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Progress

Definition: Forward or onward movement towards a destination.
Number of Quotes: 14

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

That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
Neil Armstrong

And did those feet in ancient time walk upon England's mountains green?
William Blake

Bureaucracy is the epoxy that greases the wheels of progress.
James Boren

We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they, and things at a greater distance, not by virtue of any sharpness of sight on our part, or any physical distinction, but because we are carried high and raised up by their giant size.
Bernardus Carnotensis

Growth is like creativity, it doesn't go along very neat, precise plans. You get clogged highways before you figure out a way to open up capacity. You get pollution before you figure out a way to fight it.
Steve Forbes

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy

You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.
Will Rogers

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 too little.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Profits are the lifeblood of the economic system, the magic elixir upon which progress and all good things depend ultimately. But one man's lifeblood is another man's cancer.
Paul Samuelson

Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw

An environment which calls for perfection is not likely to be easy. But aiming for it is always good for progress.
Thomas J. Watson Jr.

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change, and to preserve change amid order.
Alfred North Whitehead

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