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I was very restless. I really wanted to be a part of a kind of a progressive society. I was fed up with these Communist doctrines and you were hassled all the time with members of the Party committee who were KGB, what you have to do, where in the West you can go or not to go.
We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
C. S. Lewis
Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests.
How come liberals never admit that they're liberal? They've now come up with a new word called 'progressive,' which I thought was an insurance company but apparently it's a label.
Reggae has a philosophy, you know? It's not just entertainment. There's an idea behind it, a way of life behind the music, which is a positive way of life, which is a progressive way of life for better people.
People always think that history proceeds in a straight line. It doesn't. Social attitudes don't change in a straight line. There's always a backlash against progressive ideas.
A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Even today, in our progressive times, in most movies that come out, the men have to have biceps and the women have to be thin or something.
I'll put my progressive credentials up against anyone's.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public.
Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order.
Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment.
Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.
Paul J. Meyer
Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.
I grew up in a very progressive family and with a great educational system, and I asked myself, 'Why doesn't everybody have these opportunities for a good education? So why not give back to these kids who didn't grow up with the same privileges I had?'
I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns.
The combination of Federalism and Republicanism which formed the substance of the system, did not constitute a progressive and formative political principle, but it pointed in the direction of a constructive formula.
We have this really retro vibe and style of songwriting and, personally, I wasn't embracing the current state of music until I fell in love with hip-hop. It felt good to suddenly embrace where music was headed, and I think hip-hop is the best at that, because it feels so progressive and everybody wants to be the best.
The Great War was a progressive revelation and disillusionment.
Ralph Adams Cram
The thing I can say about Japan is they were progressive for a country that is very male dominant.
I support transitioning from the progressive tax to a flat tax system - both individual and corporate/business.
The black community has been the foundation of the progressive community in this country for a long time.
Benjamin Todd Jealous
Unless our conception of patriotism is progressive, it cannot hope to embody the real affection and the real interest of the nation.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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