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I am a particular fan of integrative exercise - that is, exercise that occurs in the course of doing some productive activity such as gardening, bicycling to work, doing home improvement projects and so on.
I am opposed to the laying down of rules or conditions to be observed in the construction of bridges lest the progress of improvement tomorrow might be embarrassed or shackled by recording or registering as law the prejudices or errors of today.
Isambard K. Brunel
I believe that I improve with every book I write - most writers will probably tell you the same thing. I'm still learning my craft and will be until the day I drop dead at my computer. In my opinion, art isn't something that can be perfected. There's always room for improvement.
David B. Coe
Relentless improvement of the product and upgrading of consumer tastes are the heart of mass merchandising.
He who asks of life nothing but the improvement of his own nature... is less liable than anyone else to miss and waste life.
Henri Frederic Amiel
To me, error analysis is the sweet spot for improvement.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Post-operatively the transplanted kidney functioned immediately with a dramatic improvement in the patient's renal and cardiopulmonary status. This spectacular success was a clear demonstration that organ transplantation could be life-saving.
I have something to prove, as long as I know there's something that needs improvement, and you know that everytime I move, I make a woman's movement.
Boeing just took $20 billion and 10 years to improve the efficiency of their planes by 10 percent. That's pretty lame. I have a design in mind for a vertical liftoff supersonic jet that would be a really big improvement.
It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.
One improvement I have learned from my childhood experience with my father: I do not threaten punishment in the morning. That was awful. Late into the night I would lie awake tossing and wondering what he was going to do to me. Usually he did nothing. A quiet, impressive 'talking to' was all I got.
To its great credit, Wimbledon has been a leader in bringing about change and improvement in the sport.
The progress of society is mainly the improvement in the condition of the workingmen of the world.
Rutherford B. Hayes
I have to be careful not to be too proud in life, because there is always room for improvement.
Practice without improvement is meaningless.
Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
Post-operatively the transplanted kidney functioned immediately with a dramatic improvement in the patient's renal and cardiopulmonary status.
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.
Politics is about the improvement of people's lives. It's about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people.
Finance is critical. If sufficient investment is made in infrastructure and venture capital is made available, there will be a big improvement in the situation.
Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
Social improvement is attained more readily by a concern with the quality of results than with the purity of motives.
In Japan, a company worker's position is secure. He is retrained for another job if his present job is eliminated by productivity improvement.
W. Edwards Deming
Politics isn't about big money or power games; it's about the improvement of people's lives.
A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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