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All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
Tennessee Williams
All our lauded technological progress -- our very civilization - is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal.
Albert Einstein
All our progress is an unfolding, like the vegetable bud, you have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge, as the plant has root, bud and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
Samuel Butler
All progress means war with society.
George Bernard Shaw
Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Death is really a great blessing for humanity without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not any hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient Stimulus to be creative.
Alfred Adler
Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation
Oscar Wilde
Doubt can only be removed by action.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Every fact of science was once Damned. Every invention was considered impossible. Every discovery was a nervous shock to some orthodoxy. Every artistic innovation was denounced as fraud and folly. The entire web of culture and "progress," everything on earth that is man-made and not given to us by nature, is the concrete manifestation of some man's refusal to bow to Authority. We would own no more, know no more, and be no more than the first apelike hominids if it were not for the rebellious, the recalcitrant, and the intransigent. As Oscar Wilde truly said, "Disobedience was man's Original Virtue."
Robert Anton Wilson
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
Mahatma Gandhi
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Frederick Douglass
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
Epictetus
In my case Pilgrim's Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am.
Carl Gustav Jung
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic, is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
Theodore Roosevelt
It is because Humanity has never known where it was going that it has been able to find its way.
Oscar Wilde
Life is a progress, and not a station.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
George Bernard Shaw
Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things
Robert A. Heinlein
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