Societies advance through innovation every bit as much as economies do.
All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
The clever, albeit fragile, coalition against terrorism brought together by the U.S. government might be able to advance the transition from classical international law to a cosmopolitan order.
I was critical of the Israeli government, however, for not being prepared for the move. One does not uproot thousands of people without planning in advance what will be done with them. This was a political and human error in which the government functioned poorly.
Humanity is still advancing; and it will probably continue to advance for hundreds of thousands of years more, always on condition that we know how to keep the same line of advance as our ancestors towards ever greater consciousness and complexity.
Nobody knew in advance that in vitro fertilization would be, by and large, safe.
A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man’s advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all.
The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
I have come to understand that in order to effectively advance women’s rights, we need to galvanize a global women’s movement.