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My own experience and development deepen everyday my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Semantics, or the study of meaning, remained undeveloped, while phonetics made rapid progress and even came to occupy the central place in the scientific study of language. (Quote by - Roman Jakobson)

I claim that in losing the spinning wheel we lost our left lung. We are, therefore, suffering from galloping consumption. The restoration of the wheel arrests the progress of the fell disease. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils, for time is the greatest innovator. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Every step of progress which the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and from stake to stake. (Quote by - Wendell Phillips)

Once you sink that first stake, they'll never make you pull it up. (Quote by - Robert Moses)

Laws and institutions are constantly tending to gravitate. Like clocks, they must be occasionally cleansed, and wound up, and set to true time. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

Progress was all right. Only it went on too long. (Quote by - James Thurber)

The brutalities of progress are called revolutions. When they are over we realize this: that the human race has been roughly handled, but that it has advanced. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and from stake to stake. (Quote by - Wendell Phillips)

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. (Quote by - Alice Walker)

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. (Quote by - Epictetus)

Progress is The law of life, man is not Man as yet. (Quote by - Robert Browning)

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. (Quote by - C. S. Lewis)

From Helicon's harmonious springsA thousand rills their mazy progress take (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

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. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

The century on which we are entering can be and must be the century of the common man. (Quote by - Henry A. Wallace)

People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress. (Quote by - Dale Turner)

The major advances in civilization are processes which all but wreck the societies in which they occur. (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehead)

Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity. (Quote by - Herbert Spencer)

Competition is not only the basis of protection to the consumer, but is the incentive to progress. (Quote by - Herbert Hoover)

Whatever happens, there are always things you could have done better. You score two goals and you usually feel you could have done better.You score two goals and you usually feel you could have scored a third. That's perfectionism. That's what makes you progress in life. (Quote by - Eric Cantona)

So long as all the increased wealth which modern progress brings, goes but to build up great fortunes, to increase luxury, and make sharper the contest between the House of Have and the House of Want, progress is not real and cannot be permanent. (Quote by - Henry George)

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress. (Quote by - Charles Kettering)

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