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That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind. (Quote by - Frank Moore Colby)

Each morning my characters greet me with misty faces willing, though chilled, to muster for another day's progress through the dazzling quicksand the marsh of blank paper. (Quote by - John Updike)

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. (Quote by - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar )

Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops. (Quote by - Thomas J. Watson)

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'? (Quote by - Paul Harvey)

How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress. (Quote by - Niels Bohr)

Do a little bit more than average and from that point on our progress multiplies itself out of all proportion to the effort put in. (Quote by - Paul J. Meyer)

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. (Quote by - Albert Pike)

Is it progress if a cannibal uses knife and fork? (Quote by - Stanislaw Lec)

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. (Quote by - Harry S. Truman)

It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one's equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress (Quote by - Paul Dirac)

Slavery to monarchs and ministers, which the world will be long freeing itself from, and whose deadly grasp stops the progress of the human mind, is not yet abolished. (Quote by - Mary Wollstonecraft)

A thousand things advance; nine hundred and ninety-nine retreat; that is progress. (Quote by - Henri Frederic Amiel)

Progress has come to mean simply more power, more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity, all of which are convertible into standards concerned only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence. (Quote by - Alex Campbell)

The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality. (Quote by - T. S. Eliot)

New occasions teach new duties, time makes ancient good uncouth; They must upward still and onward, who would keep abreast of truth. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

Progress is the process whereby the human race is getting rid of whiskers, the veriform appendix and God. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future. (Quote by - Frank Herbert)

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. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.' (Quote by - William Ralph Inge)

If you strike a thorn or rose, Keep a-goin! If it hails or if it snows, Keep a-goin! 'Tain't no use to sit and whine 'Cause the fish ain't on your line; Bait your hook an' keep on tryin'. Keep a-goin! (Quote by - Frank L. Stanton)

If Jesus Christ were to come today, people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he had to say, and make fun of him. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear-end collision and Man will never know that what hit him from behind was Man. (Quote by - James Thurber)

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. (Quote by - Edmund Wilson)

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

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