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Progress Quotes


These are some of the best 'Progress' quotations and sayings.

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A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.

A great devotee of the gospel of getting on.

A thousand things advance; nine hundred and ninety-nine retreat; that is progress.

All growth that is not toward God, is growing to decay.

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.

All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.

All the grand agencies which the progress of mankind evolves are the aggregate result of countless wills, each of which, thinking merely of its own end. and perhaps fully gaining it, is at the same time enlisted by Providence in the secret service of the world.

Ambition can creep as well as soar.

And from the discontent of man The world's best progress springs.

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.

By a peculiar prerogative, not only each individual is making daily advances in the sciences, and may make advances in morality (which is the science, by way of eminence, of living well and being happy), but all mankind together are making a continual progress in proportion as the universe grows older; so that the whole human race, during the course of so many ages, may be considered as one man, who never ceases to live and learn.

By the disposition of a stupendous wisdom, moulding together the great mysterious incorporation of the human race, the whole, at one time, is never old, or middle-aged, or young, but moves on through the varied tenor of perpetual decay, fall, renovation, and progression.

Change is not always progress....A fever of newness had been everywhere confused with the spirit of progress.

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought.

Don't spur a willing horse.

Every age has its problem, by solving which, humanity is helped forward.

Every gain made by individuals or society is almost instantly taken for granted.


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