Favorite Quotations ~† Progress Progress Paradox : How Life Gets Better While People Feel Worse

"Progress, therefore, is not an accident, but a necessity...It is part of nature." ~ Herbert Spencer

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It is not strange... to mistake change for progress. ~ Millard Fillmore

All progress occurs because people dare to be different. ~ Harry Millne

Be courageous! Have faith! Go forward. ~ Thomas A. Edison

Significant progress doesn't come from the formal planning process of an American corporation. It comes from a couple of guys doing something that hasn't been set down on a list. ~ William McGowan

Progress is the attraction that moves humanity. ~ Marcus Garvey

The one-time cotton picker was now the heavyweight champion of the world. ~ Joe Louis

I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy. ~ Marie Curie

No power on earth can impede your progress as surely and implacably as you can. ~ Colin Turner

I make progress by having people around me who are smarter than I am and listening to them. And I assume that everyone is smarter abut something that I am. ~ Henry J. Kaiser

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas. ~ Alfred North Whitehead

Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress. ~ Thomas A. Edison

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight. ~ Milton Berle

Without deviation, progress is not possible. ~ Frank Zappa

He who cannot rest, cannot work; he who cannot let go, cannot hold on; he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward. ~ Henry Emerson Fosdick

They paved paradise and put up a parking lot. ~ Joni Mitchells, Big Yellow Taxi

Rome was not built in one day. ~ John Heywood, Proverbs

Progress always involves risk; you canít steal second base and keep your foot on first. ~ Fredrick Wilcox

There is a desire for progress in the hearts of all men, and it is the sense of frustration and inability to move forward that brings violent revolution. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

We must make progress slowly so as to preserve the progress we have already made. ~ Haile Selassie