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William Bartram Quotes and Sayings

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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 topics: Nature

Animal substance seems to be the first food of all birds,
even the granivorous tribes.
- William Bartram

Having contemplated this admirable grove,
I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river,
and though it was now late in December,
the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom.
- William Bartram

The parental, and filial affections seem to be as ardent,
their sensibility and attachment, as active and faithful,
as those observed to be in human nature.
- William Bartram

 

If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation,
we shall find manifest examples of premeditation,
perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice,
in order to effect their purpose.
- William Bartram

It may be proper to observe, that I had now passed
the utmost frontier of the white settlements on that border.
- William Bartram

The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned,
in the first place, to the various works of Nature,
to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore,
and to offer such useful observations on the different
productions as may occur.
- William Bartram

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Some tribes of birds will relieve and rear up the young and helpless,
of their own and other tribes, when abandoned.
- William Bartram

On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings,
I now, with a high sense of gratitude,
presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty,
the Creator and Preserver.
- William Bartram

Turkeys, quails, and small birds, are here to be seen;
but birds are not numerous in desart forests;
they draw near to the habitations of men,
as I have constantly observed in all my travels.
- William Bartram

First I shall name the eagle, of which there are three species:
the great grey eagle is the largest,
of great strength and high flight; he chiefly preys
on fawns and other young quadrupeds.
- William Bartram

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People PHOTO

I was taught that the way of progress
is neither swift nor easy.
- Marie Curie

All progress is precarious, and the solution
of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Coming together is a beginning;
keeping together is progress;
working together is success.
- Henry Ford

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
- Harold Wilson

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

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.

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
- Paul Harvey

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
- Harold Wilson

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

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

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
- Frederick Douglass

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
- Charles Kettering

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

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

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution.
It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
- Vladimir Lenin

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained,
progress stops.
- Thomas J. Watson

Technological progress is like an axe
in the hands of a pathological criminal.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

Movement isn't progress.
- Thomas Leonard

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

In our seeking for economic and political progress,
we all go up - or else we all go down.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

The government I led gave ordinary people peace,
security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.
- Benazir Bhutto

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

With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress,
no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.
- Herbert Hoover

The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
- Voltaire

The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world.
And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

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

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

Many of my books have begun with the title,
because naming a work already in progress makes no sense to me.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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

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

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

There was the scientific and technical progress which
couldn't be predicted by the state.
- Anatoly Chubais

The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured
by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.
- Swami Sivananda

Progress would be wonderful - if only it would stop.
- Robert Musil

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

Making me into a role model is placing too much importance
on what I see as a work in progress.
- P. J. Harvey

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

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

The progress of evolution from President Washington
to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin.
- Henry B. Adams

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

Knowledge is power.
Information is liberating.
Education is the premise of progress,
in every society, in every family.
- Kofi Annan

When I am rehearsing for a play, I try to read nothing
that might distract my concentration from the work in progress.
- Mercedes McCambridge

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

Progress is the attraction that moves humanity.
- Marcus Garvey

If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking,
eventually you'll make progress.
- Barack Obama

How wonderful that we have met with a paradox.
Now we have some hope of making progress.
- Niels Bohr

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

The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
- Albert Camus

Parents can make us distrust ourselves.
To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress.
- Frank Pittman

Van Halen is a work in progress.
- Alex Van Halen

I have suggested that scientific progress requires a favorable environment.
- Ernest Lawrence


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