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Progress Quotes

Progress and advancement are the results of effective planning, implementation, execution of developmental ideas, collective will, hope and continuous hard work. Progression is nothing but a new development, a positive innovation, improved technique, method or suggestion that leads an individual or a society as a whole towards positive growth. Advancement and progression is the mirror to the continuous betterment of the society in terms of science, technology, modernization, liberty, democracy, quality of life, etc. which also accounts for the improvement of the individuals and institutes within this social framework. If the questions pertaining to the disparities in the progress and advancement of different sections are what bother you, go through these famous advancement quotations and sayings for clarity.

Ulysses S. Grant

Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Unity is the secret of social progress, and service to society is the means to promote it.

Anjelica Huston

I think it is easier to hear my voice than see myself onscreen, particularly as the years progress. Watching myself onscreen becomes less and less enthralling.

Frederick Douglass

I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.

B. R. Ambedkar

I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.

Marie Curie

I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.

Gerald R. Ford

History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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.

George Bernard Shaw

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

Robert Browning

Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beast's; God is, they are, Man partly is, and wholly hopes to be.

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Aldous Huxley

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

George Carlin

Always do whatever's next.

Michelle Obama

You've got to vote, vote, vote, vote. That's it; that's the way we move forward. That's how we make progress for ourselves and for our country.

Barack Obama

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

Martin Luther King, Jr.

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.

James Rodriguez

You have to go to your limit to progress.

John McCain

America's greatest strength has always been its hopeful vision of human progress.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction.

Benjamin Franklin

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

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Robert Kennedy

Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.

Tony Blair

Human progress has never been shaped by commentators, complainers or cynics.

Jurnee Smollett

Marriage is a work in progress, but it's beautiful.

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Frederick Douglass

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Ayn Rand

Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.

John Maynard Keynes

It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still.

Mark Zuckerberg

I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.

C. S. Lewis

We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

Xi Jinping

The Chinese people are a great people; they are industrious and brave, and they never pause in pursuit of progress.

Albert Camus

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

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John Stuart Mill

A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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.

Karl Marx

Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.

T. S. Eliot

The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.

Personality Artists

We should not allow it to be believed that all scientific progress can be reduced to mechanisms, machines, gearings, even though such machinery also has its beauty. Neither do I believe that the spirit of adventure runs any risk of disappearing in our world.

Susan B. Anthony

Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.

Oscar Wilde

Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.

Calvin Coolidge

Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.

We will find neither national purpose nor personal satisfaction in a mere continuation of economic progress, in an endless amassing of worldly goods. We cannot measure national spirit by the Dow Jones Average, nor national achievement by the Gross National Product.

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Khalil Gibran

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

Plots may be simple or complex, but suspense, and climactic progress from one incident to another, are essential. Every incident in a fictional work should have some bearing on the climax or denouement, and any denouement which is not the inevitable result of the preceding incidents is awkward and unliterary.

Henry Miller

Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring.

I have been learning English on the road since I started when I was 15, so it is a slow process but making some progress. Now I think I am much more comfortable with my English. However, it is difficult, still, when I speak about something that is not tennis.

Karl Marx

Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.

Mukesh Ambani

I have always believed that technology drives human civilization's endeavor and progress.

Jon Bon Jovi

I like progress but I hate change.

Alexander Hamilton

In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.

Albert Einstein

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

Epictetus

If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.

Charles Baudelaire

Progress, this great heresy of decay.

Hillary Clinton

Now, I have always believed that women are not victims; we are agents of change, we are drivers of progress, we are makers of peace - all we need is a fighting chance.

John F. Kennedy

Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.

Michelle Williams

The idea that you can get everything you want in one person is destructive, and maybe when you accept that the number is closer to 50 or 60 or 70 percent, that's when you can start to make some progress in choosing the right person.

Calvin Coolidge

If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.

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Simone Weil

Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.

Mahatma Gandhi

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.

Jennifer Lopez

I feel I want to grow as an actress and be better. I want to progress as a singer and songwriter, and produce movies and everything. So there'll be no time when I feel I've done it all.

Carl Jung

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.

I care very much about women and their progress. I didn't go march in the streets, but when I was in the Arizona Legislature, one of the things that I did was to examine every single statute in the state of Arizona to pick out the ones that discriminated against women and get them changed.

Boris Johnson

I promised to run the most open and transparent administration in Britain. That is why, with this brutally honest and unprecedented progress report, I am determined to level with Londoners.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

What we need to do is lay out a plan and a vision that people can believe in. And getting into Twitter fights with the president is not exactly where we're going to find progress as a nation.

Pope Francis

I sincerely hope I can contribute to the progress there has been in relations between Jews and Catholics since the Second Vatican Council in a spirit of renewed collaboration.

James Comey

We've made great progress coordinating better as a government.

Matt Smith

I think expectations of 'Doctor Who' should always be high, because it's a show that must always progress and get better and better.

Ilhan Omar

Minnesota's diversity should be its greatest strength, but our neglect of nonwhite students has stifled our progress toward growth and equity.

Black people have been qualified to be president for hundreds of years. George Washington Carver could have been president. I could go on with a list of black men that were qualified to be the president of the United States. So the Obama victory is progress for white people.

Woodrow Wilson

Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself.

Barack Obama

America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.

Alice Walker

People tend to think that life really does progress for everyone eventually, that people progress, but actually only some people progress. The rest of the people don't.

Charles Baudelaire

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.

Mahatma Gandhi

We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.

James Russell Lowell

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.

Ronald Reagan

There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great space of human change and progress some general human purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment.

John F. Kennedy

The best road to progress is freedom's road.

Isaac Newton

It may be that there is no such thing as an equable motion, whereby time may be accurately measured. All motions may be accelerated or retarded, but the true, or equable, progress of absolute time is liable to no change.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

James Madison

War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness, that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

There has to be a global mission of human progress.

Robert Kennedy

If freedom makes social progress possible, so social progress strengthens and enlarges freedom.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us.

Narendra Modi

The progress of India is the destiny of one-sixth of humanity. And it will also mean a world more confident of its prosperity and more secure about its future.

Ilaiyaraaja

You can realise God as you progress in music; nothing in between.

Gavin Newsom

Guys like me don't necessarily progress very far, which is fine.

Kim Jong-un

A rational system and order for educational administration should be established on the principle of ensuring smooth progress of teaching and scientific research by teachers and researchers, and of edification of students.

Jeff Bezos

Mediocre theoretical physicists make no progress. They spend all their time understanding other people's progress.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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 Kennedy

Freedom possesses many meanings. It speaks not merely in terms of political and religious liberty but also in terms of economic and social progress.

Elbert Hubbard

The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.

Benjamin Disraeli

Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.

Katherine Ryan

I've always been attracted to comedy that was really close to the line and made people a little uncomfortable, because that's where progress comes from.

Michael Douglas

If your work isn't exciting, doesn't stir the emotions, where's the challenge? Where's the progress if you always play it safe?

Bertrand Russell

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.

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Elon Musk

If we could do high-speed rail in California just half a notch above what they've done on the Shanghai line in China, and if we had a straight path from L.A. to San Francisco, as well as the milk run, at least that would be progress.

And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.

So while an incredible amount of progress has been made, on this fifth anniversary, I wanted to come here and tell the people of this city directly: My administration is going to stand with you - and fight alongside you - until the job is done. Until New Orleans is all the way back, all the way.

Elon Musk

The pace of progress on Mars depends upon the pace of progress of SpaceX.

Elon Musk

I feel very strongly that SpaceX would not have been able to get started, nor would we have made the progress that we have, without the help of NASA.

It was Einstein's dream to discover the grand design of the universe, a single theory that explains everything. However, physicists in Einstein's day hadn't made enough progress in understanding the forces of nature for that to be a realistic goal.

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