QUOTES ABOUT PROGRESS
History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in
comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion.
The main fuel to speed the world's progress is our stock of knowledge,
and the brake is our lack of imagination. -Julian Simon
Inventors and men of genius have almost always been regarded as fools
at the beginning - and very often at the end – of their careers.
The world of tomorrow belongs to the person who has the vision today.
If I have a thousand ideas and only one turns out to be good, I am
satisfied. -Alfred Nobel
If it's stupid but works, it isn't stupid.
Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the
unnecessary three times as fast. -Peter Drucker
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do
the work of one extraordinary man. -Elbert Hubbard
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned
me. Now they are content with burning my books. -Sigmund Freud
Is it progress if a cannibal uses knife and fork? —Stanislaw Lec
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient
means for going backwards. -Aldous Huxley
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. If we continue
to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may
prove to be our executioner. -Omar Bradley
Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
-Thomas A. Edison
Necessity is the mother of invention.
We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial
flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons.
-Alfred E. Newman
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided
missiles and misguided men. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
Pessimists have already begun to worry about what is going to replace
automation. -John Tudor
Technology is like a steam roller. You're either on board or you're
part of the road.
The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get on sometimes. What
matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making
decisions. -Jim Rohn
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world while the unreasonable
man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Hence, all
progress depends on the unreasonable man. -G. B. Shaw
If con is the opposite of pro, is congress the opposite of progress?