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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
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas A. Edison
The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
B. R. Ambedkar
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas M. Butler
It is not strange... to mistake change for progress.
You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
Technology has a shadow side. It accounts for real progress in medicine, but has also hurt it in many ways, making it more impersonal, expensive and dangerous. The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting risky or lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance.
Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.
Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above. They come out of struggles from below.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring.
I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.
Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
Who I am, what I am, is the culmination of a lifetime of reading, a lifetime of stories. And there are still so many more books to read. I'm a work in progress.
Sarah Addison Allen
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
It's a big theme in my life, learning about myself and being a better person. I'm a work in progress; I have revelations every day.
My daddy thought - no, he expected - that my brothers and I and our generation would make the world a better place. He was correct in his belief because he had lived in an America of continual social progress, depression followed by prosperity, segregation by integration, and so on.
I tell the players that the bus is moving. This club has to progress. And the bus wouldn't wait for them. I tell them to get on board.
Without deviation progress is not possible.
Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
James Bryant Conant
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.
Alfred North Whitehead
John F. Kennedy
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