Quotations on Progress
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I feel that there has been progress made since I was a boy on matters of race, but we have a long way to go.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Progress, Race)
The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Progress, Evolution, President, Washington)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Time, Progress, Country, Present)
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
(Keywords: Business, Progress, Act, Economy, Will)
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: War, History, Progress, Winning, World, World war)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Progress, Country, Party, Responsibility)
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Work, Progress, Countries, Order, Terrorism)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Faith, Sympathy, Progress, Cause, Desire, Future, Mankind, May)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Government, People, Progress, Hope, Content, Future, Justice, Will)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Progress, Elegance, Order)
Progress, this great heresy of decay.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Progress, America, Cancer, Constitution, Eating, Past)
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
(Keywords: Time, Progress, First)
The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.
- Benazir Bhutto
(Keywords: Government, Peace, People, Opportunity, Progress, Dignity, Security)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Progress, Maturity, World)
I don't believe in myths of decline or myths of progress, even as regards the literary scene.
- Harold Bloom
(Keywords: Progress, Literary, Myths)
The public is mad, frustrated, but what the public wants is progress.
- Michael Bloomberg
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: People, Progress, Democrats)
How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.
- Niels Bohr
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Life, Progress, Will)
The level of our educational development is high and serves as a strong basis for our future progress.
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Progress, Care, states, United)