Let’s move forward, because things have improved and can still get better. Here are some proverbs and quotes about progress.



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All intellectual improvement arises from leisure.

Samuel Johnson

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

Martin Luther King, Jr.

But it’s in the nature of progress that it erases its tracks, and its champions fixate on the remaining injustices and forget how far we have come.

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
Steven Pinker

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress.

John Clapham

Everything that is not forbidden by laws of nature is achievable, given the right knowledge.

David Deutsch

Goals help you channel your energy into action.

Les Brown

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Tony Blair

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

Marie Curie

Ideas matter. The world matters. Our lives matter, and the choices we make as we navigate our lives perhaps matter most of all.

Lauren Myracle

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

If you had to choose a moment in history to be born, and you did not know ahead of time who you would be -- you didn't know whether you were going to be born into a wealthy family or a poor family, what country you'd be born, whether you were going to be a man or a woman -- if you had to choose blindly what moment you'd want to be born you'd choose now.

Barak Obama

If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Robert Kennedy

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

George Bernard Shaw

Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.

Herbert Read

Substantial progress toward better things can rarely be taken without developing new evils requiring new remedies.

William Howard Taft

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

Aldous Huxley

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

Albert Einstein

The best road to progress is freedom's road.

John F. Kennedy

The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know.

Gaston Bachelard

The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw

The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The power to question is the basis of all human progress.

Indira Gandhi

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