progress quotes

Over the past few years, the road to confrontation has shown its consequences: loss of innocent lives, destruction and fear. Most costly, however, was the loss of hope. The most precious gift that you can present to your peoples over the coming weeks is renewed hope born out of tangible progress on the ground.King Abdullah II

The progress of evolution from President Washington to President Grant was alone evidence to upset Darwin.Henry Adams

The freedom of thought is a sacred right of every individual man, and diversity will continue to increase with the progress, refinement, and differentiation of the human intellect.Felix Adler

I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.B. R. Ambedkar

Winning the Revolutionary War, or the Civil War, or World War II were the turning points in our history, the sine qua non of our forward progress.Stephen Ambrose

There is sometimes a peculiar confusion in the West that equates progress to whatever is recent or whatever is new, and it is time we understood that progress has nothing to do with the chronology of an idea.Barbara Amiel

Modern invention has banished the spinning wheel, and the same law of progress makes the woman of today a different woman from her grandmother.Susan B. Anthony

For two years nobody talked about anything other than the name arrangement. There was no fund-raising and no progress being made on construction and design.Michael Arad

First, we have to lower our costs to levels that are more competitive. This will prevent the lower-cost airlines from pushing us out of the markets we want to serve. We've made great progress on this front, but we need to keep pushing.Gerard Arpey

While there's been much progress on terrorism, there's still much work to do and it is very important that the countries work together in order to address this threat together.Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

I went into acting as psychotherapy, and it's still a work in progress.Ed Asner

A lot of work and thinking goes into my DJing. I want the entire night to progress seamlessly and when I have to adapt the energy on the fly for the crowd on any given night, I can do so with harmonic mixes that I've practiced over and over again. I am far from the only DJ that does this and it's something I take pride in being able to do.Avicii

The truth is that as we move forward, if one side says we can't raise any taxes on anybody or any interest, and the other side says we can't cut anything, we're obviously not going to make progress on this. And our interest is in making progress on this.David Axelrod

The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her.Ibrahim Babangida

The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know.Gaston Bachelard

U.N. Women was created due to the acknowledgement that gender equality and women's empowerment was still, despite progress, far from what it should be. Transforming political will and decisions, such as the Member States creating U.N. Women, into concrete steps towards gender equality and women's empowerment, I think is one of the main challenges.Michelle Bachelet

Progress would not have been the rarity it is if the early food had not been the late poison.Walter Bagehot

Progress is more of a challenge for the cynic but also more important and urgent, since for the optimist things aren't that bad and are bound to get better anyway.Julian Baggini

I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future.Howard Baker

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