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45 Progress Quotes

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?

Henry George Quotes , Source: Progress and Poverty--Introductory--The Problem

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He who moves not forward goes backward! A capital saying!

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: Hermann and Dorothea (canto III, l. 66)

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To look up and not down, To look forward and not back, To look out and not in--and To lend a hand.

Edward Everett Hale Quotes , Source: Rule of the "Harry Wadsworth Club" (ch. IV), from "Ten Times One in Ten"

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Is it progress if a cannibal uses knife and fork?

Stanislaw Lec Quotes , Source: Unkempt Thoughts

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I have seen that Man moves over with each new generation into a bigger body, more awful, more reverent and more free than he has had before.

Gerald Stanley Lee Quotes , Source: Crowds (pt. II, ch. III)

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From lower to the higher next, Not to the top, is Nature's text; And embryo good, to reach full stature, Absorbs the evil in its nature.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: Festina Lente--Moral

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New occasions teach new duties, time makes ancient good uncouth; They must upward still and onward, who would keep abreast of truth.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: Present Crisis

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"Spiral!" the memorable Lady terms Our mind's ascent.

George Meredith Quotes , Source: The World's Advance, in notes to Meredith's "Poetical Works", G.M. Trevelyan says the Lady is Mrs. B

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That in our proper motion we ascend Up to our native seat; descent and fall To give us is adverse.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. II, l. 75)

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What follows I flee; what flees I ever pursue. [Lat., Quod sequitur, fugio; quod fugit, usque sequor.]

Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) Quotes , Source: Amorum (II, 19, 36)

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There is no advancement to him who stands trembling because he cannot see the end from the beginning.

E. J. Klemme Quotes

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I have found some of the best reasons I ever had for remaining at the bottom simply by looking at the men at the top.

Frank Moore Colby Quotes

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Those who work most for the world's advancement are the ones who demand least.

Henry Doherty Quotes

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Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance.

Alexander Pope Quotes

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Progress is the process whereby the human race is getting rid of whiskers, the veriform appendix and God.

H. L. Mencken Quotes

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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world, but the unreasonable man tries to adapt the world to him--therefore, all progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

Samuel Butler Quotes

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He that is good, will infallibly become better, and he that is bad, will as certainly become worse; for vice, virtue and time are three things that never stand still.

Charles Caleb Colton Quotes

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Speak softly, and carry a big stick; you will go far.

Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

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Is it progress if a cannibal uses a knife and fork?

Stanislaw Lem Quotes

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I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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