advancement

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on history, generations, progress, humanity, slavery, wage slaves, advancement, questions, and evolution

Thousands of years ago, weren't we capable of building enormous structures like the pyramids?  Weren't we capable of worshiping gods, weaving, making fire, finding lovers and wives, sending written messages?  Of course we were.  But although we've succeeded in replacing slaves with wage slaves, all the advances we've made have been in the field of science.  Human beings are still asking the same questions as their ancestors.  In short, they haven't evolved at all.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Witch of Portobello, Pages: 217

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Lewis Carroll on chess, pawns, queens, advancement, queening, and promotion

'It's a great huge game of chess that's being played - all over the world - if this is the world at all, you know.  Oh, what fun it is!  How I wish I was one of them!  I wouldn't mind being a Pawn, if only I might join -- though of course I should like to be a Queen, best.'

She glanced rather shyly at the real Queen as she said this, but her companion only smiled pleasantly, and said, 'That's easily managed.  You can be the White Queen's Pawn, if you like, as Lily's too young to play; and you're in the Second Square to began with:  when you get to the Eighth Square you'll be a Queen - '

Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898)

Source: Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, Pages: Chapter 2

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