progress

A Quote by Grenville Kleiser on life and progress

Life does not stand still. Where there is no progress, there is disintegration.

Grenville Kleiser (1868 - 1953)

Source: The Forbes Book of Business Quotations

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A Quote by Dr. George Washington Carver on death and progress

The beating on the tail of the snake may stop his progress a little, but the more vital parts must be struck before his poisonous death-dealing venom will be wiped out.

George Washington Carver (1864 - 1943)

Source: Correspondence, 1929.

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A Quote by George Santayana on change, past, and progress

Progress, far from consisting in change, depends retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

George Santayana (1863 - 1952)

Source: The Life of Reason

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A Quote by George Gurdjieff on humanity, losing, past, and progress

Humanity is moving in a circle. The progress in mechanical things of the past hundred years has proceeded at the cost of losing many other things which perhaps were much more important for it.

George Gurdjieff (1873 - 1949)

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A Quote by George Eliot on progress

Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on people, progress, and world

Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on persistence, progress, trying, and world

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

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on change, impossibility, and progress

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on execution, existence, and progress

All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorships.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bancroft on civilization, force, intelligence, mind, progress, and wealth

The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.

George Bancroft (1800 - 1891)

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