Quotes by improvement
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English statesman 1874-1965
Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
James Lendall Basford
Human happiness depends mainly upon the improvement of small opportunities.Source: Sparks from the philosopher's stone (1882)
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement: and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual.
English writer 1709-1784
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure.
French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability of its world and the continual expansion and improvement of the human lot as we are today.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Become addicted to constant and never-ending self-improvement.
Austrian and Czechoslovak architect 1870-1933
Changes in the traditional way of building are only permitted if they are an improvement. Otherwise stay with what is traditional, for truth, even if it be hundreds of years old has a stronger inner bond with us than the lie that walks by our side.
American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
Commit to CANI! Constant And Never-ending Improvement
Brazilian-born businessman 1954-
Electric cars are not going to take the market by storm, but it's going to be a gradual improvement.
Frank Moore Colby
American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
Thomas J. Peters
American Management Consultant, Author, Trainer 1942-
Excellent firms don't believe in excellence - only in constant improvement and constant change.
English essayist 1775-1834
He has left off reading altogether, to the great improvement of his originality.
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