10 Quotes Regarding Progress


All progress is based upon a universal innate desire of every organism to live beyond its income.
Samuel Butler

Climb mountains to see lowlands.
Chinese Proverb

The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.
Confucius

Progress has not followed a straight ascending line, but a spiral with rhythms of progress and retrogression, of evolution and dissolution.
Johann Von Goethe

The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Let this be an example for the acquisition of all knowledge,virtue, and riches. By the fall of drops of water, by degrees, a pot is filled.
The Hitopadesa

The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
Elbert Hubbard

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson of statecraft.
James Russell Lowell

All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
Adlai Stevenson

Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.
James Thurber

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