I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Progress from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.
All progress is precarious, and the solution
of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I was taught that the way of progress
is neither swift nor easy.
- Marie Curie
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Coming together is a beginning;
keeping together is progress;
working together is success.
- Henry Ford
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.
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution.
It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
- Vladimir Lenin
The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier
Technological progress is like an axe
in the hands of a pathological criminal.
- Albert Einstein
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
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
Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained,
- Thomas J. Watson
If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
- Paul Harvey
He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
- Harold Wilson
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
- Frederick Douglass
Technological progress has merely provided us with
more efficient means for going backwards.
- Aldous Huxley
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
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi
The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
- Charles Kettering
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
Literature is at once the cause and the effect of social progress.
- George Henry Lewes
People who work crossword puzzles know that if they stop making progress,
they should put the puzzle down for a while.
- Marilyn vos Savant
All things can be forgiven if we can progress.
- Cat Stevens
Parents can make us distrust ourselves.
To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress.
- Frank Pittman
The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured
by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.
- Swami Sivananda
A static hero is a public liability.
Progress grows out of motion.
- Richard E. Byrd
One of the remarkable things about my career is that
it has been marked by steady,
No sudden spikes up, and no sudden downfalls,
- Phil Hartman
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
Expositions are the timekeepers of progress.
- William McKinley
I don't believe in myths of decline or myths of progress,
even as regards the literary scene.
- Harold Bloom
It is not strange...
to mistake change for progress.
- Millard Fillmore
Behold the turtle.
He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
- James Bryant Conant
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
Without a struggle, there can be no progress.
- Frederick Douglass
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
Believe in life!
Always human beings will live and progress to greater,
broader, and fuller life.
- W. E. B. Du Bois
The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation,
but false progress.
- Sydney J. Harris
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
If you love your life, you have to fight.
If you believe in life and progress and possibilities,
you have no choice.
- Michael Zaslow
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
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
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
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
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
There is progress taking place, growth is better.
We're only talking about two years there.
- John Prescott
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
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
Emerson then incarnated the moral optimism,
the progress, and the energy of the American spirit.
- Howard Mumford Jones
The history of the world is none other than the progress
of the consciousness of freedom.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God.
Humanity is just a work in progress.
- Tennessee Williams
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
We pray that henceforth not only Japan but all mankind
may know the blessings of harmony and progress.
- Shigeru Yoshida
If you are going to be progressive, then you have to make progress.
And that sometimes depends on breaking a few legs.
- Jennifer Granholm
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
The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation
and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.
- Joseph McCabe
Our society cannot progress while our constitution stands still.
- Charles Edison
Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.
- Karl Marx
With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress,
no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.
- Herbert Hoover
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
- George Eliot
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
Making me into a role model is placing too much importance
on what I see as a work in progress.
- P. J. Harvey
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
Knowledge is power.
Information is liberating.
Education is the premise of progress,
in every society, in every family.
- Kofi Annan
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
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
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
The human mind always makes progress,
but it is a progress in spirals.
- Madame de Stael