Quotes: progress

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  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
  • Adam Schiff
    Adam Schiff
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    Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream.
  • Edward. E. Cummings
    Edward. E. Cummings
    American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright 1894-1962
    Edward. E. Cummings
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    Nothing recedes like progress.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
    John Stuart Mill
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    A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A person with half volition goes backwards and forwards, but makes no progress on even the smoothest of roads.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    A process which led from the amoebae to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress - though whether the amoebae would agree with this opinion is not known.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge as the plant has root, bud, and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.

    Source: Speech Princeton University, "The Educated Citizen" (22 march 1954)

  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
  • John Jay Chapman
    John Jay Chapman
    American author 1862-1933
    John Jay Chapman
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    All progress is experimental.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    All progress means war with society.
  • Harry Millner
    Harry Millner
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    All progress occurs because people dare to be different.
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