Progress Quotes

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
Paul Harvey

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.
Khalil Gibran

The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
Progress Quotes
Progress Quotes
Make measurable progress in reasonable time.
Jim Rohn

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Albert Einstein

Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals.
Jim Rohn

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
George Bernard Shaw

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

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.
Harry S. Truman

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
Oscar Wilde

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
Benjamin Franklin

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

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
Vladimir Lenin

Believing in progress does not mean believing that any progress has yet been made.
Franz Kafka

The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.
George Bernard Shaw

You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.
Shirley Chisholm

A process which led from the amoeba to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress though whether the amoeba would agree with this opinion is not known.
Bertrand Russell

The power to question is the basis of all human progress.
Indira Gandhi

The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress.
Sydney J. Harris

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

Progress, this great heresy of decay.
Charles Baudelaire

Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Samuel Johnson

Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.
Thor Heyerdahl

The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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

The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
Joseph Joubert

Expositions are the timekeepers of progress.
William McKinley

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Kofi Annan

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

Progress is what happens when impossibility yields to necessity.
Arnold H. Glasgow

Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in science and the liberal arts.
Baruch Spinoza

Without deviation progress is not possible.
Frank Zappa

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things.
Russell Baker

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Saint Francis de Sales

The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals.
Madame de Stael

The public is mad, frustrated, but what the public wants is progress.
Michael Bloomberg

The progress of society is mainly the improvement in the condition of the workingmen of the world.
Rutherford B. Hayes

Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
Frank Herbert

Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.
Simone Weil

A person who makes few mistakes makes little progress.
Bryant H. McGill

Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves.
Bryant H. McGill

Progress would be wonderful - if only it would stop.
Robert Musil