worries of many - not only here in this auditorium -, and some have already written to me to say that technical progress has lowered the threshold that stops people from helping themselves to protected works without the slightest embarrassment."
- Johannes Rau
(Related: People, Progress, Embarrassment)

"Progress is measured by the degree of differentiation within a society."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Society, Progress)

"The farther a society progresses, the more clearly the individual becomes the antithesis of the group."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Society)

"Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Experience, Progress, Existence, Richness)

"There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Progress, Mind, Spirit)

"The liberty of the individual is a necessary postulate of human progress."
- Ernest Renan
(Related: Progress, Liberty)

"I believe there should be no arbitrary date set for withdrawal and yet no permanent, unending deployment. No cut and run, yet measured progress in helping a people who want to be free without an illusion of overnight success."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Success, People, Progress, Illusion, Want)

"Problems are the price you pay for progress."
- Branch Rickey
(Related: Progress, Problems)

"It's certainly a lot more difficult to get a project made if you're talking about something progressive. That's just the nature of the industry."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Nature, Project, Talking)

"They decided to establish a museum of modern art where works by contemporary artists would be shown. Mother was viewed as a very progressive person, and not everybody liked the paintings she bought."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Art, Mother, Artists)

"Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Success, Progress, Goals)

"Make measurable progress in reasonable time."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Time, Progress)

"It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Progress, Decisions)

"I've played with all of the heavyweights in the modern jazz, progressive jazz movement. I've been fortunate enough to play with them, a who's who. All of those guys, I've been fortunate enough to have performed with."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Jazz, Play)

"At first, I did stories on people who were maybe just eccentric. Omar was a natural progression from that."
- Jon Ronson
(Related: People, First)

"The federal government has sponsored research that has produced a tomato that is perfect in every respect, except that you can't eat it. We should make every effort to make sure this disease, often referred to as 'progress', doesn't spread."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: Government, Disease, Effort, Research, Respect)

"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Progress, Abundance)

"In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up - or else we all go down."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Progress)

"In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up or else all go down as one people."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: People, Progress, Nation)

"Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great space of human change and progress some general human purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Change, Progress, Purpose, Space)

"The reactionary is always willing to take a progressive attitude on any issue that is dead."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Attitude)

"It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Work, Progress, End, Importance, Man)

"The line of least resistance in the progress of civilization is to make that theoretical postulate real by the continually increasing force of the world's public opinion."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Civilization, Progress, Force, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, World)

"In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new window into the surrounding world, I felt the urge to look through this window, hoping to see something unexpected."
- Bruno Rossi
(Related: Progress, World)

"The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress."
- Philip Roth
(Related: Hell, Road)

"Mr. Obama plans to boost federal spending 25 percent while nearly tripling the national debt over 10 years. Americans know that this kind of spending will have economic consequences, including new taxes being imposed by the new progressives."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Americans, Being, Consequences, Debt, Taxes, Will, Years)

"Science progresses best when observations force us to alter our preconceptions."
- Vera Rubin
(Related: Science, Force)

"The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes."
- Salman Rushdie
(Related: Change, Idea, Progress, Ideas, Conservative, Culture, Uncertainty)

"A process which led from the amoeba to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress though whether the amoeba would agree with this opinion is not known."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Progress, Man, Opinion)

"I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Religion, Progress, Christian, Churches, Enemy, World)

"I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Progress, Thoughts, Addiction, Language, Obstacles, Philosophy)

"We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration."
- Burt Rutan
(Related: Experience, Travel, Dreams, Inspiration, Progress, Goals, Discovery, Exploration, Fun, Future, Space, Youth)

"Writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary."
- Francoise Sagan
(Related: Life, Time, Jazz, Question, Writing)

"We also have the option of scanning in an image from outside the computer... a photo, or a sketch done with traditional tools; and we can then paint, manipulate, process, change, and further develop the image within the computer, watching our progress on the monitor."
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Related: Change, Progress, Computer, Tools)

"True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice."
- Saint Francis de Sales
(Related: Progress)

"Every day we make more progress toward understanding the concert hall."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Progress, Day, Understanding)

"All through the years since World War II, the Japanese people have, I am convinced, made strenuous efforts to preserve and promote world peace, contributing to the progress and prosperity of mankind."
- Eisaku Sato
(Related: War, Peace, People, Progress, Mankind, Prosperity, World, World war, Years)

"People who work crossword puzzles know that if they stop making progress, they should put the puzzle down for a while."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Work, People, Progress)

"Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: Dream, Opportunity, Progress, America, Martin, Nation)

"Every good man progressively becomes God. To become God, to be man, and to educate oneself, are expressions that are synonymous."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: God, Man)

"All the time our union was progressing very nicely. There were lectures to make us understand what trades unionism is and our real position in the labor movement."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Time, Labor)

"The fact is, when it comes to economic leadership, the Republicans have nothing to brag about. This isn't what the American people want. They want to see progress that works for them."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Leadership, People, Progress, American, Fact, Nothing, Republicans, Want)

"Economic progress, in capitalist society, means turmoil."
- Joseph A. Schumpeter
(Related: Society, Progress)

"I feel good because I believe I have made progress in rebuilding the people's trust in their government."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Government, Trust, People, Progress)

"We can continue our progress as a Nation toward the promise that all people are created equal and that our Nation will treat every person in that spirit."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: People, Progress, Nation, Promise, Spirit, Will)

"We have to attack those things which stand in the way of America progress. And what stands in the way of American progress right now is the federal government."
- Tim Scott
(Related: Government, Progress, America, American, Now, Right)

"Progress is only possible if the United States and its allies work together."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Work, Progress, states, United)

"Our object in these remarks has been not only to account for the slow progress which has as yet been made by Political Economy, and to suggest means by which its advancement may be accelerated, but also to warn the reader of the nature of the following Treatise."
- Nassau William Senior
(Related: Nature, Progress, Economy, May)

"The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on."
- Anna Howard Shaw
(Related: Men, Life, Truth, Dream, Progress, Growth, Being, Ideals, World)

"The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Progress, Censorship, First)

"Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Change, Progress)

"I'd have these weird experiences where I'd just be walking down the street with this chord progression in my head, this happened more than a few times, and I'd walk home and find a fax in my machine and it would match the music in my head."
- Duncan Sheik
(Related: Home, Music, Machine, Walking)

"And if doctor says that you don't have IBS with constipation, you might want to get a second opinion, because I had doctors that were telling me... of course, a lot of this has to do with science - progressing."
- Cybill Shepherd
(Related: Science, Doctors, Opinion, Want)

"Existence of an excited state is not a prerequisite for the production of inhibition; inhibition can exist apart from excitation no less than, when called forth against an excitation already in progress, it can suppress or moderate it."
- Charles Scott Sherrington
(Related: Progress, Existence, Production, State)

"So I was always around music and my dad was in his own way a progressive jazzer, a big band jazzer guy."
- Billy Sherwood
(Related: Dad, Music)

"We are approaching a new age of synthesis. Knowledge cannot be merely a degree or a skill... it demands a broader vision, capabilities in critical thinking and logical deduction without which we cannot have constructive progress."
- Li Ka Shing
(Related: Age, Knowledge, Progress, Vision, Skill, Thinking)

"The Open Skies issue is something that's ongoing and we understand that there are issues in Australia that need to be sorted out. It's something that I think over time there's an opportunity for us and we'll work on that in a progressive way."
- Jenny Shipley
(Related: Time, Work, Opportunity, Open)

"The world has been gradually reducing its nuclear arsenals. Testing must stop so that progress on the destruction of nuclear weapons may begin."
- Jenny Shipley
(Related: Progress, Destruction, May, Testing, Weapons, World)

"By and large, women in New Zealand are fortunate compared with some other countries, including many in our own region. But there is still progress to be made."
- Jenny Shipley
(Related: Women, Progress, Countries)

"In the 1999 resolution regarding Taiwan's future passed by the Democratic Progressive Party, it is stated very clearly that any change to the status quo of Taiwan must be decided by the people of Taiwan through referenda."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Change, People, Future, Party, Resolution)

"Government spending is being restrained, the economy is making progress and moving forward, and the pro-growth, tax cutting policies put in place have allowed businesses to grow, which has brought in additional tax revenue to help pay off the debt."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Government, Progress, Being, Debt, Economy, Tax, Help)

"The individual has become a mere cog in an enormous organization of things and powers which tear from his hands all progress, spirituality, and value in order to transform them from their subjective form into the form of a purely objective life."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Life, Progress, Order, Spirituality, Value)

"The true law of the race is progress and development. Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian."
- William Gilmore Simms
(Related: Civilization, Development, Progress, Conquest, Law, March, Race)

"The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility."
- Swami Sivananda
(Related: Progress, Spiritual, Tranquility)

"I think we had made some tremendous progress in the six months before I left."
- Jeffrey Skilling
(Related: Progress, Months)

"I'm blown away by the graphical detail of today's games. I can't imagine that it's going to get any better, but it's just going to continually progress and soon we'll be living in that world."
- Christian Slater
(Related: Progress, Detail, Games, Living, Today, World)

"Hopefully, that people could see a progression in my performances because that's how it's always felt to me."
- Christian Slater
(Related: People)

"Progress however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Progress, Results)

"Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Progress, Results)

"The black community now in many ways divided itself the way the larger white community divides itself, over class issues. And that race is no longer the bond that it once was. That's one of the prices you pay for progress."
- Ed Smith
(Related: Progress, Class, Community, Now, Race)

"And our big theme has been, you have made so much progress, we urge you on with the openings and market openings that have occurred. They clearly work and continuing on that path will produce further growth and further opportunities for the Indian people."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Work, People, Progress, Growth, Will)

"We recognized in 1996 that, with progress in the field of genetics accelerating at a breathtaking pace, we need to ensure that advances in treatment and prevention of disease do not constitute a new basis for discrimination."
- Olympia Snowe
(Related: Progress, Discrimination, Disease, Genetics, Prevention, Treatment)

"I came from Nebraska, a very middle class family with a progressive father."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Family, Father, Class, Middle class)

"I have always believed that 98% of a student's progress is due to his own efforts, and 2% to his teacher."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Progress)

"Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity."
- Herbert Spencer
(Related: Civilization, Progress)

"Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Science, Progress, Freedom, Liberal)

"The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals."
- Madame de Stael
(Related: Progress, Mind)

"Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened."
- Madame de Stael
(Related: Power, Progress, Man, Necessity)

"Advertising as the printed form of selling would seem... ultimately to be justified in so far as it serves as a means of increasing legitimate human wants, as an agency of fair and economic competition in the distribution of goods, and as a stimulant to social progress."
- Daniel Starch
(Related: Progress, Selling, Advertising, Competition)

"I didn't ever think of it as a social thing at the time. I took it as a good story. Maybe because I've always been kind of progressive so I never thought of it, you know."
- Rod Steiger
(Related: Time, Thought)

"All things can be forgiven if we can progress."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Progress)

"All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: People, Progress)

"There is no progress whatever. Everything is just the same as it was thousands, and tens of thousands, of years ago. The outward form changes. The essence does not change."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Change, Progress, Years)

"My father was a progressive farmer, and was always ready to lay aside an old plough if he could replace it with one better constructed for its work. All through life, I have ever been ready to buy a better plough."
- Andrew Taylor Still
(Related: Life, Work, Father, Old)

"You're always learning on different avenues and this is an opportunity for me to start on a fresh plate and start learning some other things that can really help me, that I need, and I want, to progress forward."
- Elvis Stojko
(Related: Opportunity, Progress, Help, Learning, Want)

"I think experience will teach you a combination of liberalism and conservatism. We have to be progressive and at the same time we have to retain values. We have to hold onto the past as we explore the future."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: Experience, Time, Values, Conservatism, Future, Liberalism, Past, Will)

"It's like a piece of music; you never lose sight of the theme. Each scene pushes off to the next like music builds and you can almost hear the next chord progression, so it has a strict structure, which is very compelling."
- David Strathairn
(Related: Music, Sight)

"The progression of roles you take strings together a portrait of an actor, but it's a completely random process."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Actor)

"Myths are a waste of time. They prevent progression."
- Barbra Streisand
(Related: Time, Myths, Waste)

"This old Germany was partly defeated in its conflict with the progressive ideas of socialism, for it had given the people nothing that could serve as a successful alternative to socialism."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: People, Successful, Ideas, Conflict, Germany, Nothing, Old, Socialism)

"Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy."
- August Strindberg
(Related: Nature, Progress, Energy, Evolution)

"A certain number of Americans are already in Peking and most of us here feel that it would be very useful for the United States and especially for the Left-wing progressive movement in the United States if groups of students such as you mention could make a tour of China."
- Anna Louise Strong
(Related: Americans, states, Students, United)

"Not to say that corporations are perfect today, but even grand corporations like Dupont have made immense progress in translating some of their past environmentally damaging practices into new profit opportunities."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Progress, Corporations, Past, Profit, Today)

"I'll put my progressive credentials up against anyone's."
- Bart Stupak
"I didn't realize that television has gone through immense changes and has become very progressive."
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Related: Television)

"But now I've got a young son and his interest is in science and now when I talk to him, I see that in the science sphere of our lives there is new, there is progress."
- Janet Suzman
(Related: Science, Son, Progress, Interest, Now, Talk)

"We can no longer allow multinationals to parade as agents of progress and democracy in the newspapers, even as they subvert it at the workplace."
- John J. Sweeney
(Related: Progress, Democracy, Newspapers)

"Substantial progress toward better things can rarely be taken without developing new evils requiring new remedies."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Progress, Remedies)

"From my father, I learned the importance of working sincerely at things to which I had committed myself, and to persevere untiringly even in the face of little progress."
- Koichi Tanaka
(Related: Father, Progress, Importance)

"The painting develops before my eyes, unfolding its surprises as it progresses. It is this which gives me the sense of complete liberty, and for this reason I am incapable of forming a plan or making a sketch beforehand."
- Yves Tanguy
(Related: Eyes, Liberty, Painting, Reason, Sense, Surprises)

"I wouldn't call it radical; I would call it enthusiasm for progress."
- John Templeton
(Related: Progress, Enthusiasm, Radical)

"Conceit is an insuperable obstacle to all progress."
- Ellen Terry
(Related: Progress, Conceit)

"Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect."
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Related: Life, Progress, Crime)

"Energy is necessary for economic growth, for a better quality of life, and for human progress."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Life, Quality, Progress, Growth, Energy)

"Progress was all right. Only it went on too long."
- James Thurber
(Related: Progress, Right)

"However, even during the preparations for action, we laid our plans in such a manner that should there be progress through diplomatic negotiation, we would be well prepared to cancel operations at the latest moment that communication technology would have permitted."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Technology, Progress, Action, Communication, Negotiation)

"To get to New Orleans you don't pass through anywhere else. That geographical location, being aloof, lets it hold onto the ritual of its own pace more than other places that have to keep up with the progress."
- Allen Toussaint
(Related: Progress, Being, Ritual)

"Could a government dare to set out with happiness as its goal? Now that there are accepted scientific proofs, it would be easy to audit the progress of national happiness annually, just as we monitor money and GDP."
- Polly Toynbee
(Related: Government, Happiness, Money, Progress, Goal, Now)

"A maverick feels like he has no choice however difficult his choice of expression. In my case, it was going backwards into tonality. It seemed so wrong. The idea that progress is going into the past in a new way is very strange, even though there are precedents."
- David Del Tredici
(Related: Idea, Progress, Choice, Expression, Past, Precedents, Wrong)

"We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us."
- Lionel Trilling
(Related: Being, Liberal, Poor, Sense)

"Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Change, History, Men, Society, Leadership, Opportunity, Progress)

"People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress."
- Dale Turner
(Related: People, Progress, Adventure, Boldness, Mistakes, Spirit)

"Progress comes to those who train and train; reliance on secret techniques will get you nowhere."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Progress, Will)

"Each morning my characters greet me with misty faces willing, though chilled, to muster for another day's progress through the dazzling quicksand the marsh of blank paper."
- John Updike
(Related: Progress, Day, Faces)

"Journalism is what maintains democracy. It's the force for progressive social change."
- Andrew Vachss
(Related: Change, Democracy, Force, Journalism)

"As the age of television progresses the Reagans will be the rule, not the exception. To be perfect for television is all a President has to be these days."
- Gore Vidal
(Related: Age, President, Television, Will)

"The study of social progress is today not less needed in literature than is the analysis of the human heart."
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Heart, Progress, Literature, Study, Today)

"Another symptom of progress toward the Singularity: ideas themselves should spread ever faster, and even the most radical will quickly become commonplace."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Progress, Ideas, Radical, Will)

"The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error."
- Voltaire
(Related: Progress, Error, Man, Ocean, Rivers)

"It was progressively more difficult to find work in the theatre, as well."
- Andrzej Wajda
(Related: Work, Theatre)

"Operation Northern Star with Canada has made significant progress in battling meth from the north, and we are engaged in numerous training opportunities in Mexico to help curb the problem from the south."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Progress, Canada, Help, Training)

"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
(Related: Life, People, Progress, Rest)

"We believed that growth through Local Government, and perhaps through some special machinery for bringing the wishes and influence of women of all classes to bear on Parliament, other than the Parliamentary vote, was the real line of progress."
- Mary A. Ward
(Related: Women, Government, Progress, Growth, Influence, Parliament, Vote, Wishes)

"Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism."
- Earl Warren
(Related: Government, People, Progress, Socialism)

"The progress of the American Revolution has been so rapid and such the alteration of manners, the blending of characters, and the new train of ideas that almost universally prevail, that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions have been nearly annihilated."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Progress, Ideas, American, Revolution, Manners, Principles)

"Throughout American history many of our social gains and much of our progress toward democracy were made possible by the active intervention of the federal government."
- Harold Washington
(Related: Government, History, Progress, American, Democracy)

"That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show, every day, in every way, things are getting a little worse for America's minorities relative to the progress made by those in the top percentiles of assets and income."
- Harold Washington
(Related: Progress, America, Day, Flies, Income)

"Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops."
- Thomas J. Watson
(Related: Work, Progress, Spirit)

"Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops."
- Thomas J. Watson
(Related: Business, Success, Progress)

"Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Idea, Progress, Nothing, Poison)

"It was under Wilson, of course, that the first huge parts of the Marxist program, such as the progressive income tax, were incorporated into the American system."
- Robert Welch
(Related: American, First, Tax, Income)

"There are three critical ingredients to democratic renewal and progressive change in America: good public policy, grassroots organizing and electoral politics."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Change, Politics, Policy, Public, Public policy)

"On the contrary a film can promote the idea of change without any political message whatsoever but in its form and language can tell people that they can change their lives and contribute to progressive changes in the world."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: Change, People, Idea, Film, Language, World)

"This liberal progressive agenda... is the antithesis of who we are as a constitutional republic."
- Allen West
(Related: Liberal)

"I think that this liberal progressive agenda is not the thing that the American people want and it's antithesis to who we are as a constitutional republic."
- Allen West
(Related: People, American, Liberal, Want)

"I support transitioning from the progressive tax to a flat tax system - both individual and corporate/business."
- Allen West
(Related: Tax, Support)

"Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Progress, Ideas)

"In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Knowledge, Progress, Victory, Contradiction, Defeat, Evolution, First, Logic)

"The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Art, Change, Progress, Order)

"Well, one thing that has happened is they have had a presidential election in Egypt which has represented progress. Now, we were not happy with everything that happened with the parliamentary elections, and it was not exactly a perfect presidential election in Egypt."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Progress, Elections, Now)

"Progress imposes not only new possibilities for the future but new restrictions."
- Norbert Wiener
(Related: Progress, Future, Possibilities)

"The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Related: God, Progress, Chaos, Discontent, Man, World)

"Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Progress, Ambition)

"I mean, the general rule is if you're not prepared to make a mistake, you're not going to make much progress."
- Maurice Wilkins
(Related: Mistake, Progress)

"This seems to be the law of progress in everything we do; it moves along a spiral rather than a perpendicular; we seem to be actually going out of the way, and yet it turns out that we were really moving upward all the time."
- Frances E. Willard
(Related: Time, Progress, Law)

"All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Work, God, Progress, Humanity)

"We're all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Work, God, Progress, Humanity)

"If workmen are denied any increase in real wages and they can look forward only to a better standard of living through reduction of prices, progress for them is terribly slow, and they become impatient and dissatisfied."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Progress, Living, Wages)

"The price of progress is trouble, and I must be making a lot of progress."
- Charles Erwin Wilson
(Related: Progress, Trouble)

"He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery."
- Harold Wilson
(Related: Change, Progress)

"Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Politics, Science, Society, Progress, Nothing, Usefulness)

"The Progressive Blues Experiment, Johnny Winter... and Still Alive and Well is my favorite rock record."
- Johnny Winter
(Related: Favorite, Winter)

"I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience."
- Shelley Winters
(Related: Experience, American, Body, Nudity, Religious)

"Had the Hebrews not been disturbed in their progress a thousand and more years ago, they would have solved all the great problems of civilization which are being solved now under all the difficulties imposed by the spirit of the Middle Ages."
- Isaac Mayer Wise
(Related: Civilization, Progress, Being, Difficulties, Now, Problems, Spirit, Years)

"The thing that got me started on the science that I've been building now for about 20 years or so was the question of okay, if mathematical equations can't make progress in understanding complex phenomena in the natural world, how might we make progress?"
- Stephen Wolfram
(Related: Science, Progress, Building, Now, Question, Understanding, World, Years)

"Slavery to monarchs and ministers, which the world will be long freeing itself from, and whose deadly grasp stops the progress of the human mind, is not yet abolished."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Progress, Mind, Slavery, Will, World)

"And so we said to General Motors that the solution had to be a first year increase, which had to be sizeable because we bad to catch up with the lost position as against the cost of living and we had to make some progress."
- Leonard Woodcock
(Related: Progress, First, Living, Solution)

"And we owe science to the combined energies of individual men of genius, rather than to any tendency to progress inherent in civilization."
- Chauncey Wright
(Related: Men, Science, Genius, Civilization, Progress)

"The existing principle of selfish interest and competition has been carried to its extreme point; and, in its progress, has isolated the heart of man, blunted the edge of his finest sensibilities, and annihilated all his most generous impulses and sympathies."
- Francis Wright
(Related: Heart, Progress, Competition, Extreme, Impulses, Interest, Man)

"In the animal world, on the other hand, the process of evolution is characterised by the progressive discrimination of the animal and vegetative functions, and a consequent differentiation of these two great provinces into their separate departments."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Discrimination, Evolution, World)

"I was encouraged to hear that GM has made great progress on the hydrogen car."
- Albert Wynn
(Related: Car, Progress)

"James's expedition to Scotland is wholly imaginary, though there appears to have been space for it during Henry's progress to the North to pay his devotions at Beverley Minster."
- Charlotte Mary Yonge
(Related: Progress, Scotland, Space)

"We pray that henceforth not only Japan but all mankind may know the blessings of harmony and progress."
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Related: Progress, Blessings, Harmony, Mankind, May)

"The economic, social and cultural progress of a nation depends on citizens counting for more and having more rights."
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
(Related: Progress, Rights, Nation)

"Without deviation progress is not possible."
- Frank Zappa
(Related: Progress)

"If you love your life, you have to fight. If you believe in life and progress and possibilities, you have no choice."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Life, Love, Progress, Choice, Fight, Possibilities)

"Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land."
- Mao Zedong
(Related: Thought, Policy, Progress, Culture, Flowers, Land, Schools)