Progress - Quotes


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

Henry Ford

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. All progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

When you do what you love, the seemingly impossible becomes simply challenging, the laborious becomes purposeful resistance, the difficult loses its edge and is trampled by your progress.

Steve Maraboli

Sometimes you don`t just want to risk making mistakes; you actually want to make them - if only to give you something clear and detailed to fix. Making mistakes is the key to making progress.

Daniel Dennett

The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness not to stop your progress.

Steve Maraboli

How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.

Niels Bohr

Science is not a mechanism but a human progress, and not a set of findings but a search for them.

Jacob Bronowski

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

Samuel Butler

In order to make progress, one must leave the door to the unknown ajar.

Richard Feynman

We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.

Richard Feynman

False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for everyone takes a salutory pleasure in proving their falseness; and when this is done, one path toward errors is closed and the road to truth is often at the same time opened.

Charles Darwin

Faith, imagination and intuition are decisive factors in the progress of science as in any other human activity.

Max Born

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.

Frank Zappa

The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.

Joseph Joubert

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


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